Mixed loads.
With the SelfCookingCenter®

It makes everything very easy.
High reserve capacity in the SelfCookingCenter®

Your SelfCookingCenter® prepares all kinds of pan-fried and grilled dishes for you and you don't even need to turn the meat. Whether breaded or plain escalopes, medallions, minute steaks, fish fillets, chicken breasts, steaks or even grilled vegetables, you will get crispy and succulent results at the push of a button.

Without any monitoring or checking, you can produce an unbelievable variety of products; if you want, you can do this all at the same time in a single load. You can even produce all kinds of pre-fried products such as fries, calamari, croquettes or spring rolls, without added fat.

You save more time, have everything under control and the food quality is always at a consistently high level. This works so well because The SelfCookingCenter® holds unbelievable reserve capacity. Temperatures of up to 575°F (300°C) in the cooking cabinet ensure delicious browning, typical grill patterns and excellent flavour, even with a full load.

The perfect desired result.
No monitoring or checking required.

Using it couldn't be simpler - you specify your desired results and your SelfCookingCenter® will do the rest and make sure that your products turn out exactly how you want them, without any monitoring or checking required.

The SelfCookingCenter® recognises the size of the meat pieces and the load size and applies the necessary settings by itself. You will always know what is happening as it will always show you what it is doing.

Inspirational diversity.

With the “pan-fried” function, you can prepare a variety of pan-fried foods in part, full or even mixed loads. Whether it is escalopes, medallions, cutlets, fillets, whole or fish pieces of differering sizes, everything is cooked exactly as you want using the “pan-fried” function. You simply specify the browning and cooking level and your SelfCookingCenter® will do the rest.

After the automatic preheating phase, you simply place the raw products on the appropriate trays and put them into the cooking cabinet. The products are seared immediately, sealing the meat juices in, as there is always sufficient power available. As a result, the products have wonderful browning, remain juicy on the inside and taste just like they are from the pan; all of this without any turning.

Overview of advantages:
  • No turning, no monitoring and no checking
  • Replaces numerous frying appliances such as pans or roasting trays
  • So simple to use
  • Consistently high food quality
  • Easy to handle

Optimum load organisation.
Automatic temperature monitoring.

If you want, you can prepare a wide range of products at the same time in a single load,* because with the SelfCookingCenter® you have a multifunctional frying station, which replaces a great number of individual frying pans.

iLevelControl automatically monitors each rack individually and will notify you when the relevant product is ready. It doesn't matter how much food you load and how often or how long the door stays open, because iLevelControl corrects the frying time automatically, confidently and consistently.

Results are even more perfect with the help of rack signaling, where lights corresponding to a rack will blink when it needs to be loaded, or unloaded.*

Perfect grill pattern and traditional flavour.

For grilling, high temperatures are crucial. The SelfCookingCenter® reaches 575°F (300°C) in just a few minutes. It maintains this even with large load quantities, as it has the reserve capacity to provide the necessary energy immediately and directly.

Only in this way is a typical grill pattern on all types of meat, fish or poultry possible.

Overview of advantages:
  • All steaks cooked perfectly
  • No turning and no monitoring
  • Typical grill pattern
  • Grill and then it cleans itself
  • So simple to use

The multifunctional grilling station.
Large quantities, easily prepared.

The versatile special RATIONAL grilling accessory guarantees the typical stripe or cross grill pattern. With the GriddleGrid grill, you can even load the products on the cold grill. This allows you to prepare large quantities in a single load, such as up to 160 steak in just 15 minutes or 180 salmon fillets in 8 minutes, without any checking or monitoring required. Whether large or small pieces, full or part load, everything is prepared exactly how you want it with the "grill" function. You simply specify the browning and cooking level and your SelfCookingCenter® will do the rest.

If you want, you can prepare a wide range of grilled products at the same time in a single load, because with the SelfCookingCenter® you have a multifunctional grilling station. Each rack is monitored individually. And when something is ready, iLevelControl will automatically signal this.

Crispy and juicy deep-fried products.

In order to obtain crispy and juicy deep-fried products, optimum heat distribution in the cooking cabinet is crucial, as is powerful dehumidification. In both these areas, the SelfCookingCenter® sets the standard in combi-steamer technology.

You can prepare pre-fried products such as fries, calamari, spring rolls without adding any fat. Simply use the RATIONAL CombiFry®, which ensures optimum energy input, select the "deep-fry" function, and that's it. So, for example, you can prepare up to 200 portions of fries in just 15 minutes.

