Soup and Sauce Warmers Review
Soup and sauce warmers are a necessity for holding sauces that tend to harden when cooled, and for soups that need to be kept at a consistent temperature throughout the day. Depending on your foodservice operation, you may choose to have your servers portion out soup throughout the day, or offer self-serve sauces and soups to your customers. Soup and sauce warmers are are available with ladles and pumps for your convenience. Pumps are useful for serving sauces that require exact portion control and where consistency in taste or maintaining a profit is a priority, Ladles are also used for portion control and can be placed in the notched section of the lid of any soup or sauce warmer. Below is a comparison of four sauce and soup warmers on the market, each of which is ideal for specific food establishments.
|Product Name||Paragon 2029A Pro-Deluxe Dual Warmer with Ladles||Paragon 2029E Pro-Deluxe Dual Warmer with Ladle and Pump||Vollrath 72425 Round Soup Warmer 4 Qt.||Nemco 6100A Countertop Round Warmer 7 Qt.|
|Includes||Two 3 quart insets, lids and and ladles||Two 3 quart insets, ladle, pump, lids||One 4 quart well||One 7 quart well|
|Warranty||One year warranty||One year warranty||Standard Vollrath warranty||One year warranty|
|Recommended Uses||Heats and keeps sauces, chilis, soups and other condiments at their optimal serving temperatures throughout the day||Heats and keeps two type of sauces, soups, chilis, fudge and other items warm, and allows for portion control on one side of the warmer via a pump||Keeps sauces, soups, gravies at optimal serving temperatures, Inset, lids and ladles sold seperately.||Keeps large quantities of sauces, soups, or other liquids warm. Inset, lids and ladles sold seperately.|
|Comments||Dual unit allows for warming up of two sauces or soups independently. Rubber feet keep unit safely in place and prevent slippage.||Dual unit allows for warming up of two sauces or soups independently. Adjustable serving sizes on the pump assist with profit and portion control. Rubber feet keep unit safely in place and prevent slippage.||This medium sized sauce .and gravy warmer can be used in delis, cafeterias, and catered events to keep foods at optimal serving temperatures||This large sauce and liquid warmer is ideal for catered events and buffets. It can provide warm soups, chili, or sauces in 7 quart quantities for less frequent refills.|