A common concept in domestic kitchens, induction hobs are now being integrated more into commercial catering establishments as their popularity grows. The sudden increase in their use is down to several factors including the growing concern to save energy to save on costs and the environment. Another is down to manufacturers improving the quality
One of the most influential factors is cost. A quick online search shows that the costs for induction hob models are significantly cheaper than a full commercial oven range for. It will cost you approximately £50-£1,500 for a single zone induction hob whereas an electric 4 grid induction oven unit could cost you up to approx. £2,000-10,000. This is down to the huge difference in the design and components.