Vollrath 59500P Mirage Pro Countertop Induction Cooker - 120V, 1800W
- Safe - no open flame
- 100 precise temperature settings
- Quiet fan for unobtrusive front-of-house operation
- Works with pans up to 10 1/4" bottom diameter
- Cuts energy costs
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Explore the benefits of induction cooking, such as enhanced safety and increased efficiency! Also, learn what kind of pan to use with your induction range. From countertop ranges to a drop in units, we have the right induction range for you!
This video will help you learn the main differences between Vollrath's Mirage Pro and Mirage Cadet induction cookers. Basic functions and features are also covered.
Watch this quick video to learn how Vollrath's induction technology works! An electric current creates magnetic fields that heat up the cookware, making it efficient and precise.
Vollrath induction technology allows you to cook wherever you want, whenever you want! Discover the freedom of induction cooking by watching this video.
Vollrath's induction technology is safer, more precise, and 50 percent more efficient than gas burners. Learn more by watching this video!
Simple, smart, and safe. Experience Vollrath's state-of-the-art induction technology today!
Did you know that induction is a safer way to cook than with traditional methods? With no flame and with no heating element, induction is, as Chef Rich says, "really the way to go." Find out more about induction and the Vollrath mirage induction unit with this brief, informational video.
|Depth||15 1/4 Inches|
|Cooking Surface Diameter||10 1/4 Inches|
|Number of Burners||1|
|Usage||Front of House|
Customer questions about this product
- Can this induction range handle any pan capacity?
- Most induction ranges do not have specified weight or pan capacities. The key to ensuring your range works properly and does not get damaged by too much weight is to use a pan with a bottom diameter that does not exceed the burner's diameter. Using a larger pan will lessen the effectiveness of the range and the quality of your food.
The Vollrath Mirage Pro 59500P countertop induction range cooker has a tough stainless steel case with a 100% framed ceramic top for durability. Its low profile case provides a more natural cooking height while the 360- degree design looks appealing on both the operator and customer sides.
This induction cooker features a cutting-edge dial control with 100 precise temperature settings and boasts a unique G4 engine that provides 4 switches to power the unit instead of just 1! This convenient setup offers additional control versatility, improved efficiency, and increased longevity. It also features a 180 minute timer function and a bright LED digital readout that is easy to see.
This Vollrath Mirage Pro induction range cooker has the advantages of being compact, mobile and requiring no maintenance. Also, the extra-quiet fan means it's perfect for front-of-house usage without disturbing your patrons. Accommodating pans up to 10 1/4", this cooker requires a 120V electrical connection.
Depth: 15 1/4"
This item meets the standards imposed by NSF International, which focuses on public safety, health, and the environment.
UL US & Canada
This item has been tested and meets safety standards imposed by the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) for use in the United States of America and Canada.
This item has been verified or certified by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and will not cause harmful emissions.
This unit comes with a NEMA 5-15P plug.
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1 out of 1 found this review helpful
Great product. This is a work horse and as our company has been in business for one month I am now adding a second unit.
Dai B. Posted on 02/26/2015
1 out of 1 found this review helpful
Solid piece of equipment. We have been using ours for almost three years without a single issue. Has a larger area that heats the pan than some of the other low- to mid-tier models which is nice. Used daily to make sauces and saute vegetables.
