Date: July 2022

For Release: Immediately

Contacts: Julie Hausmann,

FT. LAUDERDALE … Food service manufacturer General Foodservice has expanded their product offering with the addition gas Fryers, Ranges and Countertop Broilers, Griddles, Hot Plates and Char-Rock Broilers.

General Commercial Gas Fryers hold 40, 50 and 70 lbs. of oil or shortening in a stainless steel tank and available in from 90k, 120k or 150k BTU’s of natural gas or liquid propane. Operation is convenient because the Millivolt control scheme in 200 to 400 degrees Fahrenheit which eliminates the need for an electrical connection. The fully welded stainless steel fry tank, embossed to reflect the correct oil level, allows operators (Chefs, Cooks and Kitchen staff) to fry foods fast, accurately and safely. Integral fry vat cold zone below tube burners promotes longer oil life and better tasting food/flavor when properly used and maintained as well as keeps debris out of oil to prevent burning to ensure operation is safe. The 6” adjustable legs allow unit to sit firmly on kitchen floor again allowing for safe operation and all models are ETL certified in the US and Canada. Constructed of stainless steel front, top ledge, and header allows
for easy clean up. The dual wall removable exhaust flue is designed with high grade G90 galvanized steel on the exterior sides and back for a smooth finish. General Fryers are safe, versatile and dependable allowing them to adapt to any commercial kitchen design.

General Range and Ovens can handle an array commercial kitchen cooking task. The range top is perfect for preparing soups, sauces, or side dishes, while the ovens large capacity can bake your favorite poultry or fish dish and of course, desserts to perfection! Ranges are constructed with stainless steel front, sides, back risers and lift-off high shelf to resist scratches, rust and corrosion. The 6” stainless steel legs are adjustable to accommodate uneven kitchen floors. Both 24” and 36” ranges feature a welded frame, so sturdy, ranges can withstand heavy-duty operation. Ranges are supplied with 3/4” NPT male connector on a 1/2” pipe, allowing you to connect with either 3/4” or 1/2” NPT female connector. Supply pressure should be at minimum of 4” W.C. for natural gas or 10” W.C. for propane. Oven and range BTU is 30,000, with a manual pilot system, (1 pilot per 2 burners) and the 12” x 12 cast iron open burner crates support daily heavy-duty use. Supplied with two (2) oven racks with adjustable (4) positions to accommodate an array of cooking, trays and dish heights as well as a pull-out crumb tray is accessible from the front making cleaning and maintenance easy for the operator. The insulated oven door assists in accurate baking temperature. Back riser protects kitchen walls from splashes and the lift off high shelf can provide additional storage options for ingredients allowing operator to safely operate range without walking away to grab additional condiments. All models are ETL certified in the US and Canada.

General Countertop Commercial Cooking Equipment product line includes: Charbroilers, Griddles, Hot Plates and Char-Rock Broilers. The countertop models provide ample space needed to grill meats, chicken, fish and vegetables on either a gas radiant cooktop, char rock stones, a griddle or hotplate. The all stainless steel equipment features independent dial controls, sturdy stainless steel legs. Models are field convertible from LP to NG and vice versa. General countertop products are ETL approved and meet all required gas cooking appliance safety standards, codes and performance regulations. Please refer Generals specification sheets or website for additional details.

About The Legacy Companies
The Legacy Companies, a privately-owned company, consumer products and commercial food service equipment provider that designs, manufactures, distributes and markets, nationally and internationally, a diverse portfolio of products under world-class brands such Avanti®, Back to Basics®, Bevles®, Blakeslee®, ChefsChoice®, EdgeCraft®, Excalibur®, General®, Greenfield World Trade, Maxx Cold®, Maxx Ice®, Maxx Scientific®, Omega®, Sapphire®, Vinturi®, WestBend®, Yonanas®, Vinotemp® and Zeroll®. The Legacy Companies is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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