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Sparkling and speedy warewashing results for schools

Winterhalter at LACA Main Event 2017

Stand M44, 5th-7th July 2017, Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

Winterhalter will show the latest warewashing technology at LACA Main Event 2017It is vital for schools to have clean, hygienic plates, glasses, cutlery and utensils, so the right warewashing equipment is essential. Visitors to Stand M44 will be able to find out how Winterhalter’s new Connected Wash system can make school warewashing more efficient, reliable and controllable, as well as producing sparkling clean wash results time after time. (more…)

LACA Conference News: Williams’ flexible refrigeration solutions

The Main Event, LACA conference and exhibition, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, 8th-10th July 2015

Williams Gem Multideck will be on show at LACA main event 2015When it comes to refrigeration one way to optimise space in school kitchens is to look at more flexible equipment that can adapt to changes in menu, speed up service and ensure food is kept fresh. At the 2015 LACA Main Event, Williams will be showing how its range of refrigeration can do that and more.

On the Williams stand visitors will be able to see the Gem Multideck R100 refrigerated merchandiser. With the increase in the popularity of ‘grab & go’ service, the Gem Multidecks are a popular way to maximise every millimetre of retail space front-of-house. The R100 is a slimline Multideck, perfect for school dining areas, where space is often limited. With the R100, presentation is enhanced and customers have open, easy access to drinks, pre-packed snacks and dairy products, all in a compact footprint. (more…)

Williams at LACA 2014:

Multi-faceted Multidecks are Grab & Go Gems

Williams Grab & Go Multideck with sliding doorsGrab and Go is an increasingly important part of the food offering in education catering.  At the LACA Conference 2014 Williams will be highlighting its latest refrigerated merchandiser display cabinets.  They include the company’s multi-faceted Gem Multidecks, which now offer a variety of energy-saving options as well as a wide range of coloured stainless steel finishes to really make a splash in the school dining area.

The Multidecks’ energy saving features include LED lighting and optional sliding front doors, which can reduce energy consumption of up to 50% compared to traditional, open commercial chillers.  (more…)

Moffat is first company to win LACA Supplier award twice

Win completes LACA hat trick for British catering equipment manufacturer

Anne Bull, centre, with, from left, Kenny Taylor, Gary Allen, Peter Glossop, Justin Towers and Mike McDonald, all from Moffat, and Dr David BullMoffat has won the LACA award for Outstanding Supplier 2013.  It is the first time that the award has been given to a previous winner – Moffat previously claimed the accolade in 2007.  In fact it is a LACA ‘hat trick’ for the company, since Moffat were also named Supplier of the Year in the Wales Region Awards announced earlier this year. (more…)

LACA serves school dinner to MPs and Peers in the House of Commons

Moffat’s Versicarte trolley helps ‘make it real’Stephen Mosley MP makes a selection from the Moffat school meals trolley

Sixty MPs and several Peers got the opportunity to see just how good school dinners can be, when LACA served up lunch in the Houses of Parliament.  The menu featured real school food, served by school dinner ladies using a ‘proper’ school meal servery trolley, a Versicarte unit provided by Moffat.  (more…)

Moffat Wins Welsh Schools Award

“Dedicated commitment” secures Wales LACA Supplier of Year Award

Toni Edwards, Regional Chair of LACA Wales Region, with Mike McDonald, left, and Gary Allen, right, of E & R MoffatBritish manufacturer E & R Moffat has won the Welsh Region LACA Supplier of the Year Award 2013. 

Moffat has developed a portfolio of catering equipment specifically for schools, including regen ovens, both static and mobile, and the Versicarte range of food servery units.  However, the award looks at the ‘total package’ and Moffat’s pre- and after-sales support for school meals organisations made a big impression on the judges.   They commented: “It was clear that this submission demonstrates dedicated commitment to school catering.


Moffat Extends Versicarte Versatility at LACA 2012

Hilton Birmingham Metropole, 11 – 13 July 2012

Moffat will show a range of Versicarte mobile food servery units at the LACA 2012 show, including the all-new Deli Display.

Versicarte is a modular system of trolleys that caterers can use to create a complete food servery area.  Butted together they form a straight or angular service counter, while stand alone units can create a free-flow self-service environment.  The new Deli models feature attractive, curved glass screens, glass shelving and an illuminated gantry that all help display the food to best advantage.  They also have a useful storage cabinet below.  (more…)

LACA 2011: FRIMA shows the VarioCooking Center Stand K41

Paula Fanning at Alsop High, Liverpool using a FRIMA VarioCooking Center

FRIMA will be featuring the high tech VarioCooking Center on Stand K41 at LACA 2011. The VarioCooking Center is an extremely energy efficient cooking appliance for the professional kitchen that can boil, fry and deep fry in one unit.  It is up to three times faster than traditional equipment and excellent for long, slow overnight cooking as well as accurate trouble-free pressure cooking. (more…)