FER MAY 2013 SPECIAL PRODUCTS EDITION
Welcome to this Special Products Edition of FER Fortnightly Online Newsletter, featuring products from leading manufacturers that will be displayed at The National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show, May 18-21, in Chicago. Show booth numbers and live links to the companies' websites, are included for your convenience.
Forward-Thinking Reverse-Osmosis From 3M
The 3M ScaleGard high-production reverse-osmosis system produces 750 gal. to 938 gal. of water per day and features an exclusive field-expandable design that allows restaurants to easily more-than-double RO production. Additional features include chloramines/chlorine reduction to minimize corrosion and protect equipment; a “Smart” Diagnostic Indicator that alerts operators when maintenance is required; precision blending to allow customization of mineral levels; and an industry-proven booster pump that prolongs pump life and reduces maintenance costs. The compact, wall-mountable unit minimizes footprint and simplifies installation.
3M Purification Inc.
NRA Booth #2012
Alto-Shaam’s CT Express Combi: Big Impression From Small Footprint
Alto-Shaam’s latest features of the CT Express compact Combi oven include an integrated catalytic converter and a toasting element, unique to any other Combi oven on the market. The onboard catalytic converter “scrubs” the airstream for normal grease-laden byproducts from the cooking process, which allows the unit to be placed outside your typical production hood space. The toasting element provides an even, high heat for browning, perfect for use in quick-casual sandwich operations. With only 2 ft. of counter space required, the latest CT Express options provide you with an extraordinary amount of culinary muscle in a very compact footprint.
NRA Show Booth #4831
XD Speed Oven Offers Quick-Change Quick-Cook Options
Not only does the new XD Speed Oven by Bakers Pride feature easy-to-use quick programming, phased cook cycles and quick change-over to alternate menu items, it performs all that (and more) at optimal energy savings in a compact and ventless design. Fast and flexible, it features a touchscreen with icon menu, minimized screens to cook product by group, favorites with group and 6 programmable phases. The oven is WiFi-capable and USB-upgradable.
Bakers Pride Oven Co./Standex
NRA Booth #4250
Stealth Blender Quietly Boosts Menu Options And Profits
Blending at the sound level of normal conversation, the new Blendtec Stealth blender gives operators more flexibility to boost profits with new and unique menu items. Selected for the prestigious 2013 Kitchen Innovations Award, the Stealth includes 42 preprogrammed blend cycles. With the Blend Wizard web app, operators can modify and create custom blend cycles for specific recipes; these customizations can be distributed by email and each Stealth can be updated using a USB flash drive.
Blendtec/Div. of K-Tec
NRA Booth #2057
Cloud Connection Checks Commercial Coffee Component
Global consumption of specialty coffee drinks continues to rise and Bunn is again responding to customer needs with the product launch of the Bunn Espress superautomatic espresso series, which features a build-a-drink touchscreen, two milk types and picture-prompted cleaning. Beginning with the new Bunn Espress superautomatic espresso series, the BUNNlink service program will utilize a progressive, cloud-based service package for operators powered by real-time connectivity that precisely narrows root causes and identifies best-practice troubleshooting scenarios. Service dispatches are reduced by ensuring the service technician arrives on site with correct parts so the equipment can resume normal operation on the same visit.
NRA Booth #1031
ProAccurate Thin Tip Thermometer Now Color-Coded
CDN now offers the NSF-certified ProAccurate Thin Tip Thermometer (DTT450) in colors that align with HACCP’s preset color-coding system to prevent cross contamination and to promote the high level of food safety. It is now offered in Red (meat), Blue (seafood) and Green (produce) as well as the currently available Yellow (poultry). It features a 1.5-mm-thin tip, easy field recalibration, data hold features, a 6-sec. response time and a wide temperature range from -40°F to 450°F (-40°C to 250°C). This model is treated with BioCote, an antimicrobial agent containing silver, for added protection against microbes when used with good hygiene and cleaning practices.
