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THE BIG INTERVIEW: Chef Niall Keating on creating an energy efficient kitchen from a blank canvas

THE BIG INTERVIEW: Chef Niall Keating on creating an energy efficient kitchen from a blank canvas

Luxury hotel has turned its back on gas to embrace an induction-led operation that can adapt to differing catering demands

Central Foods builds test kitchen modelled on the kit used by its customers

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has opened a new product development kitchen at its Northamptonshire headquarters to help in developing and showcasing the products it offers to foodservice operators. The kitchen will be used by executive chef Paul Hunt and other members of the team to prepare items supplied by Central Foods, which will be

SPECIAL REPORT: Central London kitchen rental firm lifts the lid on commercial operation

While the foodservice industry is feeling the financial squeeze, Foodstars is looking to cash in by slashing caterers’ running costs with its rentable commercial kitchen facilities. Emma Calder went along to the launch of its new site in Shoreditch and spoke to the man behind the concept to find out why he’s convinced it’s a

Brakes innovation kitchen champions ‘for chefs by chefs’ philosophy

Brakes has opened a fully-equipped innovation centre, which it will use to develop, grow and support its customer base. Situated in Reading, Berkshire, the 1,000 square metre facility is a collection of spaces where people can meet, taste and innovate. At the heart is a food market where visitors can explore highlighted products from the

Whitbread places kitchens centre stage for raft of casual dining sites

UK restaurant, coffee shop and hotel operator Whitbread has announced plans to expand its portfolio through the launch of its newest brand Cookhouse and Pub in the West Midlands. Cookhouse and Pub in Oldbury, which is part of Whitbread’s mission to re-invent the pub dining experience with quality food served in an informal, all-day casual restaurant,

IN PICS: Scenes from HOST as the foodservice equipment market’s big guns make their mark in Milan

The latest hospitality industry innovations, including catering equipment, were showcased across no fewer than 16 halls at HOST Milan during the past five days. The show boasted 2,081 companies in attendance as exhibitors, including 1,255 Italian (60.3%) and 826 international firms (39.7%, +11% compared to the previous edition), came to display their latest equipment and

Auction of Comptoir kitchen CPU fetches £2.9m

Comptoir Group has sold its freehold central processing unit (CPU) following a property auction earlier this week. The sale price was £2.69m before costs associated with the transaction, which should mean the Lebanese restaurant chain has raised the £2m that it was targeting once all bills have been settled. Completion of the deal is expected

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MC Group begins work on latest pub kitchen as it cements fourth deal with Star

London restaurant operator MC Group UK is taking on its fourth site in partnership with Star Pubs & Bars, and commencing work on a joint £330,000 refurbishment this week. The investment will see the kitchen at the Grand Union in Uxbridge, which will be renamed The Runway to mark its change of direction, completely redesigned