Tag Archives: wood-fired ovens

EXCLUSIVE: Jestic brings clarity to solid fuel kitchen debate

EXCLUSIVE: Jestic brings clarity to solid fuel kitchen debate

Jestic Foodservice Equipment is set to add a condensed DW172 masterclass into its free ‘Passion for Grilling’ event on Wednesday July 11 in a bid to provide clarity around the requirements of solid fuel cooking equipment. The topic of solid fuel was a prominent theme at the Commercial Kitchen show in Birmingham this week, with

OPINION: Why pizza oven extract design needn’t be a headache

More and more foodservice companies are opting for wood-fired pizza ovens to bring theatre and sales to their operation. For those that are new to this area, there are some basic principles that should be considered when choosing this type of installation, writes Sam Ford of Chimflue.  There has been huge growth in the wood-fired

Valoriani develops web resource for complete pizza oven info

Pizza oven supplier Valoriani has upgraded its website to create a portal where customers can find everything they need to know about its equipment. The company has overhauled the site content with a view to providing a comprehensive overview of equipment information, including AVPN Accreditation, DEFRA Licensing, individual oven specifications, frequently asked questions and recipes.

Supplier urges authorities to take action over inferior pizza ovens

Operators worried by reports that wood-fired pizza ovens contributes to climate change should listen to the evidence in part but buy wisely and avoid issues with environmental health inspectors. That’s the verdict of Preston-based Valoriani UK following the publication of a scientific study by the University of Surrey that ruled such equipment could be an

Kit used by pizzerias and steakhouses a menace to cities, rules report

Wood burning stoves and charcoal cooking equipment used by pizza restaurants and steakhouses are an increasing environmental menace to urban cities, experts have declared. Pollution specialists from the University of Surrey ruled that particle emissions gained from the burning of wood in commercial kitchens is an emerging emissions risk after carrying out a landmark scientific

‘Deadwood dossier’ exposes wood-fired oven legislation gap

A supplier of eco-friendly fuel for wood-fired ovens has thrown down the gauntlet to the government and environmental health bodies by producing a high-impact lobbying document titled ‘The Deadwood Dossier’.  The publication calls on rule-makers to address a “worrying hole” in food safety legislation, which relates to the wood used by chefs employing wood-fired pizza

Firm warns of wood-fired oven dangers

Caterers operating wood-fired ovens are being warned to be vigilant over contamination and poisoning issues that can arise when using this type of equipment. With the summer season heralding an increase in music festivals, county shows and outdoor events, caterers running mobile foodservice offerings need to stay in line with HACCP regulations. And that means

Restaurants urged not to dismiss ‘wood-fired cooking revolution’

One of the UK’s leading suppliers of wood-fired ovens is expecting its equipment to become more highly sought-after by restaurants after a study showed consumers are rapidly embracing food cooked this way. Orchard Ovens, which imports the Valoriani line of ovens to the UK, said a “wood-fired cooking revolution” is underway after a YouGov revealed

New training hub allows operators to road test Valoriani ovens

Prospective users of Valoriani wood-fired ovens will be able to test drive the equipment at a specialist training facility opened in Preston. The training hub has been created at the head office of catering equipment importer Orchard Ovens, which brings the Italian-built kit into the UK. Orchard says the move will give would-be customers the