SoundOff – Utility Carts

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Utility Carts
 January 2013

Did you know that there is a type of kitchen equipment, that whether you work in a convenience store, restaurant, hotel, or anything in between, most of you use some version of it? Well, there is! It’s a utility cart. This month we are highlighting this common item that most people have or need. We carry a wide variety of styles. Before you purchase your next utility cart, make note of how many shelves you need, how much weight utility cartyou will be carrying and what your main usage will be.

There are many different types: open shelf, open base, tray base, pan base, folding, tub, and laundry. They can have anywhere from one shelf to three shelves. Some carts have specialty features such as a pull-out keyboard attachment, or an under-shelf cabinet. They all come with casters, but the sizes and types vary. They range from swivel and fixed, 3.5 inches to 8 inches,and braking or non-braking. Lastly, you need to think about what you will be toting around on your cart, because they each come with a weight limit starting at 200 pounds, up to 1000 pounds. Most warranties are voided if you use more weight than what the cart is made to hold.

You can shop for Utility Carts at here.

Featured: Utility Carts
Features & Specifications
cart 944


5 Star

– Warranty: 1 yr
– NSF approved

– Stainless steel
– Casters:(2) 5″ swivel, (2) 8″ fixed
– 3 Shelves & push handle
– 1000 Lb. capacity



5 Star

– Warranty: 1 yr

– Stainless steel
– (4) 4″ Swivel casters
– 3 Shelves & push handle
– 500 Lb. capacity

New Age

4 Star

– Warranty: 5 yrs

– Aluminum tray dolly
– (4) 5″ Swivel casters (2 w/brake)
– Platform design for oval trays
– 800 Lb. capacity


4 Star

– Warranty: Lifetime

– Molded plastic
– (4) 4″ Swivel casters (2 w/brake)
– 2 Shelves & push handle
– 300 Lb. capacity

Restaurant Utility Cart Spotlight: Lakeside Carts

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Organize your restaurant with high-quality Lakeside carts. Slick, useful and durable, Lakeside carts really come through when they’re needed, providing restaurant owners and staff a way to organize ingredients and equipment so that things are quickly and easily found. In a busy kitchen, that couldn’t be more valuable.

Restaurant utility carts have another use besides organizing. They make transporting equipment, ingredients and other items incredibly simple and efficient. Instead of carrying things one-by-one, restaurant staffers can load them up and roll them to their destination.

Lakeside Carts with Two Shelves

If you’re looking for Lakeside carts with two shelves, you’re in luck — has ’em! The Lakeside Cart 221 is a two-shelf utility cart that’s NSF approved and the recipient of a five-star rating from With this unit, you’re getting heavy-duty U-frame stainless steel welded construction and large 8-inch and 5-inch non-marking casters. The total capacity of this cart is 700 pounds.

There’s also the Lakeside Cart 743, a stainless steel utility cart with two shelves, a 700-pound carrying capacity and generous lower-shelf headroom. If you need to move bulky loads into your kitchen or another environment, this Lakeside cart might be perfect for you.

Lakeside Carts with Three Shelves

Need more than two shelves on your restaurant utility cart? No problem — these Lakeside carts have three shelves. Five-star rated and Editor’s Choice rated, the Lakeside Cart 411 has three shelves and is great for medium- and light-duty operations. This is a stainless steel utility cart that has four 4-inch casters and was voted Best in Class by Food Service Equipment Supplies Magazine.

Lakeside Carts are Just the Beginning at has so much to offer: Besides Lakeside carts, we’re proud to carry an impressive selection of restaurant equipment. Find Vulcan ranges, Manitowoc ice machines, Hobart slicers and more. We’re dedicated to being the leading online restaurant equipment retailer, bringing you items for the lowest prices thanks to our Low Price Guarantee.

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