Equipex Countertop Equipment Buyers' Guide

Equipex's broad range of countertop equipment includes convection ovens, fryers, induction ranges waffle bakers, and just about anything else you'd need to equip your cafe or deli countertop. This guide will help you choose the right equipment for the job.

Table of Contents

Panini grills

The panini sandwich is a staple in delis and cafes, and it can be used to complete a lunch menu in both casual and upscale eateries. Rugged, long-lasting, and even-heating cast iron forms the grilling platens on most of these units, though a few also have smooth vitroceramic surfaces. You can choose between grooved and smooth platens, or go for a combination of both to match your needs.

Diablo Series

A pair of 14-inch-wide cooking surfaces provides plenty of room for preparing larger items or several smaller ones at once.

Product Details

  • Two 14-in. x 912-in. cooking surfaces
  • Available with grooved top and bottom platens, smooth top and bottom platens, or grooved platens on top and smooth platens on bottom
  • 208/240 V

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Majestic Series

Top platens with floating hinges allow the Majestic series to accommodate thick items like wraps and large sandwiches.

Product Details

  • 21-in. x 912-in. cooking surfaces
  • Available with grooved top and bottom platens, smooth top and bottom platens, or grooved top platens and flat platens on the bottom
  • Available with efficient vitroceramic bottom platens
  • Available with timed controls
  • 208/240 V

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Savoy Series

The 120-volt Savoy panini grill is a good choice for small cafes and snack kiosks.

Product Details

  • 10-in. x 912-in. cooking surfaces
  • Available with grooved top and bottom platens or smooth top and bottom platens
  • Available with timed controls
  • 120 V

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Panini Series

Panini series grills are all wired for 120-volt power supply, so they can be operated just about anywhere. The wide 14-inch cooking surface accommodates several sandwiches at once, making the Panini a good choice for busy lunch spots.

Product Details

  • 14-in. x 912-in. cooking surfaces
  • Available with grooved top and bottom platens, smooth top and bottom platens, or a grooved top platen and smooth bottom platen
  • Available with timed controls
  • 120 V

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Panini XL Series

The Panini XL is Equipex's best panini grill for high-volume eateries. An extra-large 14-inch square cooking area accommodates several sandwiches or wraps, while a 208/240-volt power connection heats and recovers temperatures quickly.

Product Details

  • 14-in. x 14-in. cooking surface
  • Available with grooved platens, flat platens, or a grooved top and smooth bottom platen
  • Available with 5-min. timer control or programmable digital controls
  • Available in 208/240-V and 120-V models

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Conveyor Ovens

Equipex conveyor ovens equip staff to easily toast hundreds of slices of bread an hour to a uniform color. Choose between these two customizable models.

Voyager

Independent top and bottom color controls make the Equipex Voyager a good solution for toasting buns, bagels, and sandwich bread. The machine can be configured to load and unload from the same side or from different sides to match your workflow.

Product Details

  • Toasts as many as 540 slices an hour
  • Independent top and bottom color controls
  • Can be configured to load and unload from the front or to load from the front and unload from the rear
  • 238-in. product opening

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Odyssey

The Equipex Odyssey offers high-volume toasting in an easy-to-use package. Finished toast can be kept warm on the top-mounting warming sheet.

Product Details

  • Toasts as many as 540 slices an hour
  • Two power settings: half and full
  • Products can be kept warm on an upper warming sheet
  • Product entrance and exit openings can be adjusted from 114-in. to 312-in. high
  • Control panel can be mounted remotely or on either side of the machine

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Countertop Convection Ovens

Equpex's countertop convection ovens provide the speed and power of convection cooking in compact countertop sizes. Convection fans distribute heated air throughout the baking chamber to bake food quickly and evenly.

FC-34 Sirocco

The Sirocco convection oven provides true convection cooking in a small footprint. Adjustable thermostatic controls allow the user to set cooking temperatures up to 480 degrees Fahrenheit.

Product Features

  • Includes three wire racks and one bake tray
  • Accepts as many as four bake trays (not included)
  • Thermostatic controls are adjustable up to 480 degrees F
  • Available in 208/240-V and 120-V models

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FC-33 Tempest

The Tempest is equipped with two quartz heating elements overhead for melting cheese and quickly browning exterior food surfaces. This oven can accommodate as many as four quarter-size sheet pans.

