Recommended Temperature Guide

(Refers to product core temperature)

Please note apart from Blast Chillers & Freezers, all refrigerated storage and display cabinets are holding cabinets, i.e. designed to store or display pre-chilled or pre-frozen foods only. Heated display cabinets are designed to hold pre-heated foods.

Display cabinets are designed for short-term display of foods, after service, chilled food should be moved to a chilled storage cabinet.

HOT FOODS 65°C (minimum 63°C)
CHILLED FOODS 3 / 5C (maximum 8°C)
FRESH MEAT -2 / +2°C
FRESH FISH -1 / +1°C*
FROZEN FOODS -18 / -22°C
SOFT SCOOP ICE CREAM -12 / -18°C (depends on type of ice cream)
CANS & BOTTLED BEVERAGES Personal choice (generally 1 / 10°C)
WHITE WINE Personal choice (generally 4 / 12°C)
RED WINE Personal choice (generally 14 / 20°C

*Only specific cabinets control humidity and are designed to resist corrosion

The above are given for guidance only. For further details contact the Food Standards Agency