Rent this hot dog machine for next speical event. This machine needs water to be added to steam the hot dogs and buns. It can hold 72 franks and 48 buns. It will take 1 hour to fully cook the hot dogs on high steam. Once they are cooked bring the temperature down to a low setting like 2 or 3 to maintain warmth but not to much steam to prevent the buns from going soggy.