Control Panel and Interface

Power Button:

A power button or switch is used to turn the cooktop on and off. When powered on, the display and controls become active.


Cooking Zones:

Induction cooktops with multiple cooking zones typically have individual controls for each zone. These controls allow users to activate and set the temperature for specific cooking areas.


Temperature Controls:

Temperature controls may consist of buttons, knobs, or digital touchpads. They enable users to select and adjust the desired cooking temperature for each cooking zone.


Timer Function:

Many commercial induction cooktops have a timer function that can be used to set cooking times. This feature can be useful for precise cooking and preventing overcooking.



The display panel provides information about the selected cooking settings, including temperature, timer, and power levels. Digital displays are common and may show both current and target temperatures.


Mode Selection:

Some induction cooktops offer different cooking modes, such as simmer, boil, sauté, or fry. Users can select the appropriate mode for their cooking needs.


Power Level Controls:

In addition to temperature controls, some cooktops have power level controls that allow users to adjust the intensity of the heat output for each cooking zone.


Lock and Unlock Buttons:

Lock and unlock buttons or functions can prevent accidental changes to settings. They are useful for maintaining consistent cooking conditions.


Pause Button:

A pause button temporarily suspends cooking, allowing users to make adjustments or check on their dishes without altering the selected settings.


Safety Features:

Commercial induction cooktops often incorporate safety features such as overheat protection, pan detection, and child lock functions. These features help ensure safe and controlled cooking.


Error Codes and Indicators:

Some models display error codes or indicators to alert users to issues or malfunctions. The user manual provides information on how to interpret these codes.


Memory Function:

A memory function allows users to save and recall frequently used cooking settings, making it convenient for repetitive tasks.


Ventilation Control:

In some setups, the control panel may include options for adjusting the ventilation or exhaust system if it is integrated with the cooktop.