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Buying and Financing Restaurant Equipment with EconoLease

During the Restaurants Canada Show in March of 2020, we had the pleasure of speaking with Mike Yablon, the CEO of EconoLease, about purchasing and financing restaurant equipment.


EconoLease is Canada’s leading provider of restaurant equipment financing, and works with dealers all across Canada.


During our interview, Mr. Yablon shared important advice for food service operators. Specifically, we discussed:

  1. Buying New vs. Used Equipment
  2. How Much Financing is Required for Restaurant Equipment
  3. What to Ask your Equipment Dealer Prior to Purchasing


To learn more about EconoLease and how they help restaurant owners all over Canada, please visit

Vlad Sherbatov

Vlad is the President and Co-Founder of Smarter Loans, Canada's original and largest loan comparison website. He is a passionate entrepreneur and business leader in the Canadian financial sector. He was selected as a 2019 Top 25 Leaders in Lending by the Canadian Lenders Association. Vlad is an author at Smarter Loans, and has been featured in publications like the Toronto Star and National Post, among others.