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Frima grabs gold at the Commercial Kitchen Show

VarioCooking Center 112L awarded Innovation Challenge Gold Award

Frima's new VarioCooking Center 112L won Innovation Challenge Gold AwardFrima UK was awarded the Innovation Challenge Gold Award at the Commercial Kitchen Show for the latest addition to the VarioCooking Center range, the 112L.

“We are very pleased to have received the Innovation Challenge Gold Award,” says Graham Kille, managing director of Frima UK. “It is great recognition for all the hard work the Frima team have done, and reflects our market-leading position as specialists in multifunctional cooking.”


Caledonian University Puts Heart into Campus Catering

Super Caley’s Falcon Kit and Williams Fridges Sort It

Falcon at Caledonian UniversityWith 17,000 students, catering at Glasgow’s Caledonian University is a huge operation.  The brand new main restaurant is part of a major rebuild, The Heart of the Campus project.  “It’s called The Heart partly because it’s right in the middle of the campus,” says head of catering, Frank McCabe, “but also because it’s built round leafy courtyards where customers can relax in the fresh air – and because it’s designed to inspire social gatherings.”  At the heart of any catering operation is the kitchen – and the heart of The Heart is built around cooking equipment from Falcon and refrigeration from Williams.

“The restaurant reflects the rich ethnic mix of students here,” says Frank.  “It’s essentially a food hall with a wide variety of different offerings, many cooked live – it’s great theatre.  So we have everything from salad bars to sushi counters to soup stations, burgers on the flame grill, pizzas, a soup station, deli bars, fresh fruit, grab & go merchandisers…”  (more…)

FEM seals late space at new catering equipment show

Commercial Kitchen, The Catering Equipment Show 7-8 June 2016, NEC Birmingham, stand C5.

Manitowoc QM-45 Integral Storage Ice Machine from FEMFEM has grabbed a last minute space at this year’s Commercial Kitchen, The Catering Equipment Show. On Stand C5, FEM will be featuring its Manitowoc ice machines and Hamilton Beach Commercial Blenders, alongside a variety of equipment from the company’s wide range of manufacturing brands.

FEM’s latest undercounter ice machine, the Manitowoc QM-45, quickly produces and stores quality ice on a small footprint. It is a compact undercounter model capable of producing 43 kg of dice ice in a 24-hour period with an integral storage capacity of 14 kg. The dice ice produced provides maximum cooling, while Manitowoc’s proven vertical evaporator ensures maximum efficiency during production.

FEM supplies a range of Manitowoc machines in a choice of sizes and outputs, including the high-capacity undercounter Sotto icemakers, the Energy Star accredited NEO undercounter machines and the high-yielding Indigo modular ice makers. (more…)

See the latest FRIMA VarioCooking Center at Commercial Kitchen, The Catering Equipment Show 7-8 June 2016, NEC Birmingham, stand B6.

Frima's 112L VarioCooking CenterThe FRIMA family will be out in force at Commercial Kitchen, The Catering Equipment Show, with three different models on the stand. The biggest is the 211+ floor-standing version and the smallest is the counter top 112T, while the newest is the counter top 112L.

These models will give visitors a great overview of the FRIMA range. The FRIMA VarioCooking Center is a modern, multifunctional cooking appliance that can replace kettles, large pots, bratt pans, fryers and griddles, saving 30% or more space in the kitchen. It’s super-fast too – four times faster than conventional cooking. For even speedier cooking the 211+ has a pressure cooking feature that can cut cooking times for products such as casseroles, soups and stocks by 50% or more.