The 3’ HP steam griddle by the American Griddle features patented Steam Shell technology that brings solutions to your kitchen never before possible. The 3’ HP steam griddle offers perfect uniform temperatures across the entire cooking surface. Using Steam Shell technology to circulate steam under the griddle plate means you never have to worry about extreme drops or spikes in surface temperature. No matter where food is placed on the griddle surface, adjacent areas maintain exact temperature. Finally, because steam transfers heat faster and more efficiently than any other heating source, a 3’ American Griddle can replace most 6’ models in the field.