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  • Models:
  • CAIH-2
  • CAIH-3
  • CAIH-4
  • CAIH-5
  • CAIH-6

Hot Food Unit – CAIH Heated Series

Electrically Heated | Individual Controls | Optional Drain & Manifold

The Hot Food Cart is an attractive, functional unit designed to keep hot foods hot—at their peak of serving perfections. The modular cart base, with its drop-in heated pan will accommodate standard steam table pans in individual 12″ x 20″ hot food wells that can used wet or dry. Each well is provided with an individual thermostat control.

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 a minimum 1/4″ radius. Each well is provided with a 850 watt heating element.

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 a pre-wired single thermostat control for each well, 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.



  • Fully insulated to retain heat; individual, thermostatically controlled 12″ x 20″ hot food wells
  • 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 a wide range of sizes and a wide variety of finishes and colors
  • Wet or dry operation
  • 1-Year Parts & Labor Warranty
  • NSF Approved
  • UL Listed