04110587 is referenced by 61 patents and cites 13 patents.

Meals for institutional feeding are arranged on trays in a central commissary with hot and cold food portions in separate containers. The containers for the hot items have bases formed with metallic plates and thermally insulated covers with internal metallic heat radiators. The trays are arranged in stacks in a refrigerated transport cart having spaced shelves which extend between the trays and include induction heating coils which produce heat generating currents in the metallic elements of the bases and covers of the hot food containers, heating these food portions while the other items are refrigerated. The hot food containers are provided in a variety of configurations each of which is heated at a different rate by the coils so the serving temperature of the food is determined by the type of its container.

Title
Method and apparatus for heating food
Application Number
560396
Publication Number
4110587
Application Date
January 10, 1977
Publication Date
August 29, 1978
Inventor
Lindsey E Waldorf
Ann Arbor
MI, US
James J Souder Jr
Ann Arbor
MI, US
Agent
Krass & Young
Assignee
Patents Licensing International
MI, US
IPC
H05B 5/08
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