LIVE COOKING DEMO: MENU, SCHEDULE, & EQUIPMENT DETAILS

See Vulcan, Baxter, Traulsen, and Hobart equipment in action during our live cooking demos, and taste the results! Information on menu items, allergens, and demo schedule are detailed below. For more info on equipment featured in the live cooking demos, select from the buttons below to view or download equipment information!

May 18 - 21, 2024 | McCormick Place, Chicago, IL | Booth #4031

Cooking Demo Menu

Below is a sneak peek of our main cookline demo schedule including times, featured equipment, menu descriptions, and allergen warnings. Or jump ahead to IBEX Oven demo.  

Additional equipment imperative to these demos, but not featured are Centerline Freezer Base CLUC-36F, Hobart AM16 Advansys™ Dishwasher, Traulsen G Series Freezer G12010 & Refrigerator G10010, and Traulsen Glycol Pizza Prep Table TB046.

Demo schedule: Please note times and details are subject to change

  • Saturday, May 18    |    9:30am – 5pm
  • Sunday, May 19      |    9:30am – 5pm
  • Monday, May 20     |    9:30am – 5pm
  • Tuesday, May 21     |    9:30am – 3pm

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Featured Equipment
Menu Items
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9:30am

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OV320E Mini Rotating Rack Convection Oven

MB300 Proofing Cabinet Base

HL200 Countertop Mixer 

 

White Cheddar, Bacon & Apple Scone 
White cheddar cheese, bacon, and apple scone

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9:45am

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Rapid Recovery™ Gas Griddle MSA36

with Clamshell VMCS-101

on Refrigerated Chef’s Base TE036HT

Breakfast Patty Melt 
Sourdough, eggs, sausage, caramelized onion, white cheddar cheese

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10:00am

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QuickFry™ Gas Fryer with KleenScreen PLUS® Filter
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Tater Tot Benedict 
Tater tots, eggs, Canadian bacon, hollandaise

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10:15am

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PreciPan™ Intelligent Braising Pan
VPP-28E

Rolled Omelet 
Sausage, mushroom, cheddar cheese, egg

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10:30am

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10 Level Full Size Electric Boilerless Combi Oven
TCM-102E

Shakshuka Egg & Merguez Wrap 
Fried egg, spiced shakshuka tomato sauce, and lamb merguez sausage in a pita wrap

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10:45am

"KITCHEN ROUNDUP"

Culmination of all demo cooking equipment

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Biscuits & Gravy 
Biscuits with sausage gravy, featuring Jack's® biscuit mix

Biscuit Breakfast Sandwiches 
Bacon, egg, and cheese breakfast biscuit, featuring Jack's® biscuit mix

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11:00am

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OV320E Mini Rotating Rack Convection Oven

MB300 Proofing Cabinet Base

HL200 Countertop Mixer 

 

Beef Wellington 
Steak with garlic and herb cheese, wrapped in puff pastry

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11:15am

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Rapid Recovery™ Gas Griddle MSA36

with Clamshell VMCS-101

on Refrigerated Chef’s Base TE036HT

Lamb Kofta Sandwiches 
Spiced lamb kebab on bazlama flatbread with Turkish yogurt and carrot salad

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11:30am

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QuickFry™ Gas Fryer with KleenScreen PLUS® Filter
1VHG50CF

Buffalo Wings & Fries 
Classic Buffalo wings and French fries

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11:45am

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PreciPan™ Intelligent Braising Pan
VPP-28E

Shrimp & Pepper Orzotto 
Shrimp, peppers, creamy orzo, garnished with micro basil and parmesan crisps

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12:00pm

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10 Level Full Size Electric Boilerless Combi Oven
TCM-102E

Bulgogi Fried Rice 
Korean beef bulgogi fried rice with eggs and onions, garnished with pickled cucumber and onion

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12:15pm

"KITCHEN ROUNDUP"

Culmination of all demo cooking equipment

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Steak Sandwich on Onion Focaccia 
Grilled flat iron steak, Havarti cheese, and veggies, on onion focaccia bread

Crunchy Potatoes 
Fried crunchy potato bites

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Rotation of the previous 6 menu items will be continued in 15 min intervals for the rest of the day.

