Induction-based food holding/warming system and method

  • US 9,066,374 B2
  • Filed: 06/25/2014
  • Issued: 06/23/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/20/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for holding and warming food, the method comprising the steps of:

  • disposing a container consisting of 300-series stainless steel in a receptacle for receiving the container, wherein the container is formed by a cold working process; and

    applying to the container a magnetic field from an induction coil, wherein the magnetic field is sufficient to induce a current in the container to heat the container,wherein the container includes a rim extending around a perimeter thereof, and wherein the rim of the container rests on an edge of the receptacle.

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