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Types and Sizes of Food Service Foil

Found in nearly every commercial kitchen, aluminum foil serves a multitude of functions. Our food service foil rolls come in convenient cutter boxes, and we offer four different widths. For on-the-go operations, we offer foil wrap sheets in three pre-cut sizes!

Foil to fit all your needs

We offer both standard and heavy duty foils, and this guide will help you decide which different types of foil best suit your needs! Foil is often referred to using general terms like "standard" and "heavy duty." These terms can be measured in gauge (thickness) too, just like plastic or sheet metal. Naturally, the heavier the gauge, the thicker and more puncture and tear resistant the foil is.

Here are the approximate gauges of our food service foil:

  • Standard Duty: .00062
  • Heavy Duty: .0009

Standard Duty Aluminum Foil

Standard duty aluminum foil is the economical choice for your kitchen, and is appropriate for many applications. It is the most common food service foil, serving as an excellent all-purpose solution for the majority of kitchen tasks. We even carry standard duty non-stick aluminum foil, ideal for melted cheese, wrapping meats on the grill, and even your signature lasagna!

Commonly Used For:

  • Wrapping baked potatoes
  • Wrapping sandwiches
  • Covering full or half size stainless steel table pans (when not transporting pans)
  • Covering half size foil steam table pans

Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil

Boasting higher thickness and durable properties, heavy duty aluminum foil will withstand a lot of wear and tear. Because of its high level of puncture and tear resistance, it is the best cover for foil steam table pans, since the pans will flex when carried.

Commonly Used For:

  • Lining ovens, covering grills and grilling grates
  • Lining pans for baking, broiling, and roasting
  • A durable, disposable lid
  • Covering stainless steel steam table pans for transport
  • Covering full size foil steam table pans (because the pans will flex)

Food Service Foil Wrap Sheets

Short on time? Our food service foil wrap sheets come in three pre-cut sizes, saving you the time and hassle of unrolling and estimating foil sheet sizes. Use these sheets to quickly wrap sandwiches, potatoes, and more! They're perfect for wrapping hamburgers, hot dogs, or sides at your concession stand, fast food restaurant, or snack bar.

Available Sizes:

  • 9" x 10 3/4" sheets
  • 12 x 10 3/4" sheets
  • 14" x 16" sheets

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