Restaurant Cooking Technologies

Restaurant cooking technologies are the appliances and implements that enable restaurant chefs to prepare and serve meals to the public. This technology generally differs from the devices used in home kitchens and is meant to produce food rapidly, consistently, and in quantity. As in other sectors of society, new technology has revolutionized professional kitchens. Some useful cooking equipment has remained unchanged for many generations, perfectly designed for its particular task. Other equipment has only recently appeared, driven by computers and new cooking techniques spurred by the molecular gastronomy movement. This entry details many common and new cooking technologies that restaurateurs and restaurant chefs use.

Common Kitchen Technology


All professional kitchens have ovens, and convection ovens are a popular choice for chefs. Convection ovens contain a fan that ...

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