Utility Distribution System (UDS)

The Gaylord Distributor™ is a cutting-edge Utility Distribution System (UDS) that's superior to a contractor-built wall—in every way. Designed for today's modern kitchen with the operator’s needs in mind, the Distributor provides every required service—electrical, gas, hot and cold water, steam, condensate return, compressed air and chilled water—to the cooking equipment, all in an attractive, pre-engineered unit. Available in a variety of configurations including island, wall-mounted and ceiling, the Distributor delivers the ultimate in flexibility, expandability, safety, cleanliness and convenience.


  • Classified as an appliance and—unlike a contractor-built wall—can be put on a seven-year depreciation life, improving the rate of return
  • Each unit is custom designed with 25% extra capacity to assure space, function, service line compatibility and expandability with your cooking equipment line-up
  • All electrical and plumbing services can be easily relocated or expanded for rearrangement of the cooking equipment, or adding equipment to an existing line-up
  • Fits perfectly between the ventilator and the risers
  • Inspection panels allow easy access to all plumbing and electrical components in both the raceway and the risers



  • Single point field connection for all utilities
  • Quick disconnect fittings with flexible hoses and power cords allow the equipment to be easily moved for cleaning or maintenance
  • Optional equipment includes plumbing fixtures, pot fillers and security packages
  • Cook/chill housing and controls
  • UL, ULC, NSF and CSA listed, and complies with NEC and AGA, assuring acceptance by local authorities