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Commercial-Grade Comfort: Zojirushi’s Professional Electric Rice Warmer THA-603SA/803SA

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There is something about a warm bowl of rice that provides perfect comfort in a bowl! When you are running a bustling restaurant or a thriving catering business, serving up that homey feeling with every scoop of rice is crucial. That’s where the Zojirushi Electric Rice Warmer THA-603SA/803SA comes in — designed to keep rice warm at the perfect serving temperature and tasting like it was freshly made, without drying, scorching, or yellowing. Let us explore how this professional-grade appliance keeps your rice warm and deliciously fluffy, making your guests feel right at home. 

A person wearing a white shirt and apron opens the lid of the rice warmer

First Look: Capacity and Convenience 

The Zojirushi Commercial Rice Warmer THA-603SA/803SA is expertly crafted from durable and elegant stainless steel, making them elegant in the kitchen and durable and effortless to clean.  

Whether you are growing your restaurant business or have a bustling establishment unparalleled flexibility with options of 6 or 8-liter capacity, which equals approximately 66 or 88 servings! Plus, the smart design ensures effortless cleaning after a long shift. Some key features include a nonstick inner pan, a hinged/detachable/washable lid, and handles on the inner pan for easy removal. This allows you to focus on what matters most—delivering exceptional dining experiences.

A person wearing a white shirt and apron is holding the inner pan that has been removed

Safety and Reliability 

At Zojirushi, we prioritize not just the functionality but also the safety and cleanliness of our products in both home and professional kitchens. This is why the Electric Rice Warmer THA-603SA/803SA is backed by certifications for safety and sanitation. Being cETLus listed ensures that it meets rigorous safety standards set by the Electrical Testing Laboratories (ETL) for both the United States (UL) and Canada (CSA). Moreover, its ETL Sanitation listing guarantees compliance with sanitation requirements essential for commercial food service environments.  

How has our Electric Rice Warmer changed the game in your kitchen? Do you have tips or tricks you want to share, or a special dish that’s become easier to serve thanks to this rice warmer? Share your stories with us on Facebook and Instagram by tagging us. Remember, every meal you serve tells a story. Let’s spread the warmth together! #Zojirushi #ZoFan 

 

Elevate Your Service with the Zojirushi Air Pot® Beverage Dispenser AAPE-22/25

Two chrome beverage dispensers side by side with a busy coffee shop on the background

In the fast-paced hospitality and service industry, the efficiency and reliability of your equipment play a crucial role in the guest experience. The Zojirushi Air Pot® Beverage Dispenser AAPE-22/25, designed to cater to the varied needs of cafes, restaurants, and catering services, ensures that every hot and cold beverage you serve delivers satisfaction in every sip. Join us as we dive into the distinctive features that make our Air Pot® a favorite among industry professionals.

Designed for Service Excellence

Our Air Pot® Beverage Dispensers AAPE-22/25 are available in two sizes, each featuring a premium stainless steel finish that offers functionality and elegance for your service needs. 

Meet the two models:

The AAPE-22 holds a capacity of 74 oz. or 2.2 liters and measures 15-1/4 inches in height, it boasts heat retention* of 169°F after 10 hours and 145°F after 24 hours. Its stainless color and replaceable inner glass liner make it versatile and durable.

The AAPE-25 offers a slightly larger capacity than the AAPE-22, holding 83 oz. or 2.45 liters. This product measures 15-3/4 inches in height. This model ensures heat retention* of 172°F after 10 hours and 147°F after 24 hours, slightly higher than the AAPE-22 because of it’s larger capacity. The glass liner will preserve the coffee’s fresh taste while also boasting the best vacuum insulation. Replacement liners are available if needed through our Customer Service.

Top view looking inside the beverage dispenser showing the glass liner

Functions & Features

The Air Pot® Beverage Dispenser comes packed with dynamic features and functions specifically designed to meet the needs of today’s hospitality services. Each model features Zojirushi’s signature high-quality vacuum insulated glass liner, ensuring contents stay hot or cold for hours. Furthermore, Zojirushi’s patented Brew-Thru® stem stopper and a removable lid, which opens a full 125°, allow for direct brewing under most commercial brewers, enhancing functionality and convenience. Take a closer look: Beverage dispenser under a commercial sized coffee maker

Brew-Thru® Stem Stopper: The innovative Brew-Thru® stem stopper allows for direct brewing, making operation seamless and maintaining the integrity and flavor of your beverage.

High-Quality Vacuum Insulation: Keep beverages hot or cold for hours without electricity. This feature is crucial for maintaining your beverages’ optimal temperature and taste, ensuring guest satisfaction with every cup.

