The highly efficient and rapid heat transfer of the HotCook from JBT ALCO ensures that seared food keeps its fresh taste. The HotCook also guarantees an ideally homogeneous mixing result, as changeable rotating devices thoroughly mix sauces and stews. Thanks to the paddle tools and even temperature distribution of our HotCook, nothing will get scorched on you!


Our HotCook is suitable for mixing, cooking, searing, sautéing, braising, cooking with direct steam injection as well as for reduction and re-cooling of products. What’s special about our HotCook is that it’s a real all-rounder. Even sensitive products can be processed in a perfectly gentle way.

Perfectly suitable for:
Soups, sauces, stews, fillings, ready meals, ground meat products, seafood concentrates, confectionary, vegetable preparations, ethnic food dishes


  • Continuously adjustable production speed
  • Heatable special double-wall design with double-wave paddle mixing tools and scrapers
  • Suitability also for sensitive products thanks to gentle mixing tools 
  • Optionally heated with thermal oil or steam
  • Practical dosing device and weighing unit for easy recipe compilation
  • Pneumatically driven discharge flaps for easy emptying into standard transport vehicles or special containers
  • Changeable rotational directions for a perfect mixing result
  • Highly efficient heat transfer with short reaction times
  • Monitoring of the product, flow, and return temperature
  • Rapid cooling of products through optional vacuum cooling
  • Option of direct steam injection
  • Incl. a safety grid and cleaning platform
  • Intuitive operation through a touch panel with recipe management
  • Linked with the remote maintenance service
  • Made entirely of stainless steel and food-approved plastic
  • Easy-to-clean design 
  • High operating safety

Our HotCook

1: Enormous capacity with innovative technology

cooks up to 4000 l of product mass at the desired temperature with mixer paddles and temperature-resistant scrapers.

2: Special double-jacket design

ensures high surface temperatures along the mixer walls with optimal and rapid heat transfer, including insulated machine walls.

3: PLC control

controls the machine in a smart and user-friendly way through a touch panel with functions like recipe management, etc.


4: Vacuum cooling unit

fastest product cooling through precise suctioning of steam by a high-performance vacuum unit, working based on the principle of the enthalpy of water.

5: Direct steam injection

heating with direct steam injection, cooking temperatures are reached much faster, resulting in high-quality final products.  


The HotCook Swing

Our swing version is particularly suitable for large-scale kitchens. 

  • Identical functionality
  • Swivelling unit with extruding sieve
  • Especially suited for frequent product changeovers
food pump

Even in front of and behind our HotCook, you can count on our reliable technology. Our conveyor technology ensures optimal line integration and convenient filling. From different conveyor belts for all requirements to spiral conveyors or the illustrated lifting and tilting device to special solutions made just for you, we’ve got the right accessories for your food processing machines.

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We mix whatever belongs together, homogeneously and without losing a lot of time.

Perfectly suitable for:
meat mixtures, gourmet salads, mixed vegetables
AMP Mixer by Alco
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