Valpro presents the VPCB-74 Chef Base

Valpro chef bases provide a two-in-one design featuring a rugged construction worktop equipment stand and convenient refrigerated draws below. Our heavy-duty stainless steel top with full perimeter marine edge has an internal ceramic fabric heat shield layer over foam for enhanced interior cabinet insulation. Our all stainless steel full extension draws have heavy duty telescopic cartridge system and accept various pan configurations without the need for a rail system due to their full draw design with draw bottom. Our chef base will provide many years of worry free service and deliver cost saving eco-friendly energy efficiency utilizing natural R290 hydrocarbon refrigerant. All Valpro products are manufactured under strict ISO9001 standards for quality assurance, and to consistently deliver to our customers products that satisfy all expectations. All our products are operated, extensively monitored, and undergo rigorous inspection prior to packaging and shipping.


Thick-gauge stainless steel construction (top, front, sides, and framework)
304 Stainless steel floor with aluminum interior walls
Four full extension draws, heavy-duty Fulterer cartridge drawer slides permit full draw extension
Complete draws with draw bottoms accommodate pans (not included) without requiring a rail system
Raised marine edge cabinet top, 1” perimeter, contains spills while providing a flat stable surface
High density foamed in-place CFC and HCFC free polyurethane insulation
Snap-in magnetic door gaskets removable and replaceable without tools for ease of cleaning
High efficiency anti-corrosion coated evaporator
Front accessible condensing unit for easy cleaning
Electronically commutated (ECM) fan motors achieve rapid cooling with less energy consumption
Front mounted electronic thermostat digitally controlled temperature system maintains optimum temperature with easily viewed LED display
Auto defrost and auto evaporation of condensation water
Four 4” casters (front locking) make it easy to maneuver and clean underneath
Energy verified and ETL sanitary certified to NSF Standard 7

2 Year Parts & Labor Warranty / 5 Year Compressor Part Warranty

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Product Specs:

Dimensional Data

Exterior Dimensions 74”W x 31.9”D x 26”H
Top – Flat Surface Area 72”W x 29.9”D
Draw Dimensions (ea.) 20”W x 25.8”D x 4.1”
Net Storage Capacity 11.1 Cu Ft (314 L)
Crate Weight 353 lbs.
Shipping Dimensions 75.2”W x 32.9”D x 27.8”H

Refrigeration Data

Temperature Range 33°F – 41°F
Refrigerant R290
Refrigerating System Capillary Tube
Temperature Controller Digital
Horsepower 1/3

Construction Data

Exterior Material 430 Series Stainless Steel
Interior Floor Material 304 Series Stainless Steel
Interior Wall Material Aluminum
Insulation Foamed in Place Polyurethane
Shelves 4 Heavy Duty Epoxy Coated

Electrical Data

Amps 2.1
Voltage / Frequency / Phase 115V/60Hz/1
Plug Type NEMA 5-15P
Electrical Cord Length 8 ft.
Due to continued product development and improvements, specifications are subject to change without notice. This equipment is designed and intended for commercial indoor use.


Valpro is your source for energy efficient chef base refrigerator. Our chef bases bring refrigerated draws right to the cooking line where needed while providing a rugged equipment stand. Our units are built with uncompromising quality, utilize oversized and balanced refrigeration systems for improved reliability and performance. All our chef base refrigerators use natural hydrocarbon refrigerant which requires lower energy consumption and helps protect our environment.

Valpro UL Energy Verified undercounter refrigerators and freezers will save you money with lower operating costs. Our energy efficient chef base units along with our full line of products (reach-in units, merchandisers, undercounter units, prep tables, refrigerated bar equipment) have been redesigned to be more environmentally friendly with greater efficiency than previous generations. At Valpro Commercial Refrigeration we are continually innovating to provide value added commercial refrigeration products of the highest quality while delivering commercial refrigeration products at more affordable costs.

All Valpro Commercial Refrigeration products undergo a rigorous multipoint inspection process prior to packaging and shipping to assure our products are received in perfect condition and working order. Our (CIM) computer integrated manufacturing process combined with our quality management systems ensure a consistent high-quality product. All Valpro Commercial Refrigeration products are operated and monitored though multiple cycles prior to packaging.

At Valpro Commercial Refrigeration our goal is to exceed expectations. Our commercial product line will match and exceed the energy efficiency, workmanship, and features of our higher priced competitors. Valpro corporate headquarter are located Tampa, Florida. Our support and sales staff are standing by for assistance, and to provide additional information about our energy efficient commercial refrigeration units.

We understand at Valpro Commercial Refrigeration that running a restaurant, hotel, store or any food and beverage enterprise requires durable and dependable commercial refrigeration equipment. Our refrigerators, freezers, chef bases, and bar refrigeration are designed for the duty required by a commercial environment. At Valpro Commercial Refrigeration we guarantee our professional team, commercial refrigeration dealers and manufacturers representatives will provide the support you require when you need it.

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