Should I use a Hot Plate?
Hot plates are a great way to keep items ready to go. Use a hot plate to keep prepared items within safe temperature ranges, and also delicious for when it's time to be served. Great for almost anything, hot plates are an easy way to keep liquids, soups, or other items at the ready.
What kinds are there?
Hot plates are available in either gas or electric design, and with single or multiple burners. Gas hot plates are also available in step-up design. Step-up design hot plates have a rear burner or burners that are raised slightly higher than those in front. This design gives you easier access to items in the back without reaching over hot or tall pots that are in the way.