Commercial pasta cookers

About our Commercial pasta cookers

Purchase outright 

Supplied by one or more of hundreds of dealers nationwide that we partner with. We can help you find the equipment you need, finance it, and ensure it’s promptly delivered to your door.


Mostly ex-rental equipment we’ve sourced from businesses we know and trust. It’s been fully refurbished and is backed by a three-month warranty. Read more


Includes runout and used equipment supplied by our equipment-dealer partners; ex-demo equipment previously used in a dealer’s demonstration kitchen; and scratch-and-dent equipment that’s sustained minor cosmetic damage.


Choosing the right commercial pasta cooker can be tricky. And what if your business quickly outgrows the equipment, or changes direction and needs different equipment?

Rent–Try–Buy solves this problem by allowing you to try the equipment before deciding whether to buy it. The manageable weekly rental payments also help your business maintain a positive cash flow.

May suit you if you’re… 

  • A new or established business
  • After $1,000 or more of equipment funding
  • Looking to try the equipment before deciding whether to buy it, including items you're not sure about or think you might quickly outgrow.

Key features 

  • Flexible, 12-month rental agreement
  • Manageable, weekly rental payments
  • Upgrade or buy the equipment at any time
  • If you buy, get back 75% of your net rental payments — to put towards the purchase price
  • Continue renting or return equipment after 12 months
  • Rental payments are 100% tax deductible."

Not what you’re looking for? Check out Lease-to-Keep

Why choose us 


Massive range

Our range of equipment — including commercial pasta boilers and commercial noodle cookers — is one of Australia’s largest.


Finance solutions 

We finance virtually any type of commercial kitchen equipment, including the world’s leading brands.


New and used 

Our online marketplace includes not only brand-new hospitality equipment but also ‘Certified Used’ and clearance equipment.


Fast delivery 

If the equipment’s in stock, it can usually be delivered to your business within 1–8 business days.



If you finance new equipment through us, we’ll consider paying you cash for any old equipment you’d like to trade in.


Warranty support 

If your financed equipment breaks down within the warranty period, we can help you arrange a free repair, replacement or refund.

Building equity in your equipment

For every $1 of rent you pay in the first year, you'll get back 68 cents to put towards the equipment's purchase price, if you decide to buy it.^

^You’ll get a 75% rebate on your net rent — the total rent you’ve paid minus GST, which equates to 68 cents in the dollar. For example, if you paid $10,000 in rent, your net rental rebate would be $6,818 ($10,000/1.1 x 0.75). In addition, each rental payment you make is 100% tax deductible, reducing the net cost of ownership even further.*

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does a commercial pasta cooker work?

A commercial pasta cooker is a specialised piece of kitchen equipment designed to cook pasta quickly and efficiently. Here's a general overview of how it works (process can vary between different models):

  1. Water heating: The pasta cooker contains a tank or reservoir for holding water. It’s equipped with heating elements that rapidly heat the water to a predetermined temperature suitable for cooking pasta.
  2. Water circulation: Once the water reaches the desired temperature, a pump or circulation system is activated to keep the water moving. This helps maintain an even temperature throughout the cooking process and prevents the pasta from sticking together.
  3. Pasta insertion: The pasta is typically added to special baskets or inserts, which are then placed into the cooker. These inserts generally have handles or mechanisms that allow them to be easily lowered into and raised out of the water.
  4. Cooking time: The pasta cooker features a built-in timer or electronic controls that allow the operator to set the desired cooking time. The timer ensures the pasta is cooked for the appropriate duration, preventing overcooking or undercooking.
  5. Automatic draining: Once the cooking time is complete, the pasta cooker automatically drains the water from the cooking chamber. This can be done through a gravity drainage system or with the assistance of a motorised drain mechanism.
  6. Pasta retrieval: After draining, the operator raises the pasta inserts out of the cooker before transferring the cooked pasta to serving dishes or storage containers.

What are the different types of commercial pasta cookers?

There are four main types of commercial pasta cookers, namely:

Countertop pasta cookers: Designed to sit on a countertop, these compact pasta cookers are suitable for smaller kitchens or establishments with limited space. Most of them are electric.

