Duke Manufacturing Introduces a Hot/Cold Convertible Drop-In Solution

December 09, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
St. Louis– Duke Manufacturing has introduced a new Dual Temperature Drop-In Unit to keep fresh menu items at the highest quality –serving as either a cold or hot unit, depending on the menu of the day.

"Variety in the menu is an essential tactic to earning the students' participation in a school dining program. The Dual Temp unit offers unmatched flexibility to dining management as they strive to earn the attention of today's student," said Jim Klimt, Vice President of Sales with Duke Manufacturing.

The unit is flexible and easy to use, featuring automatic water fill, high limit thermostat element protection, front panel access to temperature and function controls and a single control switch to change between hot and cold operation.

What's more, Duke has five models available in 2, 3 ,4 5 and 6 well configurations all of which meet NSF-7 for cold operation and NSF-4 for hot operation. All models are designed for installation into wood or metal counters.

"As a part of our continued effort to bring innovative foodservice equipment solutions to market, the introduction of the convertible hot/cold Drop-In is a welcome addition to Duke's comprehensive line of Drop-Ins," said Joe Rennon, Regional Manager with Duke Manufacturing.

About Duke Manufacturing Co.:
Duke Manufacturing Co. is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of equipment solutions for the foodservice industry, including major restaurant chains and dining facilities for schools and other institutions. Founded in 1925, the company is based in St. Louis, MO., with two U.S. manufacturing facilities and distribution and service centers in Europe, Latin America and Asia. A recipient of the 2009 Energy Champion Award from the U.S. Department of Energy, the company's research and development is focused on creating cost-saving and eco-friendly technologies that save resources while delivering the highest quality food for the ultimate consumer. For more information: Duke Manufacturing