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August 25th, 2020
The Rise of the Dark Kitchen: Benefits and Business Models

What is a Dark Kitchen? A dark kitchen, also known as a cloud, virtual, remote, commissary and ghost kitchen, unlike a traditional restaurant, is a professional kitchen that only produces food for delivery. It contains the kitchen equipment and facilities needed to prepare food but has no dining area for customers. The dark kitchen business […]

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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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June 18th, 2020
Why Are Restaurants Turning to Central Production Kitchens?

Why Are Restaurants Turning to Central Production Kitchens? The UK’s restaurant industry is worth a staggering £38 billion, with roughly 1.7 million foodies heading to their favourite joints at least once a week.  As well as feeding the mouths that journey to the best restaurants in town, apps such as Deliveroo and UberEats make it […]

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May 19th, 2020
Our Ultimate Guide to Renting a Commercial Kitchen

Our Ultimate Guide to Renting a Commercial Kitchen Whether you’re a newbie to the food industry or had a business for a while but this is your first time dipping your toes into the world of kitchen rental, it’s tricky to know where to start; that’s where our ultimate guide to renting a commercial kitchen […]

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