Magazine article Corrections Forum

Serving Up the Latest

Magazine article Corrections Forum

Serving Up the Latest

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Today more than ever prisons and jails are concerned with being in compliance with federal food codes and regulations. Food service managers and directors are looking for holding and serving products that offer proper food protection as well as safety for their kitchen and commissary staff. Here is the latest helping of new products for the conections food service market.

Midsized Heated Holding Cabinet

The HLC-2127-9 uses FWE's natural convection heat system that allows a soft heat to radiate throughout the cabinet for holding hot pre-cooked foods for either short or prolonged periods of time. The HLC-2127-9 was designed for universal use. It comes with a one piece rack that accommodates two GN1/1 pans or two 12 ? 20 steam pans or one 21x27 wire shelf per pan slide. The controls are upfront and eye level featuring a full range thermometer and thermostat with scale of 90 to 190 degrees F.

www.fwe.com, 1.800.222.4393

H-Series Carriers

Cambro's line of heated Ultra Pan Carriers (UPCH) allows extended holding time (4+ hours) using consistent, gentle, nonradiant heat via built-in vents on the door. These transporters come with 1 or 2 compartments, and offer the flexibility of heating one or both holding cabinets. Perfect for frequent opening and closing, these electric, insulated carriers ensure food safety, consume substantially less electricity than metal cabinets and feature a tough exterior that will not rust or dent. Thick polyurethane foam insulation retains safe temperatures for up to 4 hours when the unit is unplugged. They are ENERGY STAR approved and tamper-resistant models are available.

www.cambro.com, 1.800.833.3003

Camshelving Series

Cambro's Camshelving is a new shelving system that makes storage easy in any environment. Camshelving is easy to install and its smooth polypropylene shelves simply wipe clean and are dishwasher safe thus improving labor efficiency. Camshelving is reported to perform exceptionally even in the toughest environments, including hot, wet and humid storage areas and supports all food safety, HACCP and sanitation recommendations.

www.cambro.com, 1.800.833.3003

Commissary Software

ARAMARK Correctional Services' CORE uses the latest Windows-based technology to create commissary ordering. CORE provides integrated accounting and operational functionality designed to increase efficiencies and support daily operations. ARAMARK's CONNECT infoLiNK is a pod kiosk system that enables offenders to order commissary food and other products. Touchscreen technology provides for simplified ordering and overall ease of use.

www.aramarkcorrections.com, 1.800.777.7090

Chilling Equipment

IRINOX MultiFresh product line of rapid chilling equipment allows for facilities to successfully address most of the contemporary correctional food service requirements and especially the need for preservation of fresh food, food safety, reduction of operational (in particular, labor cost) and maintenance costs, waste reduction, energy and water conservation. …

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