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Southbend Manufacturing – Heavy Duty Commercial Cooking Equipment since 1898

Who is Southbend?

In 1898, Southbend Manufacturing began their journey as one of the most reliable manufacturers of commercial kitchen equipment. Since the opening of their doors, Southbend has streamlined their processes for perpetual innovation in an ever changing industry, making them the global leader in heavy-duty commercial kitchen equipment today.

Southbend offers everything from ranges and convection ovens to fryers and steamers to complete your commercial kitchen!

Restaurant Ranges

Southbend offers three lines of restaurant ranges: Ultimate Ranges, S-Series Ranges, and Electric Ranges. Each line offers unique advantages. Which is right for your commercial kitchen?

Ultimate Ranges

The Ultimate Range is available in five sizes and over 1,200 configurations. These ranges are engineered to perform and built to last! Features include:

  • Made in the USA
  • All stainless steel construction
  • Higher BTU’s and High Efficiency Snap Action Thermostat for easy control
  • Cast iron grates
  • Manual gas shut off
  • Metal Knobs

S-Series Ranges

Southbend’s S-Series restaurant range offers a quality, versatile range for commercial foodservice applications. 24″, 36″, 48″, and 60″ widths and a number of top configurations are available. Configurations include combinations of open burners, griddles and hot tops. Additional features include:

  • Stainless steel front, sides and removable shelf
  • Individual, removable cast iron grate tops
  • Smooth, polished 1/2″ steel griddle plate with raised sides available thermostatic or manual
  • Removable crumb drawers under burners
  • Metal knobs with red stripe

Electric Ranges

The Electric Range is available in several configurations to accommodate any kitchen. Standard, Convection, and TruVection base are available. Features include:

  • Stainless Steel Front, Top and Sides
  • Hatchable to Pass Through 26″ Opening
  • Includes 6″ NSF Listed Legs
  • Front Serviceable
  • 36″ Cooking Height

Ready to Shop?

Central has partnered with Southbend to offer their complete line of heavy-duty commercial kitchen equipment, including the Ultimate Ranges, S-Series Ranges and Electric Ranges. Browse online or call one of our helpful product consultants for one on one assistance at 800-215-9293

Vulcan VC4

Heat Up the Kitchen with These New Cooking Equipment Products

At Central, we are adding new products to our website constantly. We thought we’d highlight some of the newer products we’ve added in our cooking equipment category. Check out the items below!

Getting Heavy with Vulcan

Vulcan HD Range

Vulcan Heavy Duty Range

Build your kitchen up to the toughest standards with Vulcan’s V Series line of heavy duty gas ranges. Central offers the 36″ model of these ranges, which are modular so you can customize your kitchen the way you want it. Choose from a variety of range tops, from charbroiler to griddle to open burners. Each range comes with a standard 50,000 BTU oven.

In addition, Central also has added Vulcan’s series of convection ovens. Choose from gas or electricsingle or double stack. These energy efficient ovens use gentle air circulation and apply even heat distribution to cook a wide variety of menu items.

Don’t forget, all Vulcan equipment qualifies for free shipping! We have hundreds of items in stock which ship the same day when ordered by 5 p.m. EST.

Southbend Tilting Skilletstilt skillet

Looking for versatility in the kitchen? Then look no further than these tilting skillets from Southbend. These units can braise, boil, fry and more. They feature a stainless steel pan with coved corners. Controls are housed in a drip-proof console.

Manual tilt skillets do a 90° full tilt until completely empty. They also have a self-locking feature. Electric tilt skillets are controlled by an electric motor-driven belt drive. Burners will shut off when tilted at more than 5°.

Southbend’s tilting skillets are available in gas or electric, 30 gallon or 40 gallon models.

Globe Induction Rangeinduction range

Finally, we’ll take a look at the Globe GIR18 induction range. This range is perfect for making omelets, seafood and delicate sauces. It is stainless steel with an easy-to-clean ceramic cooktop. Best of all, it is designed with your safety in mind! Its pan detection feature automatically shuts off the unit if no pan is detected. Seven power levels and touch pad control make for easy programming.

Shop Central

Check out these items and our complete line of cooking equipment at CentralRestaurant.com Our helpful Product Consultants are standing by when you have questions. Give one a call at 800-215-9293, or chat live with us right now!