As a caterer, you will know how much you rely on the equipment you use in your work. No more so than with gastronorm pans, which are a key component of so many of the things you do. With their steel construction and practical shape, they will underpin so many of the processes that happen within your catering kitchen.
A good gastronorm pan will work in various context, whether you put it in a bain marie or you are using it to store food. It can be used for cooking, as well as for storing and serving food, and keeping it at temperature if necessary. Many caterers will have reams of these pans in their kitchens, to serve various occasions.
Buy your gastronorm pans with lids, so you know they will fit perfectly. This will keep food effectively and will make sure all food is stored correctly. Buy them from reputable catering suppliers.