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.
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.
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.
Steam-jacketed kettles can produce greater volumes with increased consistency, while reducing labor for both preparation and cleaning. Here is a quick overview of this type of foodservice equipment.
Here are five considerations foodservice operators should take into account when purchasing a steam-jacketed kettle.
Self-Contained Steam Kettles
AccuTemp Products, Inc.
This line of self-contained steam kettles includes gas and electric tabletop models with either pull handle or manual crank-tilt option, in 6-to 20-gallon capacities. Floor-mounted models are available in both full-and 2/3-jacketed configurations, with pedestal or tri-leg mounted stationary models, in 20-to 100-gallon capacities.
Fast and Easy Cleaning
Groen (Unified Brands)
The maker’s line of steam-jacketed kettles cooks fast and provides easy cleaning. The design eliminates hot spots. A 10-year body warranty is available.
When to Replace a Commercial Range
There are situations in which operators should consider replacing an existing range or adding a new unit to their kitchen.
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.