Product Features

  • Includes three wire racks and one bake tray
  • Accepts four bake trays (not included)
  • Two quartz broiling elements overhead for finishing and browning dishes
  • Available in 208/240-V and 120-V versions

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FC-26 Windstar

The Windstar convection oven is the smallest one Equipex offers, but is still spacious enough to accommodate four bake trays.

Product Features

  • Includes two wire racks and one baking tray
  • Accommodates four baking trays (sold separately)
  • Available in 208/240-V and 120-V versions

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FC-280 Briza

At 1912 inches tall, the Briza oven can accommodate up to five baking trays. Its 2118 width helps conserve countertop space.

Product Features

  • Thermostatic controls with 480 degrees F maximum temperature
  • 3 included shelves are adjustable on 5 positions
  • Available in 208/240-V and 120-V versions

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Half-size Convection Ovens

FC-60 Ariel

The Ariel oven features a cool-to-the-touch double glass door and an interior light. This half-size oven accommodates four pans to equip kitchens for medium volume cooking in compact space. The oven ships with four wire shelves.

Product Features

  • Includes four 13-in. x 18-in. wire shelves
  • Accommodates four half-size sheet pans or four 212-in-deep steamtable pans
  • Available with 208/240-V or 120-V connection

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The FC-60G Pinnacle

The Pinnacle half-size oven includes all the features of the FC-60, plus an additional TURBOQUARTZ feature that uses infrared overhead elements to quickly melt cheese and brown the surface of food to finish items like toasted sandwiches and apple crisp.

Product Features

  • Includes four 13-in. x 18-in. wire shelves
  • Accommodates 4 half-size sheet pans or 212-in.-deep steam table pans
  • TURBOQUARTZ overhead broiling elements can be operated separately from or along with convection heat
  • Available with 208/240- or 120-V connection

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Full-size Convection Ovens

The FC-100 Magnum

The Magnum is a full-size oven that's made with all the valuable features of the rest of the FC series but accommodates full-size pans, making it a powerful countertop workhorse.

Product Features

  • Includes 4 wire shelves
  • Accommodates 4 full-size sheet pans (sold separately)
  • Available with 208/240-V connection for 1- or 3-phase power

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The FC-100G Magnum Plus

The Magnum Plus expands on the versatile Magnum platform with a TURBOQUARTZ overhead quartz element that provides instant, intense infrared heat to finish dishes that need a quick browning or melting of cheese.

Product Features

  • Includes 4 wire shelves
  • Accommodates 4 full-size sheet pans (sold separately)
  • TURBOQUARTZ overhead infrared broiling elements can be used in combination with or separate from oven's convection heat
  • Available with 208/240-V connection for 1- or 3-phase power

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Pizza Ovens

Equipex pizza ovens bake 16-inch fresh and frozen pizzas in about five minutes. Fire brick stone duplicates the conditions of a traditional pizza oven to create crispy crusts. Intense quartz heating elements cook quickly, browning cheese and crisping toppings. These ovens feature glass windows and interior lights so cooks can keep watch the progress of their creations. Users can bake with a timer set for as long as 15 minutes or with a continuous bake mode. Kits that make it possible to stack these ovens are available.

PZ30S Primo

The PZ30S accommodates a single 16-inch pizza. It comes in a 120-volt version that's easy to setup in any kitchen or concession stand.

Product Features

  • Accepts one 16-in. pizza
  • Available in 120 and 208/240 volt versions
  • 120 V

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PZ4302D Upper Crust

The PZ4302D has a wide 16-inch by 24-inch cooking surface that can accommodate several personal-sized pizzas.

Product Features

  • Accepts a 16-in. x 24-in. rectangular pizza or several smaller pizzas
  • Available in 120 and 208/240 volt versions

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Finishing Ovens

Equipex finishing ovens put the final touches on your meals, melting cheese and giving a crispy crust to breads. The Precision model is available with quartz or vitroceramic heating elements. The latter are capable of reaching temperatures in excess of 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit, far hotter than the quartz elements' limit of a touch more than 600 degrees Fahrenheit.

SEM-60/80 Precision

Adjustable top allows users to control the distance between elements and the product being warmed, so you can quickly melt cheese or gradually warm and toast more delicate items.

Product Features

  • Movable top allows users to control the distance between elements and food
  • Available with quartz or vitroceramic heating elements
  • Available in 24- and 32-in. models

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SEF-80 Imperial

The SEF-80 Imperial finishing oven features two shelves. The top one is adjustable to crisp and brown items while the bottom can keep plated food hot.

