Cooking Equipment

Browse our articles on cooking equipment and find primers on a wide variety of specific product categories, including articles on how to specify, when to replace products and much more. 

Cleaning and Maintenance Tips for Countertop Griddles

Although griddles are a basic piece of equipment, failure to regularly clean and maintain these units will compromise their performance and service life. For both electrical and gas types, proper installation plays a key role in mitigating grease buildup, which is a fire hazard and will compromise a griddle’s service life.

Product Knowledge Guide: Countertop Griddles

Countertop griddles are typically categorized as heavy-duty countertop cooking equipment and are versatile workhorses that have a central location in many kitchen equipment lineups.

What to Consider When Specifying Deck Ovens

A deck oven is a crucial piece of baking equipment for pizza operations as well as restaurants needing quick baking. While these ovens tend to take up more real estate in a kitchen or bakery and require skilled bakers to operate, a deck oven’s ability to produce many baked products around the clock makes it an invaluable addition to many commercial kitchens.

Deck Ovens

Deck ovens are ubiquitous to pizza operations, but foodservice operators can use this versatile piece of cooking equipment to prepare a variety of other menu items, including chicken, fish and casseroles.

Service Tips: Combi Ovens

Combi ovens are complex pieces of foodservice equipment that can provide plenty of value in a commercial kitchen. Here are five tips to help keep a combi oven in top working order.

Service Tips: Microwave Ovens

Their ease of use and versatility make microwave ovens popular pieces of equipment among foodservice operators of all sizes. Here are five tips to keep these kitchen workhorses galloping ahead.

What to Consider When Purchasing an Induction Range

While it is most closely associated with display cooking applications, more foodservice operators now to turn to induction technology to serve as auxiliary cooking equipment. This type of equipment generates heat by inducing eddy currents and hysteresis, which are the physical processes harnessed to generate heat directly in the fabric of the pan.