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The SCT4000 Ultra-Max Contact Toaster from Star Manufacturing

February 20, 2020 | No Comments »


In a fast paced kitchen, the last thing you want to be waiting for is the toaster! Luckily for us, Star Manufacturing’s SCT4000 Toaster are not only speedy, but provide product consistency and control. What makes this toaster amazing is the dual three bun toasting that produces over 3,800 buns in an hour. The first bun pass-through is as low as 12 seconds fully caramelized. Each additional bun will follow at 2 to 3 second intervals.


  • Dual, three [3] bun wide toasting makes the toaster capable of producing up to 3,820 buns per hour
  • First bun[s] pass-through time is as low as 12 seconds fully caramelized, with each additional bun as fast as 2.82 second intervals
  • Bun height adjustment controlled with a simple knob in six steps ranging from 0.3125 in. (8 mm) to 1.075 in. (27 mm) [adjusted independently front and rear]
  • Supplied with an easy-to-install non-stick sheet
  • Single piece front and rear silicone belts OPTIONAL ELECTRONIC CONTROL VERSION
  • Optional high-contrast digital display allows for a number of programmed product settings and instant adjustments to speed and temperature up to 550°F (288°C)
  • Optional electronic programming allows for consistent, repeatable results across any number of toasters and USB port allows easy uploading of new product files
  • Optional electronic control allows for independent speed controlfor front and rear belts
  • Advanced stepper motor technology for precise speed control and with no gears to strip, translates to a long life

Lakeside’s SuzyQ™ Cart System for Healthcare Communities

February 17, 2020 | No Comments »

The SuzyQ™ Cart System from Lakeside is an ideal solution for providing the very important, person-centered dining environment that is popular with today’s better senior care communities. Senior living residents want to be more involved with their meal choices and more engaged with the service of their meals. Café style food prepared by top culinary professionals, flexible mealtimes, midday snack options, and menu customization options are among the top emerging trends being searched for by new residents.

The SuzyQ™ Cart System is equipped with individually controlled hot food wells, and provides the opportunity to serve hot food quickly and efficiently at any point in the day. The results include happier and healthier residents, possible increases in new sign-ons, and a substantial decrease in food waste.

We are approaching the fastest growing foodservice market as waves of Boomers retire each year and enter their golden years. This particular generation also comes with very high expectations for senior living foodservice.  The food and beverage program offered can dramatically effect choices being made by potential residents, when choosing their home.

The sales of SuzyQ carts come with comprehensive staff training guide and implementation support from inventor Suzanne Quiring, RD, CDM who will help the community change their culture around mealtimes and this population in their community.

Check out the video below to hear more about the SuzyQ™ Cart System:

Vulcan’s ABC Combi Oven

February 13, 2020 | No Comments »

Model #ABC7E

Putting new equipment into the kitchen can help with efficiency, produce great results, and look great! But learning new equipment can be difficult to learn, and can overwhelm new operators. The Vulcan ABC Combi produces great results, is efficient, and looks powerful. And because Vulcan took the needs and concerns of busy foodservice professionals to mind, they made it easy to learn!

This Combi Oven is packed with features too! For example, when you set the temperature and time, the humidity automatically adjusts to the perfect setting. For chefs that may want to adjust the humidity further, that’s an option too. Foodservice professionals are achieving consistent, even results with every batch without having to rotate the pans during cooking. The timer recall feature lets busy operators move quickly in a batch cooking application.

Check out the video below to see these features in action:

The New 4-Series Induction Ranges from Vollrath

February 10, 2020 | No Comments »

Vollrath’s new 4-Series Induction Ranges combines all the benefits that both induction and gas ranges provide, while eliminating the downsides. This groundbreaking launch is being recognized as Next Generation Induction Cooking.

Vollrath’s 4-Series Induction Ranges emulate gas cooking with the capacity for power, precision and control.  They can bring food to a boil or reduce to a simmer quickly with flame-like control. The expanded magnetic field emulates gas to allow uninterrupted heat while lifting or tilting pan to sauté or flip. The power level control offers responsive gas flame-like control, in increments from 1 to 100% of watts.  The temperature control provides steady, controlled heating in single degree increments in °F (80-450°) and °C (27-232°). On top of all that, add the benefits of increased energy efficiency, safer working conditions and cooler kitchens!

Chef Justin Carlisle utilizes the Vollrath 4-Series Induction Range in his restaurants, listen to how it improves the efficiency and results!

The Redesigned Garland XPress Grill

February 5, 2020 | No Comments »

The next generation in two-sided cooking, the redesigned Garland XPress Grill reduces cooking times by up to 50%. Precise temperature controls cook food to the correct core temperatures to ensure operators achieve consistent quality and food safety. The rapid recovery and pre-heat features save energy by allowing the griddle to cool between peak periods.

The new easyTouch screen design is simple to use, and intuitive with the Press and Go interface. Menus can be updated using the new USB interface. The Garland XPress Grill is available in 12, 24, and 36 inch widths to accommodate differing operation spaces.

