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Hotel bases new multi-site restaurant venture around British-built charcoal oven

Hotel bases new multi-site restaurant venture around British-built charcoal oven

An acclaimed townhouse hotel in Kent is planning the multi-site roll-out of a new restaurant and cafe concept that places a UK-built charcoal oven at the heart of its kitchen operation. The Little Ships Restaurant and Cafe in Ramsgate is the brainchild of hotelier James Thomas and chef Craig Mather from the Royal Harbour Hotel,

Alto Shaam’s slimline multi-chamber Vector oven comes to the UK

Catering equipment supplier FEM has responded to demand for more space-serving cooking equipment by launching the Alto Shaam Vector multi-cook oven in the UK. The appliance offers up to four separate oven chambers in one compact unit and features a special new airflow technology that delivers faster, more even cooking. The fact it is a

Falcon oven sets sail for the Amazon to feed crews for two decades

Falcon Foodservice Equipment has donated one of its flagship Dominator Plus ovens to Vine Trust’s #FloatTheBoat campaign to deliver a fully-equipped primary healthcare vessel to the Peruvian Amazon. The unit is setting sail for a six-week Atlantic crossing in a 30 metre boat, the Forth Hope, from Rosyth, Scotland to Iquitos in Peru. The Forth Hope’s

Closed Reading pub reopened as pizzeria concept by pub chain

Star Pubs & Bars and Thirsty Bear Group have completed work on a £500,000 refurbishment of the Wynford Arms in central Reading, reopening the pub this week after a two-year closure. The development has converted the pub into a bar and New York style pizzeria called Thirsty Bear. The site is the first for Thirsty

Lainox leaps into compact combi oven battle

Lainox has launched a new range of high performance compact combination ovens, which will extend the current Naboo and Sapians portfolio. The company hopes the new series will help customers ‘future proof’ kitchens, while at just 51cm wide the ovens promise to save up to 40% in space. The Compact by Naboo offers one-touch technology

Oven fire at Carluccio’s brings lunchtime drama to Trafford Centre

A fire in an oven at the Trafford Centre branch of Carluccio’s caused the evacuation of part of the shopping mall yesterday. It is the second time in just over a year that the chain has suffered a shopping centre fire. In April last year, a fire broke out at Carluccio’s Bicester Village restaurant during

Franco Manca to broaden supply base in response to expansion

Fast-growing restaurant chain Franco Manca, which cooks its pizzas in a flagship wood-burning ‘Tufae’ brick oven imported from Naples, will consider using a second oven supplier as it opens more sites. The company’s entire proposition is built around the authentic 500°C domed oven, which serves as the focal point of its flagship open kitchens. And

Manitowoc introduces efficient workhorse oven and range for commercial kitchens

Manitowoc Foodservice has unveiled its latest workhorse oven and range that it says will bring power and efficiency to any commercial kitchen. The Moorwood Vulcan MVR6 6 Burner Gas Range is a stainless steel unit which features six high efficiency burners semi-sealed to the hob, coupled with a single oven. The burners feature low turn-down