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Chris Galvin shrugs off challenges and competition with kitchen adaptations

Chris Galvin shrugs off challenges and competition with kitchen adaptations

In the face of growing challenges and competition, industry legend Chris Galvin has made equipment and set-up adaptations across his restaurant estate. FEJ hears what changes he has made and how they are paying off. As with any industry, businesses that adapt to new challenges are those that thrive whilst those who stagnate tend to fall behind.

Conveyor oven helps Chris Galvin reclaim business from burger chains

A restaurateur has revealed how investing in a conveyor oven and takeaway window at a London site has boosted business in the face of the growing threat of grab-and-go burger outlets. Chris Galvin, who co-owns Galvin Restaurants along with his brother, said that the growing grab-and-go market in Spitalfields, London, was damaging business at its

Aspers Casino improves kitchen output after new equipment specification

Aspers Casino claims to have increased pizza sales by an extra 14% since installing two Ovention Matchbox 1313 ovens and five FWE TS-1663-36DL heated holding cabinets at its site in the Westfield Stratford retail complex. It is claimed the Ovens ovens provide the capacity to cook two pizzas in less than five minutes, bolstering speed

EXCLUSIVE: UK Hatco supplier introduces ‘surcharge’ to combat huge currency swing

Gamble Foodservice Solutions will introduce a 10% ‘surcharge’ on orders from December as a way to combat the devaluation of the pound against the dollar, but it has pledged to reverse the decision if there is a swing in rates. Leicestershire-based GFS, the UK supplier of Hatco equipment, buys most of its equipment in US

Finalists for most innovative catering equipment revealed

Seven catering equipment brands will compete for the crown of ‘most innovative kitchen product’ at Hotelympia after judges took the “unprecedented” decision to increase the number of finalists. Entries to the biennial competition are normally whittled down to a shortlist of six, but this year organisers have allowed an additional company through on the basis

Innovation in the kitchen spurs RBW onto glory

As the company behind the Spur Steak and Grill outlets refreshes its UK store strategy with a smaller, counter-service, high street model, FEJ editor Andrew Seymour finds out why it is turning its back on flame-heavy, gas-guzzling chargrills and pioneering a fully ventless kitchen set-up built around the latest innovation in impinged air cooking. The

Product innovation: Hobart Premax FTPi and Ovention Shuttle

Every month, Foodservice Equipment Journal trawls the market for breakthrough inventions and innovative fine tweaks that will make the biggest difference to operators. This month we examine a groundbreaking warewasher from Hobart and an energy-efficient oven from Ovention that doesn’t require an extractor. Model: Premax FTPi Manufacturer: Hobart Claim: A groundbreaking flight-type warewasher offering operators a