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Using a Dough Press - How to Use a Dough Press

Dough presses are great for pressing a variety of different doughs., such as pizza, dessert, calzones, appetizers, and more. A dough press is useful because it helps press dough evenly every single time to ensure you are getting consistency with your dough thickness. They’re also incredibly easy to use to press out dough quickly. This guide will show you how to use both an electric and a manual dough press. 

How to Use a Manual Dough Press

  • Step 1. Grease the platen - Apply cooking grease to the bottom platen.
  • Step 2. Set the temperature - Set the unit to desired cooking temperature.
  • Step 3. Set the thickness - Set the desired dough thickness.
  • Step 4. Set the timer - Set the timer for how long you want to press for.
  • Step 5. Load the dough - Put your dough on the bottom platen. Depending on the unit, the bottom platen might swing out to place the dough on or you will just place it.
  • Step 6. Press the dough - Pull down the handle to press the dough. Hold the platen in place for the duration of the timer, then release.
  • Step 7. Remove the dough - Remove the pressed dough.

How to Use an Electric Dough Press

  • Step 1. Grease the platen - Apply cooking grease to the bottom platen.
  • Step 2. Set the temperature - Set the unit to desired cooking temperature.
  • Step 3. Set the thickness - Set the desired dough thickness.
  • Step 4. Set the timer - Set the timer for how long you want to press for.
  • Step 5. Load the dough - Put your dough on the bottom platen. Depending on the unit, the bottom platen on which you place the dough may not swing out until the timer is set.
  • Step 6. Press the dough - Press the buttons to start the motor. The unit will then press down on the dough automatically for the specified time.
  • Step 7. Remove the dough - Remove the pressed dough.

Please contact a local authorized service agent who can help with these specific units and all your commercial kitchen equipment needs.