NOURISH THEIR MINDS

Children need quality, nutritious food to be fueled for a full day of learning. School districts across the nation are now tasked with improving their lunch menus in order to follow safety guidelines and government regulations. Alto-Shaam understands these challenges and offers a variety of products that help schools meet these regulations.

Facing Challenges

Student Expectations

Student Expectations

Today’s students have a more sophisticated palate, and creating lunch menus to meet their demands can be challenging. CT PROformance™ combi ovens and Cook & Hold ovens allow for greater menu expansion while producing food at its highest quality and nutritional level.

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

  • 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.
  • 1767-SK-III Deluxe Control Smoker Oven 200 lb (90 kg), 14 Full-Size GN Pans capacity

    Add unique flavors to your carefully crafted menu using the 1767-SK/III Deluxe Control Smoker Oven. Our smokers use Halo Heat® technology to gently wrap around your food, cooking it to perfection. The smoker also switches from cooking to holding temperatures automatically, allowing you to leave the oven overnight, cutting down on labor costs.  Calculate your savings here.

    • Capacity –  200 pounds, 90 kilograms (100 pounds, 45 kilograms per compartment); 18 full-size/GN 1/1 pans, 10 full-size sheet pans (9 full-size/GN 1/1 pans, 5 full-size sheet pans per compartment)
    • Two compartments, twice the versatility – The two separate compartments allow you to use each oven independently, cooking different menu items at the same time.
    • Precise electronic controls – The digital display gives you maximum control of the cooking process. Precise temperature cooking with only a +/-3°F swing in cook and +/-1°F in hold mode.
    • Consistent heat – The SureTemp™ heat recovery system provides immediate heat recovery whenever the door is opened.
  • CTP20-10 Combi Oven 20 Half-Size Sheet Pan or 20 Full-Size (GN 1/1) Pan Capacity

    The CT PROformance™ 20-10 Combitherm® oven is a roll-in model that provides high volume production in limited hood space. It is compatible with the Alto-Shaam integrated rack management system and is perfect for cook/chill or banqueting retherm applications. 

    • Capacity – Twenty (20) half-size sheet pans; twenty (20) full-size or GN 1/1 pans; one row 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.

Shortened Lunch Periods

Shortened Lunch Periods

When academic demands allocate less time for meal periods, combi ovens can alleviate higher demands on labor and resources by allowing advanced production with sustainable results when combined with our Halo Heat® holding cabinets to maintain highest food quality throughout service.

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  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 1200-UP High Volume Double Compartment Holding Cabinet 192 lb (87 kg) per Compartment, 4 Full-Size Sheet Pan Slides (holds up to 16 pan slides per cavity)

    The 1200-UP contains two (2) individually controlled holding compartments that are surounded with the original Halo Heat® technology and are enclosed in heavy duty stainless steel exterior and doors. Each compartment has one (1) simple control. Digital control senses temperature drops faster, providing immediate heat recovery.

    • Capacity (per compartment) – 192 pounds (87 kilograms), 4 standard full size sheet pan slides (holds up to 16 pan slides per cavity) 
    • Twice the holding in the same footprint – The 1200-UP Heated Holding Cabinet is essentially one 1200-S stacked on top of another, in a common upright chassis. Each compartment features idependent temperature controls.
    • Precision controls – A large digital readout ensures holding at the optimal temperature. Optional multi-shelf timers also are available to help facilitate a first-in, first-out rotation schedule.
    • Reach-in or pass-through design – The reach-in design features one door, and the pass-through design features doors on two sides, offering more versatile access to prepared foods.
  • 300-HW Halo Heat Drop-in Hot Food Well 3 Full-size pan capacity

    Halo Heat® Drop-In Hot Wells offer 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. And, the wide flange option provides décor match capabilities with Alto-Shaam refrigerated drop-in food wells.

    • Capacities: 
      • 300-HW/D4: 4-3/8" (111mm) depth, accepts three (3) full-size (gastronorm) pans.
      • 300-HWLF/D4: 4-3/8" (111mm) depth, large flange design, accepts three (3) full-size (gastronorm) pans. 
      • 300-HW/D6: 6-3/8" (162mm) depth, accepts three (3) full-size (gastronorm) pans.
      • 300-HWLF/D6: 6-3/8" (162mm) depth, large flange design, accepts three (3) full-size (gastronorm) pans. 
      • 300-HW/D443: 4-3/8" (111mm) depth, accepts three (3) full-size (gastronorm) and one (1) third-size (gastronorm) pan. 
      • 300-HW/D643: 6-3/8" (162mm) depth, accepts three (3) full-size (gastronorm) and one (1) third-size (gastronorm) pan.
      • 300-HWIS/D6: 6-3/8" (162mm) depth, accepts three (3) full-size (gastronorm) pans.
    • Adjustable thermostat with optional individual well control – The 200-HW hot well comes with an adjustable thermostat mounted on a remote-located control. Thermostat also can be flush-mounted onto a countertop. Optional independent controls for individual wells allow foods to be held at different temperatures.
    • Two pan depth options – Comes in two versions to accommodate either 4-inch or 6-inch deep pans.
    • Slimline Hot Wells (300-HWIS) – Slimline models accommodate three full-size hotel pans in a narrow footprint.
    • Optional large flange construction – Matches our cold well series for a coordinated line up.

Food Safety Regulations

All schools must report HACCP data to meet strict food safety regulations. Alto-Shaam’s Cook & Hold ovens, CT PROformance™ combi ovens, and Quickchiller™ blast chillers makes compliance fast and easy – a simple touch of a button and the data is downloaded to a USB drive.

View Product Solutions

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

  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • QC2-20 Worktop Blast Chiller Work Station 60 lb (27 kg), 5 Full-Size GN Pans capacity

    QuickChiller™ blast chillers can be used to chill virtually any type of food; from delicate vegetables and seafood to hearty roasts, and from dense sauces to casseroles. Touchscreen control gives you precise, programmable consistency at your fingertips. The QC2-20 worktop chiller provides the ability to chill foods without sacrificing valuable floor space. Place this unit against the wall or in an island configuration to provide functional workspace with easily accessible chilling capacity.

    • Capacity – 60 pounds (27 kilograms), 5 full size steam pans (1/1 GN) pans, 10 full-size sheet pans.
    • Worktop design – the QC2-20 is built as a free-standing unit, providing its own stainless steel worktop.
    • 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 probe – Includes 1 internal detachable food temperature probe and standard HACCP dataport.
    • Programmable – Intuitive touch control includes 20 preset menu category selections simplifying the chilling process.
    • 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.

In The Kitchen

Mt. Lebanon School District

School lunch comes with its own set of challenges for both students and their parents. Kids want variety and food that tastes good. Parents -- and the U.S. government -- want children to eat a nutritious lunch, even when it’s not homemade. Understanding that school cafeterias must meet the needs of both, Chef Michael Kelly from Pennsylvania’s Mt. Lebanon School District, has stepped up to the challenge to offer meals that kids want to eat, while also meeting set nutritional guidelines. Long gone are the days of mystery meat and mushy veggies.

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