What is a SelfCookingCenter® XS?
The small cooking system with real intelligence.

We give you all of the key functions to ensure top quality and maximum efficiency within a space measuring just 55.5 cm deep and 65.5 cm wide.

Combining heat and steam into a single appliance opens up a wealth of new options in professional food preparation. It cooks food very gently, giving you significantly healthier and more nutritious results. The new SelfCookingCenter® XS can take care of 95% of all common cooking processes for you.

Benefits for you at a glance:
  • Outstanding food quality at all times
  • Easy to operate even for untrained staff
  • Minimal operating costs
  • No manual cleaning

Maximum performance, minimum space.
With technology that can do more.

Dynamic air circulation helps distribute the new heating elements’ and steam generator’s enormous output perfectly throughout the cooking cabinet. Cooking temperatures of up to 300 °C and intelligent climate management make even grilling, browning or au-gratin applications easy—even with full loads, of course. But the SelfCookingCenter® XS also sets new standards in the low-temperature range—poaching fish or eggs, for example, or preparing delicate desserts such as crème caramel.

Degree-specific temperature and humidity regulation, a powerful steam generator, intelligent cooking processes for a wide variety of products and automatic cleaning give both professional chefs and temporary assistants all of the functions of an ideal cooking system.

As with other RATIONAL units, operating the new SelfCookingCenter® XS is easy. The control display panel is not above the unit, but to the left of the door, which makes sense from both technical and ergonomic perspectives. This provides optimum user safety and protects the electronic components from long-term damage resulting from escaping steam.

A small unit with the same.
Performance, efficiency and intelligence as our other SelfCookingCenter® models.

Of course, the SelfCookingCenter® XS also has all of the same intelligent functions as the SelfCookingCenter®. These functions make our newest system a chef’s assistant that stands for cooking quality, ease of operation and high efficiency.

Its five senses make it more than just an ordinary combi-steamer.

The SelfCookingCenter® senses ideal cooking cabinet conditions, detects food size and quantities, thinks ahead so it will know how to prepare a dish perfectly, learns the chef’s preferred habits and methods, and even communicates with the chef.

All in a single appliance.

Steaming, stewing, poaching, blanching—our high-performance steam generator can do it all. Whether you’re doing vegetables, fish, or egg dishes, precise steam temperatures and maximum steam saturation will give you vibrant colours and flavours. Vitamins and minerals are preserved. No drying out.

Tender fillets, crisp breaded chops, grilled steaks, fluffy baked goods and frozen convenience foods—thanks to continuous convection heat of up to 300 °C, they all come out with a uniformity, crispness and succulence that sets new standards.

The hot, moist cooking environment prevents food from drying out, minimises cooking losses, and ensures even browning on roasts, gratins or casseroles. You give your customers unforgettable culinary experiences, and your cooking times are significantly shorter than with conventional cooking appliances.

"We only want the best – not only in terms of ingredients, but also in terms of quality of production. RATIONAL is the best, it’s the number one.”

Mohamed Osman

Mohamed Osman

Managing Director

Fait Maison / London, UK

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