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RATIONAL is the leading provider in hot food preparation equipment and, with the VarioCookingCenter and SelfCookingCenter, the company delivers all a commercial kitchen’s thermal cooking requirements.  Together, the two appliances offer the best cooking solutions.

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Tomorrow’s Kitchen: Rational shows the future of foodservice

23 August 2018

Dedicated events show how latest multifunctional technology can benefit specific sectors of market Rational has launched a series of live events called ‘Tomorrow’s Kitchen.’ They are designed to show how the latest multifunctional equipment can benefit specific sectors of the industry – so one event will cover healthcare, another hotel banqueting and so on. At each event, a chef will cook using a combi oven, the SelfCookingCenter, alongside Rational’s VarioCookingCenter. The chef will show how, in tandem, the two appliances...

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Rational team peak not once but three times!

6 August 2018

Rational team members complete the Three Peaks Challenge, raising over £1200 for charity. The Three Peaks Challenge, climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in 24 hours, sounds tough enough, but add in the navigating between the peaks, tiredness, cramp and sleeping and eating on-the-go then it becomes a massive challenge! However, the guys from Rational were not daunted and on 28th July, nine intrepid team members took part in the challenge, seven climbers and two drivers. Amongst them were...

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Smaller kitchens, bigger capacity

24 July 2018

Rational at Restaurant & Takeaway Expo 2018 Stand 1701, 25 & 26 September, ExCeL London At the 2018 Expo Rational will focus on using the latest cooking technology to get maximum production capacity out of the tightest kitchen space.  On show will be Rational’s smallest combi oven – the SelfCookingCenter XS – alongside the company’s compact 112 VarioCookingCenter.  Together they provide every cooking process a commercial kitchen could require, yet take up minimal room.  Plus they are fast, deliver superb...

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Rational’s new marketing director to develop enhanced customer support strategy

10 July 2018

Experienced Rational director relishes new role. Rational UK has appointed Adam Knights as marketing director.  He was previously internal sales director with the company and a key aspect of the new role will be to develop ‘customer lifecycle management’ – in other words, support for the customer throughout the life of their Rational appliance. “The demands that caterers put on their prime cooking appliances are changing all the time as new food ideas, cuisines and trends are developed,” says Knights. ...

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Rational DEAL partners visit home of market-leading combi steamer technology

27 June 2018

Trip to Rational factory impresses dealers and consultants As part of Rational UK’s DEAL programme, participating dealers and consultants are invited to Germany to visit the company’s factory and get the inside track on the company’s market-leading combi steamer technology.  Seventeen visitors representing ten companies went on the most recent trip. “What stood out was the quality of the production and the numerous tests the ovens go through before despatch,” says Matthew Mayvers of Caterkwik.  “I was impressed by the...

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