What is a chafing dish?
Chafing dishes are stainless steel, large dishes meant for holding large amounts of food during catering events or parties. The bottom houses two burners for easy pilot start-up to keep food warm for the duration of the event. The chafing dishes have a lid that comes down to maintain food freshness and retain heat. The chafing dishes are available in a variety of sizes depending on how many people you are serving.
What do I use for fuel in a chafing dish?
Chafing dishes require chafing fuel which come in a small can and are set underneath the dish to keep food warm. They are easy to heat and are long lasting.
How else can I heat a chafing dish?
There are also electric heating options for chafing dishes, making keeping your dishes warm easy and fast with a rechargeable option.
What is the difference between a glass, roll-top, and induction top?
The various top options serve both for aesthetic and functionality purposes. The glass lids allow food to be seen without disrupting heat distribution constantly. The hinged top lids are great for large food items with ease of one-handed usage by patrons. The induction covers keep food consistently cooking while sitting, so soups would be ideal placed in an induction chafing dish.
Is there a way to divide up the foods?
Chafing dishes have accessories that can be purchased on the side that can divide up the contents of your chafing dish for multiple food items without them running together.