Product Features

  • Adjustable wire shelf
  • 2 independently controlled heating zones
  • 8 quartz heating elements

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Waffle Bakers

Equipex waffle bakers are built with fine-grained cast iron plates that transfer heat uniformly to create evenly-baked, crispy waffles. Heating elements are thermostatically controlled to a maximum temperature of 570 degrees Fahrenheit. Dual bakers provide independently-controlled heating zones. Each model is available with plates for traditional round, Belgian, and Liege waffles.

GES Sierra

The Sierra single waffle maker is available in a 120-volt and 208/240-volt version. Thermostatic controls adjust the heat up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit to bake waffles quickly.

Product Features

  • Thermostatic controls set temperature up to 500 degrees F
  • Available with a 5-min. timer and bell signal
  • Available in 120- and 208/240-V models

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GED Twin Peaks

The Twin Peaks double waffle baker includes two independently controlled sections. A 208/240-volt electrical connection allows the equipment to heat and cook quickly.

Product Features

  • Two sections
  • Independent thermostatic controls for each section
  • Available with a 5-min. timer and bell signal
  • 208/240 V

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Rotisseries

Equipex rotisserie ovens are designed to cook and show off your freshly roasted rotisserie chicken. Water bath drip trays collect grease to prevent smoke and to keep the equipment easy to clean. Polished stainless steel and tinted safety glass makes this equipment attractive and durable, while interior infrared lights give customers a clear view of your product. Powerful infrared quartz elements in each oven create crispy products.

RBE 8 Parade

Equipex's most compact rotisserie oven, the RBE Parade will accommodate as many as eight birds on its two spits.

Product Features

  • 2 spits will hold 6-8 birds
  • 208/240 V
  • Available with 1- or 3-ph. electrical connection

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RBE 12 Vista

The RBE Vista has room for as many as 12 birds on its three spits.

Product Features

  • 3 spits will hold 9-12 birds
  • 208/240 V
  • Available with 1- or 3-ph. electrical connection

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RBE 25 Ritz

Equipex's heavy-duty, basket-style rotisserie oven, the RBE 25 can showcase as many as 25 birds.

Product Features

  • 5 baskets accommodate as many as 25 birds
  • 208/240 V, 3-ph. electrical connection

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Gyro Broilers

Equipex gyro broilers come in three models. Each one features infrared heating elements paired with ceramic stones that distribute heat evenly and efficiently. Movable heater housings allow operators to control the distance between the heating elements and the product. Stamped grease pans and removable grease drawers make it easy to control grease and clean the machines. Available accessories include meat shovels, side-mounted heat deflectors, glass doors, and kebab skewer holders.

GR40E Olympus

With a 33-pound product capacity and three heating elements, the GR40E Olympus broiler can accommodate the demand for a low volume of roasted Mediterranean foods.

Product Details

  • 33-lb. product capacity
  • 2 independently controlled heating zones
  • 3 heating elements
  • 208/240 V

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GR60E Vesuvius

The GR60E Vesuvius has a 55-pound capacity and four heating elements, making it a good choice for medium-volume delis and Mediterranean restaurants.

Product Details

  • 55-lb. product capacity
  • 2 independently controlled heating zones
  • 4 heating elements
  • 208/240 V

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GR80E Everest

With a capacity for 88 pounds of gyro meat, shawarma, or kebabs, the GR80E Everest can equip high-volume eateries to serve their guests.

Product Details

  • 88-lb. product capacity
  • 3 independently controlled heating zones
  • 5 heating elements
  • 208/240 V

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Griddles

Equipex griddles are available in three series, each of which features thermostatic controls that go to 570 degrees Fahrenheit. You can choose between rugged cast iron, satin-finished steel, or smooth chrome cooking surfaces. Back and side splashes help keep the work environment safe and clean for staff.

400 Series

With a 15-inch width, the Equipex 400 series griddle will equip snack stands to fulfill an occasional order for a burger or breakfast items.

Product Details

  • Available with cast iron, plancha-style steel, or chrome-coated plate
  • 120- or 208/240 V

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600 Series

A 23-inch-wide work surface makes 600-series griddles a good choice for medium-volume cafes and snack bars.

