The Carter-Hoffmann HL2-18 hotLOGIX Heated Holding Cabinet is designed for the budget-conscious w/ lightweight, sturdy aluminum construction. It's perfect for holding a variety of covered foods. When serving large groups of people, it is very important that food maintains its quality and temperature from the time it is prepared to the time it is consumed. The HL2-18 is a great way to ensure that this happens. This heating cabinet from Carter-Hoffmann has the ability to preheat to 160 degrees in 30 minutes, and the digital thermometer ensures that the operator knows the correct temperature at all times. The HL2-18 can heat up to 190 degrees, so the operator can choose exactly how hot they want the food to remain. The HL2-18 also features a field reversible door, so it can be affixed to open left or right to the owner's preference.