Restaurant kitchen equipment – stoves, refrigerators, fryers, ovens, exhaust systems, etc. – is a major expense, both for existing and wannabe restaurant owners. An auction of used restaurant equipment is likely to draw dozens of bidders. “Restaurant equipment” is one of eBay’s top search terms. When a restaurant appears to close, the identified owner fields a barrage of callers asking if the equipment is for sale. The main reason used restaurant equipment .