Christopher R. from The Blue Duck Posted on 02/07/2014
1 out of 1 found this review helpful
Engineering type review. Used 6 months. Temps measured on 5 units. This company has great customer service. I have appreciated their patience. This is a really nice cooker. Ihave used mine for about 6 months, and have experience with other brand units. The power settings are flawless. 100 steps! And spin knob control. Heats a frypan with a couple cups of water to subcool boiling in about 30= 40 seconds using a 8" Vollrath inductuction frypan. The bubble pan bottom pattern shows a relatively large coil, about 6 inches. Very efficient units. They do get hot. Wok style cooking where the pan is heated hot and oil is poured around the pan, then food is dumped in to cool the pan below smoke temp works great with these. Preferred way to fry. They get hot. Fast. All induction units with a pan sensor under the ceramic/glass top have temp overshoot. The pan gets hotter than the sensor for awhile because it takes time for heat to conduct from the pan, heat up the glass which takes time and then heat the sensor. It takes 2 to 3 minutes overall. Meanwhile the pan bottom energized by the coil is heating away. Once the overshoot is over and the sensor is heated to the pan bottom teperature it holds accurately, But during the overshoot forst 3 minute time it is easy to smoke oil when frying unless using the wok technique. You can heat up the glass to boiling and heat the pan, but this doesn't elimintate temp overshoot smoking corn oil Hold it for a couple minutes to let the glass heat. Works well below boiling point to minimize overshoot. At fry temps you get enough overshoot to seariously (pun intended) heat the pan and smoke oil if you try to heat the oil first slowly to temp then fry food. The wok method works better with these. Or keep a dry pan, no oil and heat it first for to frying temp for 3 min to heat the glass. The initial temp peak overshoot for about 1-3 minutes then pan cools to steady state temp setting at pan content rate. At fry temps the overshoot hits about 540 degrees F. Do not put paper towel under the pan or parchement paper to "protect" the ceramic as some have suggested on other sites. It chars. Parchemnt paper is only rated to 400-425 degrees. Even on power settings har can can accidently happen. Be safe. No paper or conbustable under the pan. None needed. And paper under the pan renders the temp control mode useless since it doesn't conduct heat to the glass and sensor well. The temp control works well if you view the temp scale not as an absolute acurate temperature setting but as a relative temperature number. Viewed this way there are 20 temperature settings between 80 degrees and frying temperature 340-360. THIS IS TWICE AS MANY AS MOST COMPETING UNITS in this commercial class price range. There are additional settings above this temperature, maybe 10-14. The steady state temp hold temperature is above the dial setting with little difference at low temps and increasing temp offset at higher temps. I suggest measuring the steady state temps for one of your favorite pans produced by the relative dial settings and you will be in ballpark for your other ferritic pans. Just realize frying temperatures 340-360F pan temperature for deep fat pan frying is reached with 240=260 dial units. Measure your unit once with your favorite fry pan and remember the post overshoot fry temp range. Maybe better to heat the pan using a known power setting that bring your pan and oil to close to frying temp, then if you want switch to temp control. You can set the temp too high or too low in power mode, but you don't get the temperature overshoot in power mode. I noticed new units in the department store in Bangkok were power mode only. But I find this limiting, once I understood about the temp overshoot and how to minimize its effects. This Vollrath induction cooker is very convenient. Handsome. Lots of heat fast. Has a good feel. And it is responsive in steady state temperature mode or power mode. It has nosed its way into my preferred item to cook. The temp steps are wide for serious sous vide being 10-15 degrees from 80F through boiling range. Holds a heavy pan or induction pan bottom at constant temp well with temp variation less than I oan measure. I bought two different Vollrath pans one for general sauce pan and soup and one for frying and like them a lot too. It also heats my cast iron skillets equally fast. I like this so much, I am looking for another used one, just to have another which is a good recommendation. When you get tired of the inexpensive Chinese units with wide steps for power and maybe no temp mode or limited temp steps as I did and want something better, I recommend GET ONE OF THESE!
Daniel M. from daniel l. miller BSEE Posted on 05/07/2013
This induction cooker is perfect for an extra burner with all the advantages that induction provides. I created steam in a 40 quart lobster pot in minutes. Maintains a slow simmer perfectly for hours. Response to changes in heat levels is immediate, both up and down. Don't want to be without one.
Jan C. Posted on 04/28/2014
I purchased the Vollrath Mirage Pro 59500P and am very satisfied with the culinary results that I have been able to achieve with this remarkable device. It is a very powerful cooking device and cooks very fast. Caution should be exercised in cooking at maximum 100 percent output as at this level some cookware can sustain damage. Blue discoloration in the bottom of a stainless steel pan is an indicator that you had the power at too high a level for this particular piece of cookware. Proceed gradually and do some testing to understand the limits of this incredible piece of technology.
Kenneth B. from Home use Posted on 03/11/2014
These are great induction burners and Vollrath customer service is great. I thought there was an issue with the display at one time but it turned out to be fine and Vollrath was ready to replace the unit if needed.
Daphne C. Posted on 04/09/2013
What a great alternative to the gas/butane power countertop burners! Great for keeping items on a low and steady heat! Nice for tempering chocolate! Nice price!!!
Eric K. Posted on 03/01/2012
This is much better than the regular home units. It is particularly good for tempering chocolate and boiling pasta. It boils a pot of water in half the time as my 12000 btu gas burner. Small pans sometimes have trouble with it, but that is a minor issue.
