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Celebrating the unsung heroes of the kitchen

12 June 2019

National KP day seeks to raise awareness of kitchen porters and Winterhalter raises money for good causes 22nd June is National KP Day. This is an opportunity for the hard-working kitchen brigade to have a bit of fun while raising cash for a great cause. If you have fantastic kitchen porters that you want to celebrate, simply share a picture of them on Twitter with the hashtag #kpday. For every picture received, Winterhalter will donate £1 to Hospitality Action, up...

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Hall of fame: Celebrating the heroes of the kitchen

5 June 2018

It’s KP Day again! Photograph your champion KPs and help out a good cause, 22nd June 2018 22 June 2018 is National KP Day, when the kitchen crew gets to have a bit of fun and raise cash for Springboard, the charity that helps young and disadvantaged people gain employment in the hospitality industry. Have you got an outstanding kitchen porter in your kitchen?  Or one with a sense of humour?  Then snap a picture of them, and tweet it...

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The Top Ten KPs of the Year 2017

26 September 2017

Shortlist announced for annual KP competition The search for the 2017 KP of the Year is nearly over as Winterhalter, the company behind the awards, has announced the shortlist for this year’s trophy. Judges for the 2017 awards include  James Horler, chief executive of 360 Restaurants; Richard Davies, executive chef of Calcot Manor Hotel; Anne Pierce, chief executive of Springboard UK; Sara Jayne Stanes, chief executive of the of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts; Hayden Groves, executive chef, BaxterStorey;...

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Is the KP of the Year working in YOUR kitchen?

22 May 2017

Winterhalter offers prizes worth £10k+ in annual awards The 2017 KP of the Year Awards have been launched and the search is on for the best kitchen porter in the land.  The awards are the brainchild of Winterhalter, the market leader in commercial warewashers.  Managing director Stephen Kinkead is encouraging entrants from all sectors of the industry.  “In previous years we’ve had entries from schools, stadia and snack bars, pubs and prisons, hotels and hospitals, restaurants and residential homes, barracks...

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