Patent Number: 8,071,918

Title: Controller for a food holding oven

Abstract: A controller for a food holding oven determines one or more time periods during each of which heat is directed at a pre-cooked food item. By controlling the heat intensity and the time over which different amounts of heat are provided to different types of pre-cooked food items, the time during which a particular type of pre-cooked food item can be kept palatable is maximized.

Inventors: Veltrop; Loren (Chicago, IL), Schroeder; Jeff (Lake Zurich, IL), Thorne; Richard L. (Elgin, IL)

Assignee: Prince Castle LLC.

International Classification: A47J 36/24 (20060101); F27D 11/02 (20060101); H05B 1/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-12-06 0:00:00