The Food Service Equipment Center, located at the Energy Resource Center in Downey, is a state-of-the-art kitchen and a great resource for any commercial foodservice customer. Our center is the largest test kitchen for natural gas fired equipment in the country. You can attend seminars, learn about energy-efficient equipment and which equipment qualifies for a rebate.
Find out why the Energy Resource Center is a model for energy-efficient design and construction.
Learn and sharpen your skills by attending our exciting educational seminars. Seminar topics change monthly and include food safety, kitchen ventilation, trends, sustainability for foodservice, equipment maintenance, an annual Food Service Equipment Expo, and more.
Try Before You Buy
SoCalGas offers a state-of-the-art Commercial Kitchen as well as a Ventilation and Bake Lab equipped with five different ventilation hoods and industry-standard bakery ovens. Bring your own recipes and ingredients to assess cooking quality, production, ease of operation, and maintenance. Test out new features, compare operating costs and discover rebates on new energy-efficient, high-performance equipment. As a neutral facility, we can help you understand the difference between brands. Give us a call today to schedule a “test drive” appointment.
SoCalGas offers rebates on new natural gas-fired foodservice equipment to replace inefficient equipment. Our rebates can help offset the purchase price of newer, high-efficiency models. Your operation will benefit from continued savings through lower operating costs year after year.
Trade Professional Directory
The Trade Professional Program can help you with your energy efficiency upgrades inside and outside the kitchen! Use our Trade Professional Directory to search for experienced vendors who sell, install, or maintain foodservice or other commercial and industrial equipment. We also offer full-service rebate support.