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Combi ovens are 3-in-1 ovens which are widely used today in commercial kitchens for a variety of good reasons. This type of oven allows the users to cook foods in different modes including dry heat convection, steam or combination of both. It is used in commercial kitchens as the best alternative to convection and steamer oven and its usages reduce time required for cooking and effective for money and space saving. If you need a combi oven in your commercial kitchen, then you will find many great deals offered by Combi Oven Dealers in Delhi.

Three Options of Cooking in One Single Oven

  • Steam Cooking – For this way of cooking water is injected and it is ideal for cooking recipes that are traditionally boiled or steamed individually. This cooking option is good for fish and even for steamed vegetables dishes.
  • Convection Cooking – In this way of cooking heat is being circulated around the oven just like domestic ovens at home. This heat circulation ensures even cooking and best suited for pastries, pizzas, breads and also for searing meats.
  • Combination Cooking – This way of cooking ensures your dish to have the benefits of both the worlds. This is the unique characteristic of the combi ovens for which it has been adopted by the commercial kitchens across the world. Both steam and dry heat are used in combination and the automatic mode of the oven ensures right amount of moisture is supplied for food to get cooked optimally. This allows you to cook food at higher and humid temperature in less time without the risk of burning the edges or get shrinkage.  

What are the Uses of Combi Oven in Commercial Kitchens?

  • Meat Cooking – It is estimated that about 1/3 of the total weight of the meat is lost during conventional roasting as the natural moisture is reduced during the process. So, the gentle flow of steam in combi oven reduces the shrinkage risk and weight loss, thereby allowing customers to enjoy tender and fuller joints every time. This is why it is widely used today in commercial kitchens
  • Fish Cooking – Steaming is well accepted for cooking fish as it helps maintaining the unique flavours and valuable nutrients of fish while adding benefits of less shrinkage. The steam injected in the process ensures that the fish won’t get dry or it breaks so the customers like its taste and flavours
  • Vegetable Cooking – Vegetable cooking in steamer instead of boiling it is always beneficial as it retains the nutritional value and the natural colouring of the vegetables. This is the other use of combi oven in commercial kitchens and it is popularly used.
  • Pastries, Pies and Breads- The combi oven is not restricted to only vegetable, meat and fish cooking; instead the convection mode of the oven can help achieve the crisp finish of baked products like breads without burning the edges.

These were some of the uses of combi oven in a commercial kitchen and if you are looking for the best model approach the Combi Oven Dealers in Delhi.    

Written by Vikas Suri
Mr. Vikas Suri, the founder and CEO of Kitchenrama is a veteran in hospitality sector with over four decades of experience. He started his career in hospitality with Oberoi Hotels and moved on to a German firm selling Commercial Kitchen lines in India. Later, he joined WIMPY’s marketing division and established it as one of India’s first fast food chain. He then moved to the US where he got some valuable experience in selling Commercial kitchen equipments across the world. In 1996 he decided to move back to India and founded his first company. KITCHNRAMA, founded in 2003 is one of the foremost commercial kitchen equipment providers in the country today. Mr. Suri’s has spent years planning kitchens in hotels, restaurants, cinemas and catering units all across the world. His philosophy of achieving excellence through knowledge and honesty makes Kitchenrama what it is today – a company known to serve the best, to the best. His biggest asset is his never say die attitude and an insatiable appetite to grow…