Food Warming Buyer Guide

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Burkett Restaurant Equipment supplies a full line of Food Warming Equipment and Supplies. If you want more information or have any questions feel free to contact us by email or call 1-800-828-8564.

Why buy Food Warming Equipment from Burkett Restaurant Equipment?

Burkett Restaurant Equipment carries a full selection of Food Warming Equipment and Supplies for your business. We offer FREE SHIPPING on many refrigerated freight items going to any business in the United States. Our competitive pricing offers you the comfort of knowing you are getting the best deal possible without price searching.

What type of Food Warming Equipment do you sell?

Buffet Warmers

Buffet Warmers are great to use for when you want buffet style servings to keep your food product warm. Holds food on buffet lines or at a temporary serving line. The top lights let out a fair amount of heat along with the heated base. The sneeze guard is used to help keep the heat in and the bacteria out.


Countertop Warmers

Countertop Food Warmers come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Typically Round or Rectangular. The Rectangular Food Warmers are Full Size or 4/3 Size with some being able to Cook food along with keeping it warm. Round Food Warmers are sized by capacity in quarts, usually from around 4 quarts up to 11 quarts. Soup and chili are your most common foods found in round food warmers; rectangular food warmers require an inset (steam table/stainless steel) food pan(s). Countertop Food Warmers require a small amount of water along with a food pan on top of it to keep food moist and warm.


Drop-In Food Wells

Top Mount Drop-In Food Wells are designed for installation in metal or wood countertops. They are designed to accommodate standard size steamtable pans. The Food Wells are heated by a tubular heating element for even heat distribution to pan base. These Food Wells may be used WET or DRY, though wet offers the best result.


Heat Lamps and Bar Lamps

Heat Lamps are used to warm up food in the cafeteria or at food stalls in the streets or malls. You are able to evenly warm up large areas using bulbs designed for heat emission rather than lighting. Typical applications include Frys, Chicken, or other recently cooked food you need to keep warm. Bar Heat Lamps come in varies sizes such as 24", 42", 60" and 72" that can be mounted on a cabinet or other surface to face the food.


Holding Cabinets

Holding cabinets are designed to hold food at 140°F - 160°F. They are generally for short term use, such as during a serving period. Heated cabinets, on the other hand, are designed to hold food at 180°F or higher. As these higher temperatures provide greater food safety, Holding cabinets are suitable for longer holding periods. Cabinets are available in a variety of sizes and designs to suit the customer's capacity and space requirements. They are usually constructed of stainless steel, aluminum or a combination of both; and usually include a selection of features. Custom designs for special requirements and sizes are available from some manufacturers.


Heated Drawers

Heated Drawers are perfect for storing heated bread or buns. Free standing heated drawers can be stacked vertically to save space. They can hold standard size pans and usually include thermostatic controls.


Heated Shelves

Heated Shelves usually are made of Stone or Aluminum. The heating elements in the shelves are perfect for concession or catering, where displaying your product and keeping it warm at the same time are essential. Heated Shelves are either portable or drop-in units.


Heated Merchandisers

Hot Food Merchandisers are perfect for displaying your hot sandwiches, hoagies, pizzas, pretzels, etc. Customers can easily see the product all while keeping it warm at the same time.


Proofing Cabinets

Proofing is the final dough-rise step before baking, and refers to a specific rest period within the more generalized process known as fermentation.

Proofing Cabinets are used for treatment of dough preparatory to baking in which an upright cabinet having a swingable front door has support brackets on the inside for receiving trays of dough while in the bottom of the cabinet there is detachably inserted an assembly consisting of a lower portion which contains an electrically heated tray for receiving water thereby to supply water vapor to the interior of the cabinet while upstanding from the rear end of the assembly is an electric heater contained within a vertical flue chamber.

Proofing Cabinets are used to proof fresh breads, donuts, croissants, and more. The combination Proofer Hot cabinet allows you to proof dough products or keep a variety of foods hot and ready to eat.


Steam Tables

Hot Food Tables or Steam Tables keep prepared hot foods hot and available for self service or hosted presentation to a crowd. Your food service setting-hospital, school, buffet restaurant, mobile catering service-will determine important considerations such as capacity (most have bays for two to five pans), portability and desired features