The SelfCookingCenter®
The ideal cooking system for your catering.

The SelfCookingCenter® can free up or replace a wide variety of special appliances, such as convection ovens, tilting fryers, boilers, deep-fat fryers or steamers. You can grill, roast, bake, steam, stew, blanch or poach food, all within a space of less than approx. 1 m² . The SelfCookingCenter® puts a vast assortment of application options at your fingertips.

Your applications:
  • Exceptionally simple, healthy food production
  • Unsupervised overnight cooking
  • Finishing® in containers
  • Banqueting and buffets
  • Baking like a professional

Serve fresh.
Finishing® in containers.

Finishing in containers is not only suitable for serving food directly from containers. The feature has also proven particularly useful for serving in free-flow or other buffet systems. Here, too, you prepare food in advance using the SelfCookingCenter®, chill it, and store it in containers, ready to serve.

When you need the food, the containers are loaded on a rolling basis and brought to consumption temperature with Finishing® in just a few minutes. iLevelControl monitors every rack individually and you maintain an overview.

Banquets and buffets.
Child's play with Finishing®

The SelfCookingCenter® is ideal for organising banquets or buffets efficiently—whether you're cooking for twenty guests or several thousand.

Simply prepare your food in advance, with no need to rush. Whenever you have time to do it. Chilling the food quickly will preserve its quality for as long as several days. If you’re doing plated service, simply prepare the number of plates you need and store them chilled on special mobile oven racks. Just before the food is needed, 20 or several thousands of plates can be prepared for service at the same time with Finishing® - without stress and additional staff.

Unsupervised overnight cooking.
Turn the night into day.

Imagine arriving in the kitchen in the morning and the roasts are already ready. No problem with the SelfCookingCenter®.

You gain time and capacity with overnight cooking. Drastically reduce roast and cutting losses. All types of larger roasts will be of unbeatable quality. And the special slow cooking process means the meat becomes very tender and juicy - every single slice of it.

Bake like a professional.
Mastered quality in no time.

You can use the SelfCookingCenter® to prepare all types of sweet and savoury baked goods, knowing that, batch after batch, piece after piece, they’ll turn out perfectly every time. Thanks to the easy operation, the results will always be top class. You can produce up to 400 rolls in just ten minutes. Thanks to iLevelControl, you can even prepare different types of baked goods as mixed loads in rolling batches.

Baking expert-level quality.

Baking expert-level quality.

Safe cooking even on the roughest of seas.
The RATIONAL marine version.

The marine version is suitable both for passenger ships and for marine use. Here, the safety of operators and assuring all the important unit functions, even in rough seas, are the key factors. The RATIONAL marine version is approved by the internationally recognised Germanischer Lloyd and meets the strictest hygiene requirements according to USPHS.

All of our SelfCookingCenter® and CombiMaster® Plus models are available as marine versions, as our our electrical Combi-Duo models.

Against deliberate damage and vandalism.

The security versions by RATIONAL can be individually tailored to your special security requirements . For example, they are used in prisons to prevent willful damage or to avoid misuse to perpetrate acts of violence against persons . Features range from a lockable control panel and cooking cabinet doors and a protective door grille to retractable handles for mobile oven racks.

Door protection grille

Door protection grille

"The SelfCookingCenter® is the ideal appliance to meet the challenges in catering: It gives us perfectly uniform results on every tray."

Ismail Ay

Ismail Ay

Head Chef ISS Catering

ISS Catering / Istanbul, Turkey

Our customers.
Success stories from mass catering.

  • Köket BOLL Cucina - Malmö, Sweden
  • ISS Catering - Istanbul, Turkey

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