Food holding and warming equipment refers to a variety of equipment used to keep food warm or at a certain temperature. Food holding equipment keeps food at a certain temperature while warming equipment raises the temperature of food. Both of these pieces of equipment help to maintain food quality, reduce waste, and ensure the safety of employees and guests.
Food holding and warming equipment may include ovens, microwaves, and appliances, as well as pots, pans, and dishes that are specifically designed to keep food warm at regulated temperatures. Food holding and warming equipment are made of a variety of materials, including plastic, stainless steel, and cast iron. Plastic is the most common material used due to its low cost and ease of cleaning.