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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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Rational helps Dennis of Bexley make award winning food

25 June 2008

When Keith and Linda Mulford took over ownership of Dennis of Bexley in 1988, they finally realised their long dream to run their own butcher‘s shop, in Bexley Park, Dartford in Kent. In the last two decades they’ve built on their reputation and expanded their business to create one of London’s most highly regarded food businesses. They’ve added cheeses, patisseries and what has become a hugely successful pie range to the Dennis of Bexley product selection. And what a selection....

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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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