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Casual Dining.

The SelfCookingCenter®
The perfect cooking system for your casual dining concept.

With the SelfCookingCenter®, you can grill, roast, bake, steam, stew, blanch, or poach, all within a space of less than 11 ft² (1 m²)—even without cooking experience or special training. It’s perfect for preparing meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, egg dishes, baked goods, or desserts. It does them all automatically at the touch of a button, in quantities of any size.

Potential uses:
  • Central production. Distribution at several locations.
  • Efficient mixed loads.
  • Simple, standardized food production
  • Unsupervised overnight cooking
  • À la carte with Finishing

Produce centrally.
Distribute at several locations.

Finishing® is also particularly successful in operations using central production and decentralized service at multiple locations.

Prepared food is chilled and delivered to the different service locations, which use Finishing® in the SelfCookingCenter® to bring it up to the perfect temperature as needed, just before service. There’s no loss of food quality, and even new employees have no trouble managing the process.

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Decentralized service

Efficient mixed loads.
All at the same time and always at the right time.

In quick-service restaurants, lunch and dinner rushes are a physical and mental challenge, but with iLevelControl you’ll rise to that challenge more effortlessly than ever. Within just 11 ft² (1 m²) of space, you’ve got a multifunctional roasting and grilling station that makes the majority of your grilling and roasting pans simply superfluous. Cooking surfaces are arranged vertically rather than spread out across the kitchen, so you can prepare different foods at the same time within a single unit.

Burgers, wings, fries, wedges... they’ll all be ready to serve in just a few minutes. It’s never been easier to turn out fresh, delicious quality your customers will appreciate.

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Clever mixed loads

Simple, standardized food production.
Select the results you want. Load. That’s it!

Making food of the exact quality you want has never been easier. Meat, fish, poultry, baked goods, egg dishes, desserts – with the SelfCookingCenter®, they all come out just the way you like them.

And operating it? Piece of cake. You specify the results you want, such as moistness or browning levels, and iCookingControl® does the rest. Anyone can use the unit, even new or inexperienced staff—your customers will still enjoy the same quality food they expect.

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Load. Voilà!

Unsupervised overnight cooking.
Turn night into day.

Just imagine: you come into the kitchen in the morning, and the roasts are already finished. With the SelfCookingCenter®, that’s no problem.

Overnight cooking saves you time and boosts your capacity. It drastically reduces cooking and trimming losses. Large roasts of all types turn out incomparably beautifully. And a special aging process helps make the meat especially tender and juicy—from the first piece to the last.

À la carte with Finishing®
Quality in a flash.

In system catering, it’s all about consistently high-quality food that reaches the dining room quickly—and for a competitive price. Finishing® in the SelfCookingCenter® is the solution your business has been waiting for.

Prepare menu items in advance, when you have time, and then chill the food until needed. When an order comes in, simply plate the food cold and use Finishing® in the SelfCookingCenter® to bring it up to serving temperature. Of course, you can also prepare some foods (pan-fried dishes, for example) to order, and then use Finishing® on the side dishes. A little sauce, a garnish or two, and the plate is ready to serve.

“The SelfCookingCenter® allows us to do more work and to do our job better, with fewer mistakes.”

John Chiakulas

John Chiakulas

Chef Partner

Beatrix and Beatrix Market

Our customers.
Success stories in system catering.

  • Beatrix and Beatrix Market - Restaurant and market – Chicago, IL
  • Nando’s - International

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