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Food Warming Equipment Buyer's Guide

Food Warming Equipment Buyer's Guide

Food warming equipment is essential to run a well-organized and productive kitchen.
Food can be prepared and held at safe temperatures until it can be used, minimizing down time between each meal served.
Food warming equipment consists of many different varieties of warmers to meet the needs of your specific business.
Browse through this guide, consider your particular food needs, and then choose the best piece of food warming equipment for your commercial kitchen.

Types of Food Warming Equipment

Heated Cabinets

Heated Cabinets

Heated cabinets provide warm cabinet holding temperatures to keep food at safe, consistent temperatures until it is ready to be served.
These units can be purchased in a variety of different sizes and configurations to meet the needs of any foodservice business.

Commercial Microwaves

Commercial Microwaves

Commercial microwave ovens are capable of quickly heating prepackaged foods, as well as single servings and platters.
Microwave ovens have various power levels, depending on the speed and volume of heating your business requires and can be purchased with either a dial or touch pad.


Pass Thru, Roll Thru, & Roll-In Heated Cabinets

Pass Thru, Roll Thru, & Roll-In Heated Cabinets

Pass thru, roll thru, & roll-in heated cabinets have rapid heat up and recovery times to hold food at a safe, hot temperature.
These commercial food warmers come in an assortment of different types to meet the needs of your business.


Pasta Cookers

Pasta Cookers

Pasta cookers are an easy to use piece of restaurant equipment that can quickly and efficiently produce a vast range of pasta dishes and other various boiled foods, such as eggs or cauliflower.



Combination Proofer/Heated Holding Cabinet

Combination Proofer/Heated Holding Cabinet

Combination proofer/heated holding cabinets can hold pre-plated foods while keeping them fresh and hot, while still maintaining their flavor.
And advantage to the combination proofing / heated holding cabinet is that it also proofs dough to your specified rise.
The heat in a proofing/holding cabinet surrounds food to keep it warm, creating an appealing appearance and taste.


Quick Thaw

Combination Proofer/Heated Holding Cabinet

Quick thaw defrosting units thaw food quickly in a shower of 69 degree Fahrenheit water when placed in the defrosting chamber.
Defrosting foods with the Quick Thaw is safer than conventional methods because the food is thawed so quickly and does not risk being contaminated by outside sources.


Steamers

Combination Proofer/Heated Holding Cabinet

Steamers are a great way to reheat food items to ideal serving temperatures while maintaining the moisture and flavor of the product.
Using a steamer to warm food produces uniformly heated products by utilizing consistent bursts of steam.
Steamers are available in countertop or floor models to meet the needs of your specific business.
Commercial steamers area ideal for heating precooked pasta, vegetables, rice, shrimp, and sliced meats.

Proofing Cabinets

Combination Proofer/Heated Holding Cabinet

Proofing cabinets use patent pending insulation to retain heat to provide the perfect bread rise every time, while providing a cool-to-the-touch exterior to promote the safety of you, your employees, and your customers.
The forced air heating system provides fast heat up and recovery.
All of the commercial proofing cabinets offered by KaTom Restaurant Supply have easily removable modules for easy cleaning.

Heated Pizza Holding Cabinets

Combination Proofer/Heated Holding Cabinet

Heated pizza holding cabinets come in either full or half height varieties.
These commercial holding cabinets feature an intuitive temperature control for safe holding of hot, ready to serve pizzas.
These units have quick heat up and recovery times to minimize down time.
These pizza holding cabinets are controlled by top mounted controls that allow for easy accessibility and cleaning and prevents damage by being out of the way of traffic.

Rice Cookers

Combination Proofer/Heated Holding Cabinet

Rice cookers are ideal for cooking rice or expanding your menu to include rice.
The rice cooks quickly after setting the easy to set controls.
Rice cookers are designed with easy to clean interiors and exteriors to minimize the amount of time spent on maintenance.
Rice cookers can be used for holding as well.
Rice should be held around 165 degrees Fahrenheit to retain the moisture and flavor.