CDN/Component Design Northwest Inc.
NRA Booth #7138
Champion Conveys Energy & Effort Savings
The redesigned E series Dual Rinse Single Tank and E series Two Tank Machines combine energy saving and ease-of-use features to make the cleaning experience as simple as possible. The all-new rack conveyors high-performance products provide the instant accessibility of a swing-out, high-access door design, additional insulation and targeted functions to fit high-volume dishwashing. All Champion’s technological advances are incorporated in the E series making them the most energy-efficient machines on the market. The exclusive Dual Rinse technology, found on the DR models, fully rinses wares through a second rinse zone, while consuming as little as 112 gals. water per hour. All units come standard with self-diagnostic controls and a full port ball valve drain for ease of cleaning.
Champion Industries/Ali Group
NRA Booth #5001
Flat Is Where It’s At In Sheet Pan
Engineered and manufactured to counteract flaring and bowing, the StayFlat sheet pan’s sides are continuously reinforced with a horizontal engineered rib, which increases the wall strength by up to 30%. In addition, a new manufacturing method is used to impart a residual tensile stress in the aluminum that significantly increase the pan's strength and overall resistance to bowing. The StayFlat Sheet Pan is designed to fit most commercial rack ovens, is available with and without perforated bottoms and can be purchased plain or coated with AMERICOAT Plus Silicone Glaze.
NRA Booth #3009
Do Diligence With Comark WiFi Data Loggers
Diligence WiFi Data Loggers from Comark provide an easy way to collect temperature data automatically 24/7, providing critical visibility of food safety and HACCP compliance. Alarm notifications are received for any areas where temperatures fall out of range of preset conditions so corrective action can be taken before products need to be disposed of. As soon as the Diligence WiFi network is set up, temperature or humidity readings are continually logged and data is transmitted wirelessly via your existing WiFi network to a PC for viewing using the free Diligence WiFi software package. When installed, the software allows set-up, data logging and data review. Historical data can be viewed via the graphing tool or exported to Excel.
Comark Instruments Inc.
NRA Booth #3348
TSX3 Heats Up Cold Monitoring
The Series TSX3 Digital Temperature Switch was designed to control the compressor, fan, and defrost in refrigeration applications. This generation of controls has field-selectable engineering units and input probe types in order to reduce the combination of parts that need to be stocked. A built-in real-time clock is used for HACCP logging of temperature alarms caused by temperatures out of their set limits or loss of power. The Intelligent Defrost parameters manage the defrost cycle in order to save energy cost. The digital input can be used to remotely trigger a defrost cycle, monitor cooler door status or act as an external alarm. For programming multiple units, the model TS2-K configuration key can be used to quickly download parameter settings.
Love Controls/Div. of Dwyer Instruments Inc.
Adaptable, Portable, Preppable
Eagle’s New Mobile Prep Table makes food prep run smoother and is great for small space kitchens. One of the three cutting boards provided can be affixed onto the unit’s raised surface, surrounded by slanted surfaces for ease of drainage. Cutting boards store within easy reach, and a knife rack is attached at the right. The rear trough accommodates two half-size stainless perforated pans. When paired with a wall-mountable ozone unit, this table can be quickly sanitized, greatly reducing labor for cleaning. Drainage goes to the recessed rear trough and into a removable 22-gal. waste tank on the stainless undershelf.
Sterilization As Powerful As The Sun
The Helios KSUV-18 Knife Sterilizer Cabinet utilizes ultraviolet light to provide superior sterilization compared to other knife sanitizing methods. The exclusive non-filtering clear slotted knife holder and special mirrored interior walls eliminate shadows on knife surfaces that could prevent complete sterilization. Independent laboratory testing indicated a 99% reduction in E. coli bacteria in as little as 3 min. The wall-mounted stainless cabinet has a UV-filtered Plexiglas door that protects operators from UV rays while allowing full view of knives inside. It holds up to 12 knives, or 10 knives and 2 cleavers plus 1 steel, and has a lockable keyed handle for security. An easy-to-use 15-min. belled timer and LED lights indicate when the door is closed and sterilization is in process.
