Most food service kitchen environments are places where fire and heat are everyday aspects of the job. But as much as roaring flames may drive culinary practices, it’s equally important that kitchen managers have the right tools to cool things down when they need it. Refrigeration units are essential pieces of commercial kitchen equipment for storing food items and keeping them fresh for prolonged periods of time. These units are also vital for bar service in order to cool down beverages before serving them to customers.
With the proper equipment, managers can not only ensure the highest quality products for their patrons, but keep facility energy costs down, too. Luckily, Hubert can connect food service operators with the latest and greatest appliances to meet all of their refrigeration needs. Here are two amazing products to streamline operations in kitchen and bar environments.
True® Underbars Refrigerated Coolers
When patrons approach a bar counter, they want to enjoy a cold, refreshing beer or soda in a timely fashion. The True® Underbars Refrigerated Coolers are just the appliances to provide guests with chilled beverages without missing a beat. Available in durable black vinyl exteriors, these products can stand up to the common wear and tear that occurs in food service environments with ease. This design also allows the refrigeration units to seamlessly blend with surrounding decor of similar shading. The exterior glass doors also make it simple for staff members to grab drinks and keep tabs on product stock when working with customers.
Aside from the aesthetic benefits of purchasing True® Underbars Refrigerated Coolers, these units are also smart and eco-friendly investments. The oversized refrigeration systems employed in these products allow them to keep drinks cool while using a smaller amount of energy than competing models. With a three-year warranty on parts and labor and a five-year warranty for compressor performance, managers should certainly consider these when purchasing new food service equipment.
True® Worktop Refrigerators & Freezers
Like their barroom counterparts, the True® Worktop Refrigerators & Freezers are amazing products that every food service manager should have installed in the kitchen. Fitting right in with other countertop spaces and worktop appliances, these cold storage units are ideal for optimizing the workflow and efficiency of operations in culinary environments. Kitchen staff members can easily prepare and organize food items on top of this food equipment while storing essential ingredients below. This design also makes cleaning up after food preparation a snap.
These products are made using stainless steel on the front, top and sides, along with an aluminum finish for the back. The one-piece construction is more than just a decorative choice, – it also helps reduce the chance of food and bacteria being trapped underneath. This compact design also makes the True® Worktop Refrigerators & Freezers perfect choices to mesh with a variety of kitchen layouts.
There are a variety of environmentally friendly advantages to using these refrigeration units as well. For example, the forced-air cooling system is designed to be energy efficient while still cooling items at the appropriate level, which helps keep energy costs down. Whether managers are storing frozen meat, ice cream or chilled cooking ingredients, they can count on the oversized refrigerators to maintain ideal temperatures for freshness. In addition to this, the appliances feature Ecomate® insulation, which is made from top-tier polyurethane foam. This material effectively prevents coolant leakage and is certified with zero ozone depletion potential and zero global warming potential. In terms of green and cost-efficient benefits, these True® Worktop Refrigerators & Freezers are the clear choice for concerned food service operators.