Alto-Shaam Receives Prestigious Blue Flame Award


Alto-Shaam was selected to receive the 2015 Gas Foodservice Equipment Network (GFEN) Blue Flame “Product of the Year” Award for their CT PROformance™ 7-20 Combitherm® oven. The award will be presented to the Alto-Shaam team at the 2015 NAFEM Show in Anaheim, CA.

“We are honored to have been recognized by GFEN with the 2015 Blue Flame Product of the Year Award,” said Todd Griffith, Vice President of Sales at Alto-Shaam. “Our goal with the new CT PROformance line was to re-define combi oven technology and based on the marketplace response, we’re confident that we’re heading in the right direction.”

Alto-Shaam is the recipient of the Blue Flame award for its ability to address today’s leading commercial kitchen equipment challenges with advancements in speed, energy efficiency, and versatility to conform to diverse restaurant layouts and numerous applications. The new CT PROformance 7-20 Combitherm oven features the PROpower™ setting, allowing the oven to operate up to 20 percent faster than other combi ovens and up to 80 percent faster than conventional technology. In addition, recovery times are shortened considerably, further increasing speed and performance.

Other features of the CT PROformance Combitherm oven include a zero clearance design, allowing equipment to be placed anywhere on the line, saving valuable floor and hood space.  The oven is also available with an integrated smoking feature, enhanced cleaning system and menu capacity, Absolute Humidity Control™ system, a larger programmable touchscreen control and more.

The GFEN Blue Flame Product of the Year is awarded annually to the manufacturer who has introduced a new or improved product that showcases outstanding technology and innovation in the gas foodservice industry. The award recognizes companies who are leaders in research, development and commitment to excellence.  GFEN is an international association of utilities, foodservice equipment manufacturers, gas industry associations and foodservice trade allies organized to be a source of gas solutions for the commercial foodservice segment.

Celebrating 60 Years of Foodservice Innovation

Alto-Shaam has pioneered innovative foodservice for 60 years. The company was incorporated on Jan. 26, 1955, and has led the industry in providing quality commercial cooking solutions. Key innovations include the invention of Halo Heat® technology to hold hot food. Halo Heat eventually led to the creation of the Cook & Hold oven, a revolutionary cooking method that created better quality food and reduced labor. Alto-Shaam also introduced combination convection-steamer ovens in the U.S.

Alto-Shaam continues to innovate in the foodservice industry by continuously improving products to meet customer needs and increase customers' return on investment

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