“It was a clear choice. When we built the new restaurant, I insisted on Vollrath cookware.”
Lynn Chisholm of the Paddock Club in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, shares how Vollrath cookware has made a difference in her cooking. Lynn has been co-owner and chef at the Paddock Club for 5 years. The Paddock Club has been featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal and on Wisconsin Foodie.
“We have been using Vollrath induction cooktops in our Fox Valley Technical College bakeshop for some time now and their ease of use, durability, and slim design are all noteworthy. The cooktops hold up to daily use (and abuse) and still maintain accuracy. An additional benefit is their ease of cleaning and sanitizing.”
Jenn Malvitz, CEPC, CCE, ACE
Chef Instructor/Pastry Chef, Fox Valley Technical College
Vollrath has great market equity in manufacturing commercial cookware. From fine dining to fast casual and fast food restaurants, Vollrath has expanded his feet in almost every aspect of commercial food service industry. Known for providing safe, easy-to-use, and energy efficient countertop cooking and industrial kitchen equipment, the brand would be the first choice for setting up a commercial kitchen.
Pros & Cons:
Convection air flow with consistent air movement throughout the entire operation for uniform and reliable baking. Auto-shut off with 120-minute timer feature. Versatile and performs a variety of cooking jobs from baking, broiling to grilling, browning, and even roasting. Easy to clean with easily detachable glass door and cooking shelves. Rugged stainless steel construction for high durability. Not exactly a drawback, but the convection oven is intended to be used for cooking fresh or frozen food items in a commercial food service operation only. It is not intended for domestic, industrial, or laboratory use.
Vollrath Cayenne Electric Countertop Ovens are high-quality outperforming convection ovens from a wide range of small kitchen appliances offered by the company to cater the needs of any sort of commercial kitchen setup. The ovens are ideal to be used for cooking fresh or frozen foods in commercial food service operations. These ovens are medium duty kitchen small wares capable of performing a wide range of baking and cooking jobs. The temperature is thermostatically controlled and ranges from 150 degrees F to 570 degrees F for the devices.
Vollrath Cayenne Electric Countertop Convection Ovens are available in 3 models with varying cooking capacity and features; you can choose either of the 3 depending on your requirements. Though, this review is for model Vollrath 40703 Cayenne 23-7/16-Inch Electric Countertop Convection Oven, Half Size, we will be comparing all the 3 models later at the end of the review to give you a bird’s eye view of all the 3 devices before zeroing in on any one. The main feature of Vollrath 40703 Cayenne 23-7/16-Inch Electric Countertop Convection Oven, Half Size is a custom baffle fan and specially designed diffuser plate for consistent air flow resulting in an evenly cooked delicious produce. Being equipped with a 120 minute timer control, the oven shuts off automatically after set time. The technologically advanced convection air flow system offers even browning and baking. The fan of the oven is surrounded by a ring element and features a specially designed diffuser plate to create a consistent and uniform air circulation to cover the cooking material offering uniformly brown and cooked result each time.
Additionally, the Vollrath 40703 Cayenne 23-7/16-Inch Electric Countertop Convection Oven, Half Size is equipped with an in-built broil function which adds browning, roasting, and grilling capabilities. Being provided with interior light, the oven offers easy peeping through the glass door while the food is being cooked. Peeping through the glass door ensures constant temperature maintenance throughout the cooking cycle and is the easiest way to check for doneness rather than opening the door several times while cooking. The sturdy glass door of the oven is surprisingly cool to touch while the oven is under operation and minimizes the occurrence of any accidental burns while cooking.
All the 3 models of the Vollrath Cayenne Electric Countertop Convection Ovens ovens have slight variations in their dimensions though all are designed ideally to be accommodated on the countertop without any problems. As far as Vollrath 40703 Cayenne Oven is concerned, the device has the dimensions of 23 7/16 x 24 1/2 x18 1/16 (59.5 x 62.2 x 45.8) with cooking chamber measurements of 18 1/2 x 13 x 8 9/16 (47 x 33 x 21.8) and offers compact placement on the counter top. The device is highly versatile and valuable with varying features and cooking capabilities. The oven is compact with solid stainless steel construction and hinges for durability. Removable cool-touch glass door of the device offers breeze cleaning. The control knobs of the device are protected by a knob guard to prevent any accidental damage to the controls.
Undoubtedly, the products from a well reputed brand like Vollrath don’t need any recommendations, and same is true for all Electric Countertop Convection Ovens offered by the brand. The device is equipped with all the high-end features of a high quality sturdy machine and is perfect for commercial purposes. So, if you are opening a restaurant or own one, by hook or by crook, Vollrath would be the ideal choice for all your commercial food service operations.
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