The Vollrath Company insists gas ranges “have found their match” after introducing a new generation of induction ranges that it insists will convince even the most sceptical of chefs.
The new 4-Series Countertop Induction Ranges boasts temperature control that is more accurate while time to boil is 28% faster than gas and 19% faster than competitive induction ranges, according to the firm.
The 4-Series ranges offer an expanded magnetic field, smarter pan detection technology, along with a temperature control probe on some models.
The expanded magnetic field emulates gas to allow uninterrupted heat when the user lifts or tilts a pan on the range to sauté or flip.
It is easy to program cooking sequences and each range is equipped with patented circuitry that delivers steady, unparalleled power.
The sleek, completely redesigned models are ideal for front-of-the-house cooking as well as sautéing, simmering and searing in the back of the house.
The main feature that chefs who are used to cooking with gas but take a chance on state-of-the-art induction technology are so surprised by and love is the flame-like responsiveness of these burners, according to Becky Guentner, category manager at Vollrath.
“We worked very closely with several chefs in the product development. It’s invaluable to get direct feedback from professionals and be able to integrate that into your process to create a product that works in a real-life kitchen environment.”
The 4-Series includes medium and high-power induction ranges with knob or slider controls. Knob control models are available in 1440W and 1800W, and slider control models with temperature probe and programmability in 1440W and 1800W.
High power models with temperature and programmability come in 2600W, 3000W and 3800W.