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Commercial Kitchen 2017

Commercial Kitchen countdown gets underway as online registration opens

Commercial Kitchen countdown gets underway as online registration opens

The countdown to Commercial Kitchen 2018 officially got underway today with the news that online visitor registration is now open. Now in its third year at the NEC Birmingham, the show is a magnet for top-level buyers from many of the country’s biggest foodservice operators, consultants, contract caterers, equipment distributors, and design and project houses. More

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OPINION: New fire protection standard will bridge the knowledge gap impeding commercial kitchens

A new standard due to be fully implemented by the end of January will have long-term implications for the way that operators are obliged to protect their kitchens from the risk of fire, writes Chris Prideaux at ANSUL Restaurant Systems, Europe and Africa. Fire poses a significant risk to commercial kitchens, particularly in restaurant and hotel environments. As

Thermodyne at Frankie & Benny's

Former Lincat director strikes deal to push Thermodyne sales in UK

American hot-holding equipment brand Thermodyne is seeking greater engagement with national accounts and independent operators over the coming months after opening up a new sales channel in the UK. The brand is distributed in the UK by Bedfordshire-based Advance Group, which has entered into a joint venture with Kitchen and Restaurant Projects to increase sales

Rieber Varithek at the University of Edinburgh

BREAKING NEWS: Global foodservice equipment market tipped to see CAGR of 4.7% over next decade

The value of the global foodservice equipment market is tipped to expand at a healthy compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.7% over the next 10 years, new research suggests.   Rising inclination towards open kitchens and growing adoption of digital menus and online ordering facilities are among some of the key factors that will

Pizza masterclass

Linda Lewis Kitchens tees up inaugural pizza masterclass launch

In a bid to support its customer base, pizza equipment specialist Linda Lewis Kitchens has announced it will be launching a catalogue of cooking masterclasses in 2018. The classes, which will be led by LLK’s development chef Fabio Aurelio, who joined the pizza professionals in September, will be hosted at the company’s headquarters in Oldham.

Nisbets East London

Nisbets willing to sit down and solve catering equipment lorry dispute

Catering equipment supplier Nisbets has promised to “sit down” with members of the local community and address concerns that its delivery vehicles are causing noise pollution. The company supplies catering equipment to the UK market from its warehouse facilities in Avonmouth, Bristol, but at least one resident is threatening legal action over the “constant engine

Nisbets store

Nisbets report finds positives from catering industry facing big business challenges

A new industry report from catering equipment supplier Nisbets has identified an overarching sense of positivity within the sector as 2017 comes to an end. The Autumn 2017 Nisbets Pulse Survey reveals a strong feeling of business positivity from the more than 400 catering professionals surveyed. Of the surveyed participants, 76% claim to be on-track to


‘Theatrical’ catering equipment used by hotel chains set for UK-wide supply

Beverage system supplier JetChill is to offer Ripples Inc’s coffee printing device, Ripples, to the UK market. The Ripple Maker, a WiFi-enabled countertop device that prints high-resolution images and messages directly on to any foam-topped drink, such as cappuccino, Nitro-brewed coffee and foam-topped cocktails, is designed to provide foodservice and hospitality businesses with a new

DC Products modular icemaker

Catering equipment manufacturer DC Products sells business to JLA Group

DC Products, the warewashing equipment and ice machine manufacturer, has been acquired by the JLA Group. The takeover marks the first time that JLA has bought a catering manufacturer after a spell of snapping up seven independent kitchen design and service firms over recent years. DC Products confirmed this morning that following the ownership it

Foodservice Equipment of the Year 2017 - Functionality

FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT OF THE YEAR 2017: ‘Functionality’ category winners

The catering equipment market has had a lot to contend with this year but one consistent feature of the sector has been its ability to launch fantastic products! From spring all the way through to winter, the calendar has been populated by the introduction of new kit designed to make life easier, safer, faster and