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September 17th, 2020
The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Kitchen Rules & Regulations

How Important are Commercial Kitchen Regulations? When it comes to running a commercial catering kitchen, there are a number of important rules and UK commercial kitchen regulations to follow to ensure your kitchen is safe and sanitary and of course practical. Complying with legislation is very important and guarantees that you won’t wind up with a […]

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September 2nd, 2020
Environmentally Friendly Products For a Commercial Kitchen

Exploring how to run an eco-friendly commercial kitchen is at the forefront of many restauranteurs minds. If the wealth of our planet is to ever undergo a revival, it will take all of us to step up and play our role.  As well as energy-efficient kitchen equipment and the way we choose to operate our […]

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August 25th, 2020
The Future of Food Businesses: What are Virtual Kitchens?

A virtual kitchen is quite the chameleon; other names include dark kitchen, ghost kitchen, satellite kitchen, cloud kitchen, delivery-only kitchens… I think we’ve covered them all. The number of virtual food brands in the UK grew by 150% in 2019 alone, so the number of delivery-only kitchens grew in line with this incredible uprising of […]

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August 20th, 2020
Golden Food Hygiene Rules for Your Commercial Kitchen

When running a commercial kitchen, what are the most important elements of success; serving fire food, impeccable customer service and value for money? These are all key ingredients to making your mark and setting the hospitality industry alight, but they are completely worthless without enforcing simple food hygiene rules. Kitchens are a melting pot for […]

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July 27th, 2020
Long Hot Summer? How to Keep a Walk In Fridge Cold!

Summer 2020 may not be turning out to be the blissfully hot, free and adventurous season that we initially hoped for. Our movements are restricted and flights have taken a back seat until 2021, but there has been a glimmer of hope for a wholesome British summer when it comes to the sunshine – albeit […]

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July 16th, 2020
Creating an Eco-Friendly Kitchen Rental

Hundreds of products are used in a busy commercial kitchen or central production unit during the course of a week, and whilst they may all be essential to the smooth running of your food business, it’s easy to forget about the impact these choices have on the environment. The growing demand for more eco-friendly businesses […]

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July 10th, 2020
Covid-19 & Dark Kitchens: Adapting to Food Delivery Service

On March 16th 2020, the announcement came that UK residents should avoid all restaurants, bars and pubs, and not before long, hospitality establishments across the country were forcibly closed as we entered a mandatory lockdown.  The last few months have been the most testing that many of us have faced in our lifetime. Among many […]

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June 26th, 2020
Organising a Modular Cold Room: Make the Most of Your Space

Organisation is second nature to some of us, while for some of us it takes time, effort and a whole lot of perseverance. It’s well known that keeping yourself and the environment around you has its benefits, especially in the workplace, such as increased productivity, decreased stress levels and heightened efficiency. This is no different […]

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June 19th, 2020
Coronavirus & Food Safety: Shared vs. Commercial Kitchen Spaces

The coronavirus pandemic has swept through the UK and most of the world over the past few months. Although we are now seeing a light at the end of the tunnel with UK lockdown rules relaxing and businesses slowly beginning to reopen, new challenges are arising for businesses to stay afloat. As Covid-19 has had […]

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