 

IBEX Demonstrations
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Solid-State Radio Frequency Oven
IBEX 1AV3PBB

 

 

IBEX cooking demonstration menu items will be repeated as a cycle throughout the indicated morning and afternoon periods.

Breakfast Pastries 
Bridor mini croissants and assorted fruit Danish

Breakfast Sandwich 
Over easy eggs on Japanese milk rolls with melty Gruyère cheese and steamed spinach

Au Gratin Potatoes 
Thin sliced Russet potatoes with béchamel, sweet onions, and melty Parmesan

Hot Dogs 
Classic hot dogs on potato buns

Toasted Chili Cheese Dog 
Chili and cheese hot dog on a toasted bun

Toasted Kraut Dog 
Sauerkraut hot dogs on a toasted bun

Creamy Spicy Crispy Shrimp 
Crispy shrimp with dynamite sauce and coconut rice

Pepperoni & Mushroom Stromboli 
Pepperoni, mushroom, and tomato sauce stromboli

Spinach & Mushroom Stromboli 
Spinach, mushroom, and Alfredo sauce stromboli

Short Rib Sandwich 
Root Beer braised short rib on baguette with melty manchego cheese

Pineapple Upside Pound Cake 
Butter pound cake with carmelized pineapple and cherries

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Fryers

Designed to foster productivity and minimize operation costs, Vulcan fryers are are easily the most profitable piece of equipment in a commercial kitchen. Throw in an ENERGY STAR® certification and there’s never been a better time to own a Vulcan fryer.

1VHG50CF QuickFry Fryer

QuickFry™ 1VHG50CF

Vulcan’s QuickFry™ fryers are perfect for high-volume operations to cook a consistent, high-quality product quickly – and reduce operating costs in the process.

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2VHG75CF QuickFry Fryer Battery

 

QuickFry™ 2VHG75CF

Vulcan’s QuickFry™ Gas Fryers increase efficiency and reduce complexity — in more ways than one. Quick recovery, intuitive controls, and easy-to-use filtration increase performance and enable you to be more productive, and ultimately more profitable, in the kitchen.

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Introducing the new ElectraFry™ high efficiency electric deep fryer that cranks out 65.8 lbs/hr. This is the first ENERGY STAR® certified, electric, economy fryer with 50-lb oil capacity on the market.
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Braising Pans

Do more with less equipment. Boil, braise, sauté, sear, and more with multifunctional tilting braising pans.  Vulcan launched the all new PreciPan™ Intelligent Braising Pan last year to elevate our lineup. 

VPP28E

The PreciPan™ is one smart tilt skillet chock full of valuable features. Cooking by food probe target core temp, basket lifting, pan tilting, and tilt-free draining are all fully automated. Repeatable results at the push of a button increases production and reduces training.

VPP40E

Cooking multiple methods in rapid succession, or temperature control in 2 or 3 heat zones, is easy with programmable touchscreen and dial controls. Everything is designed for precision, like specified volume automatic water filling. Commercial kitchens win with a PreciPan™.

Griddles with Clamshell Accessories and Charbroilers

Add a heavy duty electric Vulcan Manual Clamshell (VMCS) to any Vulcan Flat Top Griddle to batch cook items faster than ever. Select from three griddle plate materials to optimize the surface for even heat, cleanability or a griddle fit for a display kitchen. Vulcan has you covered. When placed on a Traulsen Refrigerated Chef’s Base (TE036HT), the ergonomic and speed benefits for the grill station can be maximized.

Griddle with grooved panini clamshell attachment

 

MSA36 + VMCS-101 CLAMSHELL

The VMCS Clamshell Griddle Accessory uses exclusive Rapid Recovery™ Plate composite for mind-blowing consistent heat. When paired with the highly configurable MSA Series Griddles, cooks product in less than half the time.

6-burner gas charbroiler

VACB36

Heavy cast iron grates provide defined product marking, durable cast iron burners and radiants for high heat retention and under-burner heat deflector panels for flexibility of countertop base selection. 

