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Winterhalter warewashers help “future-proof” kitchen at The Landmark London Hotel

Iconic five star London hotel upgrades its entire warewashing system

winterhalter-machines-in-operation-at-landmark-londonThe Landmark London hotel has some of London’s most prestigious event and banqueting spaces and every year hosts numerous bar mitzvahs, weddings, launches and conferences.  The hotel has an array of function areas, from the Grand Ballroom, which can hold up to 750 people, to the intimate Interview Suite, which comfortably seats six people. On any one day the hotel’s events team can be catering for up to 2,000 people and, given the emphasis on impeccable service and high-level presentation, the glass and tableware that guests use has to be pristine. When The Landmark London decided to upgrade its warewashers it chose Winterhalter machines.  (more…)

Westfield London puts sustainability in the scullery

Winterhalter warewashers provide a ‘first class, innovative solution’ for expanding retail centre

Winterhalter warewashers provide first class, innovation solution for the Westfield Centre, LondonThe food court at the Westfield Centre in Shepherds Bush is high end and an incredibly busy operation.  Warewashing is centralised and has to cope with up to 9,000 plates and bowls a day, plus associated cups, glasses, cutlery and so on.  The variety of outlets and cuisines, from British to Lebanese, means the machines have to cope with different types of soiling as well as a complicated mix of tableware.  (more…)

Winterhalter puts its best foot forward at Conscious Hospitality 2016

The Restaurant Show, Stand UD41, Olympia, London, 3rd-5th October.

UC-M Excellence with integral ROVisitors to this year’s Conscious Hospitality Show, part of the Restaurant Show 2016, will be able to find out more about how the right warewashers can transform running costs and the environmental impact of warewashing, as well as producing sparkling clean wash results time after time.

Winterhalter is the first catering equipment company to achieve carbon footprint certification through the Carbon Trust, and representatives will be on stand UD41 to explain how this will help caterers to choose the most efficient equipment with the lowest lifetime cost. (more…)

“KPs are the key players in the kitchen” says chef Duncan Miller

With £10k-worth of prizes in KP of the Year 2016, more chefs shout out for their KPs

Duncan Miller Head Chef at Galgorm Resort  SpaJohn Whyte and Duncan Miller work at two of Northern Ireland’s most popular hospitality establishments, the former head chef at Armagh City Hotel, the latter Galgorm Resort & Spa. Both spoke in support of Winterhalter’s Kitchen Porter of the Year awards, discussing the KP’s importance not just in their restaurants, but in any commercial kitchen.

“Our hotel has a five-star rating, and it’s not just the chefs that are involved in that, it’s mainly the KPs,” says John Whyte. “They’re the ones who are making the kitchen run smoothly. They often help the chefs, too; their day is endless.” (more…)

Winterhalter manager becomes KP hero for charity

Isiseko Summer Party raises over £3k for homeless children in S. Africa

Is YOUR KP a hero?  Nominate them for KP of the Year 2016

Winterhalter's KP for a night Keith O'Brien, left, with Chef Thomas Leatherbarrow at the Isiseko Summer PartyEach year the folk at Winterhalter pick one of their own to spend a shift being a KP.  It’s partly to promote the KP of the Year Awards, which were conceived by Winterhalter, but also to highlight the hard work and dedication of kitchen porters up and down the land.  At the same time, it’s a great opportunity to see a colleague making a fool of themselves, trying to do a professional’s job and suffering big time.  In the past the task has fallen to managing director Stephen ‘Kinky’ Kinkead, but he looked like he was starting to enjoy the pain too much – so this year the Winterhalter folk picked business development manager Keith O’Brien. (more…)

“They are the glue that holds the kitchen together”

As entries pile in, acclaimed chefs lend their support to KP of the Year 2016

Chris McGowan of Wine  Brine higher res jpegThis year marks the fourth Kitchen Porter (KP) of the Year competition and so far it is going great guns. Entries have been pouring in from all across the UK, with many esteemed chefs such as Chris McGowan (Wine & Brine) and Jay Eisenstadt (Stormont Hotel) lending their support.

KP of the Year was developed by Winterhalter UK in partnership with The Caterer as way of recognising and celebrating the challenging, diverse and often overlooked role KPs play in the commercial kitchen. As well as pubs and restaurants, the competition is open to schools, universities, conferences and hotels across the UK. Any establishment with a KP worth praising should consider entering. (more…)

Winterhalter has utensil washing cracked

Winterhalter’s new UF Series utensil washer technology means ultra clean results

Winterhalter UF seriesWinterhalter’s new UF Series of utensil washers combines the company’s VarioPower technology and a new ‘Crust Cracker’ chemical to give operators outstanding results, even with the most stubborn baked-on deposits. There is no excuse now for badly washed items. (more…)

Wanted: Super KPs

Winterhalter launches Kitchen Porter of the Year 2016 – with £10,000 in prizes to be won

Kitchen Porter of the Year 2015 Peter Barnetson and Stephen Kinkead Managing Director of Winterhalter UKIs your KP a super hero of the kitchen?  Leading dishwasher specialist Winterhalter is on the hunt to find the best kitchen porter in the UK.  The winner will be crowned KP of the Year 2016 and, along with the glory (and the trophy), will receive £1,000 cash plus a celebratory dinner for friends and family.  On top of that, the winner’s establishment will get a Winterhalter warewasher worth up to £8,000.  (more…)

Manchester Grammar School kitchen gets into hot water – thanks to new warewasher

High volume Winterhalter flight machine works fast and saves energy, despite cold-water fill

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Manchester Grammar School is the UK’s largest independent day school for boys.  There are 1,600 pupils and 250 staff – which means catering is very busy indeed.  Lunch is served from 12 noon till 2pm, during which time typically 1,000 meals will be served – including halal, vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options.  Plus, the school has an active events programme on week nights and at the weekend.   (more…)