Convection Ovens

Electric Convection Ovens

In some areas electric is a cheaper utility than gas. Along with possibly saving you money and making your kitchen a bit more energy efficient, electric convection ovens are much easier to initially setup.

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Electric Convection Ovens

Gas Convection Ovens

Gas ovens provide a more powerful heat. This makes gas the preferred method in most kitchens. We have a wide range of sizes and styles to match your needs.

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Gas Convection Ovens

Convection ovens are excellent for roasting meats, fish and vegetables, as well as baking breads, pizzas, cookies, and pastries.

Full size convection ovens are among the most powerful pieces of any commercial kitchen's cooking equipment lineup. Convection ovens are ideal for baking, roasting, and broiling foods because these cooking methods work best with the even and rapid heat distribution.

Mainly constructed of durable stainless steel, commercial ovens are built to withstand the stresses of all-day cooking and high-volume production. Most ovens are NSF certified to keep commercial kitchens up to health codes, while others can also be ENERGY STAR certified. Choose between electric or gas convection ovens based on which utility is best for your kitchen.

Floor model convection ovens are a staple in concessions, cafeterias, catering kitchens, and any and all restaurants. Providing consistent and efficient heat to thoroughly cook or bake foods regularly throughout the day, commercial ovens are a vital piece of cooking equipment in every commercial kitchen.


Convection Heating

A fan circulates hot air in the oven cavity around the food in these commercial convection ovens. Food cooks evenly and reliably in less time thanks to this design. These ovens are ideal for on-demand cooking since they shorten cooking time without losing quality, allowing you to maximize the productivity of your kitchen.

When using a convection oven, you do not need to center the dish with the food you’re cooking like in other ovens. You can also put it on any rack that you have because the air flows around the dishes and cooks it wherever it is.

Professional ovens have higher capacities and power levels to quickly and efficiently prepare high volumes and multiple products. We offer a vast array of different manufacturers and types of commercial ovens to fit your budget and needs.


Sizing

These commercial convection ovens are full-sized ovens. Units will generally hold at least 5 standard 18" x 26" sheet pans placed in horizontally. Additional oven shelves can be purchased for more capacity.

Choose between standard depth ovens and bakery depth ovens. Bakery depth, or deep depth, convection ovens offer more interior space than the standard full-size does. This extra depth will show up in the footprint of the unit, however it is a small couple of inches for a surprising increase in cooking capacity. Deep depth convection ovens are ideal for constant, high producing kitchens.

Double your capacity and production by purchasing a multi-deck convection oven. Available in double deck, triple deck, and even quad deck units. A double deck convection oven will help your commercial kitchen double its cooking power while taking up manageable space.

Looking for smaller sized or capacity convection ovens? Check out half-sized convection ovens or countertop convection ovens.


Gas or Electric

Commercial full size convection ovens are available in gas or electric connections. Choose whichever utility is best for your commercial kitchen. Both connection types are designed to provide the highest quality able.

In some areas electric may be cheaper than gas models. Electric convection ovens can be easier to move when rearranging or cleaning because you don't have to deal with a gas line and hose. This feature also make installation quicker and easier.

Gas convection ovens can usually provide more powerful and hotter temperatures than electrical models. They will require the proper gas lines and hose connections, which can be an additional cost sometimes.


Frequently Asked Questions About Commercial Convection Ovens

How do convection ovens work?

A convection oven uses a fan to constantly distribute and circulate heated air. Food cooks faster when hot air is blown directly onto it rather than just surrounding it. Circulating air speeds up the rate of heat transference that naturally occurs when the air from two different temperatures converges.

The acceleration effect is one cause for the exceptional results you get from convection cooking. They are especially beneficial when it comes to saving energy since they make the most use of the heat provided and quickly cook foods.


What size pans fir in a full-size oven?

Full size ovens typically hold 5 or more standard 18" x 26" sheet pans from left to right. These commercial baking sheets are ideal.


Additional Burkett Resources

The Burkett Blog has some excellent resources for helping to select and maintain commercial convection ovens.

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