Hoshizaki Ice Machine Selection Guide


Determine the style of ice that suits your needs using this chart:


Use this chart to determine how many pounds of ice the ice machine needs to produce each day:

ICE USAGE GUIDE
FOOD SERVICE
Restaurant: 2 lbs. per person
Cocktails: 3 lbs. per seat
Water Glass: 4 oz. per 10 oz. glass
Salad Bar: 30 lbs. per cubic foot
Quick Service:
5 oz. per 7-12 oz. cup
8 oz. per 12-16 oz. cup
12 oz. per 16-24 oz. cup
CONVENIENCE STORE
Beverages:
5oz. per 7-12 oz. cup
8oz. per 12-16 oz. cup
12oz. per 16-24 oz. cup
Cold Plates: 45% more per day
Packaged Ice: 10 lbs per bag times bags sold per day
HEALTH CARE
Patients: 10 lbs. per bed
Cafeteria: 1.0 lbs. per person
LODGING
Guest Ice: 5 lbs. per room
Catering: 1.5 lbs. per person
SCHOOLS
Cafeteria: 1.5 lbs. per student


This chart is useful in identifying a model that suits your needs:

Useful information to assist in selecting the right ice machine to suite your needs. Our food service experts can help too! Contact us for assistance.

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