steam table


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steam table

A table, or a section of a counter in a cafeteria, having openings set in the top in which are fitted containers for cooked food; the containers are kept warm by steam, hot air, or hot water which circulates beneath them.
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The utilities, which are updated regularly, currently cover heat loss from tank heating and steam mains, sizing of steam and condensate pipes, water and dry saturate steam valves, start up and running condensate rates for steam mains, calculators for orifice KV, flash steam, mixing water and steam flow to heat ratings, and steam tables for saturated and sub-saturated water, and superheated, saturated and wet steam.
At 5 in the morning, Joe, Irma and one or two nephews prepare the hot meals and secure them in the steam tables for the drive from downtown Los Angeles, where they live.
The chefs at Panda Express, the nation's leader in Chinese quick service restaurants, will be spicing up their steam tables this summer with the "Panda Chefs Celebrate Garlic" promotion.
The ASME Research and Technology Committee on Water and Steam in Thermal Power Systems has sponsored the publication of an overhaul of the industrial steam tables.
The book, ASME Steam Tables for Industrial Use, has a different purpose from older texts.
Another innovation in the steam tables is the addition of metric system values along with traditional U.
Chicken Breast with Sugar Peas in Oyster Sauce, spicy Firecracker Chicken and Cousin Thai's Spicy Chicken Breast are a few of the newest additions that will soon be found on the fresh steam tables at Panda Express.
This is as hot at it gets in here,'' Catuogno said, walking inside the trailer and pointing to a digital thermometer mounted inside the small trailer, just above the steam tables.
He began using it primarily to check steam tables and holding areas, but now he also uses the pocket-sized MiniTemp FS at buffets to scan across serving plates to make certain they are warm enough for the hot foods and cool enough for the salads and cold items.