There are several required items or "tools" needed to play in different episodes of Cooking Tale. You have to buy these items to proceed in the game. They are temporary and are only used in certain episodes.
- Level 14: Candy Machine (500 Coins to buy)
- Level 27: Fun Radio (500 Coins to buy)
- Level 42: Coffee Maker (500 Coins to buy)
- Level 116: Marshmallow Roaster (5000 Coins to buy)
- Level 131: Samovar (7000 Coins to buy)
- Level 206: English Tea (10000 Coins to buy)
- Level 326: Christmans Tree (10000 Coins to buy)
- Level 550: Beer Barrel (10000 Coins to buy)
- Level 640: Potion Bottle (15000 Coins to buy)
Using these items adds +1 patience heart to any waiting customers. They each have "cool down" periods until you can use them again. When upgraded, their cool down periods become shorter and therefore they can be used more frequently when upgraded.