Rational UK

Rational invented combi-steaming in 1976. Now the company’s new SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses is the first intelligent commercial cooking appliance that actually interacts with chefs, getting to know the way they work so that, together, the chef and their combi can always deliver the best possible cooking results.

Rational’s SelfCookingCenters are renowned for simplifying the cooking process – delivering perfectly cooked food quickly, efficiently and fully automatically. With a market share of around 60% of the UK combi oven market and being the manufacturer of over half the combi ovens sold worldwide, a Rational is a ‘must have’ piece of kit in any professional kitchen.

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Latest Rational gets all 5 senses stimulated at the Development Chef Club

1st October 2014, Westminster Kingsway College.

test drive a Rational for the chance to win oneRational will be putting the new SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses through its paces at the Development Chef Club on the 1st October cooking super food throughout the day.  Also, visitors will get a chance to taste everything that is cooked to experience the superior cooking quality of the Rational.

Rational chefs will demonstrate the variety of menu items the unit can cook – many at the same time, thanks to the new 5 Senses’ iLevelControl. This shows kitchen staff which foods can be cooked at the same time and adjusts the cooking time for each shelf according to the amount of food loaded and factors such as how often and for how long the door is opened during the cooking process.  (more…)

Get up close to the latest Rational combi steamer at the ENSE UK conference

ENSE UK Conference, Windsor, 1st – 2nd October 2014

Rational SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses is an Energy StarAt 2014’s ENSE conference visitors can get up close to the new SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses combi steamer. The company says its SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses is the first intelligent commercial cooking appliance that actually interacts with chefs, getting to know the way they work so that, together, the chef and their combi can always deliver the best possible cooking results.

Rational’s SelfCookingCenters are the market leading combi steamer and the cooking appliance of choice for most caterers. It saves time, energy and money whilst cooking food perfectly, every time. (more…)

Get up close to the latest Rational combi steamer at the NACC show

NACC Show, East Midlands Conference Centre, 1st – 3rd October 2014

Rational's new SelfCookingCenter 5 SensesAt 2014’s NACC Show visitors can get up close to the new SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses combi steamer. The company says its SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses is the first intelligent commercial cooking appliance that actually interacts with chefs, getting to know the way they work so that, together, the chef and their combi can always deliver the best possible cooking results.  (more…)

Latest Rational gets all 5 senses stimulated at UCFF 2014

Universal Food & Cookery Festival, Stand 52, Unplugged Stage Area.

24th September, River Cottage HQ, Axminster, Devon.

Latest Rational gets all 5 senses stimulated at UCFF 2014Rational will be demonstrating the versatility of the new SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses at the Universal Food & Cookery Festival 2014. Expert Rational chefs will show visitors how the new SelfCookingCenter combi steamer can cook a wide range of delicious delicacies – all at the touch of a button with perfect results. Also, visitors will get a chance to taste everything that is cooked to experience the superior cooking quality of the Rational. (more…)

Latest Rational can conquer all takeaway menus

Takeaway Expo, Stand T330, 17th-18th September, Olympia, London.

Smoked and nicely spicedRational will show how the new SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses can perfectly cook a range of takeaway favourites on Stand T330 at Takeaway Expo 2014. Expert Rational chefs will show visitors how the new SelfCookingCenter combi steamer can cook everything from pizza to chips, from burgers to noodles – all at the touch of a button with perfect results. Also, visitors will get a chance to taste everything that is cooked to experience the superior cooking quality of the new Rational. (more…)

Latest Rational gets all 5 senses stimulated at GLEE 2014

Stand 17U50. 14th-16th September. NEC, Birmingham.

test drive a Rational for the chance to win oneRational will be putting the new SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses through its paces on Stand 17U50 at GLEE 2014. Expert Rational chefs will demonstrate to visitors the versatility of the new SelfCookingCenter combi steamer, by cooking a range of items suitable for café menus. Also, visitors will get a chance to taste everything that is cooked to experience the superior cooking quality of the Rational. (more…)

Rational releases Energy Star figures for the SelfCookingCenter

SelfCookingCenter energy saving figures back up coveted accreditation

Rational SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses is an Energy StarRational, the leading combi oven manufacturer has been awarded the coveted Energy Star label. Now, Rational has released energy savings figures to support this accreditation.

Rational SelfCookingCenters not only deliver outstanding cooking results, but also save resources and are sustainable, too.The SelfCookingCenter’s high standards of energy efficiency are what earned it the Energy Star accreditation.

Rational’s Energy Star certified combination ovens are on average 30% more efficient than standard equipment.This means that they have an estimated annual savings of £145 (gas models) and £408 (electric models), whilst saving roughly 7,121 kWh per year. (more…)

World Cup chef picks Rational

Germany’s winning team had SelfCookingCenters at the heart of the kitchenWorld Cup chef Holger Stromberg had Rational in his team

Top German chef Holger Stromberg, of Munich restaurant Kutchiin, spent six weeks catering for the German national football team in Brazil. From morning until often late at night he looked after 65 players, coaches, physiotherapists and doctors supporting the team. His most reliable assistant in the kitchen: Rational.

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Latest Rational gets all 5 senses stimulated at Lunch! 2014

Stand M115. 23rd24th September. Business Design Centre, London.

Rational's new 5 Senses will be on show at Lunch! 2014Rational will be putting the new SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses through its paces on Stand M115 at Lunch! 2014. Expert Rational chefs will show visitors how the new SelfCookingCenter combi steamer can cook everything from pizza to pasta, from burgers to chips and wedges and even an all-day full English breakfast – all at the touch of a button, and all with perfect results. Also, visitors will get a chance to taste everything that is cooked to experience the superior cooking quality of the Rational. (more…)

Primary school caterers: test drive a Rational for the chance to win one!

Space saving ‘kitchen in a box’ is ideal solution for UFSMtest drive a Rational for the chance to win one

Rational’s SelfCookingCenter 5Senses combi steamer is the ideal primary school cooking solution, says the company, because it is so easy to use, produces healthier foods, saves running costs and a single unit can replace several conventional appliances, making it perfect where space is limited.  One customer describes theirs as ‘a kitchen in a box’.  (more…)