Bidding is as easy as 1-2-3!



Step 1) Register to Bid:


RestaurantEquipment.Bid registration is Fast, Easy and Secure.

To get started, go to our Registration Page to create an account with RestaurantEquipment.Bid. Please read through our Registration Terms and Conditions (there's important information that you may not want to miss!).

At the bottom of our Terms and Condition page, there is a link to continue to the registration form.

Once you are redirected to the registration form, please fill in all required fields marked with a " * "

Please take note of the password you create, as you will need this each time you bid. Also, make sure your email address is correct so that you can receive important information about your bids. After you enter your billing and credit card information, click the submit button to complete the registration. You will see a message if the registration was successful or if a required field is missing or invalid.

After registering with RestaurantEquipment.Bid, you will receive an email from us with your New Bidder Number (#). Please Use this New Bidder Number (#) and the password you created during registration to log-in to an auction on the RestaurantEquipment.Bid home page. You are now able to start bidding!

Your Registration/Bidder Number (#) works for all auctions that are conducted on our website. If your account is disabled for any reason, you will get a message to please contact an administrator.

If you are not comfortable inputting your information online, we are also able and happy to register you over the phone. Our telephone number is 800.572.4480 or 595.292.7260. Call us or email us at info@RestaurantEquipment.Bid with questions about registration!

If you have any questions please visit our FAQ page or you can Contact Us!


Step 2) How To Bid & Buy:


All Current Auctions are listed from our Homepage. You can view and bid on the items that are listed for a specific auction by pressing the Blue Button that says: "View Items & Bid".

Using your bidder number and the password you created during the "Step 1" registration process, you are able to place bids on any of the current auctions on our website.

After entering the auction, the page will look like the image below.

Next to the Auction Items Listed, there are two (2) spaces to put your bids - "Your Bid" and "Your Maximum".

Your Bid is where you enter the next bid required. (See above picture)

Your Maximum is where you place the maximum amount you will offer for a given item. This is an Auto-Bid feature that keeps bidding to a level you set even when you are not on the website.

Confirmation of your Bid: Once you have placed “Your Bid” and if you choose “Your Maximum” Bid, the system will prompt you to Log-In to Confirm and Submit your Bids as follows:

Enter your bidder number and password and then click the "Submit Bids" button. You will then be taken to a screen where you must check a box stating that you agree to the terms and details of this auction. After agreeing, you must then confirm your bids and hit the submit button again. The next screen will then show you if your bids have been accepted or denied. It will also show if you are now the high bidder or if you've been outbid. If you've been outbid it means another bidder has used the Max-bids feature and their max bid is higher than the one you entered. *IMPORTANT* if you do not follow these steps your bid will not register.

As the Auctions end, winners are sent a confirmation of success in the auction via email. Should multiple bidders be engaged in an Auto-Bid where a winner has not prevailed, the "Auto-Extension-Feature" will be activated. This means that if a bid is placed within the last Three (3) minutes of an auction coming to an end, that item will be auto-extended to allow time for bidders to place their final bids on that particular item. When the auction is close to ending, it is advised to use the refresh button at least once per minute. This will ensure you know if you can monitor your bid in real time and avoid losing an item in the last minutes.


Step 3) How To Pay & Pick-up:


Shortly after the sale is over you will receive an emailed invoice listing out your auction purchases and your total amount due. This emailed invoice will also have important instructions regarding the pickup/removal, shipping instructions, and the contact details for that auction. If you don't receive an expected email please check your spam folder.

Payment: The credit card on file will automatically be charged by Noon of the day following the auction close unless you call to arrange an alternative form of payment.

We recommend that you contact us with any questions regarding your orders. For shipping arragements please visit our Shipping Page. If you do not receive an emailed invoice please check your email's spam box/folder and then send us a message through our Contact Us page.

In-Person Pickup: The pickup/removal location will be at the location address listed as the auction site. Please check the terms & details of the sale to determine the sale's pickup location. If the sale pickup/removal is located on-site, please make sure to bring your own help and your own tools/supplies for proper removal of your purchases. If the sale is based from our warehouse location, the REB team will assist in bringing items to the door, but it is the buyer's responsibility to properly load and secure items. A fully paid receipt and a valid form of identification is needed to release items.

There will be a limited window for pickup. Please make sure you are available to pick up or are willing to organize shipping for that day BEFORE bidding on an item. It is the buyer's responsibility to review each auctions pick-up / removal date very carefully before bidding on that particular auction. RestaurantEquipment.Bid is not responsible if you bid on an auction but are unable to pick-up the items. These details will be spelled out in the Terms and Details of each individual auction.

Shipping: If you require shipping, it is your responsibility to schedule with a freight carrier of your choosing. Our customer service team will be happy to provide you with options, however, we do not ship your items for you. Please visit our Shipping Page for further information regarding the palletizing and shipping of items. There is limited time and capacity to support outbound shipping from certain locations.


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