HONORING THE OCCASION

The occasion may vary - wedding, corporate function, or a fundraiser - but your guests' event experience depends on the food. Alto-Shaam's unique plate retherm system for high volume food production serves high quality food every time, while dramatically reducing labor needs.

Facing Challenges

High-Volume Food Production

Whether the guest count is 100 or 1,000, banqueting facilities need a system to provide a massive quantity of food in a short amount of time. Work ahead and save labor using Alto-Shaam’s banqueting and rack management system.

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Alto-Shaam offers a variety of products to meet your kitchen needs. Introducing the Alto-Shaam banqueting system:

  • CTP20-20 Combi Oven 20 Full-Size Sheet Pan or 40 Full-Size (GN 1/1) Pan Capacity

    A key part of our fully integrated banqueting system, the CT PROformance™ 20-20 Combitherm® oven is equipped with a roll-in cart that allows you to cook food and then roll it into the compatible Alto-Shaam CombiMate® Mobile Warmer or QuickChiller™. Then, when it is time for service, plate up the meals and retherm them for quick, consistent results.

    • Capacity - Twenty (20) full-size sheet pans; twenty (20) GN 2/1 pans; forty (40) full-size hotel or GN 1/1 pans; two rows deep.
    • Blazing Speed – PROpower™ delivers an instant turbo boost of heat to accelerate production up to 20% faster than other combi ovens and up to 80% faster than convection technology.
    • Precision & Quality – The Absolute Humidity Control™ system allows you to select any humidity level from 0–100% helping you to maximize food quality, texture and yield. The auto-reversing fan delivers balanced airflow for ideal product browning, texture and finish.
    • Zero Clearance – Place the oven next to any piece of equipment anywhere on your line, saving valuable space and reducing ventilation costs.
    • PROtouch™ Control – Customizable recipe management and navigation allows for intuitive one-touch-cooking.
    • Smoke Hot or Cold  – The optional smoker allows you to smoke anything hot or cold without any flavor transfer. 
  • QC2-100 Roll-In Blast Chiller 480 lb (218 kg), 40 Full-Size GN Pans capacity

    The QC2-100 QuickChiller™ provides the industry’s only fully integrated rack management solution that brings you all necessary components to support production, chilling, rethermalization, staging and service. Whether in a central production or commissary operation, or serving a plated meal function for 4,000 guests, we have you covered. With a fully integrated roll-in food cart, the QC2-100 works in conjunction with compatible CT Series Combitherm® ovens and CombiMate® companion mobile warmers. 

    • Capacity – 480 pounds (218 kilograms), 40 full-size (1/1 GN) pans, 20 full-size sheet pans (on wire shelves).
    • 4 operating modes – Modes include a quick-freeze mode, soft-chill mode for less dense items, hard-chill mode for more dense items, holding mode for chilled or frozen items, and automatic defrost. 
    • Temperature probes – Includes 3 internal detachable food temperature probes and standard HACCP dataport.
    • Roll-in cart – The cavity deck design prevents contaminant material from cart wheels from entering the compartment during normal use.
    • Safety – Alto-Shaam’s QuickChiller freezer/chiller refrigeration systems are designed to rapidly and uniformly decrease the temperature of hot foods to either a chilled or frozen state well within HACCP/FDA code requirements.
  • 20-20MW Mobile Roll-in Combimate Halo Heat Holding Cabinet 480 Lb (218 Kg), 40 Full-Size/GN Pan Capacity

    Complete the rack management system with the companion Halo Heat® holding unit. Rack compatible with Alto-Shaam roll-in Combitherm® ovens and roll-in QuickChiller™ blast chillers. 

    Allows for advanced delivery and staging of your foods so that you can provide high quality meals to your guests. The design allows Alto-Shaam roll-in pan or plate carts to be rolled directly into the warmer cavity. Accommodates optional roll-in racks for Combitherm oven Model 20-10 or 20-20.

    • Capacity – 480 pounds (218 kilograms), 40 full-sized/GN pans, 10 sheet pans (20 with additional shelves). 
    • Companion Warmer – Working seamlessly with your Combitherm racks, Alto-Shaam CombiMate companion warmers keep food hot and fresh with gentle heat and no added moisture. The interchangeable design allows for integrated rack management or plated rethermalization resulting in increased efficiency and reduced labor.
    • Temperature Control – An adjustable, electronic thermostat with digital display monitors the inside temperature to ensure food is being held at safe and precise temperatures.

