High Altitude Baking
- What altitude affects cooking?
- How does the altitude change the water boiling point?
- If Convection Mode is used, will the temperature have to be changed for altitude?
- What adjustments need to be made for altitude?
- Is a high altitude conversion kit available?
Some considerations for baking at high altitude:
- Cooking begins to be affected somewhere between 2,000 and 3,000 feet above sea level.
- With every 500-foot increase in altitude, the boiling point of water drops about one degree.
- The same adjustments made for electric and gas ovens can also be made for Convection Steam Ovens.
- A high altitude conversion kit may be needed if cooking is being affected in units located 2,000 to 3,000 feet or more above sea level.
- Contact a Local Dealer for further sales information on high altitude conversion kits.
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