Henny Penny Corporation Awarded Prestigious Kitchen Innovations™ 2008 Award Presented by the National Restaurant Association Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show On January 15, 2008, Henny Penny Corporation was honored with a Kitchen Innovations™ (KI) 2008 Award for the Henny Penny SmartCombi™ with WaveClean™ technology. Each year, the NRA Kitchen Innovations™ Awards recognize the most inventive and cutting-edge equipment in the foodservice industry. Henny Penny’s WaveClean™ innovation for the SmartCombi™ was one of 25 foodservice innovations honored with a KI 2008 Award.
“We are pleased to be honored with a KI 2008 Award,” said Henny Penny President, Rob Connelly. “This recognition speaks to the continued focus on quality and product innovation that stems from every level of the Henny Penny organization."
"This year's innovations illustrate that foodservice equipment manufacturers have stepped up to meet the needs of the restaurant industry," said William C. Anton, FMP, convention chairman for the 2008 Show, and chairman and founder of Anton Airfood, Inc.
The Henny Penny SmartCombi™ with WaveClean™ is the latest generation in combi-cooking featuring patented Advanced Steam Technology™ and the WaveClean™ automated cleaning system. The SmartCombi™ provides consistent, superior cooking results and improved cooking capacity and efficiency. Advanced Steam Technology™ produces steam without the use of a boiler and eliminates the need for de-liming, while the WaveClean™ cleaning system offers automated cleaning with no supervision required.