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Grease Trapper Meets UL-1978 Standard
Accurex’s new Grease Trapper Pollution Control Unit removes grease, smoke and odors from kitchen exhaust and has been tested and listed to the UL-1978 standard for factory-built grease ducts. The Grease Trapper uses a three-stage mechanical filter arrangement to remove grease and smoke particles from the exhaust air at an economical first cost. For ease of maintenance, independent pressure switches signal when any of the three filter stages need replacing. Activated carbon panels remove odor molecules prior to discharging the air, reducing the impact of kitchen exhaust to the surrounding areas. Built in accordance with NFPA 96, the Grease Trapper has performance capacities up to 12,000 cfm and MERV filters to ensure a minimum overall particulate removal efficiency of 95%.
Celebrate The Xcelerate!
The Xcelerate Hi-Speed oven combines powerful microwave and air impingement technologies to cook up to 10 times faster than a conventional oven while maintaining a freshly baked taste, texture and appearance. The energy-efficient Xcelerate fits a variety of applications with the ability to defrost, reheat, cook, bake and brown. The easy-to-use programmable touchscreen control produces consistent results in seconds with downloadable recipes. Operation of the touchscreen oven is made simple with picture-based icons and audible and visual alarms, ensuring quality cooking outcomes no matter who is working in the kitchen. The built-in catalytic converter allows for placement outside of an expensive hood, making it perfect for small spaces in airports, hotels, bakeries, coffee shops, bars, convenience stores and quick-service restaurants. Cleaning is easy with the rounded interior corners and no movable parts in the baking chamber.
Temptations in Tabletop!
Fresh, new ideas in foodservice presentations are easy with American Metalcraft. Over 300 exciting, new, trendy and creative items have been added to their line since the start of the year. “Get on-board” with American Metalcraft’s Naturals Collection of unique melamine serving boards that feature the beauty of wood with the durability of melamine. Go “bottoms up” with over 20 new drinking vessels and bar accessories that complement today’s mixology and cocktailing trends.
Follow The LEEDer
Walk-in coolers, freezers and combination cold rooms are custom designed to satisfy exacting job site conditions. Choose from a large selection of metal finishes, walk-in accessories and custom engineered refrigeration systems. Get a step closer to LEED certification with superior insulation, LED lighting, scroll compressors, hot gas defrost and many more options to maximize energy savings. Upgrade to a System 200 monitoring system and retrieve HACCP records at the push of a button. American Panel Corporation—the right choice for all of your cold storage needs.
American Panel Corp.
Robust Frying Right On The Countertop
Eagle’s new RedHots gas countertop fryer is a reliable, well-built compact fryer that offers flexibility, performance, style and value for money. Designed with safety, ease of operation and performance as paramount, these fryers have a stylish and robust modular design, constructed of high-quality brushed stainless steel, large “cool-to-touch” dial, large heavy-duty adjustable feet and easy-to-clean-and-remove accessories.
Slicing So Smooth, It’s Staggering
The all stainless Tomato Laser Slicer has an exclusive staggered blade cartridge that ensures a perfectly sliced tomato every time. The unique design of the Laser allows fast and easy slicing of even very ripe tomatoes, increasing productivity and product yield. A 6-in.-deep pan fits under blade assembly allowing for bulk slicing and faster production. The Tomato Laser Slicer can be put into a standard dish rack, either in its fully assembled or easily disassembled position, and run through any dishwasher. And, the heavy-duty suction cup feet keep the unit in place no matter where you want to use it. The quick-change blade cartridge is easy to remove and has a wash guard that makes it safe and easy to clean. The Tomato Laser is available in 3 different slicing thicknesses; 3/16-, 3/8- and 1/4-in. Our patent pending slicer is NSF Certified and made in the USA.