Continental’s Refrigerator Sandwich Prep Units

February 3, 2020 | No Comments »


For more reasons than one, Continental’s Sandwich Prep Units are the perfect addition to any kitchen. Packed with many useful features such as:

  • Performance Rated Refrigeration System
  • Environmentally Safe R-290 Refrigerant
  • 2″ Non-CFC Polyurethane Foam Insulation
  • Automatic, Hot Gas Condensate Evaporator
  • Non-Corrosive, Plasticized Fin Evaporator Coil
  • Easily Serviceable, Back Mounted compressor
  • 12″ Deep, Full Length Nylon Cutting Board
  • Electronic Controller w/Digital Display & Hi-Low Alarm
  • Expansion Valve System (48″ – 72″ Models Only)
  • Completely Enclosed, Vented & Removable Case Back
  • Removable Interior Tub Below Pans (Prevents Food Spillage in Store Zone)
  • 1/6 Size Recessed Pans, 4″ Deep
  • Insulated Lids
  • Smooth, Polished Chrome Door Handles
  • 5″ High Casters (Standard Models)
  • 3 3/4″ High Casters (Front Breathing Models)

As foodservice operators know, the needs of the kitchen change often. Continentals Refrigerator Sandwich Prep Units accommodate these changes by allowing an easy way to change doors to drawers and drawers to doors to maximize productivity and efficiency.

Panasonic Commercial Rice Cookers

January 27, 2020 | No Comments »


Panasonic’s Commercial Rice Cookers are a full of features designed to let you easily cook rice without having to constantly keep an eye on it. Panasonic Rice Cookers won’t boil over, and don’t take up much area in an increasingly valuable kitchen space. They are designed to be placed virtually anywhere without the need of a ventilation hood.

One great feature of some of the rice cookers are that they have a “keep warm” feature to keep rice and grains at serving temperatures until needed. Some models even offer a steam basket to steam vegetables to the right consistency. All feature a removable Aluminum alloy pan, sheathed heating element, and Safety Thermal Fuse built in.

Find out more about Panasonic’s Commercial Rice Cookers by viewing the video below, and visiting their website.

Cadco’s Medium-Duty Countertop Griddles

January 22, 2020 | 1 Comment »


Perfect for use in multiple applications such as buffet lines, concessions & kiosks, food trucks, or in any kitchen, the Cadco Medium-Duty Countertop Griddle performs quickly, and gets the job done right by eliminating hot spots. A removable stainless steel splash guard keeps a mess from happening, and cleanup is easy with a high-tech, non-stick commercial cooking surface.


  • UL Safety Sanitary
  • Removable stainless steel splash guard
  • High-tech, non-stick commercial cooking surface
  • Large stainless steel removable grease tray
  • 3-prong commercial SJTOW cordset
  • Made in America

Star-Max Radiant Electric Charbroilers

January 20, 2020 | No Comments »

Model: 5124CF

Available in 2 models (5124CF, 5136CF), the Star-Max Radiant Electric Charbroilers keep up with even the most demanding foodservice applications while continuing to provide years of maintenance-free operation! The units now have new, longer-lasting heavy duty metal knobs, and provide two types of heat transfer: radiation direct from elements and conduction through the grates to maintain even heat distribution and maximize cooking performance. They are available in 24” and 36” widths to better fulfill a food-service operation’s space requirements.


  • New, longer lasting heavy-duty metal knobs.
  • Two types of heat transfer, radiation direct from elements and conduction through the grates, provide even heat distribution for maximum cooking performance.
  • High performance, incoloy sheath type heating elements, 4 on the 24” model and 6 on the 36” model, provide high speed char-broiling to accommodate high volume operations.
  • Infinite control every 12” of cooking surface for precise temperature control.
  • Heavy-duty cast iron grates are removable for fast and easy clean up.
  • Double wall construction and enclosed bottom helps reduce heat loss.
  • Swing-up heating element assembly can be locked in a vertical position for easy and safe cleaning.
  • Removable water pan prevents excessive flair ups for safe operations.
  • Cool-to-the-touch stainless steel bull nose front provides knob protection and a comfortable work zone.
  • Heavy-duty 4” adjustable legs to match the height of other Star-Max equipment in your line.

Vollrath Vacuum In-Chamber Pack Machines

January 15, 2020 | No Comments »


Keeping food fresh is a huge challenge for many restaurants, and if spoiled, can lead to dissatisfied guests that may not return. Throwing the food out costs hundreds to thousands of dollars in waste.

The great news for restaurants is that Vollrath has provided an excellent solution! The Vacuum In-Chamber Pack Machines extend the shelf life of foods and reduces waste due to spoilage. They can also be used to marinate some of the tastiest foods! They feature the Busch vacuum pump, can accommodate multiple bags at once, and clean up easily!

Check out the features of the different models:

Model VP12 (pictured)

  • 12″ seal bar accommodates bags up to 12″
  • Set vacuum to desired time control
  • 40833 (Model VP16) features:
  • Dual 16” Seal Bars accommodate bags up to 16”
  • Set vacuum to desired time control, sensor control, or liquid control
  • 10 programs and soft air option

Model VPP16

  • Password controlled access
  • USB connection for label printer
  • Label printing
  • HACCP logging
  • Marinate function

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