Convection ovens are a god-send for restaurants as they help bake or roast foods faster by using a fan that circulates the heat more evenly and more quickly. Because of this they’re a frequently used item in commercial kitchens around the world with the most frequent users including Banquet Halls, Caterers, Restaurants, Hotels, and Bakeries. When an establishment first decides to purchase a convection oven (whether as a new start up or to replace an existing oven) one of the search terms people will look for are the best convection ovens on the market. Though we don’t sell convection ovens ourselves (we’re front of the house supplies primarily), we believe in educating our customers and providing value to them to help make their lives easier. Because of this, we’ve rounded up the top 3 convection oven manufacturers you should base your convection oven search around.
Founded in Vermont, Blodgett is located just 1.5 miles from their original location which dates back to 1848. Blodgett Convection ovens have been Overall Best in Class for 10 years running in Foodservice Equipment and Supplies and many exceed energy star efficiency standards. Additionally Blodgett has a full line of gas and electric ovens to ensure your needs are met no matter what your industry requirements are. Blodgett believes there are only two types of people of buying Blodgett convection ovens, those whose first oven was a Blodgett and those whose first oven wasn’t a Blodgett.
2. Hobart Food Equipment
As part of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a fortune 200 company that owns other renowned food equipment manufacturers including Traulsen and Baxter, Hobart is able to put their more than 100 years of manufacturing expertise into practice. They combine the latest technology and your choice of gas or electric power sources to improve your results and reduce your costs. Hobart backs their ovens with a nationwide factory-trained service network.
Alto-Shaam is another leader in the industry and has won Best in Class for Cook & Hold Ovens from 2002-2014 in Food Equipment and Supplies. Furthermore they were awarded Wisconsin Workforce Development’s 2013 manufacturer of the year to recognize their commitment to providing training and resources for employees among other programs. As you would expect Alto-Shaam offers both gas and electric ovens, many with industry leading features.