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Central Texas Food Bank

Working with the Central Texas Food Bank to deliver a kitchen that could serve those in need was important and fulfilling.

1st Choice Restaurant Equipment & Supply is an all-inclusive, premier food service equipment dealer based out of San Antonio, Texas. Since our start in 2005, our commercial kitchen solutions team has grown into a network of trusted professionals around the country – with decades of experience under our belts. We can handle any job anywhere you need.

As a full-service equipment, supply and service provider, our team will work with you from beginning to end. After discussing concept ideas and design, we will order the necessary equipment directly from the manufacturer – so you’re able to get the best price possible. We will then consolidate your supplies, travel to your job site for construction and work with you throughout the completion of the building process. When you work with 1st Choice Restaurant Equipment & Supply, you’ll never have to outsource anything. Our ability to do it all will relieve stress and give you peace of mind knowing you can leave it to the professionals to do it all.

The 1st Choice Restaurant Equipment & Supply team is separated into market segments with project managers who are experts in their field. Designating members of our team to various market sectors allows us to ensure the service we provide are targeted to your unique, foodservice needs. No matter the project you’re working on or the kitchen you’re building, we will match you with a dedicated member of our team who has targeted industry experience and excellent customer service.

Having a professionally dedicated team across the country gives us the ability to stay based out of San Antonio while providing equipment, supplies and services around the country and beyond. Many members of our team have CFSP certifications and industry experience that dates back to as far as 1971. When you choose 1st Choice Restaurant Equipment & Supply for your commercial kitchen remodeling, you know you’re choosing the absolute best.

Give us a call today to discuss your commercial kitchen construction project or to have any questions you may have answered.

We Offer

No matter the size of your new construction, replacement or remodeling project, 1st Choice Restaurant Equipment & Supply is your partner from concept to completion. Our dedicated team of professionals has knowledge and industry experience dating back to 1971, so we are confident when we say our team is prepared to handle every necessary service to complete your project. Contact us today to speak with a 1st Choice Restaurant Equipment representative for more information about the extensive services we provide.

As a full-service provider, we are happy to work with you to determine the best plan of action for your project’s unique needs. Our team is divided into project managers who are experts in the market category your project falls under. This is our way of ensuring the project manager you’re paired with will provide you with the highest-quality customer, logistical and technical services.

Budget Planning

Proper planning is key to staying on schedule and within your budget. Our purchasing team has the knowledge and experience to get you the best equipment for the lowest possible cost.

Construction Documentation

We believe construction and design documents lay the foundation for your construction project. Choose the 1st Choice Restaurant Equipment & Supply team for professional, detailed construction documentation that follow local and state guidelines. 

Design Build

In our opinion, working with a team that uses the design build method keeps your project organized and reduces the risk of miscommunication. It also improves the overall outcome of our commercial kitchen construction. When you choose 1st Choice Restaurant Equipment & Supply as your design build team, we know the cost performance and overall quality of your project is sure to impress you. 

New Construction

The 1st Choice Restaurant Equipment & Supply team is the expert you need for new commercial kitchen construction. From concept, design and documentation to purchasing, delivery and installation, we are here for it all – and we can provide custom services anywhere across the country.


Kitchen renovations or expansions can become complicated due to the sensitivity of time. Luckily, the 1st Choice Restaurant Equipment & Supply team has years of experience and is committed to effective communication to ensure your project runs smoothly and on-time.

Site Survey

A proper site survey is essential to any new construction or remodeling project. Our team will survey your job site to understand the logistics and nature of your construction project. This will help in budget planning, documentation, product purchasing and everything in between.

Value Engineering

The practice of value engineering is rooted in a planned budget. Our purchasing team and logistical experts will work together to determine the right equipment for you before purchasing it directly from the manufacturer, which provides you with the lowest, possible price.

We Serve

At 1st Choice Restaurant Equipment & Supply, we are experts in the target markets we serve. Our years of experience have given us unique industry and knowledge and understanding that puts us ahead of our competitors. Our team of professionals has decades of experience in the markets we serve – so you know you’re partnered with a team that understands the needs of your specific industry.


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