Edlund Co. LLC/Ali Group
Slim Line Wells Showcase Cold Foods Safely
Hatco’s Slim Line Refrigerated Drop-In wells are designed to hold and serve a variety of food products at safe temperatures, perfect for salad bars, buffets and cold food displays. The well cavity ensures energy efficiency with environmentally friendly insulation on sides and bottom providing better cold retention. Hatco Refrigerated Drop-In Wells also house a variety of pans to showcase a variety of your food products.
Raising Frying To A Whole New Level
Cooking better food with less oil—that’s the inspiration behind the innovative Evolution Elite open fryer from Henny Penny. This revolutionary family of reduced-oil capacity fryers uses 40% less oil than regular open fryers and lets you filter any vat any time at the touch of a button. Fast recovery, automatic oil top-off and easy-to-use controls mean you’re saving time, energy and labor with every load. The Henny Penny Evolution Elite isn’t just an advanced fryer—it raises frying to a whole new order of quality, simplicity and cost management.
Henny Penny Corp.
Perfect Parts From The Start
At Heritage Parts, we’re all about putting the right part in your hands. Our committed parts specialists, e-commerce site and same-day shipping make it easy to get the part you need, when and where you need it. Heritage’s commitment to quality means it stocks only 100% genuine original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts, which are designed by the OEM and tested in the very equipment they’re made to fit, guaranteeing safety and high performance. Plus, Heritage provides 99% parts identification accuracy from the largest inventory of OEM parts available. Same-day shipping and new, extended Saturday hours mean that trusting Heritage is the best way to get the parts you need as soon as possible, so you can get equipment back up and running with minimal hassle. By distributing quality parts quickly and providing unprecedented customer service, Heritage continues to prove itself. When you choose Heritage, you’re choosing the parts experts who always deliver.
Irinox Tempers Chocolate Phases And Prices
Irinox developed cycles that will melt chocolate. Place the chocolate into the Irinox and program it to melt it at your desired temperature. Once melted, program it to hold at a different temperature. The Irinox can be programed to hold chocolate at room temperature and then start melting when you tell it to. Irinox will also allow you to temper molded chocolate so they can be quickly ready for another stage of production or for unmolding. The Irinox Shock Freezing cycle is excellent for preparing ahead for seasonal business fulgurations. This advanced preparation helps smooth out labor needs and also helps take advantage of ingredient price swings. Buy low, shock freeze, and use during the busy season.
Big Cooking Options In A Small Package
Introducing the Merrychef eikon e2s, the smallest high-speed oven with the biggest cooking performance; ideal for any operation that wants to prepare fresh, hot food on demand where space is at a premium. The eikon e2s performs up to 20x faster than a conventional oven and produces consistent, high-quality cooking results. Cook, reheat, toast and bake a wide variety of food items such as toasted sandwiches, pizzas and wraps. Featuring easyTouch technology with an icon-driven touchscreen and available in two cool-to-the-touch exterior options: Classic stainless exterior, and Trend in a choice of colors (red and black), with soft edges and top rail for accessory storage.
Pentair Water System Provides Two Separate Streams
The new Pentair Everpure QC7I DIO CLM+/7SI Systems, available in 7CLM+ and XCLM+-sizes, feature two separate and independent flow paths in one manifold. With dual inlets and outlets, these systems serve foodservice operations with at least two water-using applications, each requiring a different water recipe. These systems were developed specifically for applications where high-capacity chloramines reduction and scale inhibition are priorities—with sufficient capacity for both fountain and ice applications without the risk of pressure drop on the fountain side. Additionally, the QC7I DIO CLM+/7SI Systems meet the Coca-Cola North America (CCNA) Base Filtration Water Treatment Unit Specification as tested by an independent third party, NSF International, making it ideal for both Coca-Cola Freestyle and legacy dispensing system applications.
Bar Refrigeration Is Out Of Sight, Not Out Of Mind
Perlick now offers a line of products that will help you increase efficiency. Now this is possible with low-height back bar refrigeration and storage from Perlick. Low-height refrigeration and dry-storage cabinets are available in both self-contained and remote refrigeration options. And like Perlick’s standard-height back-bar units, this new low-height back-bar series offers many of the same amenities in a compact, 29-in.-high option. Low-height refrigeration and dry storage is an ideal solution for areas where space constraints do not allow for the use of standard-height cabinets. The 29-in. height also allows for the option of including refrigeration or dry storage as part of an under-bar layout.
