Tag Archives: 2014

Rational is Officially a Lean and Green cooking machine

Rational awarded the Lean & Green Management Award 2014Rational wins the Lean Green Management Award 2014

Rational has joined companies such as BMW and Fiat in being awarded the ‘Lean & Green Management Award’ 2014. Rational won the award in the manufacturing industry SME category.

The German award, announced in Landsberg am Lech on 7th August 2014, was given to Rational for its commitment to environmentally friendly manufacturing.The Lean & Green experts commented that Rational had “impressive green successes in energy, water, waste and sewage consumption figures”, throughout the manufacturing process.


The casualties of the TPW World Cup Sweepstake

Now the second stage of the World Cup is underway we can see who has won the first sweepstake. Suprisingly 6 of us drew out teams who have progressed passed the group stages, earning a cut of the winnings. The only casualties were Alison with England and Callum with Honduras.

With the record broken for the number of goals scored in the group stages (136 goals registered in the opening phase according to FIFA stats) and current total of 145 according to Yahoo and Eurosport, Toni is out of the running having predicted a tournament total of 137. Which one of us will be next? Apologies to Callum as I think he might be in the running after all with his table-topping, whopping prediction of 188 goals.

As for the Groups draw, we will have to see who holds the trophy on 13th July.


To see our first sweepstake blog post please click here.

Official TPW World Cup Sweepstake

Has Tim picked a winner?We’ve drawn out names, wracked our brains and researched hard…. Must be time for the official TPW office World Cup sweepstake.

Not content with a simple name-out-of-a-hat draw, this year we’ve gone for not one but THREE sweepstakes.


Rational SelfCookingCenter® whitefficiency® in action at Casual Dining 2014

Stand U313, Business Design Centre London, 26-27 February Rational's SelfCookingCenter in action

Rational will be putting the new SelfCookingCenter whitefficiency through its paces on Stand U313 at Casual Dining 2014. Expert Rational chefs will show visitors how the SelfCookingCenter whitefficiency combi steamer can cook everything from a full English breakfast to café-style food and from baking to overnight roasting – 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 quality of the Rational.

And it’s all so easy. With HiDensityControl every item loaded, from the front of the top shelf to the back of the bottom shelf, is cooked identically, with absolutely consistent quality. A powerful steam generator and dynamic air mixing match the air flow and humidity to the cooking level of the product. This means cooking time is reduced and optimised. (more…)