Download Catalog

Tomlinson's line of commercial cast iron skillets, cast iron griddles, cast iron fry pans and wood underliners represent the most requested styles and dimensions by the commercial food service and restaurant industries. When properly seasoned, cast iron cookware lasts indefinitely and is a true non-stick cooking utensil with a finish that lasts a lifetime. Cast iron cookware has excellent heat retension for serving up dishes. Underliners are made of cabinet grade hardwood and stained and sealed with a food safe sealer and lacquer and are available for use with cast iron skillets and cast iron griddles. Custom stain colors are available. Our cast iron skillets, cast iron griddles and cast iron fry pans come in a variety of shapes and sizes. And, for your convenience, certain products in our cast iron skillet and cast iron griddle line can be ordered both with and without handles. Cast iron fry pans are offered in a supercast and naturalcast finish to fit your cooking and presentation needs.

Restaurant-style thermal serving platters keep hot foods sizzling hot and chilled foods crispy cold. Their distinctive look and stylish appearance lets you serve food with style! Made of cast aluminum or stainless-clad aluminum, thermal serving platters are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. You can choose from oval and round serving platters or serve up a seafood dish on your choice of shell and fish design serving platters. Matching underliners help retain temperature and make handling your thermal servings platters easy. Cook and Serve Skillets are made of cast iron and have excellent heat retention. Matching holders help retain heat and also make handling easy.

Platters & Underliners Maximum
Operating Temperatures

Material Maxiumum Temperature
Cast Iron 1700ºF (927ºC)
Cast & Die Cast Aluminum 650ºF (343ºC) Melts at 1025ºF (552ºC) (Blue tip of gas flame is 1400ºF/760ºC. Yellow tip is 900ºF/482ºC.)
Stainless-Clad Aluminum 800ºF (427ºC) (Platters discolor when heated above 500ºF/260ºC.)
Melamine 300ºF (149ºC)
Bakelite 350ºF (177ºC)
Polyester 300ºF (149ºC)
Wood 200ºF (93ºC)

Finish Definition
Frosty: As cast, dull finish.
Burnished: Similar to frosty but ball burnished for rich shiny finish.
Stainless-Clad: Stainless steel top surface bonded to an aluminum base.

To retain color and finish on cast aluminum products, DO NOT put in automatic dishwasher. Highly concentrated detergent compounds darken all aluminum. For easy cleaning, use metal wool soap filled pads.

WARNING:  We highly recommend not heating cast iron or aluminum platters beyond 450 degrees.  Do not heat these platters using a charbroiler or other method where temperatures cannot be precisely controlled.  Heating platters beyond suggested levels may cause a safety hazard and may void warranty.  Maximum temperature tolerance for wood underliners is 200 degrees.


4350 Renaissance Parkway, Unit B. Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44128
phone: (224) 377-0472 · (800) 945-4589
©2021 Tomlinson Industries - All graphics, logos and text are the property of Tomlinson Industries