Counters & Serveries articles

Moffat expands popular Versicarte counters with freewheeling mobile version

Catering equipment firm Moffat is expanding its popular Versicarte mobile counter range, with the launch of the new ‘pop-up’ models. The range of compact hot, cold and ambient mobile displays can be set up to serve specific types of food away from the main servery area, reducing bottlenecks, according to the manufacturers. It has worked

‘Discreet’ induction hob keeps the magic hidden from customers

Grande Cuisine has launched the Adventys Induc Stone induction hob which heats induction-friendly holding equipment during service, while discreetly hidden from view beneath the worksurface. The ‘Induc Stone’ unit can be placed beneath granite, marble, natural or mixed stone, with no cutting required, turning an attractive worksurface into a functional hot buffet counter. The unit

Williams highlights grab and go chillers and Jade freezer counter at The Restaurant Show

Williams will be showing a selection of its commercial refrigeration on stand CE5 at the Catering Equipment Expo in this year’s Restaurant Show at Olympia, London on 3-5 October. From front-of-house refrigeration to specialist blast chillers, the Williams stand features key examples from its range. They cover essential areas in restaurant refrigeration, from ‘Grab and

Innovation accelerates as McDonald’s hires 5000 more workers in the UK

McDonald’s will add 5000 more people by the end of next yer to its UK team as its outlets open for longer, extend the range of food and beverages it offers, and adds table service to a growing number of restaurants. Its innovation project will see another 250 stores transformed this year, with self-service kiosks

Franco Manca kitchens boosted by refrigeration partnership

Expansive pizza chain Franco Manca says the specification of reliable and innovative refrigeration equipment has played a major part in the development of a kitchen operation that it can replicate across multiple sites. The chain’s ’s managing director Nabil Mankarious said the work it has carried out with refrigeration supplier Precision has been a key

Moffat makes headway with flat glass catering display

Moffat has launched a multi-tier cold display unit that it says combines excellent temperature control with a stylish ‘flat glass’ design. The model was developed in conjunction with Aspen Services, on behalf of a garden centre that was completely revamping its catering facilities. “The customer had a very clear idea of the display they wanted,”

Moffat donates £10,000 kitchen upgrade to Scottish hospice

A hospice serving 1200 terminally ill patients per year in central Scotland has been given a significant kitchen upgrade for free by E&R Moffat. Strathcarron Hospice had to upgrade its ward-level kitchen, which provides meals, drinks and snacks for 24 in-house patients, ward staff and visitors in order to meet stricter standards in Scotland. “It

Supplier creates kit to help operators tap lucrative family market

A leading manufacturer of display counters for the foodservice industry has created a new merchandising unit aimed at helping operators tap into the growing market children’s food. Alan Nuttall Ltd believes its Flexeserve kidZone can support operators in reaching the lucrative family market as the product is ergonomically designed to allow children to see and

Blues Smokehouse lines up new TFSE servery

UK counter manufacturer TFSE has expanded its portfolio to include a new range of servery drop-in units and revealed that the newest branch of the Blues Smokehouse restaurant chain has become one of the first customers to install one. Suited for Gastronorm configuration, the new units are available in refrigerated and heated configurations, and use