BCE Catering Equipment partners with SilverChef to provide flexible equipment finance. SilverChef is the hospitality equipment finance specialist - it's quick and easy to apply online or by phone, and SilverChef looks for ways to say 'yes'.

Benefits of SilverChef finance

  • Don't wait to get the equipment you need – start now without spending your capital
  • Choose from a variety of flexible finance options to suit you and your business
  • Rental or lease payments may be eligible for tax deductions – talk to a professional taxation advisor to find out more.

SilverChef has provided equipment finance to more than 50,000 hospitality businesses across New Zealand, Australia and Canada. Talk to one of our friendly staff in store to learn more and start your application.


SilverChef has helped more than 50,000 businesses bring their dreams to life over the past 30 years, through flexible equipment finance designed exclusively for the hospitality industry.  

Your options




What is it?

Rental agreement

Hire purchase agreement


Who owns the asset?

SilverChef and you rent it from us

SilverChef, until your final payment is made – then it’s yours

Minimum finance amount





12 months (1 year)

48 months (4 years)

Options at the end of term

Flexible options available

Choose to purchase or upgrade the equipment during or at the end of the 12-month term. At 12 months, you have additional options to continue renting, return the equipment or work towards ownership.


You own your equipment

At the end of term, you make your final payment, then you own the equipment.

Potential tax benefits

Your rental payments are generally tax deductible.

You may be eligible for tax benefits and deductions.

Upfront payment?


Six weeks’ bond, plus first week’s rental payment.

$495, plus first lease payment.

Regular payment frequency




Please note: Terms and conditions apply. Tax considerations are general and based on present taxation laws and may be subject to change. You should seek independent, professional tax advice before making any decision based on this information.


How to get started

  1. Apply for funding. It’s easy – apply online, over the phone or in store at BCE. Most Rent-Try-Buy applications are approved for up to $65,000 within 5 minutes.
  1. Choose your equipment. Work with the sales team at a BCE and get the right equipment for your establishment.
  1. Order your equipment. Once your application is approved, BCE will finalise your order and arrange delivery.
  1. Start your agreement. Start your regular Rent-Try-Buy or Lease-to-Keep payments.

Don’t put it off any longer. SilverChef's Rent-Try-Buy® offers flexible funding for hospitality equipment, making it easier for you to open that café, expand that restaurant or renovate that bar. Why wait? Don’t dream, Do with SilverChef.


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