Foodservice Equipment Reports

SPECIAL REPORT: Reach-In Refrigerator Product Gallery

Arctic Air

Arctic Air’s upgraded refrigeration line gives you the perfect combination of performance and value. Products consist of 1- and 2-door reach-in refrigerators and freezers, as well as 1- and 2-door under-counter/worktop refrigerators and freezers. The new upgraded models offer full, commercial-grade performance and vastly improved features. Cabinet front and sides are full stainless for a look that matches other stainless equipment. In addition to the stainless exterior, the Arctic Air product line has been retooled for better recovery times, greater reliability and easier maintenance and repair.


Horizon Series of reach-ins is a complete line of top- and bottom-mount units. The platform provides customers the benefits and features of a spec-series reach-in, but with the ability to adapt exterior/interior finishes, door types and door configurations to meet specific needs and price points. Designed and certified to operate in 100°F ambient temperatures, the units’ expansion-valve technology brings unmatched capacity and recovery (freezer models). The reach-ins are made in the U.S. and are Energy Star qualified. Standard features include one-touch defrost, field-reversible doors, recessed plenum with evaporator coil located outside of the food zone, unique down-duct airflow for even distribution throughout the cabinet, 3 shelves per door section, snap-in door gaskets, 1-piece grille and casters. Bottom-mount units come standard with stainless interiors/exteriors with full solid doors or optional glass door models with an LED lighting option. Standard 18-mo. parts-and-labor warranty with an additional 3½-yr. compressor/parts-only warranty.

Continental Refrigerator

The Designer Line of reach-in refrigerators have a modern, state-of-the-art styling and come standard with a performance-rated “plug” refrigeration system using environmentally safe R-134a refrigerant. Refrigeration system is readily accessible on the top of the cabinet and is separate from the food zone to increase food storage capacity. Units’ 3” non-CFC, polyurethane foam insulation maintains cold temps, external digital thermometer provides visual verification of temp. Chrome-plated handles, cam-action, lift-off hinges, automatic interior lighting, heavy-duty, epoxy-coated steel shelves, self-closing door, magnetic snap-in door gasket and a cylinder lock in each door are standard features. Unit includes automatic hot gas condensate evaporator. 


Delfield’s Specification Line is a high quality, high performance reach-in and roll-in equipment line designed to fit the needs of the high-end market. Consistent temperatures, fast recovery, and the ability to keep up under heavy use are the hallmarks to great performance—the key is the ACT (Advanced Control Technology) microprocessor control system. Every detail is engineered to perfection, from the removable top-mounted refrigeration system to the seamless, die-stamped interior top and bottom, the flip-up shroud for easy access to the refrigeration system and unmatched energy efficiency providing lower operating costs. These features coupled with an astonishing range of options makes the Delfield Specification Line a market leader in providing customized performance.

Everest Refrigeration

Everest’s line of foodservice equipment continues to raise the bar in dependability, functionality and innovative design. The heavy-duty, premium-quality, stainless insulated reach-in with 2.5”-thick, high-density foam ensures the perfect interior temperature. Analog or digital control options allow for temperature flexibility in specific applications. Self-maintaining evaporator coil and condensate drain-pan heating system mean you will never worry about the day-to-day operation of an Everest unit. With smart engineering packaged in a modern, sleek, user-friendly design, Everest takes you a step above the standard.

Hoshizaki America

Hoshizaki Hoshizaki America’s Commercial Series full, glass-door refrigerators are Energy Star qualified and feature a vacuum-formed, seamless, 1-piece ABS interior liner, ducted air-flow distribution and a solid-state digital controller with temperature alarms and LED display. Refrigerant flow controlled through expansion valve. Available in both single and double glass-door models with locks. Doors are self-closing with a stay-open feature. Energy-efficient fluorescent light has an independent on/off switch. 

Kelvinator Commercial

Model KGM220RHY gives you 19+-cu.-ft. gross capacity. A heavy-duty cooling system and dynamic condenser improves performance in higher temperature environments. Heavy duty steel shelves, interior lighting system, stainless handle, temperature gauge, sealed cabinet interior (for easy cleaning) are all NSF certified. Door and evaporator cover are stainless. Unit measures 75 13/16”H x 32”W x 28 5/8” D. Depth with door opened 90°: 59 3/8”.


MasterBilt’s self-contained Endless Merchandisers feature a self-contained refrigeration system to enable super-flexible merchandising options. The top-mounted condensing unit features quick-connect fittings, condensate pump and a vaporizer that’s pre-charged with refrigerant for fast, no-plumbing-required installation. Top-mounted, finished-steel covers with sound-muffling fiberglass conceal the ultra-quiet condensing unit. Sixteen, energy-efficient basic modules in medium- and low-temp versions offer a choice of 24”- or 30”-wide doors and fit just about any space requirement as stand-alone models or side by side in a continuous lineup. The unit has reversible glass doors and each door section features 5 cantilever shelves with price tag molding. LED lighting is included and the reach-ins meet the Department of Energy’s 2012 requirements. 