Floorstanding pasta cookers: These units feature a larger cooking capacity and some have multiple cooking chambers, allowing for simultaneous cooking of different types of pasta. They’re commonly used in high-volume commercial kitchens or restaurants with extensive pasta menus. Most of them are gas-fired.

Drop-in pasta cookers: These are specialised cooking units designed to be integrated or ‘dropped in’ to a countertop or custom-built station.

Manual stovetop pots: These pots are used by establishments that don’t have a big pasta menu. Water is brought to the boil in a stockpot or similar vessel and the pasta is inserted and removed using a separate blanching/strainer basket.

How do commercial gas pasta cookers compare with commercial electric pasta cookers?

Here’s a comparison of commercial gas pasta cookers and commercial electric pasta cookers:

Heat source: Gas pasta cookers use natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) burners to heat the cooking vessel while electric gas cookers rely on heating elements.

Temperature control: Gas and electric pasta cookers offer precise temperature control, however the temperature adjustments of gas cookers take effect more rapidly.

Energy-efficiency: Gas cookers are generally more energy-efficient than electric cookers. They heat up quickly, allowing for faster cooking times, and tend to have lower operating costs.

Ease of installation: Electric cookers are typically easier to install since they only require a power outlet. Because they don't require gas connections or ventilation systems, they’re suitable for a wider range of kitchen setups.

Safety: Electric cookers eliminate the risk of gas leaks or combustion hazards associated with gas cookers. They have safety features like automatic shut-off and overheat protection, providing an added level of safety.

What sizes do commercial pasta boilers come in?

The below provides a general guide to the different sizes of commercial pasta boilers:


  • 300-350mm wide
  • 5-20L water capacity
  • 1-2 pasta baskets


  • 380-480mm wide
  • 20-40L water capacity
  • 2-4 pasta baskets


  • 580-700mm wide
  • 40-60L water capacity
  • 4-6 pasta baskets


  • 780-1,000mm wide
  • 60L+ water capacity
  • 6+ pasta baskets

What features should I consider when choosing a commercial pasta cooker?

As well as the type and capacity of the commercial pasta cooker, there are several features you may wish to consider, including:

Water tap: An integrated tap provides a convenient water source for filling and cleaning, eliminating the need to rely on external water sources and improving efficiency.

Water auto-fill: Aided by sensors, this system automatically refills the cooking chamber as needed, ensuring a constant water supply and saving you from having to manually add water.

Editable menu: Some advanced pasta cookers offer an editable menu whereby you can program and save different cooking settings for various types of pasta.

Forced boiling design: A jet at the bottom of the pot generates a stream of water to disperse the pasta and prevent it sticking together, eliminating the need for the operator to stir the pasta.

Timer: A built-in timer allows you to set precise cooking durations, ensuring consistent and accurate results. This feature is particularly useful in busy commercial kitchens.

Overflow protection drain: Prevents water from overflowing during the cooking process, helping maintain a safe and clean working environment. It also drains any excess starch that foams up.

Automatic lifting: This mechanism lifts the baskets of cooked pasta out of the boiling water, making it easier to drain and transfer the pasta to serving dishes.

Front drainage area: Pasta cookers without basket-hanging plates usually have a drainage area at the front of the cooker on which to drain and rest the cooked pasta.

Built-in filtration system: A built-in filtration system helps to remove excess starch and debris from the water, maintaining the quality of the cooking water.

What is a single-cup rack?

A single-cup rack is a part of a commercial pasta boiler designed to hold individual portions of pasta within the cooking chamber.

It consists of individual compartments or cups, each sized to hold a single serving of pasta.

These cups are often cylindrical or square in shape and have perforations or holes to allow water to circulate freely around the pasta during cooking.

Various types of pasta, such as spaghetti, penne, or fettuccine, can be cooked in the separate cups without the pasta sticking together.

The individual portions facilitate efficient plating or transferring of the cooked pasta to serving dishes or containers.

Some commercial pasta boilers come with racks as standard, while others may offer them as optional accessories that can be sourced separately.

* This advice is general in nature and does not consider your personal circumstances. Professional advice should be sought that is tailored to your personal situation.