Product Details

  • Two independently controlled cooking zones
  • Available with cast iron, plancha-style steel, or chrome-coated plate
  • 120- or 208/240 V

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900 Series

With three cooking zones and a 35-inch-wide work surface, the Equipex 900 Series griddle equips restaurants and cafes to prepare a medium-to-high volume of burgers, sandwiches, and breakfast foods.

Product Details

  • Three independently controlled cooking zones
  • Plancha-style steel plate
  • 120- or 208/240 V; 1- and 3-ph. models available

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Fryers

Equipex fryers are the right size for frying small batches of sides, appetizers, and snacks. They're built with durable stainless steel and disassemble easily for cleaning. Built-in safety thermostats prevent them overheating.

RF5S Small Fry

Fulfill the occasional request for french fries or appetizers with the pint-sized Small Fry fryer.

Product Details

  • 10-lb. oil capacity
  • Can cook 22 lbs. of fresh french fries an hour
  • 120 V

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RF8SP Fry Rite

An extra-wide square basket and a 15-pound oil capacity gives the Fry Rite the ability to fry 40 pounds of fresh-cut fries in an hour

Product Details

  • 15-lb. oil capacity
  • Can cook 40 lbs. of fresh french fries an hour
  • 208/240 V

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RF12SP Mighty Max

Two fry baskets and 208/240 volt power connection allow the Mighty Max to fry a relatively high volume of food in a compact footprint.

Product Details

  • 15-lb. oil capacity
  • Can cook 50 lbs. of fresh french fries an hour
  • Available with one full-size or two half-size baskets
  • 208/240 V

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Countertop Induction Cookers

Equipex countertop induction cookers are built into rugged stainless cases. Capacitive touch controls enable users to dial in precise cooking temperatures, so they can select high temperatures for stir frying and searing proteins, and low temperatures for tempering chocolate and preparing delicate sauces.

Tiglion

The heavy-duty Tiglion induction wok cooktop is built with thick 6mm ceramic glass and a protective stainless steel surface.

Product Details

  • Rugged 6mm vitroceramic glass top
  • Stainless steel edge frame protects glass
  • 1134-in. cooktop accommodates 1418-in. wok
  • Control panel provides 3 presets and a 99-min. timer
  • 208/240 V

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Panther

A large 11-inch induction coil and a 208/240-volt power connection equip the Panther to heat and cook rapidly.

Product Details

  • Impact-resistant 4mm vitroceramic glass
  • Temperature setting can be displayed in degrees F or as a 4-digit power level
  • 25 power levels and 110 temperature settings between 86-284 degrees F
  • Control panel provides 2 presets and a 99-min. timer
  • 208/240 V

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Leopard

The Leopard's wide cooking surface and drop-in design equips professional chefs for high-volume cooking.

Product Details

  • Durable 4mm vitroceramic glass top
  • 11-in. coil creates quick, even heat
  • Heat level can be displayed in degrees F or in a 4-digit power level
  • Control panel features two presets and a 99-min. timer
  • Power is adjustable on 25 levels and to 110 temperatures between 86-284 degrees F
  • 208/240 V

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DWIC 3600 Bengal

The Bengal cooker's curved heating coil and rugged 6mm vitroceramic glass accommodates a 1134-inch wok.

Product Details

  • Heavy-duty 6mm vitroceramic glass top
  • 11-in. coil creates quick, even heat
  • Heat level can be displayed in degrees F or in a 4-digit power level
  • Control panel features 3 presets and a 99-min. timer
  • Power is adjustable on 25 levels from 25-3600 W and to 110 temperatures between 86-284 degrees F
  • Accommodates a 1134-in. wok
  • 208/240 V

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Jaguar

A remote-mounted control panel makes the Jaguar a good choice for outfitting professional demonstration kitchens.

Product Details

  • Damage-resistant 4mm vitroceramic glass
  • 11-in. coil heats pans quickly and evenly
  • Temperature can be adjusted in degrees F or to 4-digit power levels
  • Remote-mounted control panel provides 2 presets and a 99-min. timer
  • 208/240 V

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GL650 & GL1800 DI Leo

The Leo induction cooktops sit flush with the countertop to create sleek, easy-to-clean work surfaces.

Product Details

  • Long-lasting 4mm vitroceramic glass top
  • 712-in. coil is ideal for warming dishes and performing light cooking jobs
  • Control panel provides power level controls and a 99-min. timer
  • Available with a remotely mounted control panel
  • 120 V

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GL650UC

Install the GL650 UC underneath a stone countertop to create a classy buffet warming station.