Edlund Company LLC
NRA Booth #4807
Greenovations Offers Sustainable Eco Tableware Solution
A permanent solution with half the guilt, Greenovations is our sustainable answer to the need for design and lasting dinnerware. We are excited to introduce a line that is growing both in popularity and size with several new shapes for increased versatility. The Greenovations line is made of both bamboo and melamine making it a biodegradable product with a long-lasting life cycle. With subtle organic shapes and an attractive linen texture featured in four earthy colors, this collection makes a striking statement of eco-style. With Greenovations, beauty, durability, and sustainability unite to create a must-have dinnerware line.
Elite Global Solutions
NRA Booth #7254
English Guards Offer Adjustable Protection
Offering the most sleek, affordable, and versatile sneeze guards in the industry, English Mfg. uses only the highest-quality materials sourced in the U.S. and fabricates each sneeze guard with a superior level of workmanship. Our sneeze guards are NSF listed and compliant, and we are also UL recognized for our electrical wiring techniques. The new VIPER guard allows for unlimited vertical and angular glass adjustability on any straight, angled or curved counter. Stainless VIPER brackets also project a modern, clean appearance at a highly competitive price.
English Mfg. Inc.
FMP’s New Fryer Basket Handle Fits Like A Glove
FMP (Franklin Machine Products) puts an ergonomic spin on fryer basket handles with its new EZ Grip line. The EZ Grip is a vinyl-coated handle with an innovative design that is a better fit for the natural shape of the hand when gripping. This physiological difference means less “squeezing,” which translates to reduced stress on the hand, wrist, and forearm and also better leverage when turning the basket to dump its contents. The FMP line of fry baskets includes the EZ Grip basket–a regular fry basket with a vinyl-coated EZ Grip handle–and the EZ Grip Plus–which also comes with a patented corner reinforcement and a double front hook. These features add significant durability to the EZ Grip Plus and allow the manufacturer to offer a 2-yr. guarantee on the life of the basket.
FMP/Franklin Machine Products
NRA Show Booth #3656
Premium Coffee Creations At Your Fingertips
Introducing the revolutionary touchscreen technology to the world of coffee, the FoamMaster is a premium, all-encompassing, unbelievably versatile superautomatic espresso machine that makes it easy to configure device operations. A specialty coffee drink is selected from the intuitive menu screen and adjusted to fit specific needs at any time. The navigation and eye-catching visuals turn a simple order into an experience. The FoamMaster provides limitless options for coffee drinks with milk foam and flavor. Looking for a fruity frappe or a perfect latte macchiato? Thanks to the milk system with variable milk temperatures and textures, the chocolate dispenser, and the flavor station with three syrup varieties, this machine is a master of any imaginable beverage option to assist in your menu expansion.
Franke Coffee Systems
NRA Booth #3431
Fridges Fit Space And Standards
Glastender's new FV24 (24 in.) and FV48 (48 in.) front venting refrigerators are the right fit when space is tight. Matching typical back bar dimensions, these new self-contained units can be completely built in with no extra space required for ventilation. Available with black, stainless, glass or laminated doors, both the one-door FV24 and two-door FV48 models have a high-capacity refrigeration system that is NSF Standard 7 listed for open food storage.
Holding Cabinets Savor Flavor And Energy Costs
Operating costs just got cheaper with the all new FSHC-7W1-EE from Hatco. Built on our industry leading Flav-R- Savor heating and humidifying technology, the EE series allows you to hold product longer while saving money through increased efficiencies.
NRA Booth #2218
Rack Up Savings With CrossWise Plus
The SmartCombi from Henny Penny makes it easy to prepare delicious, perfectly cooked food while saving both time and money. With the CrossWise Plus racking system in place, you can boost ROI by increasing your capacity up to 100%. And no matter what’s inside your SmartCombi, Henny Penny’s Advanced Steam Technology distributes moisture evenly throughout the oven, ensuring consistency and preventing lime buildup that can cause maintenance issues and down time in the future. Even cleaning is a snap with the SmartCombi: just insert the single-step Two-in-One WaveClean cartridge, and the system safely and efficiently takes care of the rest.
