Alto-Shaam's CT PROformance 7-20 Combitherm oven was recently named the 2015 Blue Flame Product of the Year by Gas Foodservice Equipment Network (GFEN). The award was presented to the Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based Alto-Shaam team at the 2015 NAFEM Show in Anaheim, Calif.
“We are honored to have been recognized by GFEN with the 2015 Blue Flame Product of the Year Award,” said Todd Griffith, Alto-Shaam's VP of sales. “Our goal with the new CT PROformance line was to re-define combi oven technology and based on the marketplace response, we’re confident that we’re heading in the right direction.”
Alto-Shaam was honored with the Blue Flame award for its ability to address today’s leading commercial kitchen equipment challenges with advancements in speed, energy efficiency and versatility to conform to diverse restaurant layouts and numerous applications. The CT PROformance 7-20 Combitherm oven features the PROpower setting, allowing the oven to operate up to 20 percent faster than other combi ovens and up to 80 percent faster than conventional technology. In addition, recovery times are shortened considerably, further increasing speed and performance.
Other features of the CT PROformance Combitherm oven include a zero-clearance design, allowing equipment to be placed anywhere on the line, saving valuable floor and hood space. The oven is also available with an integrated smoking feature, enhanced cleaning system and menu capacity, Absolute Humidity Control, a larger programmable touchscreen control and more.
The GFEN Blue Flame Product of the Year is awarded annually to a manufacturer who has introduced a new or improved product that showcases outstanding technology and innovation in the gas foodservice industry. The award recognizes companies who are leaders in research, development and commitment to excellence. GFEN is an international association of utilities, foodservice equipment manufacturers, gas industry associations and foodservice trade allies organized to be a source of gas solutions for the commercial foodservice segment.