Easy-to-Use Smooth Pump Mechanism: The smooth pump mechanism on the Air Pot® Beverage Dispenser ensures simple dispensing, allowing guests or staff to serve themselves effortlessly, enhancing the overall user experience.

Beverage dispenser being used by pressing the top button and serving a cup of coffee

Removable Lid for Easy Filling and Cleaning: A detachable lid facilitates easy filling and simplifies the cleaning process, ensuring that hygiene and convenience are always prioritized.

Swivel Base for Easy Access: Including a swivel base allows for effortless rotation, offering convenient access from any direction and enhancing the service efficiency and guest experience.

NSF Certified: Meeting the highest safety and sanitation standards, the Air Pot® Beverage Dispenser is NSF certified, assuring compliance with critical health regulations.

Commitment to the Commercial Sector

Zojirushi Commercial Products are crafted with an unwavering commitment to durability and performance and are designed to endure rigorous daily use in an industrial setting. Our supply backs our reputation as a top-quality food service equipment manufacturer to various industry-leading brewer manufacturers, coffee roasters, hotels, restaurants, and other chains. 

We’d love to hear from our professional culinary community. How have our commercial Air Pot® Beverage Dispensers impacted your business or beverage program? Share your experiences and thoughts with us on Facebook and Instagram. #Zojirushi #ZoFan

*Heat retention ratings are based on water at a starting temperature of 203°F (95°C) at a room temperature of 68°F (20°C).

Precision Meets Performance: Transform Your Kitchen with the Zojirushi Commercial Rice Cooker

Large rice cooker in stainless with black trimmings

Preparing the perfect bowl of rice can require time, care, and precision, which can be a challenge for those working in busy restaurant kitchens.

Enter the Zojirushi Commercial Rice Cooker NYC-36, a culinary marvel that makes the process easy at the flip of a switch. Designed for maximum performance and durability, it is the rice cooker of choice for cooks and chefs working in kitchens today.

A trusted tool of culinary experts.

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A 20-cup powerhouse designed to flawlessly cook and keep your rice warm until ready to serve, Zojirushi’s Commercial Rice Cooker and Warmer elevates culinary creations to improve diner satisfaction.

The “keep warm” feature maintains your rice at the perfect serving temperature, ensuring your guests have a delightful experience with every bite. This feature complements a variety of menu items and global cuisines.

Close up of the bottom front of the rice cooker with a black panel with a switch that has keep warm and cook setting with a small light bulb on the side of each setting

This commercial electric rice cooker stands the test of even the most bustling of kitchens. Crafted with a durable stainless-steel exterior, the Zojirushi Commercial Rice Cooker promises longevity and resilience. The nonstick inner cooking pan adds a touch of convenience. Engraved with a rice water measure lines, both works together to make cooking and cleaning a breeze.

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Ease and versatility at your fingertips

The Zojirushi Commercial Rice Cooker & Warmer is more than an appliance; it’s a culinary ally. From crafting perfect sushi rice to preparing flavorful rice bowls, this industrial rice cooker effortlessly adapts to any demand. With it being able to prepare 40 servings at a time, it is a must-have for your restaurant or catering business.

Whether you’re running a busy restaurant or catering an event, this commercial rice cooker is the most reliable choice for any kitchen or service setting where rice is the star of the dish.

When preparing your rice in this restaurant rice cooker, you will experience ease like never before as the side condensation collector manages excess moisture efficiently.

The detachable and washable inner lid further ensure that the highest standards of cleanliness are never compromised. Furthermore, the inclusion of an extra-large rice spatula adds even more convenience to your kitchen routine.

Zojirushi’s signature quality and safety standard

Proudly bearing the ETLus and NSF certifications, the Commercial Rice Cooker ensures your commitment to the highest safety and sanitation standards in keeping with Zojirushi’s long standing dedication to quality.

Raised view of the rice cooker with a person removing the transparent dew collector on the right side Explore more on YouTube and social media

Want to see it up close? Visit Zojirushi’s YouTube channel for a detailed look at the Commercial Rice Cooker & Warmer and discover more about Zojirushi’s range of commercial products.

And, if you are already using a Zojirushi commercial electric rice cooker in your restaurant or business, share your experience with us on Instagram and Facebook using #Zojirushi or #ZoFan to join our worldwide Zo family!

Zojirushi Thermal Gravity Pot®: The Perfect Hot Beverage Dispenser

Three gravity pots with two smaller ones on the left and a large one to the rightAt Zojirushi, we’re not just about creating products but about crafting experiences that enrich your everyday life. Our lineup of Thermal Gravity Pot® Beverage Dispensers, including the SY-BA60, SY-AA25, and AY-AE25 models, are a testament to our century-long commitment to quality, innovation, and meeting the unique needs of our commercial customers. These thermal beverage dispensers use the force of gravity to dispense beverages so that our thermal pots keep beverages tasting fresh for hours while minimizing oxidation at the same time. To ensure they comply with industry standards, they are all NSF certified. Here’s a closer look at what makes our different models of commercial coffee thermal dispensers unique and special from each other.

