New kitchen designed to help students experience the industry
In October 2016, Darlington College’s main production kitchens were destroyed in a fire. “The damage was far greater than we’d initially thought,” says James Butterfield, head of estates and facilities. “It was quite a shock when we realised we’d need a complete refurbishment.”
With approximately 1500 full-time and 1500 part-time students to keep fed, this unexpected refurbishment obviously required prompt action. As well as being a vital service for the college it is also part of its educational portfolio. “The kitchen is essentially split into two,” explains James. “One half is for the food served in our food court and coffee shop, the other half produces food for our restaurant, both of which are run by students, supported by staff.” (more…)
New sous vide water bath and induction ranges continue development of innovative British series
Falcon’s F900 series of professional cooking appliances was hailed by the industry for its innovation and flexibility. Now, the British manufacturer has further expanded the line with the development of two induction ranges and a sous vide water bath.
As with other F900 appliances, the new models can be linked almost seamlessly into a cookline using the patented Dynamic Link System (DLS). This allows designers to create a bank of F900 appliances that combines the aesthetics and hygiene benefits of a one-piece suite with the flexibility and lower cost of a multi-appliance cookline. (more…)
Falcon’s F900 Series Chrome Griddle is aesthetically-pleasing and practical for front-of-house
When specifying equipment for open theatre-style kitchens, it needs to be functional, in terms of cooking food perfectly and not emitting too much waste heat, as well as looking good – and being easy to keep that way. Falcon’s latest product offering, the gas-powered Chrome Griddle is ideal for front-of-house cooking and has proven to be one of the real headturners of the F900 Series. (more…)