Sushi display cases are long, low-profile refrigerated cases that are placed on the countertops of sushi bars and are used to display uncut fillets of the various fish that are available. When searching for a sushi case, be sure to check the overall width and compressor location to ensure the unit will meet the needs and space requirements of your restaurant.
The compressor on sushi display cases is located on either the left or right side. Some models even require a remote compressor to be purchased separately. Remote compressor models maximize the available storage and display space as well as minimizing noise, however they can be much more difficult to install. If you decide to go with a self-contained unit, make sure the compressor is located on the opposite end of the counter or sushi bar from guests. One of the appeals of a sushi bar is being able to see the fresh fish up close and watch the chef select and prepare the fish. This experience can be ruined if a patron has to lean over the compressor to see. Another consideration is the overall width of the unit. Measure the width of your countertop before making a final decision, so you can be assured that the case will properly fit on the counter of your commercial operation.