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Electrolux stamps out buyers’ concerns with commercial dishwashing guide

Electrolux stamps out buyers’ concerns with commercial dishwashing guide

Catering equipment manufacturer Electrolux has laid out a step-by-step guide to educate buyers through the process of selecting warewashing equipment for their commercial kitchens. The ‘Commercial Dishwashing Equipment Buyer’s Guide’ is available on the manufacturer’s website and has been written to help consultants, specifiers, designers, and owner-occupiers make well-informed decisions on the equipment they choose

Kitchen houses set to pay tribute to industry titan at Ceda annual conference

Ceda has confirmed it is supporting a charitable organisation set up in memory of one of the catering equipment industry’s most respected stalwarts as part of its 2018 conference. The 2018 Ceda conference will support ‘Jeff’s Way’, a charity established in honour of Whitco founder and managing director, Jeff Whitaker, who sadly passed away at

Dutch equipment brand launches in UK as an ‘alternative to established kit providers’

A European-wide foodservice equipment brand based in the Netherlands is looking to replicate the same success with UK operators as it has achieved with overseas caterers. Hendi UK officially launched in the country yesterday and hopes its offering will be an appealing alternative to established suppliers of kitchen equipment. The company, which has a global

Foodservice operators need to be ready for ‘surprise’ inspections from HSE

A global testing, inspection and certification firm has responded to Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) plans to bolster health and safety within the foodservice sector. Earlier this month HSE issued a statement to the food manufacturing sector, which includes restaurants and bakeries, explaining that it will be conducting surprise inspections over the coming weeks in a

Raymond Blanc’s White Brasserie Company ramps up business with upcoming opening

The White Brasserie Company, part of Brasserie Bar Co, is set to open its 17th site, the Boot in Histon in Cambridgeshire in February 2018. The opening is part of The White Brasserie Company’s plan to roll out 20 pubs over the next three years. The business is the sister brand to Raymond Blanc’s well-known

Itsu suffers 70% blow to EBITDA amid store expansion strategy

Itsu, a British chain of Asian-inspired fast food shops and restaurants, has made a notable drop in EBITDA and overall losses, despite securing high revenues. In the company’s annual report for the period 29 Dec 2016, it is reported revenues saw a healthy boost of +17% to £95.9m, while the sushi chain’s EBITDA was down

Fuller’s chief exec confident pub sector can prevail in turbulent times ahead

As 2017 comes to a close, chief executive of independent brewery company Fuller’s has shared his optimistic outlook for the coming months. Chief executive of Fuller’s, Simon Emeny, told the Morning Advertiser that despite the tough times that lie ahead for the pub sector, he expects that “the great British pub will outlive us all.”

RDA takes centre stage in burger operator’s UK launch

Following the success of The Counter, design and installation company Restaurant Design Associates (RDA) has been appointed to design and fit-out the first ever UK site for BUILT Custom Burgers. BUILT Custom Burgers is the fast casual version of The Counter, which opened in Glasgow in June, serving popular ‘build your own’ burgers, fries and shakes,