Hot Gear From The NAFEM Show


The next NAFEM Show will be held Feb. 9 to 11, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL . In the meantime, check out what was on display this year:


Magissio_SelfCooling-2Keep Your Cool
Magisso’s Naturally Cooling Ceramics keep drinks cold for two to four hours. The dishwasher-safe line includes a one-litre carafe, a wine cooler, a Champagne cooler and an ice bucket with tongs. Operators can also add a personal touch to the ceramics with chalk.
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IceoMatic_GrandeCubeIcy Hot
Ice-O-Matic’s ICE0856GA and 50-hz. ICE0855GA series of “Grand Cuber“ ice machines produce ice cubes more than twice the standard size; they melt slower and pair well with various top-shelf beverages. The 30-inch wide Energy Star-rated cuber produces up to 850 lbs. of ice per day. Ice-O-Matic




ChampionWasteReduction2Like a Champ
Champion Industries’ Foodwaste Reduction System eliminates the need to separate and move organic waste between machines. Produce, fruits, cut flowers, meat, fat trimmings, paper napkins, coffee grounds and more can be processed, reducing waste by as much as 95 per cent. The system is also designed with odour control. Champion Industries



hatco-riceHold Me Close
Hatco Corporation’s Rice Drawer Warmer keeps food hot and ideal for serving. The stainless-steel drawer warmer also keeps rice in the same pot it’s prepared, reducing the need for pan-to-pan transfer. Heat is evenly distributed throughout the holding cavity, while insulation fosters energy-efficiency. The unit’s heavy-duty drawers and telescopic draw slides allow for easy pan removal. Hatco Corporation



cooling-offCooling Off
The Cool Trough Water Tempering Systems by Eagle Group cools water before it enters drain lines, adding to the longevity of PVC pipes. An integral mechanical temperature sensor maintains a water temperature of 140⁰F (60⁰C) or lower and contains a built-in pitch towards a four-inch drain with a removable perforated basket. Two lengths are available: 18-inch and 120-inch. Eagle Group



EscaliScales_Nova1Weighing Options
Escali Scales’ Nova 2 Pound Digital Scale is a NSF-certified portion-control scale with a removable stainless-steel platform and sealed controls for easy cleaning. The compact and portable scale includes automatic shut-off and an optional nine-volt power adapter for extended use. The tare protection feature will zero out the weight of a container up to two pounds and maintain a full two-pound, or 32-ounce measuring capacity. Escali Scales



Ovention_M3620Hot to Trot
The new 33-inch wide M360 compact speed oven combines the advantages of Ovention’s Matchbox and Shuttle speed ovens in a tighter package. It uses Precision Impingement speed cooking, perfect for everything from paninis to grilled veggies and cookies. It also offers two cook surfaces that alternate into and out of the sealed chamber. The auto load and unload feature ensures food is never undercooked or overcooked. Ovention, Inc.



Merrychef_Panini2Grill It Up
The Panini Grill semi-automated, non-stick attachment for the Merrychef Eikon E4s rapid-cook oven generates grill marks on both sides of bread and also cooks and adds grill marks to proteins and vegetables. It employs Merrychef’s Accelerated Cooking Technology, which produces food up to 15 times faster than conventional methods. Merrychef/Manitowoc




Stoelting_BeverageDispenser2Pour One Out
Stoelting’s latest dispenser for frozen uncarbonated beverages features a sleek, modern style and small footprint. The quiet, high-capacity refrigeration system is configurable for various beverages, and the dispensers are easy to clean and feature a push/pull, self-closing handle allowing for flexible operation. The A118 model can produce 32, 32-ounce pitchers in an hour; the D118 model can produce 60 32-ounce pitchers in an hour.  Stoelting, a division of The Vollrath Company, LLC



mega-blendBlending In
The MagnaBlend Frozen Blended Beverage Station boasts a nine-second blend time and has an integrated shaved ice dispenser and rinse station. A magnetic force eliminates friction, while a sealed design locks out damaging internal moisture. Additionally, a USB port allows operators to upload signature recipes or share them using a thumb drive.  Taylor Company




American_MetalCraft_Pans2Slip and Slide
Durable Carbon Steel and Black Steel Fry Pans with flat-iron handles are available in eight-inch, 10-inch, 11-inch and 12-inch diameters. The natural, non-coated fry pans have a high heat tolerance and are safe to be used in induction, oven and broiler settings. The non-stick properties allow food to easily slide from pan to plate.  American Metalcraft




Tomlinson_CastIron2Sizzling Hot
Tomlinson’s pre-seasoned cast-iron square server is ideal for appetizers, dips, side dishes, baked desserts, tapas and more, with a 5” x 5”, 1-1/4” deep, 12-ounce capacity. It’s part of a complete line or pre-seasoned cast-iron skillets, mini-sizzling servers, griddles and fry pans, many of which have matching underliners. Teflon handle covers for cast-iron serving griddles make handling easy and are available in various colours and styles. Tomlinson Industries




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