Imagine how hectic it can be to cook at home for yourself and your family. Preparation doesn’t begin until the school day ends, everyone wants to eat something different, and clean up can last well past bedtime. Now, imagine preparing and serving food for an entire lunchroom of hungry students. We at Ignite Foodservice want to make the K-12 foodservice experience as convenient and efficient as possible.
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A Serving Line Unique to Your Foodservice Needs
Whether it’s a traditional serving line, stand-alone kiosks, or a custom configuration, Duke Manufacturing has developed a reputation for providing superior quality and flexible functionality, built to your specifications.
Duke Manufacturing Serving Lines include:
Need your modular serving system needs filled in 4 weeks or less? Duke Manufacturing’s FastLane service is taking the process of designing, quoting and ordering equipment to the next level, getting serving lines spec’d and set up quickly. FastLane, Duke Manufacturing’s web-based platform, allows any K-12 kitchen operator the ability to quickly drag and drop the ideal serving line into a planogram within minutes!
Your Duke Manufacturing Serving System won’t be complete without your choice of food guards, convection ovens, and steam tables. You’re in luck because Duke Manufacturing offers all three!
Still not sure? We can help! Check out the key features and learn more about the best, most durable Energy Star Qualified convection ovens in the industry.
Let Structural Concepts Serve Your Students
Serving students quickly and efficiently is the goal of school food service. Dual-Sided Refrigerated Self-Service grab & go displays serve twice as many students at one time; streamline the lunch line by offering beverages alongside food choices in a Refrigerated Self-Service case. Tuck a grab & go Refrigerated Self-Service case, with optional rear loading doors, into a wall alcove to add fresh grab & go food items almost anywhere.
Need more versatility and visibility? Island Merchandisers are great, versatile solutions that can be placed anywhere throughout your cafeteria. End Caps enhance the visibility of food items and draw the eyes of hungry students.
Worry-free & Working Refrigeration Equipment
Continental Refrigerator is here to help foodservice operators face challenges when purchasing equipment for their schools. Continental Refrigerator offers over 200 ENERGY STAR® Certified models and counting! Surely, Ignite Foodservice Solutions can point you in the Continental Refrigerator K-12 School Foodservice Equipment direction.
- Performance-rated refrigeration system
- Heavy-duty, stainless steel lid, door hinges, and latches
- Easily serviceable, bottom-mounted condensing unit
Reach-Ins & Pass-Thrus
- Self-contained performance-rated “plug” refrigeration/warming systems
- Unique airflow distribution ducts
- Self-closing doors
Roll-Ins & Roll-Thurs
- Removeable stainless steel rack guides
- Reinforced stainless steel floor
- Electronic control w/digital display & hi-low alarm
Though every district and school has its own set of challenges, Lakeside is here to help with COVID-19 Product Solutions for Schools. Considering menu versatility, point of service changes, sanitation, and safety, Lakeside offers a variety of foodservice solutions with multi-function foodservice equipment.
The right food service equipment is a necessity for providing Satellite Service, helping school nutrition operators and staff deliver meals from a school’s kitchen directly to the classroom. Lakeside also features handwashing and hands-free condiment stations, classroom meal delivery equipment and serving carts, food shields, and serving and utility carts.
Now that we’ve taken care of the cooking, let Ignite Foodservice Solutions help with the clean-up! Insinger dishwashers are energy-efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly. Compare our top dishwasher picks for smaller and larger schools:
Cadet Automatic Undercounter Dishwasher
- Three dedicated wash cycles
- Extremely quiet with sound suppression lined panels
- Built-in atmospheric booster with rinse pump to properly sanitize
CX20 High-Temperature Door Type Dishwasher
- Capacity is 60 racks per hour or 1500 dishes per hour
- Oversized strainers collect twice the waste compared to traditional strainers
- Foot-operated drain pedal
COMING FALL 2021: Admiral 44 ADVANCED Single Tank Rack Conveyor Dishwasher
- CrossFire Wash System provides superior cleaning
- Optional VaporGuard System for hood-free operation
- Redesigned control panel
Whew, that was a blog full! Say “Duke, Structural Concepts, Continental, Lakeside and Insinger” five times fast. Better yet, Ignite Foodservice Solutions’ team of K-12 experts are here to help your K-12 facility upgrade and innovate from floor to ceiling.
With all of these exciting new products on the market, let the Ignite Sales Team walk you through your many options onsite or over the phone.