Foodservice Learning Center

Try Before YOU Buy

Foodservice Learning Center

The Foodservice Learning Center offers COMPLIMENTARY equipment training by foodservice experts.

Located near downtown Minneapolis, CenterPoint Energy’s Foodservice Learning Center is one of only a handful of its kind in the country, and it’s available for your use — NO CHARGE.

Visit the Foodservice Learning Center for an equipment consultation before making a purchase or for staff training after you’ve selected your equipment.

At the learning center you can:

  • Learn about our natural gas foodservice equipment rebates
  • See equipment demonstrations
  • Preview the latest natural gas cooking technologies
  • Test equipment before purchasing
  • Get operating cost comparisons and energy-saving tips

We offer customized training and flexible scheduling, including:

  • Hands-on workshops and lecture-style seminars
  • Training at your facility

What makes cooking with natural gas the best choice?

Lower operating costs. The efficiency of natural gas makes operating costs approximately 50% less than electric.

Rebates for lower start-up costs. CenterPoint Energy offers 21 rebates for high-efficiency natural gas foodservice equipment.

Precision control for better quality. With instant "on" and speedy recovery, natural gas provides more control of equipment and results - just a few reasons why nearly 90% of chefs prefer cooking with natural gas over any other energy source.

Source: Gas Foodservice Equipment Network (GFEN) "Chef Energy Preference Study"

Call our Foodservice Learning Center: 612-321-5470