Salvajor Collectors Also Separate Food Wastes
Salvajor Collector Systems are unique in output and simplicity. Rather than grinding food waste or collecting every scrap of garbage in a trash receptacle, Salvajor Collectors wash soluble food waste harmlessly through the sewer while holding fibrous and non-soluble food waste in the scrap basket. Salvajor Collectors recirculate water at a rate of 30 to 70 gpm, while consuming only 2 gpm, resulting in a savings of thousands of dollars in wasted water each year. Since the operator has both hands free to work, scrapping speed is often doubled or sometimes even tripled. All three models are safe for use with grease interceptors or septic systems. An economic alternative to larger, more costly food waste equipment, the Salvajor Collector system allows foodservice operators to significantly reduce the amount of food waste being hauled to landfills. Bulk waste is reduced up to 50% and weight by as much as 80%. Salvajor Collectors also help eliminate free liquids, making storage of food waste more sanitary.
Server's ConserveWell Conserves Well
Server’s New Drop-In ConserveWell heated utensil holder helps save over 250,000 gallons of water per year compared to traditional dipper well perpetual-flow sinks, which use up to 60 gallons of water per hour. The drop-in ConserveWell holds utensils above 140°F, keeping them safe from bacteria growth while saving water, energy and money.
Magisso Ceramics Cool As A Cucumber
The coolest new trend in tableware is now available in white! And it’s offered to the hospitality and commercial industry exclusively by Service Ideas. Thirteen elegant tableware pieces, including carafes, wine coolers and tumblers, complete the new white collection. Like the original black collection, each piece is made of food-safe, dishwasher-safe ceramics, making them commercially practical. The award-winning Magisso Cooling Ceramics makes sure that everything you serve stays fresh and cool at the table for hours. Just soak the ceramics in water to start the cooling effect.
Service Ideas Inc.
Islands Increase Impulse Incentives
Designed to support impulse sales with eye-catching displays and convenient access in markets and stores, Turbo Air’s new Self-serve Refrigerated Island Merchandisers are available in three different sizes of round, oval, and wall type. Patented self-contained system allows simple plug-in installation with no plumbing required. Powder-coated black metal base and interior, adjustable three-tier shelves have all been welded for strong durability. Standard features include maintenance-free self-cleaning condenser (patented), LED top and canopy lighting, price tag rails, ABS bump guard liners, and 5-mm-thick durable clear PC (polycarbonate) product stopper. Available soon in hydrocarbon refrigerant (R-290).
Turbo Air Inc.
Mirage Induction Warmers: Fast, Precise and Safe
The Mirage Buffet Induction Warmers by Vollrath provide best-in-class features, including consistent temperature control, interconnectivity of up to three units, low-wattage power use and touch control with four power settings and LED indicator lights on the control panel and glass. All of these features come in a subtle, low-profile, attractive design that integrates seamlessly with any serving set-up to elevate the appeal of the buffet ware and food. Rather than transferring heat indirectly, like gas and electric products, induction applies heat directly to the cooking vessel. This results in a combination of precision, efficiency, and safety that is unmatched by any other heat source.
The Vollrath Co. LLC
Versatile Cooking On The Countertop
A high-tech alternative to standard flat-top griddles, with 4 thermostatically controlled and individually adjustable zones, Wood Stone’s Electric Countertop Plancha can support a range of cooking temperatures simultaneously. Engineered as a direct-contact surface griddle for searing and sautéing—or heated up to 700°F to function like an open burner—this unit has power in spades. Supported by four legs in a small footprint, the versatile and efficient Electric Countertop Plancha is intended for installation on a suitable countertop. It arrives completely assembled, is ETL listed, is ready to install and is made in the USA.
Wood Stone Corp.
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