Product Details

  • Mounts under the countertop to warm buffet servers
  • 712-in. coil is ideal for warming and light cooking tasks
  • Remotely mounted control panel can adjust heat as a power level or in degrees F
  • 120 V

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GL1800 Cheetah

A 120-volt power connection allows the GL1800 Cheetah countertop induction cooktop to be used in virtually any setting.

Product Details

  • Impact-resistant 4 mm vitroceramic glass top
  • Available with Lexan push-button controls and 12 power levels (model PB)
  • Available with capacitive touch controls and 20 power levels (model C)
  • 120 V

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GL2-3500 Persica

Each side of the dual-burner Persica cooktop provides 1750 watts of cooking power.

Product Details

  • Long-lasting 4mm vitroceramic glass top
  • Each side provides 1750 watts of power
  • Two 8-in. coils offer quick, even heat
  • Control panel provides access to 20 power levels and a 90-min. timer
  • 208/240 V

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GLW3500 Liger

The GLW3500 Liger cooktop accepts a 1418-inch wok on its curved glass surface.

Product Details

  • Heavy-duty 6mm glass top
  • 11-in. curved coil heats wok quickly and thoroughly
  • Accommodates a 1418-in. wok
  • Control panel gives user access to 20 power levels and a 99-min. timer
  • 208/240 V

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Crepe Makers

The Equipex company is well known for its crepe makers. They're made with cast iron plates that are coated in a protective ceramic finish that makes the surface easy to clean and resistant to sticking. Users can control the temperature of the equipment's cooking surface up to 570 degrees Fahrenheit.

400 E/350 E Versa

Equipex Versa series crepe makers come in a 1334-inch and a 1534-inch version.

Product Details

  • Choose between 1334-in. and 1534-in. work surfaces
  • 208/240 V

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400 VC Transversa

The 400 VC Transversa crepe maker features a large, 1534-inch cooking surface.

Product Details

  • 1534-in. work surface
  • 208/240 V

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350FE/400FE Discus

The space-saving Discus crepe makers are available in 1334 and 1534-inch versions.

Product Details

  • Compact 350FE model runs on 120 V and has a 1334-in. work surface
  • Full-size 400FE model runs on 208/240 V and has a 1534 in. work surface

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400ED Diversa

The Equipex Diversa provides two 1534-inch work surfaces with independent controls.

Product Details

  • Dual 1534-in. work surfaces
  • 208/240 V

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Crepe Accessories

Pair your crepe maker with an Equipex crepe kit that includes a stainless steel water vat, batter spreader, oil spreader, and spatula. Model CK-1 is designed to fit around the 350FE crepe maker to create a convenient workstation. The CK-3 freestanding kit can be used with any crepe maker.

Snack Toasters

Snack toasters give smaller venues like concession stands and snack kiosks an economical, compact solution to warming and toasting a variety of popular snacks like cheese toast and small pizzas. Each oven in the BAR series has options to cook using a 15-minute timer or a continuous heat mode.

BAR-100

A single toasting rack makes the BAR-100 oven suitable for melting cheese on sandwiches and small entrées.

Product Details

  • Single toasting rack measures 1334-in. x 934-in.
  • Independently controlled top and bottom quartz elements can brown breads and melt cheese
  • Timed mode and continuous heat mode

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BAR-200

Two toasting racks let the BAR-200 serve small-to-midsize snack kiosks and concession stands.

Product Details

  • Double 1334-in. x 934-in. toasting racks
  • Top and bottom quartz elements are independently controlled for browning breads and melting cheese
  • Operates on a timed mode or a continuous heat mode

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BAR-106

The BAR-106 oven's solid steel door allows the oven to quickly warm and brown dishes.

Product Details

  • One 1334-in. x 934-in. toasting rack
  • Door retains heat for quick, energy-efficient cooking
  • Choose between continuous heat and timed modes

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BAR-206

Two toasting racks with independent steel doors make the BAR-206 appropriate for medium-volume snack counters.

Product Details

  • Double 1334-in. x 934-in. toasting racks
  • Independent steel door for each rack retains heat and speeds the toasting process
  • Independently controlled top and bottom heating elements can be used to quickly brown dishes
  • Cooks using continuous heat mode or timed mode

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