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The Hut, Colwell Bay

Retro refrigeration delivers a contemporary look for kitchen owner

Retro refrigeration delivers a contemporary look for kitchen owner

When popular Colwell Bay restaurant The Hut decided it was time to refurb its dining area and kitchen, it knew that it wanted to make a statement that would resonate with customers. Owner George Adams brought in catering design firm Little Duffy to oversee the project, and he was quite clear that the company wanted

FCSI sustainability award 2017

FCSI crowns Adande refrigeration cabinet as sustainability king

One of Adande Refrigeration’s latest models has won the top spot in the FCSI UK & Ireland’s Sustainable Catering Equipment Awards. The Aircell open front, integral refrigerated Grab & Go cabinet was announced as the winner at a gala dinner this month, during this year’s Catering Equipment Suppliers’ Association (CESA) Annual Conference held at the

Aircell cabinet at HOST

Refrigeration maker expects to ramp up in-store trials ahead of commercial launch

The parent company of Adande Refrigeration is poised to trial its groundbreaking grab-and-go refrigeration cabinet with more UK operators as it plans to commercially launch the product in the first quarter of 2018. Applied Design & Engineering Limited unveiled its prototype ‘Crivat’ Aircell model – which claims to slash energy costs by 30% – at

Williams Chameleon range

Pimp my fridge! Vinyl wrapping services turns refrigeration into a blank canvas

Refrigeration company Williams Refrigeration has unveiled a ‘Chameleon’ bespoke range of products in a nod to growing appetite from operators for customised equipment. Chameleon allows operators to personalise their refrigeration using food safe vinyl wrapping. The company pegs itself as being able to provide completely bespoke designs with different patterns our colours to suit their

Ian Wood, managing director

Adande film lifts lid on Aircell as it seeks to ramp up supply

Adande has produced a video showcasing its Aircell solution for the display of chilled food in retail environments as it revealed it has now begun supplying refrigeration cabinet makers with the technology. The short film, which can be viewed HERE, highlights Aircell’s retailing, operational and duty benefits for grocery retailers. These advantages include energy savings

A Brazilian support team member arrives with the balls for a training session at the President Vargas stadium on the eve of the FIFA World Cup 2014 quarter-final match between Brazil and Colombia in Fortaleza on July 3, 2014.  AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN        (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Refrigeration rivals Foster and Williams agree to football match

Two of the commercial refrigeration market’s biggest adversaries are set to take their rivalry onto the football pitch with a charity match that will raise funds for the children’s ward of a local hospital. Employees from Foster Refrigerator and Williams Refrigeration, both based in King’s Lynn, Norfolk have agreed to play against each other on

Williams refrigeration

TOP 10 TIPS: How to stop your refrigeration failing when the heat is on

Higher ambient temperatures place refrigeration under increased strain. So what can operators do to head off equipment problems over the summer months? Here are Stevenage-based kitchen maintenance provider Serviceline’s top 10 tips to minimise the chances of breakdown during the hotter weather.  1. Assess if your equipment fits your needs First and foremost, operators need

Snowflake GII cabinet

First Hoshizaki Snowflake GII Freezer takes up residence at Japanese Embassy

Hoshizaki UK’s first Snowflake GII Freezer has been installed at the Japanese Embassy in London after the embassy’s catering team specified a need for energy efficient and durable equipment. The Embassy took delivery of the new Hoshizaki model at its Mayfair address earlier this week, further strengthening its relationship with the Japanese-owned manufacturer.. The Snowflake

Hoshizaki stand at Casual Dining Show 2017

Hoshizaki expands range of budget refrigeration for caterers

Hoshizaki has announced availability of the Snowflake GII, a new line of affordable refrigeration equipment for budget-conscious caterers. A prototype of the equipment, which is a second generation range of its popular Gram Snowflake line, was first spotted by FEJ at the Great Hospitality Show earlier this year. Hoshizaki bosses said the emphasis of the

Wooden texture

‘Wooden’ refrigeration could be this year’s surprise kitchen hit

With operators becoming choosier over the look and feel of their refrigeration – particularly if it is displayed front-of-house – manufacturer Precision is rolling out a cabinet with a wooden finish. The company has revealed that its latest bottle coolers will get the wood treatment in a bid to achieve the warm rustic, designer look