Mark Gallacher takes over from long-serving John Henderson
FEM’s new financial controller is an award-winning, marathon-running blogger. However, Mark Gallacher is also a highly experienced financial manager who was part of the team at Argent Energy Group during its growth from a £20m to a £164m turnover company.
For the last few weeks he’s been working alongside FEM’s current financial controller, John Henderson, who is retiring after 20 years with the company. (more…)
Customers’ vote gives gong to FEM for second time in three years
FEM has won the prestigious Light Equipment Supplier of the Year award at the Catering Insight awards. It’s the second time in three years that the company has won the gong. “It’s absolutely brilliant,” said Martin Shaw, sales manager of FEM, who picked up the award on behalf of the company. “What makes this one really, really special is that it’s voted for by distributors. It’s wonderful to know that our customers think so highly of us.” (more…)
Radical, compact multi-cook oven from FEM offers kitchen space solution
As the size of kitchens continues to get squeezed, operators are looking for inventive ways to get more production out of less space. Now FEM has launched a radical solution in the shape of the Vector multi-cook oven, manufactured by Alto Shaam, which offers up to four separate oven chambers in one compact unit. It’s quick, too, with a special new airflow technology that delivers faster, more even cooking, while its ventless operation, and the fact that it needs no water connection, means it can be placed anywhere. (more…)
Pro MZR range offers choice to suit every application
Being able to easily and quickly check temperatures is a food safety ‘must’ in the modern commercial kitchen. It’s also essential for food quality and consistency. Whether monitoring refrigerators or roasts, FEM’s new range of Pro MZR digital thermometers, manufactured by San Jamar, offers a choice of models to suit every application and kitchen operation.
The range includes a pocket model, with a pocket clip and anti-roll design; a pen thermometer with a sheath that doubles as a handle extender; and an advanced digital thermometer, which reads from -45°C to +200°C, is water resistant and includes features such as display hold and minimum and maximum temperature recall. (more…)
Cambro High Heat X-Pans from FEM cut handling time and increase flexibility for caterers
FEM has introduced the new Cambro High Heat X-Pans, designed to increase flexibility and reduce handling time by allowing caterers to prep, store, heat and serve in one pan. Caterers can use them for prepping food and then place them straight in the freezer or directly into a hot oven. The High Heat X-Pans cater for temperatures ranging from -40° to 190°C). (more…)
FEM now offers a comprehensive range of professional scales from San Jamar
Scales play an important role in all foodservice operations. Careful portion control helps to keep costs down, as well as guaranteeing each customer experiences the same high-quality of food, time after time. In order to provide this consistency caterers need to be sure that their scales provide accurate and consistent information.
FEM now supplies the Escali range of digital scales from San Jamar. Combining precision with simple controls and modern design, the Escali range easily covers all uses in a commercial foodservice environment. (more…)
FEM’s new Saber Edge Tomato Slicer – a small gadget that makes a big difference to food prep
FEM has launched the new Prince Castle Saber Edge Tomato Slicer, which, like its larger siblings the Tomato Saber and Saber King, makes preparing fresh ingredients quicker and easier.
The Saber Edge Tomato Slicer is a manual food prep tool which saves kitchen staff time and labour. It’s easy to use – one quick downward stroke is all it takes to slice a tomato into 6.35mm slices. The slices then remain on the top of the slicer so that they can be removed without damage. (more…)
FEM shows latest concepts from Spanish manufacturer Pujadas
Stand CE26, Restaurant Show 2017, Catering Equipment Expo, October 2-4, Olympia London
An award-winning buffet display concept takes centre stage on the FEM stand, CE26, at Restaurant Show 2017. The Cubic range is manufactured by Pujadas, one of Spain’s leading catering equipment brands. It combines stylish modules that can be linked together to create striking displays. Cubic completely won over the delegates at CESA’s Light Equipment and Tableware Forum this year, bagging the 2017 Best Product Award. (more…)
FEM’s latest Hamilton Beach blender whizzes up 2 litre summer cocktails fast
FEM’s latest Hamilton Beach Commercial blender, the HBH755-UK Eclipse, is perfect for operators looking to keep up with the demand for pitchers of fruity summer cocktails. It’s efficient, programmable and, unlike most blenders, quiet. Plus, it features a 2-litre container making it the perfect solution when the summer cocktail orders are coming in thick and fast.
The HBH755-UK Eclipse keeps the cocktails as smooth as the operation, thanks to Hamilton Beach Commercial’s patented Wave-Action system. Ordinary blenders spin their contents around the walls of the container, leaving whole chunks untouched by the blades. The Wave-Action System, with specially designed container and blade, continuously forces the contents down onto the blades for super-creamy results every time. (more…)
FEM’s banquet trolleys hold up to 192 plates of food, in perfect condition
The perfect banquet needs the prefect food. FEM’s latest heated BQ2 banquet trolleys hold hot food safely, keeping it moist without condensation, even over extended periods. Whether plated or in multiportion pans, the meals stay looking good and flavoursome. FEM offers three sizes of BQ2 trolley, all manufactured by Alto-Shaam, with capacities ranging from 109kg, or 96 covered plates measuring 254mm (10”), up to 218kg, or 192 plates. (more…)