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February 4, 2013

The CookTek OmeletBuster Double Burner Induction Cooktop delivers two cooking positions on a standard  120V/15A outlet – a first for commercial induction cooktops.  On a standard outlet there’s simply no faster way to cook two omelets at a time.  There’s enough power (900W) in...

January 6, 2013

CookTek Induction Systems recently introduced SinAqua® – an induction food holding well which provides significant energy savings & extended food life without water.  SinAqua’s unique waterless design makes it the greenest food holding system in the world and in comparative tests with...

January 24, 2011

CookTek, a leading manufacturer of induction cooking, buffet, and delivery solutions now supports their products with a thirty-six month warranty plan.

CHICAGO - CookTek, an induction cooktop...

December 3, 2010

CookTek, a Provider of Induction Cooktops for Chicago Restaurant Alinea, Applauds the Restaurant's Three-Star Michelin Rating.

November 18, 2010

Top innovator in induction cooking technology CookTek wins FSE&S Best in Class Operators award for its light induction cooktop equipment.

October 14, 2010

Bob Wolters Wins Race Entries to Marathon de Paris in April 2011 After Dedicating Race to His Brother Who Lost His Own Race Against Illness.

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July 15, 2010

CookTek® introduces the first ever U.S. made, multi-burner, commercial induction ranges. These heavy-duty induction ranges offer more precise cooking and save energy. Running much cooler than any other kind of range, they improve the working environment too. With a commercial build...

April 28, 2009

Chicago, IL - Following acquisition of CookTek, LLC by The Middleby Corporation, CookTek's induction commercial foodservice equipment will be on show at this year's National Restaurant show (NRA) in Chicago, May 16 - 19.

CookTek's prototype 6 'burner' commercial induction range, stock pot...

April 27, 2009

ELGIN, IL - The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ:MIDD) today announced it has acquired CookTek LLC (“CookTek”), a leader in the manufacture of induction cooking and warming systems for the commercial foodservice industry with approximately $10 million in annual sales. The purchase price for the...

February 9, 2009

Chicago, IL - CookTek, showed a number of new and ground breaking products at the North American Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) show in Orlando last week.

A 6 "burner" 21kW 3 Phase all induction modular restaurant range drew plenty of attention, as did a 7kW 3 Phase floor...

June 9, 2008

Chef Grant Achatz Wins Top James Beard Award
Chicago, IL - Jerry Shriver of USA Today reports on award winning success of Chef Grant Achatz.  
Chef Grant is the Executive Chef and a founder of Alinea - one of the most highly regarded restaurants in America.
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June 9, 2008

Chicago, IL - The Boston Globe's Joe Yolan reports on use of induction cooking from one of Barbara Lynch's famous Boston restaurants.

In the film, both Joe and Barbara explain the advantages of induction cooking - most notably, speed, power, control and cool operation.

As can be...

May 15, 2008

Chicago, IL - Appliance Design magazine has announced the winners of its 21st Annual Excellence in Design competition.

CookTek, LLC is pleased to announce that its "Incogneeto" Model MCU061R Under Granite Buffet System has won the Bronze Award for the Commercial/Vending Appliances...

January 1, 2008

Chicago, IL - CookTek has launched two new buffet (hold only) products – a range of glass topped drop-in induction chargers, plus an incredible “heat through stone” under-granite mounted system.  The drop-in units feature low-key plain black tempered tops in two different sizes and three...

November 5, 2007

A six “burner” commercial induction range, has won the Electric Foodservice Council’s prestigious Efficiency Improvement Award.

CookTek previewed the range at the October 2007 NAFEM Show in Atlanta. The unit delivers a 20-30% reduction in direct utility costs, when compared to conventional...

March 27, 2006

The Apogee Buffet System made by CookTek was awarded a Silver EID in the Commercial Appliances category in Appliance Design magazine's 19th Annual Excellence in Design Competition. The product was designed by CookTek.

Like no other warming system, CookTek's Buffet System was designed to...

November 1, 2005

CookTek, the only U.S. manufacturer of induction cooking and heated delivery systems, announced today the release of the highly anticipated Buffet System. Rounding out the new Apogee line of cooktops, the Buffet System incorporates Apogee's upgraded features as well as CookTek's SmarTag™...

November 1, 2005

CookTek, the only U.S. manufacturer of induction cooking and heated delivery systems, announced today the release of the new Universal Thermal Delivery System, nicknamed UTDS. Powered by the company's proprietary MagnaWave™ technology, the UTDS' fast charge time, lightweight design and simple...

October 14, 2005

CookTek, the only U.S. manufacturer of induction cooking and heated delivery systems, announced today a new line of cooktops, dubbed Apogee. The highly anticipated release of this new line came just in time for NAFEM, the biennial foodservice industry event, held the past September in Anaheim,...

June 10, 2005

CookTek , the only U.S. manufacturer of induction cooking and heated delivery systems, has partnered with Chicago restaurant Alinea, the latest culinary feat from Chef Grant Achatz. CookTek has outfitted Alinea with induction cooktops for its state of the art kitchen. The mutually beneficial...

June 1, 2005

CookTek, the only U.S. manufacturer of induction cooking and heated delivery systems, announced today the release of its latest product, the Heated Meal Delivery System. The system is designed to keep hot prepared foods at higher safe food holding temperatures, and for longer, for applications...

May 16, 2005

CookTek, the only U.S. manufacturer of induction cooking and heated delivery systems, announces its commitment to higher learning. CookTek has partnered with Kendall College, one of the nation's top culinary schools, in a mutually beneficial relationship including consultation, research and...