AdvantEDGE Refrigerators, with 1, 2 or 3 doors, feature stainless exterior fronts, sides and doors, as well as stainless interior liners and interior door panels. The exterior tops, bottoms and backs are galvanized steel. Cabinets and doors are foamed-in-place with polyurethane foam insulation. Heavy-duty pivot hinges, key locks, curved handles with recessed pockets, self-adjusting magnetic gaskets, 4”-dia.casters and 4 vinyl-coated shelves per door section are standard. Interior light activates by a switch for each door. Microprocessor with digital display allows temperature adjustment at control panel. Refrigeration system is bottom-mounted with a copper tube; aluminum fin evaporator is ceiling mounted. Drain line is recessed in cabinet back. Refrigerant flow is controlled by a capillary tube. Operating temp: 36°F. Energy Star qualified. Warranties: 1-yr. parts labor/service; 5-yr. compressor.


Reach-in refrigerators have been a part of Randell for more than 30 years. Randell’s focus is to manufacture a solid unit that runs strong, is easy to clean and maintain and that ensures cold holding and protection of your food product. All Randell reach-ins use expansion-valve systems to ensure quick recovery time. The front louvers remove without tools to give easy access to the condenser fins, which are critical to keep clean for optimal efficiency. Service technicians have full and easy access to the work area. The coil assembly is located on top of the cabinet to reduce the risk of someone blocking the coil during stocking. Randell reach-ins are delivered with the casters pre-installed; all shelves are zip-tied into place so no assembly is required.


The R & A Series from Traulsen is distinguished by an exclusive INTELA-TRAUL microprocessor for precise temperature control and the TempAssure airflow system, which maintains consistent air temperature by keeping airflow regulated to withstand the harsh kitchen environment. These features provide outstanding temperature maintenance characteristics that help keep food safe and fresh longer. The INTELA-TRAUL microprocessor is NAFEM Data Protocol-compliant and offers the most advanced technology for food safety. This feature is easy to use and makes HACCP temperature monitoring simple. Traulsen has been providing premium refrigeration to the global food equipment market since 1938. An Energy Star Sustained Excellence award winner in 2010, ’11 and ’12 and Energy Star Partner of the Year in 2008 and ’09, Traulsen’s broad refrigeration product offering includes reach-ins, roll-ins, undercounters, blast chillers, prep tables and merchandisers.

True Mfg.

The STR2R-2S is True’s new, 2-section spec-series refrigerator. Made with quality metals, the STR2R-2S has a stainless exterior and interior. On the exterior portion of the cabinet you will find 4 cam-lift hinges per door, a solid metal door handle, a centered dead-bolt-style lock, an electronic temperature control and an easy lift up rain shield for easy access to the condenser coil for cleaning. Inside you will see LED lighting, 4 different pan-slide and shelving options, as well as a side-to-side air-flow engineered for optimal use of sheet pans. The Energy Star qualified STR2R-2S’s refrigeration system ensures fast temperature recovery and short run times in the busiest of food service environments.

Turbo Air

Turbo Air’s Super Deluxe Glass Merchandiser features a digital temperature controller. Door opening alarm sounds beeps if the doors are left open for more than 30 sec. Early warning system alerts you when the temperature is out of the designated range. Self-diagnostics system detects and reports breakdown problems saving on the time and expense spent on a service call. The unit features a sound system that plays music and recorded greetings when customers open the doors. A fan controller, using algorithmic air circulation for optimal temperature levels, conserves energy by at least 15% and increases compressor life by up to 30%. Unit is equipped with triple-pane glass doors with a layer of patented, transparent thermal insulating film applied between the glass layers. Lightweight door construction reduces door maintenance and wear and facilitates smooth opening. LED interior lighting and a shadow-free, high resolution ad panel increase visibility and enhance advertising impact. Door locks are standard. Choose from 3 color options: black, white or white cabinet with violet trim.

Victory Refrigeration

Victory debuted its all new ULTRASPEC series with V-TEMP control at the NRA Show this year. V-TEMP’s industry leading technology comes loaded with smart functions like the HACCP Event Indicator/Memory Feature, which records the exact time, date and duration of up to 9 critical alarms including power failure. Additional standard functions—including the Supercool Mode, Energy Saving Mode, Clean Condenser Alarm, Manager’s Lockout or the optional Flextemp Mode—provide you with the best tools available to ensure the quality of specific foods and loads in the unit and ensures safe food holding while maximizing the performance of your equipment. A proximity door switch activates the interior lighting, door ajar and LED/alarm indicators and triggers Energy Saving Mode. Fan speed adjusts when door is opened to reduce ambient air infiltration.

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