TURBO CHEF ECO El Bandido Panini Press Oven

High-quality Panini Press/ Rapid Cook Oven

Using patented TurboChef’s technology, the Eco El Bandido is a rapid cook oven that can operate as a high-speed/high-quality panini press with the flexibility to rapidly cook non pressed foods while requiring less space and consuming less energy.

Built for Speed throughput versatility ventless

Since 1991, TurboChef Technologies, Inc. has pioneered the world of rapid cooking. With innovation and top performance in mind, TurboChef has redefined cooking efficiency by designing rapid-cook ovens that are versatile, user-friendly, and save energy. TurboChef ovens cook faster and produce consistent results without compromising quality


  • Panini press mechanism with aluminum anodized upper and lower griddle press plates
  • Single motor vertically circulates air impingement
  • Top-launched RF energy
  • Stirrer to help ensure even distribution of air and RF energy
  • Integral recirculating catalytic converter for UL® (KNLZ) listed ventless operation
  • External air filtration
  • Smart menu system capable of storing up to 256 recipes
    Customizable menu settings via Wi-Fi (additional fees apply), USB, or manual entry
  • IoT enabled for OpenKitchen
  • Flash firmware updates via USB
  • Single or dual-temperature interface
  • Self-diagnostics for monitoring oven components and performance
  • Smart Voltage Sensor Technology (U.S. only)
  • Stackable (requires stacking kit)
  • Includes plug and cord (6 ft. nominal)
  • Warranty – 1 year parts and labor
  • Powder-coated color options available (additional fees apply):
    • Traffic Red (RAL-3020)
    • Yellow Green (RAL-6018)
    • Pure White (RAL-9010)
    • Jet Black (RAL-9005)
    • Blue (RAL-Custom TurboChef Blue)


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ECO El Bandido Panini Press Oven Specification

Cook Times

Item Cook Time
Nachos 1 Minute
Breakfast Sandwich 1 Minute 30 Seconds
Flatbread 1 Minute 30 Seconds
Cheese Sticks (6) 1 Minute 50 Seconds
Vegetables 2 Minutes

Oven Specs

Technical Specs for ECO El Bandido Panini Press Oven

Exterior Construction Stainless Steel
Interior Construction Stainless Steel
Oven Height 21.5 in | 546 mm
Oven Width 18.3 in | 465 mm
Oven Depth 23.5 in | 597 mm
Oven Weight 123 lb. | 55.8 kg
Cook Chamber Height 7.2 in | 183 mm
Cook Chamber Width 12.5 in | 318 mm
Cook Chamber Depth 10.5 in | 267 mm
Cook Chamber Volume 0.54 cu.ft. | 15.3 liters
Wall Clearance Top 19 in | 483 mm
Wall Clearance Sides 1 in | 25 mm


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