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Putting the Kitchen of the Future to the Test 

Date:  Thursday, 11/09/17 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

9:00am - 12:00pm Seminar

12:00pm - 2:00 pm Hands-On Demonstrations

Energy and water efficient equipment might look great in the lab, but how do savings hold up in the tough and unpredictable environment of a real world kitchen?

Who Will Benefit:

  • Catering/Event Venues
  • Commissaries
  • Consultants
  • Corporate Dining
  • Designers
  • Hotel Operators
  • K-12, Colleges/Universities
  • Plan Checkers
  • Restaurant Owner/Operators
  • Utility Reps

The PG&E Food Service Technology Center has been pitting the lab against the field for over 30 years...

"Take It To The Kitchen"

Hear about the successes and lessons learned when FSTC’s engineers took equipment from the lab to the field (kitchens) as a part of the California Energy Commission Kitchen of the Future research project conducted by Frontier Energy in partnership with PG&E, SoCalGas and SDG&E.

Learn how the equipment performed in kitchens at UCSF Moffit Cafe, Doubletree Hotel, Gate Gourmet, Werewolf and Versailles Cuban.

See hands-on-demonstrations of the energy efficient appliances used in the project.

Speaker: Denis Livchak

Denis Livchak works as a Research Engineer for Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Food Service Technology Center. He started his career testing performance and energy consumption of commercial cooking appliances in the lab and in the field. Now he is focusing on commercial foodservice refrigeration equipment ranging from ice cream makers and refrigerated prep tables to walk in refrigeration and ice machines.

Food Service Technology Center
12949 Alcosta Blvd. STE 101
San Ramon, CA  94583


Event Contact Info:

Kiana Caban