The Batterie de cuisine
is the technical term for the range of tools and pans used in a (professional) kitchen
. It includes the knives
, frying pans
, bakeware, indeed the complete set of kitchen utensils
required for cooking
and for the making of desserts
, and confectionery
. It does not include any of the 'fixed equipment' such as cooking ranges, refrigeration equipment, etc.
The term is also sometimes used for the range of skills a person may have in another field, similar to the use of the word toolbox, to list the techniques they can use.