Sam L. Posted on 02/28/2012
Love this induction stove. This is my second induction type counter stove. It heats very fast and cools pretty quickly as well. I like that it only stays on when stainless steel is on it, and shuts off by itself. I make soups, sandwiches, pretty much all of my savory menu on it.
Daniellan L. from Ivy Bakery Posted on 02/09/2012
I recently started cooking Thai, Indian, and Mexican. I really enjoy cooking but don't like having cooking smells inside the house. I was planning on spending a lot on a high-quality propane camping stove but thank goodness I heard about counter-top induction burners. I use this burner now for everyday cooking and hardly ever use the gas cooktop anymore. This product is not cheap but its a great value since it is solidly constructed and a lot less than other units I considered from Viking or All-Clad. It heats up much faster than a gas burner and the dial gives you instantaneous control of the temp level. You can have the dial read temperature in Celsius, Farenheit, or on a scale from 1 - 100. The only problem I have had in the two months of use is that the LED display went out a couple weeks ago. I called Vollrath customer service and they emailed me a form to fill out. Soon after I faxed the form back in, a new one was shipped out to me via UPS. I packed up the old unit in the box from the replacement unit, and UPS picked it up at my house for return shipment at no cost to me. It was refreshing to have such a problem-free customer service experience. I am extremely pleased with the induction technology and Vollrath as a company.
Denis U. Posted on 11/15/2010
This is my first introduction to induction cooking and couldn't be more satisfied. After reading reviews I knew that I would be unsatisfied with others, either limited adjustments or quality issues. Saved a lot of money over the top end Viking burner-take that! After I moved to my new condo loft with all wonderful windows(24) and unfortunately solar gain, additional heat from the electric stove wasn't very unappealing to me. Also I'm a gas user so this is more than a substitute. But my stainless steel cookware were not all appropriate - had to purchase some to make up. Strange, won't work w/my 1 quart Le Creuset but ok with the 4 1/2 soup pot. If there is an improvement, I'd say include a timer feature, otherwise...good quality, looks good too! Like the dial for instant dial down/up!
Priscilla C. Posted on 10/29/2010
I recently Purchased 2 Vollrath Mirage 59500 countertop induction cookers & Case from The WEBstaurant Store,Not only was I Happy with how great Meagan & Jimmy were on the live chat, reasonable PRICE. )But also how quickly & Safely they arrived. I had gone to a local high end appliance dealer locally after putting a deposit down on a Thermador and seeing the feedback was anywhere from a 2, to -5, I realized commercial was the way to go.These 2 Induction units will be side by side on the Granite island in my kitchen,moved when used for a warming system during the holidays or to use for a party.These are the best choice as If something goes wrong with a burner,simply send the single unit out.Otherwise you would have to send out the complete tabletop stove and have nothing in the mean time. I plan on purchasing one more soon. ALSO...In an emergency, 1 can be hooked to a generator and not blow the fuse! Think about it...hot food/heat. not bad. Highly recomended
J. S. from J Sawyer Posted on 10/23/2010
I bought this burner for cooking outdoors while RVing. I read reviews of less expensive units having small or uneven hot areas and not being adjustable enough. After more research I spent twice as much as I planned and couldn't be happier. This thing is amazing! 100 to 400 degrees in 10 degree increments almost instantly. 12 inch fry pan was heated perfectly evenly. Build quality was excellent. I'm so happy with this burner I'm using it on my counter at home instead of my old ceramic topped range. I can't imagine how to improve this product. It's perfect and well worth the money.
Mike M. Posted on 08/16/2010
Quiet and powerful. This unit replaced a less expensive commonly found unit when shopping for induction cooktops. This one cooks evenly using a 12 inch griddle the other unit had trouble with a 10 inch griddle. Love the control you get with the power dial. Heats pan up fast and doesn't heat up the kitchen.
James W. Posted on 06/27/2010
this item is a real wow. quality construction and innovative design. It's fast, responsive and totally adjustable. Other induction units have maybe 10 settings. This one allows you to set a temperature, or turn a dial and have 100 PRECISE settings as a percentage of power. Fast, more responsive to changes in settings than a gas burner and totally accurate. It has immediately become my favorite cooking heat source. electric burners were hotter, gas more adjustable, this unit does both better faster AND it doesn't heat up the kitchen.
Daniel S. Posted on 11/16/2009
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