K-12 schools.

The SelfCookingCenter®
The perfect cooking system for schools and preschools.

The new SelfCookingCenter® can reduce workloads on numerous specialty appliances—such as convection ovens, tilting fryers, boilers, deep-fryers, and steamers—or even replace those appliances entirely. You can use it to grill, roast, bake, steam, stew, blanch, poach, and much more, all within less than 11 ft² (around 1 m²).

The SelfCookingCenter® opens up a world of possibilities!

Potential uses:
  • Wonderfully easy, healthy food preparation
  • Prepare food using almost no grease or oil
  • Baking like a pro
  • Unsupervised overnight cooking
  • Finishing® in containers

Cook using almost no grease or oil.
95% less fat.

The SelfCookingCenter® lets you use up to 95% less grease and oil, which cuts calories. You can cook all types of breaded products—schnitzel, cordon bleu, fries—and many other convenience foods without any additional oil.

Low-fat oven-fresh fries

Low fat

Bake like a pro.
Unrivaled quality in no time.

You can use the SelfCookingCenter® to prepare all types of sweet and savory baked goods, knowing you’ll always get bakery-quality results—batch after batch, piece after piece. It is so easy to operate, every product will turn out perfectly the first time around. You can produce up to 400 rolls in just ten minutes. Thanks to iLevelControl, you can even prepare different baked goods in rolling mixed batches, with consistently superior results.

Bakery quality

Bakery quality

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.

Serve fresh.
Finishing® in containers.

Finishing® in containers is suitable for more than just serving directly from containers. The system has also proven successful for freeflow systems or other buffet service styles. Here, again, you simply produce food in the SelfCookingCenter® beforehand and store it in containers, chilled and ready to go.

When you need the food, load the containers in rolling batches and use Finishing® to bring them up to serving temperature in just a few minutes. iLevelControl monitors each rack individually, so you’ll always have an eye on things.

Special promotion for K-12 schools.
Healthy, tasty, and safe.


Special promotion

“Without RATIONAL, there is no way we would be able to produce the menu that we have put together.”

Warren DeShields

Warren DeShields

Director of Food Services

Bridgeton Public Schools / Bridgeton, NJ

Our customers.
Success stories in school and preschool food service.

  • Roswell Independent School District
  • Bridgeton Public Schools

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Find out just how versatile the SelfCookingCenter® can be in school and preschool food service.

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