The SelfCookingCenter®
The perfect cooking system for the catering industry.

The SelfCookingCenter® can reduce workloads on numerous specialty appliances—such as convection ovens, tilting fryers, rotisseries, 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). It doesn’t matter whether you’re preparing meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, egg dishes, baked goods or desserts. The SelfCookingCenter® opens up a world of possibilities!

Potential uses:
  • Efficient à la carte business
  • Banquets and buffets: Additional business alongside day-to-day operations
  • Unsupervised overnight cooking
  • Perfect mise en place

Efficient à la carte business.
All at the same time and always at the right time.

In à la carte service, 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.

Your made-to-order pan-fried or grilled dishes will always arrive just the way your customers expect them to be: tender and succulent inside, beautifully browned outside.


Clever mixed loads

Perfect mise en place.
Select your desired results. Load. That’s it!

Making food of the exact quality you want has never been easier. Whether you’re preparing trout, roast beef, schnitzel, steak, or cake—in large quantities or small—the fast, versatile SelfCookingCenter® can help you do it all. You specify the results you want, such as moistness or browning levels, and iCookingControl takes care of the rest. It prepares your food just the way you like it, every single time. Consistently and precisely.

Any adjustments are indicated immediately on the display, so you always know exactly what is happening and can coordinate your mise en place processes precisely.


Load. Voilà!

Banquets and buffets:
Additional business alongside day-to-day operations.

Managing banquets during regular service calmly and coolly is simply a matter of organization.

Prepare food in advance, when you have more time. If chilled quickly, it will remain fresh even after several days. For plated service, prepare as many plates as you need and store them chilled in special mobile plate racks. Just before you need the food, use Finishing® to get twenty plates or two thousand ready for service at the same time, with no stress and no need for additional staff.

It makes buffets child’s play, too. Just produce food in advance, store it chilled in containers, and use Finishing® in the SelfCookingCenter® to bring it up to serving temperature quickly and easily.

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.

"With RATIONAL, we are more efficient and there are absolutely no compromises on quality."

Mo Kadiri

Mo Kadiri


Kadiri’s Events / London, UK

Our customers.
Success stories from the catering world.

  • Barbara Lynch Gruppo - Boston, USA
  • Sonora Grill Prime - Mexico City, Mexico

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