The reliable professional kitchen assistant.

You can grill, roast, bake, steam, stew, blanch or poach food, all within a space of less than about 1 m². Meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, egg dishes, baked goods, desserts—you can do it all, whether you’re cooking for thirty or for several thousand.

It reduces workloads exactly the way kitchen teams need: it cooks quickly, it’s easy to use, it delivers the food quality you specify, and it even saves you time, money and energy in the process. It takes all monitoring and checking work off your hands. It adjusts temperature, moisture and cooking time settings on its own. It monitors your food’s browning and degree of doneness, and even saves you the trouble of repeatedly turning pan-fried dishes.

Benefits for you at a glance:
  • Outstanding food quality at all times
  • Easy to operate even for untrained staff
  • Minimum running costs
  • No checking or monitoring
  • Cook different foods at the same time
  • Automatic cleaning and descaling

Four intelligent functions:
For cooking quality, ease of operation and efficiency.

  • iCookingControl®.
    Simplicity through cooking intelligence.
  • HiDensityControl®.
    Precision means top quality.
  • iLevelControl.
    Intelligent mixed loading.
  • Efficient CareControl.
    Intelligent automatic cleaning.

The cooking system with real intelligence.
More than just an ordinary combi-steamer.

It’s the first (and, so far, the only) cooking system with real intelligence, and it’s revolutionising the way food is prepared. You no longer have to set temperatures, moisture levels or air circulation speeds, and then continually adjust them. All you need to do is specify the results you want. It doesn’t matter whether you want your food to turn out rare, medium or well-done, lightly browned or dark, with or without a crust.
It always comes down to one simple formula for perfect cooking results - select a product, load it, and that’s it — no matter who’s operating the unit.

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We have created a product advisor especially to help you with guiding questions which will lead to a product recommendation. On the basis of your replies, a suitable RATIONAL appliance with options and accessories will be suggested.

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The results are all that matters.
Equipped with five senses.

The SelfCookingCenter® is equipped with 5 Senses: it 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.

Steam, convection & combination.
The SelfCookingCenter® can take care of 95% of all common cooking processes for you.

Combining heat and steam into a single appliance opens up a wealth of new options in professional food preparation. You can operate the SelfCookingCenter® manually. Regardless of whether you’re using convection, steam or a combination, in manual mode you can adjust every parameter yourself, directly and precisely, right down to the exact degree.

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. And it can even do all of that with full loads, and even at temperatures under 100 °C.

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.

SelfCookingCenter® XS.
Professional class, small format.

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.

"I can only say good things about the RATIONAL SelfCookingCenter® its just brilliant."

Alan Dye

Alan Dye


Scotts of Carshalton / Carshalton, UK

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