The 18 inch wide Southbend EZ18-5 countertop steamer is perfect for foodservice operations with limited space. This compact countertop steamer is jam packed with features. It has an electrically heated, boiler free steam generation system rated at 15 kilowatts that is connectionless with no plumbing required and is constructed of durable stainless steel with coved corners inside for easy cleaning. The controls include an Illuminated cooking/off/ constant stem power switch, ready and cooking indicator lights, 60 minute timer and an add water indicator light with alarm that prevents your steamer from running dry. Steam flow to the cooking chamber is interrupted when the door is opened and is reactivated when the door is closed for safety and reduced energy consumption. Other standard features include removable stainless steel pan supports that accept 3 12” x 20” x 2 ½” pans, 4 inch legs and a removable steam diffuser plate that helps prevent food from falling into the water reservoir. If you are limited on space, you can’t go wrong with this compact steamer.
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Comments about Southbend EZSteam 5-Pan Electric Countertop Convection Steamer:
Purchased this steamer from another vendor, but it died after 14 months, spent another 2 months trying to get Southbend to warranty element issues, it was fixed, 6 months ago the elements again one by one started burning out and now, all three are non-functioning. Replacing all of the elements is almost as expensive as replacing the whole unit. I'll be replacing the whole unit and will not purchase a Southbend steamer again.
Service and delivery comments:
Tundra has been great to work with!