Short Service Times

From family weddings to political fundraisers – you only have one chance to create a memorable social and dining experience. Whether it’s holding plates warm behind the scenes or serving at a buffet line, Alto-Shaam heated holding equipment keeps food warm without drying it out.

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Alto-Shaam offers a variety of products to meet your kitchen needs.

  • 1000-BQ2-192 Halo Heat Mobile Banquet Cart 192-Plate capacity (Standard 10" Diameter Plate)

    Whether on site or off premise, plated function or buffet, Alto-Shaam Mobile Halo Heat® Banquet Carts are built to handle your most challenging events. With heavy duty construction, dense thermal insulation, and top-mounted controls, our heated banquet carts are built to work the same long, tough hours you do. Designed to adapt to any type of banquet holding: covered plates, covered or uncovered plate carriers, trays for banquet service and additional shelves for full-size and half-size pans (gastronorm).

    • Capacity – 192 plates (10-inches in diameter) with covers. Other pan and plate capacities depend on optional rack use. See spec sheet for details.
    • Temperature Control – An adjustable, electronic thermostat with digital display monitors the inside temperature to ensure food is being held at safe and precise temperatures.
    • Temperature held in transport – Superior insulation ensures the cavity will only lose 2ºF for every 45 minutes it is held without power, provided the door remains closed.
  • 500-HW Halo Heat Drop-in Hot Food Well 5 full-size pan capacity

    Halo Heat® Drop-In Hot Food Well allows for precise temperature holding and steam-free, versatile display options. The 500-HW contains a five 4-inch or 6-inch deep pan capacity with optional large flange design and offers longer holding capability without the hazards and costs associated with steam-heated equipment. A simple electrical hookup is all you need, with no water, plumbing or water related installation or service costs. 

    • Capacities:
      • 500-HW/D4: 4-3/8" (111mm) depth, accepts five (5) full-size (gastronorm) pans.
      • 500-HWLF/D4: 4-3/8" (111mm) depth, large flange design, accepts five (5) full-size (gastronorm) pans. 
      • 500-HW/D6: 6-3/8" (162mm) depth, accepts five (5) full-size (gastronorm) pans.
      • 500-HWLF/D6: 6-3/8" (162mm) depth, accepts five (5) full-size (gastronorm) pans.
    • Adjustable thermostat – The 500-HW hot well comes with an adjustable thermostat mounted on a remote-located control. Thermostat also can be flush-mounted onto a countertop.
    • Two pan depth options – Comes in two versions to accommodate either 4-inch or 6-inch deep pans.
    • Large flange construction – Matches our cold well series for a coordinated line-up.
  • 20-20MW Mobile Roll-in Combimate Halo Heat Holding Cabinet 480 Lb (218 Kg), 40 Full-Size/GN Pan Capacity

    Complete the rack management system with the companion Halo Heat® holding unit. Rack compatible with Alto-Shaam roll-in Combitherm® ovens and roll-in QuickChiller™ blast chillers. 

    Allows for advanced delivery and staging of your foods so that you can provide high quality meals to your guests. The design allows Alto-Shaam roll-in pan or plate carts to be rolled directly into the warmer cavity. Accommodates optional roll-in racks for Combitherm oven Model 20-10 or 20-20.

    • Capacity – 480 pounds (218 kilograms), 40 full-sized/GN pans, 10 sheet pans (20 with additional shelves). 
    • Companion Warmer – Working seamlessly with your Combitherm racks, Alto-Shaam CombiMate companion warmers keep food hot and fresh with gentle heat and no added moisture. The interchangeable design allows for integrated rack management or plated rethermalization resulting in increased efficiency and reduced labor.
    • Temperature Control – An adjustable, electronic thermostat with digital display monitors the inside temperature to ensure food is being held at safe and precise temperatures.
  • 500-3D Halo Heat Triple Warming Drawers 3 drawers, 36 lb (16 kg) per drawer capacity

    Alto-Shaam Drawer Warmers are available in one-, two- or three-drawer configurations and can fit anywhere you need production items held hot and within reach.  As one of the most abused pieces of equipment in the kitchen, these units are overbuilt, reflecting the highest level of durability.

    • Capacity – 36 pounds (16 kilograms) per drawer with full-size GN 1/1 pan, 41 pounds (19 kilograms) per drawer with optional oversize pan.
    • Flexible configurations – Multiple drawer units can be stacked, allowing a variety of installation choices.
    • Soft, gentle Halo Heat® – Alto-Shaam Drawer Warmers use the same soft, gentle Halo Heat that made the Alto-Shaam Cook & Hold oven a kitchen staple all over the world. Product moisture is retained without adding water. With no exposed Calrod heating elements, cleaning is easy.

