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Sous vide sits perfectly alongside classic cooking equipment for modern chefs

Sous vide sits perfectly alongside classic cooking equipment for modern chefs

Nothing draws people to an exhibition stand quite like the aroma of fresh cooking, and this year Grande Cuisine was lucky enough to have its friends from Sous Vide Tools cooking on the stand at Hotelympia. Sous Vide Tools’ chef director, Chris Holland, and development chef, Josh Adams, made sure that visitors to the stand

QUICK POLL: Why do kitchen buyers still choose price over energy efficiency?

Manufacturers have invested heavily in making their equipment more efficient in recent years. But many in the industry still believe that operators consider other factors — particularly price — over and above efficiency. Why do you think this is? Bob Wood, director, DC Warewashing & Icemaking Systems: Like many things in the catering arena it

Moffat shuffles the pack to breathe new life into product development strategy

E & R Moffat has made a series of changes to its management structure that is designed to drive the company forward.  Liam Barr has been promoted to engineering manager, replacing David Hair, who takes up the position of works manager. Sinclair Campbell, meanwhile, moves into the role of general manager, and David McPherson takes

EXCLUSIVE: Online is now Nisbets’ biggest sales channel and growing the fastest

Online sales now represent the biggest single source of revenue for Nisbets, underscoring the increasing appetite that caterers and chefs have for purchasing commercial kitchen products and consumables via the web. The Bristol-based catering equipment supplier operates a multichannel sales model that encompasses 30 retail stores, direct mail and telesales, but soaring online growth has

Catering equipment suppliers demand answers after document exposes Brexit product hurdles

An EU Commission document detailing the impact of Brexit on manufacturers, suppliers and importers operating in the UK “does not make easy reading” for the catering equipment industry, it has been claimed. The guide seeks to provide an overview of possible implications in terms of product legislation, but the complexity of the issues that it

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

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

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

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