Combi Ovens

Not just a steamer. Not just a convection oven. Experience more versatility in your kitchen with a combi oven. You can bake, steam, roast, air-fry, retherm, proof, finish, poach, stew, low-temp and defrost all in one piece of equipment. Whether cooking beef wellington or baked potatoes, Vulcan Combi Ovens give you all the functionality you need to get the results you want--all in an oven that anyone can just walk up to and start using. It's combi cooking made easy!

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TCM-102E Combi Oven

Simple enough for entry-level users and powerful enough for skilled chefs the Vulcan TCM Combi Oven opens a world of culinary possibilities for every commercial kitchen.

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Ventless Minijet®

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MINI-JET STACKED + MINI-HOOD2

The Minijet® Combi Series takes the complexity out of combi cooking so you can take full advantage of the speed, precision and versatility that combi ovens are supposed to offer.  

V Series Heavy Duty Ranges

Vulcan’s line of best-in-class ranges offers tailored configurations to fit your unique operation. Durable construction and customer-backed features lower overall cost of ownership and provide structural integrity for years of reliable use.

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V2FT36S-SEFAAE Range

Boasting time-tested reliability and durability, quality is never in question with a Vulcan V Series Heavy Duty Range. Featuring tops and bases that can be easily interchanged or swapped after install, operators can preserve their investment with enabled flexibility. Modularity allows you to configure the perfect range for today - and offers the peace of mind for tomorrow.

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36IRB Salamander

Always at the forefront of the industry, we want to make sure space is used efficiently. A salamander broiler located on a countertop or above a range uses powerful infrared or radiant top-down heat, broiling perfect steaks, melting cheese or browning breadcrumbs on casseroles. It’s easy to use, which makes it easy to impress.

CONVECTION OVENS

Easy to use, with the features you want. Vulcan commercial convection ovens provide consistently superior results. Our commercial ovens offer the versatile performance an operation needs to prepare a varied menu.

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VC4GD Convection Oven

Vulcan's VC4GD Convection Oven works efficiently because of the fan technology that fully circulates the hot air around the food, creating a uniformly even temperature and cooking every surface with equal heat. Simple controls and highest quality components means even the busiest kitchens can rely on consistent results for years.

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VC5GD Convection Oven

Simple controls and highest quality components means even the busiest kitchens can rely on consistent results for years.

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Baxter Mini Rotating Rack Oven with Proofer

The success of Baxter is based on the best features of our products—consistent heat, even airflow and generous steam—combined with the ability to meet the exacting customer standards. The Baxter Mini Rotating Rack Oven does everything a full-size model does—only in a smaller footprint.

OV320E Spec Sheet

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MB300 Spec Sheet

Refrigeration Base for Countertop Griddle

Traulsen Refrigerated Equipment Stands

Keep your cool, without compromise. When your kitchen gets busy, Traulsen refrigerators work just as hard to ensure your ingredients stay fresh. Our refrigeration equipment stands are purpose-built to keep food at a consistent, safe temperature throughout a hectic shift—not to mention providing superior durability to support cooking equipment.

TE036HT Spec Sheet

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AM16 Door Type Commercial Dishwasher

Hobart Commercial Dishwasher

The AM16 Advansys™ door type dishwasher delivers our legendary Hobart Clean with less labor and the lowest operating cost in its class with technologies like Automatic Soil Removal (ASR), Drain Water Energy Recovery (DWER), and Ventless Energy Recovery.
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Hobart Mixers

The Commercial Countertop HL200, Legacy+® 20QT Mixer, is ideal for operations with limited kitchen space. Designed for more of what you need, the power to completely incorporate and develop ingredients—and more functionality to make mixing jobs easier.

HL200 Spec Sheet

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Hobart Food Processors

Hobart Continuous Feed Food Processor FP100 minimizes prep time so you can spend more time creating. These hardworking machines quickly dice, shred and chop.  Add the NEW French Fry tool and make fires in a flash! 

FP100 Spec Sheet

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IBEX Digital High Speed Oven

The IBEX rapid-cook oven changes the game, engaging food in a real-time culinary conversation as it Heats, Learns and Adapts™ to deliver delectable, consistent results. 
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