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Proper cleaning and regular maintenance can help extend a kettle's service life. Here are nine maintenance tips to help foodservice operators get the biggest return on their investments in steam-jacketed kettles.

When a steamer fails, scale and lime deposits are often the culprits. That’s why, from the time of purchase, it’s important for operators to stick to a cleaning schedule.

Depending on the size and application, steam-jacketed kettles can be used in both the front and back of house for a wide range of tasks. Here are a few of the many ways foodservice operators use steam-jacketed kettles.

Operators should weigh a number of factors when purchasing a steamer to ensure this piece of cooking equipment can meet their cooking and heating needs.

Steam-jacketed kettles can last as long as 20 years, depending on usage and care. But here are a four signs that it may be time to replace a kettle.

Steamers are most often used to cook items like vegetables, seafood, potatoes and rice since not only is production fast, but items also retain moisture, nutrients and color. 

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