Consistent Quality

Banqueting and catering operators have one chance to meet expectations with consistent food quality. Our programmable ovens ensure every plate will be prepared exactly the same from event to event – no matter who is cooking.

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Alto-Shaam offers a variety of products to meet your kitchen needs.

  • CTP7-20 Combi Oven 8 Full-Size Sheet Pan or 16 Full-Size (GN 1/1) Pan Capacity

    Our most popular model and the industry standard, the CT PROformance™ 7-20 Combitherm® oven has the power and capacity to keep up with even the busiest of kitchens. Perfect for placement in high-production kitchens, this oven works just as hard as you do. Stack two together or place it on a stand for versatility and quality without sacrificing space.

    • Capacity – Eight (8) full-size sheet pans; eight (8) GN 2/1 pans; sixteen (16) full-size hotels pans or GN 1/1 pans; two rows deep.
    • Blazing Speed – PROpower™ delivers an instant turbo boost of heat to accelerate production up to 20% faster than other combi ovens and up to 80% faster than convection technology.
    • ENERGY STAR  The CTP7-20G and CTP7-20E ovens are ENERGY STAR certified.
    • Precision & Quality – The Absolute Humidity Control™ system allows you to select any humidity level from 0–100% helping you to maximize food quality, texture and yield. The auto-reversing fan delivers balanced airflow for ideal product browning, texture and finish.
    • Easy Cleaning – Cleaning is a breeze with CombiCleanPLUS™ automatic cleaning cycle with options from "light clean" to "heavy soil."
    • Zero Clearance – Place the oven next to any piece of equipment anywhere on your line, saving valuable space and reducing ventilation costs.
    • PROtouch™ Control – Customizable recipe management and navigation allows for intuitive one-touch-cooking.
    • Optional Automatic Grease Collection System – Safely extract and dispose of hot grease (US PATENT 8,997,730 B2). 
    • Smoke Hot or Cold  – The optional smoker allows you to smoke anything hot or cold without any flavor transfer. 
  • 1200-TH-III Deluxe Control Cook & Hold Oven 240 lb (108 kg) 8 Full-Size/GN Pans Capacity

    The dual-compartment 1200-TH/III Deluxe Control Cook & Hold oven is ideal for cooking large volumes of food in a limited amount of space. Halo Heat® technology, powered by unique thermal cabling, produces gentle, precise heat to evenly cook your food. Significant moisture retention relates to longer holding life and extra servings from each item prepared.

    • Capacity – 240 pounds, 108 kilograms (120 pounds, 54 kilograms per cavity), 8 full-size/GN pans (4 full-size/GN pans per cavity).
    • Halo Heat - No fans, forced air or added humidity allow for greater moisture and even cooking. 
    • Greater yield & better quality - Halo Heat tenderizes even the toughest cuts of meat by activating their natural enzymes.  Meat stays tender after several hours or even overnight.  Calculate your savings here.
    • Records cooking temperatures – When cooking by probe the 1200-TH/III will record the highest and lowest temperatures sensed by the food probe, assuring that foods are cooked to required temperatures.
    • SureTemp™ maintains heat levels – If the door is opened the exclusive SureTemp system immediately responds to compensate for any heat loss.
  • XL-400 Xcelerate Hi-Speed Oven Dual magnetrons for even faster cooking & recovery

    The XL-400 Xcelerate® Hi-Speed Oven combines microwave and forced air impingement technologies to cook up to 10 times faster than a conventional oven. With a 50% larger cooking cavity, this unit easily fits a 14” pizza. Use this oven to expand prepared food offerings in convenience stores and limited service restaurants. *Available in North and South America only.

    • Fresh food in a flash – From heating up frozen muffins and scones, to finishing more robust menu items, the full- and limited-service applications are endless.
    • Easy to use – The only true touchscreen, picture-based control is fully programmable and can store up to 100 programs for simple menu selection and consistent food quality. Front accessible USB port provides easy control updating and menu recipe program management.
    • Cost effective – The built-in catalytic converter removes smoke, odor and grease laden vapor - eliminating the need for an expensive exhaust hood.
    • Perfect for small portions –  Pies, croissants, baguettes and more, cook up quickly with a crispy golden finish. Pre-made frozen or chilled foods can be baked without defrosting, saving you time, equipment and cost.

In The Kitchen

Cobo Center Banqueting
Plate retherm in action at the Cobo Center
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