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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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New London Japanese take away relies on Rational

23 June 2008

Japanese food is prepared quickly and easily in the RATIONAL SelfCooking Center®. Zutsu, in central London, is an Eastern-themed snack bar with a difference. Featuring Japanese food – both take-away and to eat in – it’s extremely popular with time-pressed Londoners who want ‘food to go’ quickly. Zutsu’s theme is ‘something for everyone’ and the menu offers a wide variety of foods – not only the familiar Japanese food such as sushi but also menu items less familiar to European...

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Combi-Duo: Double The Flexibility

12 June 2008

SelfCooking Center® accessory adds versatility and capacity to combi cooking Rational’s Combi-Duo allows caterers to safely mount a SelfCooking Center on top of another SelfCooking Center – which means double the flexibility, in the same size footprint. So chefs could, for example, produce roasts meats in the bottom unit and soufflés in the top one – all at the same time. “The SelfCooking Center is designed to be the most adaptable and easy to use combi on the market,” says...

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Superspike from Rational for perfectly roasted chicken and duck

11 June 2008

New ‘Superspike’ accessory for the Rational Selfcooking Center® offers perfect, fast and easy roast chicken and duck The perfectly cooked chicken or duck is a big seller in restaurants and takeaways. The crispy skin, succulent meat and tempting aroma are sure-fire menu winners. The trick is to have a sure-fire way to produce perfect roast poultry consistently, quickly and easily. Now Rational has achieved this with its Superspike accessory.

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Test-drive a Rational

12 May 2008

‘The ultimate baking machine’ Fancy test-driving a Rational SelfCooking Center? This next-generation combi has been called the ultimate baking and cooking machine. It saves time, energy and money and bakes food perfectly, every time.   What’s more, it’s a cinch to use.

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The Cooking Machine With The Smell Of Success

25 April 2008

SelfCooking Center® makes it easy for food retailers to cook in front of the customer. Retail outlets are increasingly ‘cooking live’ in front of customers. Get it right and it can generate significant new business, as customers see the ingredients and smell the delicious dishes being prepared. Pies, bread, cakes, bacon rolls, chickens, pizzas – they’ve all got plenty of eye- (and nose) appeal!

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