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60 hours wasted every year on kitchen equipment breakdowns

60 hours wasted every year on kitchen equipment breakdowns

Almost 40% of hospitality professionals spend three to five hours dealing with equipment issues on a monthly basis – the equivalent of 60 hours every year, it has been claimed.   Staff shortages and unreliable equipment are cited as the biggest factors impacting hospitality the workloads of professionals and contributing to a pressured working environment,

BRITA shows operators how to protect kit from limescale build-up

BRITA Professional is set to host a number of specially developed sessions to help operators understand water and the major impact it has on the coffee recipe at next week’s London Coffee Festival and Coffee Masters. Taking place on 6-9 April, BRITA will be joined at the event by Rob Dunne, barista and founding partner/director of

Glenn Roberts awarded Doctorate of Foodservice

CESA chairman Glenn Roberts has been awarded a Doctorate of Foodservice (DFS) by NAFEM, the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers.  Mr Roberts, sales director at BRITA Professional and the former UK boss of Gram, was presented with the award during the NAFEM Show in Florida earlier this month. A NAFEM spokesperson said: “We’d

App gives kitchen bosses no excuse to forget filter changes

Operators that regularly forget to change their water filters may never have to worry again after BRITA Professional launched a new FilterManager app that provides an alert when a filter switch is approaching. Available for BRITA’s PURITY and PURITY C filters, the app is designed to help operators plan for filter exchanges and ensure that

Steve Loughton confirmed as new UK boss of Hoshizaki Gram

Industry stalwart Steve Loughton will take the reins at Hoshizaki UK from January 2017, it has been confirmed. Mr Loughton will step into the hotseat vacated by Glenn Roberts, who will be taking on a new role at BRITA Professional. The move comes as Hoshizaki and Gram UK prepare to operate under the integrated ‘Hoshizaki’

ROUNDTABLE DEBATE: How do you convince chefs to care about water treatment?

New research shows that almost 60% of professional chefs consider their understanding of water treatment to be poor or average, exposing a serious knowledge gap that could be hugely detrimental to an operator’s bottom line. With that in mind, Foodservice Equipment Journal, in association with BRITA Professional, got together with leading chefs and industry experts

Kitchens hampered by lack of knowledge around water treatment

Commercial kitchens in the UK are being undermined by the fact that a startling number of professional chefs lack knowledge around water treatment, research suggests. A poll conducted by The Craft Guild of Chefs and BRITA Professional showed that over half of professional chefs (59%) consider their knowledge of water treatment to be poor or

BRITA bags contract to supply 6,000 filters to buying consortium

BRITA Professional has announced that it has won the contract to supply over 6,000 of its Purity C filters annually to The Cover Group, a UK-wide buying consortium comprised of 18 independent vending operators. The three-year contract will see the company provide its Purity C150, C300 and C500 filters. The filters will be installed on

Three types of coffee shop customer, reveals BRITA study

Coffee shop customers can broadly be categorised into three types — ‘Shoppers’ ‘Take-a-breakers’ and ‘Socialisers’— a new report released today claims. The coffee shop sector continues to be one of the fastest growing areas of the UK foodservice scene, but operators are being warned they risk getting left behind if they fail to keep up