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Capital Expenditure Approved List

U. S. Department of Agriculture Capital Expenditure Approved List for school food authority equipment purchases.

For more information on the purchase of equipment and instructions for submitting a request for equipment not on this list, please see Management Bulletin SNP-38-2014 at USDA Capital Expenditure List and Equip. Purchases.

  1. Refrigerator and Freezer - Excluding Walk-in Units
    1. Blast Chiller
    2. Camchiller
    3. Combo
    4. Glass Door
    5. Ice Chest
    6. Milk Cooler
    7. Mobile
    8. Reach-in
    9. Roll-in
    10. Undercounter
    11. Work-top
  2. Gas or Electric Oven/Range/Stove/Steamer
    1. Combi
    2. Convection
    3. Conventional
    4. Conveyor
    5. Countertop
    6. Double Stack
    7. Griddle
    8. Heat-n-Hold
    9. Holding Unit
    10. Induction Cooktop
    11. Range Top
    12. Reel
    13. Rotating Rack
  3. Hot or Cold Cart/Cabinet
    1. Beverage Service
    2. Buffet
    3. Holding
    4. Mobile
    5. Proofing
    6. Retherm
    7. Rolling
    8. Self Serve
    9. Serving
    10. Warming
  4. Hood
    1. Exhaust
    2. Condensate
  5. Mixer
    1. Countertop
    2. Floor
  6. Kitchen Sink
    1. Compartment
    2. Hand
    3. Utility
  7. Individual Equipment Items
    1. Barbeque (allowable when serving reimbursable meals)
    2. Bagging Machine
    3. Braising Pan
    4. Broiler
    5. Cold Pan Serving Counter
    6. Cook/Chill System
    7. Depositor and Filling Machine
    8. Dishwasher
    9. Dough Divider
    10. Drawer Warmer
    11. Food Display (Hot or Cold)
    12. Food Processor
    13. Food Slicer, Chopper, Dicer, etc.
    14. Fryer
    15. Griddle
    16. Hot Well Transport System
    17. Meal/Food Packing Machine
    18. Menu Boards (Kitchen/Serving Area)
    19. Microwave
    20. Pizza Oven
    21. Plate/Tray Dispenser
    22. Produce Washers
    23. Salad Bar
    24. Serving Equipment
    25. Serving Line System (Hot or Cold)
    26. Shrink Wrapper Machine
    27. Smoothie Blender
    28. Speed Line (Hot or Cold)
    29. Stainless Steel Work Tables
    30. Steam Jacket Kettle (Gas or Electric)
    31. Steam Table
    32. Styrofoam Recycling Machine
    33. Tilt Skillet
    34. Tray Sealer Machine

This list is available as a Web document at USDA Capital Expenditure Approved List (XLS).

Questions:   Resource Management Unit | SNPCafeFundQuestions@cde.ca.gov | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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