Here is the list of equipment required by the cook for working efficiently. It consists of appliances, accessories and household utensils that you probably already have in your own kitchen.
However please take a few minutes to make sure that you have everything you need before the cook's first visit.
1) Household appliances and small electrical appliances
|Four burner range (gas or electric)||Essential
N.B. The oven and all four burners must be in working condition.
|Stand and/or portable mixer||Optional|
2) Cooking equipment
|Large stock pot, 6L or more||1|
|Medium saucepan (2L)||2|
|Small saucepan (1L)||1|
|Skillet 30 cm (12 inches) in diameter||2|
|Large rectangular baking dish (9 x 13 inches)||2|
|Large mixing bowl||2|
|Large dish (to cool down warm food)||4|
|Common utensils||Serving utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons, ladle, wisk, metal tongs|
|Wine bottle opener||1|
|Clean dish towel||At least 2|
|Clean kitchen towel||At least 2|
3) Disposable items
|Plastic wrap||In sufficient quantity|
|Aluminum foil||In sufficient quantity|
|Parchment paper||In sufficient quantity|
|Paper towel||In sufficient quantity|
|Liquid dish soap||In sufficient quantity|
|Cleaning products for countertops||In sufficient quantity|
4) Equipment needed for storing prepared dishes in the refrigerator
"Ziploc" type containers with lid (approx. 500 ml capacity for individual servings and approx. 1.2 liter capacity for a 4-serving size). Any other Pyrex, ceramic or aluminum dish with lid is also suitable.