Henny Penny Corp.
NRA Booth #4431
Parts Are Just A Part Of Heritage
Founded in 1987 in Fort Wayne, Ind., Heritage is a distributor of OEM service and replacement parts for commercial cooking, kitchen and refrigeration equipment in North America. Powered by a team of over 140 parts specialists, which are backed by the industry's largest inventory of OEM parts, Heritage serves over 600 equipment manufacturers with seamless distribution to the extended communities of service agents and self-service end-use operators across the U.S. and Canada.
Heritage Food Service Group Inc.
Hoshizaki Comes Out Of The Cold With Hot Food Holding Cabinets
At Hoshizaki America, we’ve always been cool… now we are heating things up! Hoshizaki introduces Hot Food Holding Cabinets (models HH1SSB-FS/HS) available in full and half stainless doors. The innovative ducted air-distribution system eliminates hot and cold spots. Units feature an easy-to-use LED digital controller (°F or °C) with separate on/off switch. The stainless interior features an exclusive “stepped” door design that protects the door gasket when product is removed. The self-closing doors with locks feature a metal torsion-spring hinge design with stay-feature and are field reversible with an optional kit. The hot food holding cabinets have a 3-yr.parts and labor warranty and are UL, cUL and UL SAN approved.
Hoshizaki America Inc.
NRA Booth #5607
Kolpak’s ArcticFox Gives Operators Total Cooling Control
The ArcticFox controller is designed for easy installation on existing units and connectivity with florescence user interface for ease of readability and programming, along with a variety energy, money and time saving features. Featuring the unique Tru-Demand Defrost—cycles are only initiated when needed, reducing 93% of standard system defrost cycles and up to 12% fewer cycles than a “smart defrost” control, which will reduce unneeded energy usage and save money for operators. ArcticFox has Seasonal Sensitivity—self-adjusting defrost cycles and 120° ambient refrigeration design maximizes performance making the effects of seasonal changes obsolete.
Kolpak Walk-ins/Manitowoc Foodservice
NRA Booth #3401
Lang ChefSeries Electric And Gas Griddles Measure Up
Available in 24-, 36-, 48-, 60- and 72-in sizes, ChefSeries griddles feature 1-in.-thick precision-machined, polished steel cooking surfaces; continuously bottom-welded 5½ in.-high rear and side splash shields; full-front 3½ in.-wide by 1-in.-deep stainless grease troughs; and 8-qt.-capacity grease drawers with removable fully enclosed sleeves. Adding to their durability and functionality are all-stainless base cabinet construction, a thick griddle plate to reduce hot and cold spots and to retain heat, heating elements that are incoloy sheathed for long life and pressure clamped to bottom of griddle plate for more even heating, and recessed control panel that protects control knobs.
Lang Mfg. Co./Middleby
NRA Booth #4200
New Manitowoc Ice NEO Is The Everywhere-You-Need-Ice Machine
Manitowoc Ice introduces its newest ice machine—NEO—an all-in-one, undercounter ice making and storage solution that provides a new level of performance, intelligence and convenience as it meets your demand for ice. NEO offers up to 33 lbs. more ice production within the same footprint of our existing models over a 24-hour period. All NEO air-cooled models meet or exceed Energy Star V2.0 qualifications. Manitowoc’s NEO is the first undercounter ice machine to offer operators feedback and vital performance and operational information at a glance. Exterior indicator lights located on the front of the machine include: Power, Delay, Cleaning, Bin Full and Service.