Overview of advantages:
  • 95% less fat consumption
  • Deep-fat fryers are simply replaced
  • Breaded products without turning
  • Easy to handle
  • No monitoring or checking required

Unlimited baking diversity at the touch of a button.
Crispy and succulent with the SelfCookingCenter®

Even breaded products come out perfectly without any monitoring or turning. Breaded escalopes, fried chicken, cordon bleu or even breaded vegetables are easy to prepare. Brush or spray a little fat over the freshly breaded products, place them onto our granite-enameled container and you will get crispy and succulent breaded products.

You can prepare up to 240 escalopes in 12 minutes. Of course you can also prepare breaded and pre-fried products in a mixed load.

Accessories for mixed loads.
Your versatile companion.

It is only by using original RATIONAL accessories that you will be able to use all the features of the SelfCookingCenter®.

Even special grilling applications will always succeed exactly how you want them. Original RATIONAL accessories are specially matched to your RATIONAL unit.

It is extremely rugged and thus ideal for daily hard use.

Overview of advantages:
  • Allows production variety for all kinds of products
  • Optimal browning and crispiness
  • Simple, secure and slip-free handling
  • Optimal non-stick properties

Grilling and roasting plate.

Delight your guests with juicy grilled meat, fish or vegetables. With the grill side, you can very easily create the traditional grill patterns with the typical delicious grilled flavor.

The roasting side has a surrounding edge so that even the most fatty pan-fried cuts can cook securely and above all are crispy fried. The grilling and roasting plate is therefore the ideal addition for your à la carte.

Grilling and roasting tray

Grilling and roasting tray

CombiGrill with loading aid.

The loading aid is the ideal enhancement to the CombiGrill. The loading aid really helps to reduce the workload when grilling large quantities, especially thinner grilled products, such as minute steaks or grilled vegetables. All products can now be loaded onto the loading grid outside the appliance. Using the loading aid, the products are then placed onto the hot CombiGrill in the appliance in a single operation, and then just as easily removed.

Grill and pizza tray.

You can use the baking side for freshly made or convenience pizza as well as tarte flambée and traditional flatbread. Withstanding temperatures of up to 575 °F (300°C), the excellent heat conductivity will give you optimal browning and crispiness every time.

The fine ribbed structure on the grilling side is particularly suitable for grilling vegetables, fish and other grilled products.

Grill and pizza tray

Grill and pizza tray

Diamond and grill grate.

It's up to you: thanks to its innovative design, the new diamond and grill grate offers you two different grill patterns with just one grate.

Depending on which side you use, the diamond and grill grate will either give your products the classic grill stripes or the popular original American steakhouse pattern. The griddle is extremely strong and durable. The TriLax coating has exceptional non-stick properties, supports browning and is best suited for use at temperatures up to 575°F (300°C). The grilled products are simply placed on the cold griddle and loaded all at once. Preheating is not required thanks to the excellent heat conductivity of its special alloy.

Diamond and grill grate.

Diamond and grill grate.


For the first time, it is now possible to prepare large quantities of pre-fried products such as fish nuggets, fries and wedges without additional fat with the patented CombiFry®. Healthy and delicious.



Granite enamelled containers.

Granite enamelled containers by RATIONAL are almost indestructible. The corners of the containers are fully contoured so that no portions are lost when baking cakes or gratins. Thanks to the excellent heat conductivity, the food is browned uniformly, whether it is a crispy escalope, a juicy roast or a soft tray-bake cake.

Granite-enameled tray

Granite-enameled tray

Roasting and baking pan.
Classic pan-fried dishes are child's play.

With the roasting and baking pan, you can prepare almost all the classic panfried dishes like Swiss Rösti, tortilla, quiches, pancakes or even small cakes like tartes tatin. The excellent heat conductivity and the griddled surface ensure the best possible browning in under minutes. Specially formed carrier trays, which are available in both sizes, ensure easy, secure and slip-free handling.

Roasting and baking pan

Roasting and baking pan

"The RATIONAL SelfCookingCenter® does everything we want – it can roast, poach, bake, toast, braise... it can even pan-fry fish and cook chips. All at the touch of a button and all with consistent quality."

Sam Robinson

Sam Robinson

Head Chef

George & Dragon / Graveley, Hertfordshire, UK



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