Blast chillers are an amazing appliance used in commercial kitchens for years. Irinox, the inventor of blast chiller technology 37 years ago, is introducing countertop and built-in blast chillers for home use. Fresco is the countertop appliance and Freddy is the built-in version.
What can a blast chiller do? Read on for all their incredible capabilities.
FRESCO: The Freestanding Blast Chiller
Fresco is the first over-the-counter household Multifunction Blast Chiller that lets you transform your lifestyle through 9 functions that help you eat better, foster conviviality and minimize waste.
Cook when you want, not when you have to
Blast chilling quickly lowers the temperature of just-cooked food to 3ºC / 37.4°F to block nutrient evaporation and prevent bacterial proliferation, preserving quality, texture, flavor, and fragrance, tripling its shelf life. Any cooked and blast chilled food can be kept in the fridge for up to 7 days, and tastes just like day 1.
Keep your fruits and veggies fresh longer
Shock freezing rapidly cools food to a very low temperature, -18°C / -0.4 °F, creating micro crystals that ensure food quality preservation. This way, when thawed, food will be exactly as it was when fresh. Shock frozen food can be kept in the freezer for up to 6-8 months.
Preserve food texture for up to six months
Ideal for hot and/or delicate food, this cycle lowers the temperature to 3°C / 37°F, which gradually drops to -18°C / -0.4°F at the core, the result is rapid but non-aggressive freezing, essential for delicate food that must be kept in the freezer. Any cooked, gently frozen food can be kept in the freezer for up to six months.
Taste food as if it had never been frozen
Blast chillers preserve all the food nutrients found within the micro crystals’ liquid upon thawing with gentle ventilation. Food that has undergone controlled thawing maintains its quality and fragrance perfectly, just as if it were fresh and had never been frozen. Ideal for all food, even the most delicate.
Cold drinks quickly
Have a bottle of wine that needs to be cooled to the perfect temperature quickly? Blast chillers cool bottles at a speed of approximately 1°C / 1.8°F per minute, ensuring the pleasure of enjoying drinks at their ideal temperature anytime.
Controlled proofing allows the yeast in bread, pizza, and brioches to develop perfectly. Fresco makes sure all proofed items have intense flavor, light structure, just the right crumbliness and are easy to digest.
No more uncooked or burned food
Low-temperature cooking gently cooks meat and fish, never exceeding a core temperature of 70°C / 158°F. It enhances flavors, maintains a tender consistency and ensures uniform cooking.
Eat healthy, not fast
Do you have refrigerated food you want heated and ready to eat when you and your family come home? Blast chillers solve this problem beautifully. Place your food in Fresco and enter the time you want it to be ready. Fresco will keep it cold and safe and heat it at the right time. Don't worry if you are a little late, Fresco will keep it hot for 48 hours.
Hold that temperature
Hold the ideal temperature of your food for as long as you want. No more rotten fish, melted ice cream, or cold soup. This function adapts to the most modern needs. It allows you to choose from -20°C / -4°F to 70°C / 158°F.
1.) Fresco manages temperatures from -31°F/-35°C + 167°F/75°C.
2.) The internal chamber of Fresco is built in stainless steel.
3.) Fresco has 9 different functions: blast chilling, shock freezing, gentle freezing, customized preservation, controlled thawing, drinks cooling, low-temperature cooking, natural proofing, and ready meal.
4.) Fresco is built with patented, 100% Italian Technology
W: 22.20 in
D: 14.95 in
H: 15.43 in