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US Patent Issued to the Delfield on July 1 for "Food Pan Guide" (Tennessee, Louisiana, Michigan Inventors)

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 1 -- United States Patent no. 8,763,823, issued on July 1, was assigned to The Delfield Co. LLC (Mt Pleasant, Mich.).

"Food pan guide" was invented by Charles L. Eaves Jr. (Brighton, Tenn.), Stephen P. Griffin (Atoka, Tenn.), Richard A. Seiss (Arlington, Tenn.), Stephen R. Willoughby (Shreveport, La.) and Nick R. Derry (Mt. Pleasant, Mich.).

According to the abstract* released by the U.

S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A pan guide for use in a food storage apparatus is provided. The pan guide has at least two levels for supporting food storage pans. The levels can be removable. This allows for easy movement of the food pans, to accommodate for temperature changes in the vicinity of the food storage apparatus. …

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