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In general, one embodiment of the invention is directed to food holding apparatus for holding pre-cooked food at a selected holding temperature. The apparatus comprises a cabinet having at least one holding compartment therein, and pre-cooked food in the holding compartment, the food having been previously cooked in a cooking appliance. At least one radiant heat source is spaced above the food a distance less than 12 inches for delivering radiant heat to the food. A control mechanism varies the amount of radiant heat delivered by the heat source to the food to maintain the food at the selected holding temperature. A related method is also disclosed.

Title
Food warming apparatus and method
Application Number
10/680626
Publication Number
7105779 (B2)
Application Date
October 7, 2003
Publication Date
September 12, 2006
Inventor
Steven M Shei
Fort Wayne
IN, US
Agent
Senniger Powers
Assignee
Duke Manufacturing Company
MO, US
IPC
A21B 1/00
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