Visual Holding Cabinet with Tray Tracking Technology by Merco, a Welbilt brand, has been named as one of The National Restaurant Association’s top 25 Kitchen Innovations for 2019.
Winning recipients will have addressed operator concerns covering labor, inventory management, cleanliness, energy and water efficiency, food safety, sanitation, cross-functionality and space-saving measures.
Merco’s holding cabinet with integrated touch-screen technology aims to help operators manage kitchen operations effectively with an automatic timing feature.
Once the tray is inserted into a cooking a device its timer automatically starts and counts down.
Its technology can also sensor when a tray is moved, and can electronically stay with it, to help keep cooking operations as precise as possible.
The company said: “The Merco Visual Holding Cabinet takes the worry out of maintaining food quality while holding a wide range of foods safely. Merco’s innovative technology gives you a holding cabinet with premier versatility and reliability.”