Thermal Gravity Pot® SY-BA60/60N: Excellence for High-Volume Needs

Gravity pot with coffee cup filled with coffee under it's spout and a condiment and paper cup organizer, silver napkin dispenser and sugar jar to the right, above on the wall is an image of two hot coffee cups with beans spilled over the table.
Our Thermal Gravity Pot® Beverage Dispenser SY-BA60 is a reliable partner for your bustling family gathering, restaurant, or catering service. This appliance is a superb hot beverage dispenser, and an excellent choice to keep beverages tasting fresh for hours. The commercial coffee/tea thermal beverage dispenser is also packed with easy-to-use, easy-to-clean features:

  • Large Capacity: With an extra-large 1.5-gallon capacity, it’s designed for high volume, ensuring you’re always ready to serve a crowd.
  • Durability and Heat Retention: Its high-quality stainless steel vacuum liner and durable plastic body, resistant to dents and corrosion, guarantee longevity and consistent performance. The impressive heat retention keeps beverages like coffee, tea, or water, hot and fresh for hours.

On the left is a top view of the gravity pot showing the mesh filter opening and on the right the gravity pot is under a commercial coffee maker

  • Ease of Use and Cleaning: The fold-down handle with a name tag holder, lever-style dispense mechanism, and easily detachable parts for cleaning, make it highly user-friendly.
  • Design and Aesthetics: Its sleek design is functional and enhances the aesthetic appeal of any serving area.

Watch our product video to learn more:

 

Thermal Gravity Pot® SY-AA25: Tailored for Versatility

Thermal gravity pot with a leg stand on the left and one without a leg stand to the right

Our Thermal Gravity Pot® SY-AA25 model, another excellent thermal beverage dispenser, takes versatility to the next level. This model offers unique features, such as a detachable serving base that allows it to fit under most brewers. The fold-down handle has a name tag holder so that you and your guests always know which kind of brew is available, and the removable drip tray keeps the dispensing area clean. It features our Brew-Thru® lid (BTL for short) with a mesh filter that helps catch rogue coffee grounds that may filter through some brewers. Here’s why you’ll love this thermal beverage dispenser for your smaller-scale or on-the-go events.On the left the gravity pot handle has a sign that says mocha and on the right a hand is pinching the back of the gravity pot to release it from the base

  • Compact and Efficient: Ideal for smaller spaces while still boasting an impressive 84 oz. capacity, it’s perfect for diverse settings.
  • High Heat Retention: The stainless-steel vacuum liner ensures beverages remain at the ideal temperature for hours, making it a reliable insulated beverage dispenser for long events.
  • Customization: With optional features like a taller serving base, it’s customizable to fit your specific service needs.

Thermal Gravity Pot® AY-AE25/25N: The Epitome of Zojirushi Craftsmanship

Gravity Pot beverage dispenser with the handle up on the left and one without a stand to the right

The Zojirushi Thermal Gravity Pot® Beverage Dispenser AY-AE25/25N is designed to keep beverages fresh for extended periods using the natural force of gravity for dispensing, which minimizes oxidation. Zojirushi is known for our high-quality vacuum insulated glass liners, and this Gravity Pot® features our best high-capacity vacuum-insulated glass liner, ensuring excellent heat retention. It has a capacity of 84 oz. / 2.5 liters and features a high-impact plastic body that resists dents and corrosion. The fold-down handle with a name tag holder, removable drip tray, and an optional taller serving base (7-1/2 inch opening) make it versatile and user-friendly. It also fits under most commercial coffee brewing machines, making it ideal as a commercial coffee thermal dispenser.

On left the view window is being detached and on the left the right the drip tray is detached from the base

Get a closer look at our Thermal Gravity Pot® AY-AE25, along with our lineup of commercial products here:

 

At Zojirushi, we understand that in the fast-paced world of food service and hospitality, you need solutions that are not only efficient and reliable but also embody a sense of style and sophistication. Our Thermal Gravity Pot® Beverage Dispensers are designed with these principles at their core, ensuring that you can serve your guests with confidence and ease. Now that you know everything there is to know about Zojirushi’s commercial Thermal Gravity Pot®, which one is for you? Make sure to show us how you use your thermal pot at your events by sharing your comments and tagging us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. #Zojirushi #ZoFan
 

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