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Falcon launches new grill for small and medium kitchens

Falcon launches new grill for small and medium kitchens

Commercial catering equipment manufacturer Falcon has unveiled its newest rise and fall grill, which it claims offers substantial time savings for small and medium kitchens.  The electric rise and fall grill ES6 has two 1.8kW elements which were designed to deliver rapid heat up times and cooking speeds. The unit also offers temperature and height variation.

Andrew Seymour grayscale

EDITOR’S VIEW: Global chains want their kitchen services streamlined – and it’s forcing suppliers to behave differently

The first thing I did when I heard that Middleby Corporation was buying one of the largest kitchen dealers in the US last month was check to see how the news had been reported in its homeland. I can’t say I was surprised when I saw that the country’s most renowned industry trade publication had

The Fat Duck

Fast flame knockdown for professional kitchens will keep equipment safe, says Nobel

Nobel’s K-Series systems are installed in commercial kitchens throughout the UK. FEJ caught up with MD, Ian Bartle, to find out why operators need to pay close attention to how they protect their kitchens. What’s the number one factor that operators should bear in mind when choosing a fire suppression solution? Choice of system should

water filteration 3m

‘One-stop’ digital water filtration portal launched for foodservice operators

3M has launched a microsite dedicated to offering free expert advice about water filtration for businesses ranging from pubs and high-street restaurants to servicing companies. The company’s one-stop portal is designed to help companies save money and improve the quality of food and drink through water filtration. The site offers ‘easy-to-follow’ videos and informational brochures covering the

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Grande Cuisine named as the new UK importer for Ali Group brand Mareno

Grande Cuisine has locked in a deal to become the exclusive new home of Mareno cooking equipment in the UK. The partnership, which will come into effect from the October 1, will see Grande Cuisine selling the company’s extensive portfolio of modular cooking equipment through a network of distributor partners. The partnership has been in

Blizzard planetary mixers

Blizzard spins new range of planetary mixers for professional kitchens

Pentland Wholesale, the supplier of commercial refrigeration and catering equipment, has recently launched a new range of Blizzard planetary mixers to its cooking portfolio. The range is robustly built and designed for use in a professional kitchen. There are four sizes available within the range – 7L, 10L, 20L and 30L in terms of bowl

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Fifth of workers claim lack of investment in new equipment damages morale

Decision-makers within the foodservice industry fear low worker morale due to growing pressures, working conditions and lack of investment in new equipment. 40% of senior employees within the sector believe morale is low due to a lack of investment and working conditions according to new research from Dustcontrol UK. The study, which questioned 100 UK-based food

Derek Maher, managing director

Warewashing specialist Crystaltech gives entire van fleet a makeover

Specialist warewashing maintenance company Crystaltech is undergoing a major rebranding of its van fleet to accommodate the new logo of distributor association CEDA. All 60 vans are being updated at a rate of five vans a week, although 15 were completed last week alone. Derek Maher, managing director of Crystaltech, said: “As one of the

Adventys BRIC3000 induction hob

Adventys single-ring unit slashes manual demand and power usage

Cooking equipment supplier Grande Cuisine has rolled out an induction unit which looks to trim manual work with multi-functional features. The Adventys BRIC 3000 single ring 3kW induction unit offers chefs a time and energy saving solution. The compact table-top unit, which can hold a pan up to 320mm in size, has four digit integrated