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Falcon is the market-leading UK manufacturer of professional cooking equipment. With a company history going back nearly 200 years, Falcon now supplies operators throughout the catering industry, exporting around the globe. Its comprehensive product portfolio is backed by award-winning customer support.

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William Scott: fifty years at Falcon

30 April 2018

Finance director started as a trainee in 1967; Karen Wallace takes over the hot seat Not many people last over 50 years with one company.  William Scott is Falcon Foodservice Equipment’s finance director.  He first joined the company in 1967 and, apart from a six month sabbatical in 1972-73, has been with there ever since.  But now it’s time to retire.  You can bet he’s seen some changes in half a century. “Actually, the most popular Falcon product is the...

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Two-in-one combi oven: Lainox’s innovative and elegant 171

10 April 2018

User-friendly, space-saving combi combines a seven grid and a ten grid in one body Two combis are better than one, and many kitchens save space by stacking one on top of the other.  It gives the flexibility of two units in the footprint of one.  The drawback is that the upper shelves of the top unit can be hard to reach, which may compromise safety.  Meanwhile the control panel of the lower one can be awkward to operate.  Plus, being...

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The Devonshire Dome’s multifunctional kitchen – built around Falcon

19 March 2018

Iconic venue turns ‘difficult environment’ into training, event and fine dining kitchen The Devonshire Dome is one of Buxton’s most iconic buildings.  The vast space is the biggest unsupported dome in Europe and was built in 1779 by the fifth Duke of Devonshire.  Its original purpose was as a grand stable block and later it was converted into a hospital. It is now part of the University of Derby, housing the Buxton Campus. The students here study culinary arts, as...

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Clever combi: better looking, better cooking

20 February 2018

Lainox launches new Sapiens combination oven. Lainox has launched a new version of the Sapiens combination oven.  A stylish redesign makes it a better looking unit, while extensive changes to the controls make for simpler operation and a more user-friendly experience.   The Lainox range is distributed in the UK by Falcon Foodservice Equipment. The biggest improvement in the reloaded Sapiens is the introduction of a new colour display, which replaces the old numeric keypad.  The display shows a host of...

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No-nonsense grilling: Falcon’s latest unit is simple, robust, reliable and fast

12 October 2017

ES6 rise and fall grill is a countertop unit that’s big on performance Most chefs will tell you that the best cooking appliances are the ones that do the job they’re meant to do, do it simply, efficiently and reliably, don’t break down and don’t cost the earth. Any chef looking for a grill that fits those criteria will welcome the new Falcon ES6 with open arms. The Falcon ES6 is an electric rise and fall grill. Its two powerful...

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