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Kenny Graven
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03.13.20

VC5 Ovens Q&A

Convection ovens are a go-to in many restaurant kitchens, and with good reason: They're true workhorses. However, not all convection ovens are created equal. Wondering which one is right for you? Read on for a Q&A about the popular VC5 Series Commercial Oven with Removable Doors.

Q: Is the VC5 series gas convection oven appropriate for my restaurant operation?

A: Whether your foodservice operation is a restaurant, hotel, school, hospital, hotel, corrections facility or any other type of commercial kitchen, if you’re looking for value in a convection oven, you’ll find it in the all-purpose VC5. Available in both gas and electric models, this industrial convection oven boasts a multitude of features and configurations making it a perfect fit for any professional foodservice environment.

Q: What menu items are best supported by VC5 series convection ovens?

A: The better question might be what menu items aren’t supported by the all-purpose Vulcan VC5 convection oven. Meats, veggies, casseroles, baked goods and more all cooked to perfection thanks to the VC5’s even, gentle heating system.

Q: How big is the VC5 series?

A: Both the VC5 series gas convection oven and the VC5 series electric convection oven are available in your choice of single deck and double deck convection oven configurations. The former have exterior dimensions of  29" x 22 1/8" x 20" while the latter have exterior dimensions of 40" x 39 1/4" x 68 3/4". 

Q: Will the VC5 convection oven help save money on my utility bills?

A: Yes. Both the VC5 series electric and gas commercial convection ovens have earned coveted ENERGY STAR certifications, meaning they use less energy to produce the same quality of food. In fact, in ENERGY STAR testing, the VC5 received one of the highest-ever convection oven cooking efficiency scores, and holds the highest ENERGY STAR rating in its class of commercial convection ovens for sale.

Q: Is the VC5 series convection oven user-friendly?

A: The VC5 is packed with customer-driven, intuitive, and user-friendly features, starting with its award-winning lift-off removable doors. Other standout details include cool-to-the-touch door handles, grab-and-go-oven racks, digital display of time and temperature setting, and optional left-side controls.

Q. What are the care and maintenance requirements for the VC5 series convection oven?

A: In addition to its removable dishwasher safe doors, the VC5 series convection oven requires minimal daily cleaning on the interior oven and exterior stainless steel. As with all stainless steel surfaces, avoid abrasion, hard water, and chlorides.

Q: Does the VC5 series commercial convection oven come with a warranty?

A: The VC5 comes with a three-year warranty on its doors, as well as a one-year limited parts and labor warranty. (A second-year extended limited parts and labor warranty is optional.)

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