Manitowoc Ice/Manitowoc Foodservice Group
NRA Booth #3401
Master-Bilt Expands Fusion Options With Fusion Plus Line
Master-Bilt introduces Fusion Plus line Energy Star-qualified glass door merchandisers, coolers and freezers. The Fusion Plus line expands Master-Bilt’s Fusion foodservice cabinet offering with a complete dealer line of glass-door refrigerated and frozen merchandisers that includes swinging and glass doors. These models offer the ultimate full-feature, price-value experience with a wide range of industry-standard sizes. Increased pack-out space, LED lighting, a backlit graphic panel, noise reducing technology, maximum product display design, adjustable shelving, and three year parts and labor warranty are standard.
NRA Booth #4254
MEIKO Turns NRA Booth Into Photo Booth
Make an NRA Show memory with MEIKO. Available Sat., May 18 and Sun., May 19, NRA attendees will have an opportunity to get a free photo taken (and printed!) on site at MEIKO booth #4438. Complete with fun props and costumes, attendees are encouraged to take home a great memory of their experience at the show, or post live to social media to share with family, colleagues and friends.
NRA Booth #4438
Nor-Lake Milk Coolers Put The Cool In “What's Cool”
Nor-Lake, Inc. is pleased to announce the redesign of its ever-popular Milk Cooler product line. The new design incorporates a 50% reduction in energy consumption making it one of the most energy-efficient milk coolers on the market and earning Energy Star approval. The new design also earned placement in the “What’s Hot, What’s Cool” product gallery for its energy efficiency at the 2013 NAFEM show in Orlando where it was on display. The new design has a reinforced base to maintain cooler integrity when fully loaded and was tested for durability through a more than 10,000-cycle drop test of an equivalent weight of a case of milk.
NRA Booth #4248
Perfection Makes Practical
Perfection Equipment Inc. is a long-standing quality manufacturer of foodservice equipment with more than 40 years experience in the development and manufacture of a comprehensive range of both powered and manual condiment dispensing solutions. Our innovative dispensing solutions are to be seen in many foodservice establishments around the globe including major sports stadiums, schools, corporate cafeterias, correctional facilities, hospitals, cruise lines and fast-food chains. Many variations of powered systems are available for applications front of house, back of house and mobile equipment, but if your particular condiment dispensing application cannot be satisfied from our standard equipment range, we also have the ability to custom design and manufacture to your specification. All of our systems are manufactured to the highest quality standards and are compliant with ADA and NSF.
Perfection Equipment Inc.
Port-A-Cool Islander Is To Summer As Patio Heater Is To Winter
The new Port-A-Cool Islander commercial-grade portable evaporative cooling unit is uniquely designed to provide powerful centrifugal airflow that projects 360° of cooled air up to 14 feet lowering outdoor temperatures by as much as 30°F. This revolutionary cooling unit utilizes high-efficiency rigid cooling media called KÜÜL pads to naturally cool spaces up to 600 sq. ft. without refrigerants. Hospitality professionals can extend outdoor enjoyment with this effective, energy-efficient spot cooling unit.
NRA Booth #1845
Rinse Your Rutabagas And Sanitize Your Strawberries
The Produce Soak represents a solution for efficient and thorough power-assisted washing of your fruits and vegetables while ensuring the sanitation for all produce items in the kitchen. Free-flowing water removes soils from hard-to-reach areas on produce, and easy-to-use self-loading baskets make removal of produce from the Produce Soak a simple, efficient and ergonomic task. When used with a proper antimicrobial fruit and vegetable wash product, you can achieve even greater safety levels and increase shelf life by reducing pathogen levels. Also choose a wash product that requires no rinsing and is FDA and EPA approved for both whole and cut produce and fruit washing. The Produce Soak will save your operation time and labor that can be allocated to other tasks.
