Welcome to Equipment & Concepts!

Distributor of America’s Best Gelato and Ice Cream Makers, Equipment & Display Cases

For over 18 years, we have specialized in selling the top gelato and ice cream makers and machines, gelato display cases and machines for chocolate tempering. In addition, we also specialize in batch freezers and machines to make espresso, frozen yogurt, frozen custard, sorbets and pastries. We also offer used equipment & demo models from brands such as Carpigiani, Taylor Freezers, Emery Thompson, OTL and more.

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Chef Maria Coassin Inspires At our Gelato and Ice Cream Classes

Learn the important fundamentals of gelato recipe development, knowledge of ingredients and the necessary skills to successfully make gelato, sorbet & premium ice cream at our next gelato class February 15-16, 2015!

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Recent Blog Posts….

Equipment & Concepts Attends Sigep Expo!

In its 36th year, the expo is acknowledged as the world´s most important in the artisan gelato sector, a primary European showcase for artisan Italian confectionery, and Equipment & Concepts were there! Read More[…]


What is Gelato?

There is a movement in America for the taste of Gelato, the cool and creamy dessert from Italy. But what is gelato? Gelato has half the fat content of American ice cream, less air incorporated into it than ice cream (25% versus 100%), and more. Click here to find out more about this amazing dessert.

Gelato Speak
What our customers are saying


“I got my monies worth the first day, as I have been running my small gelato business for over a year. Spending just a few days at Equipment and Concept’s workshop taught by Maria Coassin has been an eye opening experience. I see my product and sales going to the next level, starting immediately.”

– Marianne Cozzolino; Owner Jenny and Frank’s Artisan Gelato, PA.


“I’m so excited about our new powerhouse Coldelite Compacta from Equipment & Concepts. It’s so fast and easy with great results. Pretty incredible! This machine has already changed our life for the better. Much better.”

– Uli Nasibova, Gelateria Uli


“Equipment and Concepts has always chosen to ask the tough questions, provide constructive criticism and most importantly, reinforce the strength of my concept.”

– Colby Bennett; Owner, Blue Spruce Gelato Shop, OK