Turbochef

Discussion in 'Professional Chefs' started by eloki, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. eloki

    eloki

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    Is anyone familiar with Turbochef in a professional environment?  I had the chance to play with one the other day, and the speed is astounding!
     
  2. dardeau

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    My girlfriend worked with one for about a year.  It is insanely fast and cooks fairly evenly.  The only downfalls are that you begin to overly rely on it to fix mistakes, and that it is serious technology (it has a USB port, really?) and when it craps out everything goes Titanic immediately.  Other than that its pretty cool from what I understand.
     
  3. mrmexico25

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    Ive never heard of it.  What is it?  Some kind of high tech microwave?
     
  4. petemccracken

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  5. chefedb

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    Cheapest one I saw was about $9000.00  at a food show. It cooks useing  a combonation forced circulating ( what they call impalled) hot air and microwave.

    I have never used one but have been told by people I know that have, that they are pretty good, but had to require service twice  in first 6 monthes they had it. This could be said for a regular oven also as far as breakdowns.