Power Soak/Unified Brands
NRA Booth #3013
New Innovations For SelfCookingCenter whitefficiency
RATIONAL’s new SelfCookingCenter whitefficiency combines two innovations, HiDensityControl and Efficient LevelControl, in addition to the established SelfCookingControl and the recently launched CareControl. HiDensityControl has achieved a quantum leap forward in terms of cooking performance and quality. HiDensityControl not only delivers outstanding cooking quality, but also allows chefs to maximize output. Efficient LevelControl shows the user that a variety of products can be cooked simultaneously. In addition, each tray is individually monitored. Efficient LevelControl intelligently adjusts the cooking time depending upon the load size as well as how often and how long the door is left open, so everything is always cooked to perfection.
NRA Booth #2068
New Technologies Make Food Waste Processing Logical
Salvajor’s HydroLogic series of controls brings energy- and water-saving features to its entire line of food waste equipment. Technology from the efficient ARSS disposer control will be standard on ScrapMaster, TroughVeyor and Collector systems in 2013. Operators can select between a manual mode and an energy- and water-saving mode. New features include an improved digital display, startup quick-fill and pump delay for systems, and more.
SaniServe Serves Up A New Twist In Soft Serve
SaniServ Soft Serve Freezers come in a wide variety of sizes to meet every operation’s needs. The Model 522 is ideal for yogurt shops, with high-quality, large-capacity, two flavors of product plus a twist, with rapid dispensing. The spring-loaded spigots automatically close for easy operation and to ensure no loss of product in self-serve applications. SaniServ machines deliver the smoothest, creamiest product available. State-of-the-art solid-state AccuFreeze Controls allow for worry free-operation and consistent product. SaniServ machines have the fewest parts for simple, easy cleaning and assembly.
SaniServ Mfg. Co./Affinis
Innovative Chiller Safely Dispenses Food Where You Need It
Server Products announces the new Chilled Food Dispenser with energy-efficient thermoelectric technology to keep potentially hazardous foods properly chilled below 41°F indefinitely. The chilled discharge tube keeps food at a safe temperature throughout the serving process and is ideal for dispensing dairy into coffee at the drive-thru window, eliminating the need for messy creamer packs and ice. These rugged units feature durable stainless pumps to easily dispense adjustable portions up to a maximum of 1 oz. (30 mL) or 2 oz. (60 mL) per stroke to help speed service time and improve operational efficiency for menu items requiring larger portions. It is NSF listed for potentially hazardous food (NSF Standard 18 & 20) and is made in the U.S.A. and backed by a two-year warranty.
NRA Booth #3813
Design A Stylish Hydration Station With CBDT3SS
Constructed from a clear, BPA-free co-poly plastic, the CBDT3SS offers space savings with a width of only 8.25 in. Featuring a brushed stainless plated plastic body, the 3 Gallon Dispenser comes with a clip-on drip tray to eliminate messes. Customize your beverages with the aid of our removable infuser tube, and keep them chilled with our freezable stainless ice tube, which contains distilled water for safe freezing. Storage of this unit is a breeze since all parts store in the container when not in use.
Service Ideas Inc.
NRA Booth #3624
Overlay Converts Induction Range Into Griddle On The Countertop
Spring USA introduces a Countertop, Induction Griddle Overlay for use with the MAX Induction (SM-251-2CR) Reconfigurable, Double Induction Range. The high-performance Induction Griddle Overlay features special zone temperature control, with individually controlled induction ranges, allowing for even, and consistent heat. The full-size griddle surface and induction technology combine to meet the demands of any foodservice operation, large or small. The Induction Griddle is engineered to meet the needs of high-volume food preparation locations, as well as ‘Fresh, Made-To-Order’ applications. Constructed of polished stainless steel, griddle surface ensures easy use and clean up.
Spring USA Corp.
NRA Booth #6016
Maximum-Duty Construction + Ultra-Efficient Heating = Ultra-Max
Star’s sizzling line of heavy-duty Ultra-Max back-kitchen equipment offers a perfect blend of features, fresh thinking and exquisite engineering—setting new standards with every detail. Featuring maximum-duty construction and ultra-efficient heating, the Ultra-Max line is designed to outlast and outperform any and all competition and exceed the expectations of even the most seasoned chefs. PLUS it comes with a 3 year parts & labor warranty.
