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Q: Hotel pan ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: Hotel pan
Category: Family and Home > Food and Cooking
Asked by: mcneill420-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 24 Oct 2004 11:52 PDT
Expires: 23 Nov 2004 10:52 PST
Question ID: 419393
What is a "hotel pan?"  It is used for cooking creme brule.
Subject: Re: Hotel pan
Answered By: pinkfreud-ga on 24 Oct 2004 12:09 PDT
A hotel pan is similar to a large metal roasting pan. Hotel pans are
sometimes called "steam table pans."

"Hotel Pan
These are rectangular stainless steel pans used to cook, store and
serve food, and are designed to fit in steam tables, racks and

A full size pan is 12 X 20 inches, and there are also 1/2, 1/3, 1/6
and 1/9 sizes. The standard depth is 2 inches, with 4 inch and 6 inch
deep sizes. Another variation has perforated sides and bottoms for
steaming foods."

Food Facts & Trivia: Hotel Pan

Here's an example (at a bargain price):

Superior Products: Stainless Steel Steam Hotel Pans

Search strategy:

Froogle: hotel pan

Google Web Search: hotel steam pan

I hope this helps! If anything is unclear or incomplete, please
request clarification; I'll be glad to offer further assistance before
you rate my answer.

Best regards,
Subject: Re: Hotel pan
From: owain-ga on 25 Oct 2004 08:33 PDT
In Europe, what pinkfreud is describing are called gastronorms


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