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Rational Combi Oven

Rational Combi Oven

Rational Combi Oven – Answers to some of the most common questions about a Rational Combi Oven:

What is a Rational Commercial Combi Oven?

RATIONAL combi ovens combine a convection oven, steamer, and broiler into one piece of equipment and can even be configured as ventless – not requiring an exhaust system.


Who makes rational?

RATIONAL cooking systems are produced in two locations: Landsberg am Lech, Germany, where the iCombi is manufactured, and Wittenheim, France, where the iVario is produced.


What country is rational from?

Germany – 100 % Made in Europe. RATIONAL units are produced at two locations: In Landsberg am Lech, Germany, the home of all combi-steamers and Wittenheim in France, where the iVario is developed and produced.


Why are RATIONAL ovens so good?

RATIONAL ovens are so good because they combine convection and steam to cook food evenly and perfectly every time. The convection heat circulates the food, while the steam ensures that it cooks evenly from the inside out. This results in perfectly cooked food with no dry spots or overcooked edges


Why buy a RATIONAL oven?

It reduces workloads exactly the way kitchen teams need: it cooks quickly, it’s easy to use, it delivers the food quality you specify, and it even saves you time, money and energy in the process.


Rational Combi Oven on Stand

Is RATIONAL a steam oven?

The Rational SelfCooking® Centre Steam Combination Oven offers you the ability to grill, roast, bake, steam, stew, blanch or poach food, all within a space of less than a 1m² Meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, egg dishes, baked goods, desserts you can do it all, whether you’re cooking for thirty or for several thousand.


What can you cook in RATIONAL oven?

Limitless variety – you can grill, bake, roast, braise, steam, stew, poach and much, much more.


Does a RATIONAL oven need to be under a hood?

There is one thing that a combi-oven can’t replace, however. Rational’s combi-ovens don’t eliminate the need for hoods. Although Rational does manufacture some combi-ovens with self-contained hoods, they are still required for combis.


Are RATIONAL ovens gas or electric?

The technologically advanced 10 x 1/1 GN capacity intelligent SelfCookingCenter natural gas combination oven from Rational is a global first. This is the first and only cooking system in the world with true intelligence.


Floor Standing Large 20 Tray Rational Combi Oven

Can you use the RATIONAL to roast?

Someone takes care of your jobs. An iCombi Pro works precisely, reliably, around the clock. Without supervision, even overnight. Large roasts, braised dishes, boiled meat – RATIONAL low temperature cooking makes this possible.


Can you cook pasta in RATIONAL?

Cooking Pasta in-the-Raw – With a RATIONAL Combi Oven, school cafeteria staff can simply mix in raw pasta right in the sauce and cook the entire dish without first needing to cook the pasta, whether it’s mac and cheese or spaghetti and meat sauce.


What is a Rational cooker?

The RATIONAL SelfCookingCenter® combi oven can steam, blanch, poach, bake, roast, sear, fry, grill, smoke, sous-vide, overnight cook, and much more, all in a single self-cleaning piece of equipment. It also offers a unique Finishing® system that makes event catering less labor intensive and stressful.

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What is the difference between RATIONAL iCombi classic and pro?

The iCombi Classic offers the exact same cooking power as the Rational iCombi Pro Gas Oven, however, the main difference is that the iCombi Classic has fully manual cooking modes, compared to the intelligent assistant that’s built into the iCombi Pro.

Rational 10 tray combi oven or 5 tray or 20 tray – there are a variety of different sized combi ovens available in electric or gas.

At Used Commercial Kitchen Equipment we have a range of Combi Ovens for Sale,  Contact us to find out more. 

Check out our Product Catalogue for some of the Quality used equipment we have available for sale.  Also have a look at some of our Featured Portfolios to see some of the solutions we have provided to some of our customers.  We partnered with a Church in Northern Rivers NSW to supply them with Rational Electric Combi Oven

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