Whether you are opening your first restaurant and need to buy new restaurant equipment or the time has come to upgrade or replace your existing commercial kitchen equipment, you understandably may be focused on finding the most affordable equipment that meets your needs. You may have already started looking at Nella Cutlery restaurant supplies stores online or shopping with a restaurant supply store in your area to explore the options. While cost, size and features in your commercial kitchen equipment are critical factors to consider, do not overlook the importance of brand when shopping for new appliances for your restaurant. In some cases, the cost associated with a specific brand may be over-inflated in comparison to the competition. However, the brand is relevant for many reasons.