No one would like cold food that is supposed to be served hot. In a buffet, the dining time usually lasts for 2 to 3 hours. Keeping food nice, fresh and warm is very essential. Buffetware is the key. It is a type of serving equipment with the functionality to present food.
There are various types of food being served in a buffet. Food type is the key factor to determine which buffetware equipment to be used. It is critical to serve different types of food at optimal and safe temperatures. No one would like hot salad or cold steak.
This is widely used and the most effective method of keeping food nice and warm in the buffet. It is adopted by most hotels and restaurants.
Food can be kept at optimal temperature for a long time.
Cast iron cookware works great with different heating mediums like electric heating plates, stovetops. Many buffet tables are now well designed to fit with various heating mediums.
The working concept behind is a kind of slow cooking that can keep food warm for hours.
Soup warmer is sometimes called a soup kettle. Like coffee urn/milk urn, it is usually designed to serve large crowds and is powered by electricity. Apart from soup, it is also good to hold congee, stews, and gravies.
Heat lamp keeps food warm by turning light from light bulbs to heat.
It is powered by electricity.
Chafer can also be used to keep food cold by filling the water pan with cold water and ice. And of course, no need to power by electricity or fuel can.
No one would deny cold juice or soft drink can increase appetite. How to keep them nice and cold….
Juice dispenser is used to dispense beverages hygienically and is widely used in hotels, restaurants, canteen, and bars. There are two main types: 1) Non-electric juice dispenser and 2) Electric juice dispenser.
Lastly, please be reminded that buffetware only keeps food at an optimal serving temperature. It does not cook food.
Make sure food is well cooked before presenting in buffetware.
Sunnex has been in the buffetware industry for more than five decades.