D&D buys second Palux cooking suite in six months for restaurant serving a thousand meals a day

Palux cooking suite at German Gymnasium

D&D has opted for a Palux cooking suite for the second time in six months after refitting the kitchen at its high-profile German Gymnasium restaurant.

Although the current kitchen was only installed two years ago, the existing suite system needed to be replaced and a Palux Topline cooksuite was chosen by executive chef, Bjoern Wassmuth.

As the King’s Cross-based restaurant caters for 1,000 covers per day, he was looking for equipment with the power and durability to cope with the high demand.

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Palux’s UK supplier Euro Catering provided the kit – the fourth time that the company has furnished a D&D restaurant project in the last 12 months.

The specification was for the modular cooksuite, with watertight joining system, to incorporate refrigeration – something that Euro Catering insists Palux can accommodate, where other manufacturers cannot.

The Palux Topline suite, now in situ in the first-floor restaurant kitchen of the London venue, also boasts two-zone and four-zone heat-on-demand induction units above these drawers, as well as a steak grill and a VarioRange/plancha with a 50°C -350°C temperature range.

This complements an existing Palux rise-and-fall salamander grill and also encompasses two new Palux Frystar 16-litre fryers with two-stage filtration and an in-built oil pump system, which makes for quick and easy cleaning.

The kitchen expects to reduce oil consumption considerably, cutting its operating costs. Early indications show as much as a 50% reduction is being achieved.

Euro Catering’s sales director, Justin Towns, said: “Palux is known for its superb design, solutions-driven functionality and longevity, so the cook suite and complementary equipment should be at the heart of the German Gymnasium’s kitchen for many years, delivering a great rate of return on investment.”

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1 Comment

  1. Other manufactures can offer water tight suiting without the need for a one piece top with refrigeration under so content above is unfortunately incorrect and Euro Catering need to look at other brands on the market place. But nice cooking suite in a very busy location

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