I bought this because I am working to build a business, and the name and budget fit me. Being gone with my regular job a lot I have only had one chance to use it, so I can't account for the plastic clips and their integrity. However, I cooked up a bunch of bbq and used it to hold for people to come pick up orders. When I opened the door, I could feel the radiant heat coming out. I took the butt inside, peeled the foil, and it was still steaming from the heat. That in my book awards it 5 stars for now. As for side dishes, that still remains to be seen, but I have an upcoming gig in November 2021. I'll be ordering more before then, and putting them to the test. Bang for the buck wins here for me.
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- Superior insulation maintains hot or cold temperatures for up to 7 hours
- Rugged polyethylene exterior withstands continued use and exposure to high heat
- Door opens 270 degrees and folds flush against unit for easy loading and unloading
- Fits up to 5 full size, 2 1/2" deep food pans (sold separately)
- Can be stacked with similar Carlisle and Cambro carriers
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The CaterGator black front loading insulated food pan carrier provides the versatility and quality you need to safely deliver pans of food.
Designed to withstand the wear and tear of regular transport, this pan carrier is a workhorse ready for catering, delivery, and other on-the-go applications. Its insulation provides up to 7 hours of temperature retention for exceptional convenience, making it ready for cold dishes, hot dishes, and anything in-between. The carrier features ergonomic handles, reinforced door hinges, and plastic latches to help orders arrive at their destination time and time again. Plus, with a spacious interior capable of holding a variety of pan sizes, types, and configurations, the carrier is sure to accommodate your menu.
Made in America
This item was made in the United States of America.
This item can safely be stacked with identical or indicated items to promote easy transportation and space-saving storage.
This item meets the standards imposed by NSF International, which focuses on public safety, health, and the environment.
This item can safely be cleaned in a commercial dishwasher.
"I love this insulated food pan carrier. It helps out so much now when I have events to cater that tend to be a bit further out than normal. Food is still hot and fresh and not overcooked. Very sturdy but can be a bit heavy before loading food so imagine afterwards. Make sure you ..."Read More Reviews
To fit your unique menu, this pan carrier holds up to 5 full size, 2 1/2" deep food pans and can accommodate various combinations of full, 1/2, and 1/3 size pans. These pans can be 2 1/2", 4", or even 6" deep. Most types of pans fit as well, letting you use whatever best suits your business; use foil, plastic, or stainless steel pans to deliver food to your destination.
7 Hour Temperature Retention
Because the carrier is made with polyurethane foam insulation, it offers superior temperature retention and maintains hot or cold food temperatures for up to 7 hours. For use with cold dishes, pre-chill the unit with its door open in a walk-in refrigerator or freezer. For pre-heating the unit, place a hotel pan of hot water into the unit, and close the door for 20 minutes prior to loading your hot dishes.
Built to Last
This insulated pan carrier features a rugged, polyethylene exterior and withstands constant wear and tear from use, transport, and exposure to high heat. It includes plastic latches that securely lock the door to retain temperature. It also includes steel reinforced plate hinges to resist breakage and to ensure longevity. The door even extends to a full 270 degrees for easy access.
Easy to Transport and Store
For convenient transport, the unit features molded-in handles that are both durable and ergonomic. Not only does this design make it easy to carry, it allows the carrier to stack with similar Carlisle and Cambro carriers and simplify storage.
- Width:17 Inches
- Depth:24 1/4 Inches
- Height:25 1/4 Inches
- Width:13 3/4 Inches
- Depth:20 3/4 Inches
- Height:17 Inches
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People Talk About:food hot warm carrier clips container insulated pan business catering
The product was a great addition to our company. Good for traveling or in house use. The food stayed warm for hours. The easy access of the wide open door is simply great.
This product is amazing! A friend of mind of mind told me that it was a must have an order to start my catering business and I’m sooo glad I did. It’s keeps the food warm for hours. My customer are happy and so am I.
Units keep food warm for a long period of time. They are $$ but worth it as long as you take care of them. Make sure to wipe condensation out after use, wipe down seals and avoid food build up. Biggest thing to note is the way the outside looks. They will fade overtime but you can decrease this by making sure the outside is food/oil/grease clean and we also like to use regular plastic car shine to keep them protected and clean.
Very nice insulated box. Can be used to transport food to simply to hold as a warming unit. I plan to order a couple more of these
This insulated food pan carrier is easy to grip and carry. The material does not allow for slipping, even if food is hot. Made transporting hot or cold food a breeze.
These are great. We run 9 of them for our business. I love that there are easy to replace parts. We use then constantly and have had to replace a few latches. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
The food pan carrier seems well built and keeps food warm. The biggest issues are the closing clips and the seal. Either the closing clips aren't strong enough or the seal doesn't seal very well because if you happen to spill anything inside, it will leak out. Perhaps the clips can be replaced with something stronger? If you are transporting any sort of liquid, you might want to look elsewhere.
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Honestly not as impressed as I hoped to be. We cater all over town and I have been looking for a new container. I liked that it could easily be wiped out and cleaned as we often have grease or beans that spill out of pans (no matter how well we cater wrap). It is definitely pretty heavy once filled, ok that was expected, we used 2 of us to lift it. It did hold the food warm but not as warm as some of my other bags. They did recommend putting hot water or ice in prior to loading the container, but we often don't have time for that step. My biggest complaint is the clips to close. One broke off within 3 uses and the other within 5. Why build a nice container and put cheap plastic chips on it? I will look for replacement metal ones (as Read More
Thank you for your feedback! We are sorry your CaterGator Black Front Loading Insulated Food Pan Carrier - 5 Pan Capacity clips did not meet your expectations. Action has been taken to remedy this. Please reach out to our Customer Solutions team if you have any questions!
This is a great budget option to the much higher priced cambros out there. We purchased one for our food truck and catering business. We will definitely be purchasing several more! Holds hot and cold foods amazingly!
Travel in style efficiently, and inexpensively. This insulated food pan carrier has never let us down, Has always maintained proper temperature, for both cold and hot food items.
I love this insulated food pan carrier. It helps out so much now when I have events to cater that tend to be a bit further out than normal. Food is still hot and fresh and not overcooked. Very sturdy but can be a bit heavy before loading food so imagine afterwards. Make sure you have someone around to help carry this thing.
The CaterGator insulated pan carrier is a nice addition to your off-site catering event. Only issue is they are a little cumbersome to lift and is hard to clean the interior.
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