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  • Models:
  • CAHB-3
  • CAHB-4
  • CAHB-5

Hot Food Unit – CAHB Series

Electrically Heated with Heated Base | Optional Drain & Manifold

The Hot Food Cart is an attractive, functional unit designed to keep hot foods hot—at their peak of serving perfection. The modular cart base, with its drop-in heated pan and heated base section, will accommodate standard steam table pans in individual 12″ x 20″ hot food wells that can be used wet or dry. In addition, the unit includes a heated base section, with a slide assembly for 12″ x 20″ pans, for back-up storage directly on your serving line.

The attractive streamlined design, plus the variety of laminates give you a wide range of choices to complement any decor. The unmatched feature of the CA-Cart line is the self-locking device which eliminates loose fasteners or molding strips to lock units together. Simply push the units together the carts will automatically lock and the top will be flush and level, regardless of the floor’s condition. It’s the right cart for your serving line needs.


TOP: Constructed of 16 gauge, type 304 stainless steel, die-formed, welded, ground and polished. Top is provided with an opening to receive the appropriate sized drop-in hot serving unit. An integral locking device shall be provided to align and retain cart positioning when two or more carts are joined.

BODY: Frame construction shall be of hi-tensile aluminum square tubing, 1-1/4″ x 1-1/4″. Frame sections are welded construction, ground and polished to a uniform finish. Body is complete with front panel of plastic laminate on .050 aluminum. Owner to specify finish.

HOT SERVING UNIT: The cart is complete and includes a WIH series drop-in hot serving unit installed in the top. Constructed of 18 gauge, type 304 stainless steel with raised perimeter bead and solid vinyl gasket. Individual 12″ x 20″ hot food wells are provided, fabricated of 18 gauge stainless steel, one piece construction, all welded, ground and polished to a uniform finish. All corners are coved with minimum 1/4″ radius. Each well is provided with an 850 watt heating element.

HEATED BASE: Constructed of 20 gauge, type 304 stainless steel interior with coved corners and an 18 gauge stainless steel facia. The cart body forms the exterior walls and there is 1″ of high density fiberglass insulation provided. The interior is provided with a removable slide assembly to accommodate 12″ x 20″ pans.

Doors are stainless steel, double wall constructed and fully insulated; provided with edge mounted chrome plated hinges, a slam action latch and a moisture-proof gasket.

CASTERS: The casters shall be 5″ dia. non-marking rubber tired, swivel type with ball bearings in both swivel and axle raceways, and provided with grease fittings. Both casters on operator’s side have foot-activated brakes.

ELECTRICAL: The unit is provided with 850 watt heating elements, pre-wired to a single thermostat control, with a pilot light. A 6′-long, 3-wire cord and plug is provided, extending from the control box located under the unit, on operator’s left. Available for single phase power only.



  • Individual, thermostatically controlled 12″ x 20″ hot food wells—fully insulated to retain heat
  • Heated base section—provides back-up storage directly on the serving line
  • Positive self locking device—keeps tops level and equipment in place
  • Fully mobile—each unit is provided with 5″ dia. swivel casters, two with brakes
  • Versatile—available in three convenient sizes and a wide variety of finishes and colors
  • 1-Year Parts & Labor Warranty
  • UL Listed