Star Mfg. International Inc./Middleby
NRA Booth #4200
Go With The (Big) Flow
Now available with a single control valve, the popular Big-Flo product line (BF-0299) features solid brass construction for long-lasting performance, sleek polished chrome finish and convenient 4-arm handle compression cartridges for easy maintenance and replacement. Providing a generous flow rate of 27.7 gpm at 45 psi for quick fill-ups, it is offered in 10 different models from 6 in. to 24 in.; a ¾-in. female inlet 90° mounting kit is included.
T&S Brass and Bronze Works
NRA Booth #3412
No More Manual Slicing Thanks To Thunderbird’s TBR-580
In today’s economy, saving on labor cost is a must! With Thunderbird’s TBR-580, you have the ability to slice labor cost by no less than 75%. Manually slicing, dicing and shredding are a thing of the past thanks to this industry-leading and cost-effective piece of machinery. The TBR-580 is a 115V, 1/2-hp and 20A machine that can slice, dice, cube and shred virtually any vegetable. With many different sizes, shapes and types of cutting discs that are available, it also has the capacity to slice wavy chips and julienne up to 1000 lb.; the machine can even make French fries. Along with being NSF and CE approved, its stainless knives make cutting very easy. Unit is 53-lb. and keeps up with demand in high-volume restaurants.
Thunderbird Food Machinery Inc.
NRA Booth #2412
See What’s Cooking And On Display With Tomlinson
Bake your pizza and see it, too, with Tomlinson Industries’ new Premium 12” Pizza & Snack Oven 508 FCG featuring a lighted interior cabinet and tempered glass door. This versatile countertop oven bakes—and holds at serving temperature—any frozen pizza, frozen snack food, single-serve entree and more! Once cooked, foods can be showcased in the Pizza & Snack Merchandiser, which has an adjustable thermostat, three 17-in. by 17-in. heated shelves, tempered glass side panels, polycarbonate doors and stainless corner posts, and front and back doors for easy accessibility.
NRA Booth #6834
Vollrath Makes A Bold Statement With Trend-Setting Buffet Stations
The refined modern style of Vollrath’s new trend-setting buffet stations dominates the buffet table and delights guests. The sleek exterior disguises the workhorse behind the new buffet line, which includes two sizes of buffet stations and the popular induction station. The induction units are designed to accommodate various models of induction ranges including Mirage Cadet and Mirage Pro. The small or large buffet stations work great with Miramar Display Cookware, or you can put food directly on the griddle pan (sold separately). For added flexibility, the griddle pans can also be used with Vollrath’s electric chafer heater (46060). The new buffet stations come in contemporary natural, black and brown finishes basic enough to complement any décor or theme.
Vollrath Co. Inc. LLC
NRA Booth #3818
CVap Ovens Cook And Hold…And Hold…And Hold
CVap Cook & Hold Ovens use patented Controlled Vapor Technology to manage temperature and moisture levels in foods. CVap cooks foods to precise, uniform temperatures then holds them at the correct moisture and temperature for hours. Once cooking is complete, the unit switches to hold mode—keeping food at just-cooked quality and precise serving temperature. By maintaining the food’s natural moisture, CVap technology can hold product at its optimal temperature and texture for longer periods of time. And because less moisture is lost, CVap improves yield—helping operators be more profitable. CVap equipment also allows advanced staging, a process whereby operators can cook food to a certain level of doneness, then finish the cooking process to the customer’s exact specifications when ordered.
Winston Industries Inc.
NRA Booth #4048
Electric Plancha Keeps The Heat On The Cook Surface Not The Kitchen
The Wood Stone electric plancha brings a new level of cooking surface flexibility to your kitchen. Available in countertop, cabinet, or cooking suite models, its single or multiple zone steel surface can be used as a direct-contact cooking surface like a griddle for searing or sautéing, or heated up to 800°F so that it functions more like an open burner or French top.
Wood Stone Corp.
NRA Booth #6637
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