Water pans are used in steam table pans with food that are likely to dry out, such as vegetables. The water pans are filled with a certain amount of water and then a perforated steam table pan is set inside of the water pan. The use of a water pan for each individual steam table pan makes the process of keeping the food moist as sanitary as possible.
From using steam compartments wisely to simply keeping the doors closed, there are a multitude of tips to keep your commercial steamer operating efficiently. This saves your commercial kitchen energy and money.