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Houghton Hall and The Flying Kiwi choose Williams Refrigeration

Chris Coughborough’s new display units fit grand setting and stimulate sales

Chris Coughbrough in the Stables Café at Houghton HallBuilt in the 1720s for Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton Hall in North Norfolk remains one of England’s finest Palladian houses, designed to reflect the wealth, taste, and power of Great Britain’s first Prime Minister.  The Hall has been owned by the same family for over two centuries, and now rests with the 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley and his young family.

Houghton is open to the public from May through Octoberand visitor dining can be found in the Hall’s imposing Stable Block – where the Stable Café is a ‘masterpiece’ by Chris Coughbrough, aka the Flying Kiwi. (more…)

Williams’ ‘Cool Riders’ contest Springboard Paris Challenge

Cycling team represents foodservice manufacturers, suppliers, consultants and operators

Springboard Team Velo Challenge 2015 London to Paris Cycle 17th – 19th Sept

The Williams Cool Riders, l-r, Julian Shine, Stuart Timms, Malcolm Harling and Mark Froydenlund.Williams Refrigeration’s team for the Springboard London to Paris Cycle Challenge has been carefully selected.  Malcolm Harling, sales and marketing director of Williams, says the team, which is called the Cool Riders, is an elite group, recruited from the very best pedal pushers across the whole of the foodservice industry.  “Or, to put it another way, we’re a mixed bag,” he adds.  (more…)

Love Your Fridge with Williams Refrigeration

A good fridge is one of the most important pieces of equipment in any kitchen, but it’s usually taken for granted, Williams wants to put an end to this.

#loveyourfridge with Williams RefrigerationWilliams Refrigeration has decided that it’s time these stars of the kitchen get the recognition they deserve, and is launching the #loveyourfridge campaign. The aim of #loveyourfridge is to help raise awareness – in a light-hearted manner – of the vital role fridges play in commercial kitchens. It will help ensure your fridge has the longest possible working life by highlighting simple maintenance tasks that can keep it in tip-top condition. (more…)

Williams installs massive solar energy system

New system will cut CO2 emissions by 297 tonnes per year

Kings Lynn based Williams Refrigeration installs PV Solar energy systemKings Lynn-based refrigeration manufacturer Williams has had a massive photovoltaic solar panel system installed across two of its factory’s roofs.  The system, comprising 2,298 panels, is one of the largest rooftop installations in Europe.  The solar panels are expected to generate 496,000kWh of electricity per year, reducing the company’s annual CO2 emissions by 297 tonnes while cutting energy costs dramatically.  (more…)

Grab and Go: a foodservice solution for night staff catering

Williams @ Healthcare Estates 2015 – 20-21 October, Manchester Central – stand H40

Williams will show a Multideck merchandiser at Healthcare Estates 2015Grab and Go food and drink sales are increasingly popular in hospitals, just as they are in the high street.  It’s not just about boosting sales in restaurants and other hospital food outlets: with the increasing emphasis on the need for time-poor staff and those on night duty to have access to healthy foods, Grab and Go merchandisers offer an effective, practical solution.  At Healthcare Estates 2015 Williams will show its latest range of Multideck merchandisers, designed to offer an attractive retail display while ensuring food is always available.  (more…)

Cool designs: Williams at Takeaway Innovation Expo 2015

Refrigeration for all areas of the takeaway business

Stand 713, 29 – 30 September, ExCel London

Williams Refrigeration for all areas of the takeaway businessWilliams supplies refrigeration for all aspects of the takeaway sector from kebab houses, burger bars, pizzerias and coffee shops. The scope of Williams’ range of refrigeration is designed to match the huge diversity of takeaway outlets. Models include space-saving back of house refrigerated cabinets and counters, a mobile prep counter, and energy-saving front of house merchandisers.

Often takeaway kitchens are pushed for space and for these situations Williams has developed its Small Kitchen Range.  This range features slimmed down products that offer all the benefits and qualities of their conventional versions, but in a compact format. (more…)

TUCO Conference News: Williams shows front- and back-of-house refrigeration

Williams at TUCO Conference, Imperial College London July 20th – 22nd 2015

Williams Gem Multideck will be on show at LACA main event 2015Whether it’s front-of-house grab and go, or back-of-house refrigerated storage, Williams will show delegates at TUCO the benefits that high quality refrigeration can offer university catering operations.

Grab & Go is a popular option with students and staff alike in the university dining market. For operators it’s an easy way to extend serving time, with all-day displays of tasty and healthy products such as sandwiches, pre-packed salads and quiches. Williams will be showing Gem Multideck merchandisers: these attractive and functional display units look great in a dining area and enhance the products on display.  (more…)

Show and Chill at Farm Shop & Deli 2015

Williams Refrigeration, Stand J89, NEC Birmingham, 20 – 22nd April

Williams Refrigeration joins forces with sister company Mono Equipment to show off its products at the forthcoming Farm Shop & Deli Show, on stand J89.

Williams Refrigeration will be at The Farm and Deli Show NEC Birmingham 20 to 22nd AprilThe Williams models on display are designed specifically for this sector. Its Crystal RPC1T is a single door upright retarder prover able to accommodate up to seventeen 18′ x 30′ bakery trays and offering excellent performance, reliability and efficiency. Its user friendly, touchscreen DoughMaster graphic controller features intelligent steam generation to reduce energy consumption, while the automatic control of retarding temperature ensures produce remains in prime condition. (more…)

Williams shows refrigeration for the coffee shop market

Stand D36, Caffé Culture Show, 13-14 May 2015 Olympia London

Williams Refrigeration will be returning to Caffe Culture Show this year stand D36At the 2015 Caffé Culture Show Williams will be showing a range of refrigeration essential to anyone operating in the coffee shop sector. From front-of-house display units to back-bar bottle coolers, space-saving kitchen refrigeration and preparation units, Williams can provide the solution.

Front-of-house, the SC1200 Gem Sandwich Chiller is designed expressly to give customers open, easy access to grab & go products including sandwiches, dairy items, cakes and drinks. It is finished in attractive, highly mirrored stainless steel to fit in with any setting. The chiller also incorporates Williams’ innovative new energy-saving ‘air curtain’ concept, which allows customers free access to the products while keeping the cold air inside the display. (more…)

Adaptable refrigeration docks at Mondrian London at Sea Containers

Williams’ equipment at iconic London hotel includes fire retardant coldrooms

Williams adaptable refrigeration docks at Mondrian London at Sea ContainersIn the heart of the Southbank, Mondrian London at Sea Containers is set to become one of the capital’s iconic hotels.  A Transatlantic fusion of English and American aesthetics, it is inspired by the glory days of 1920s ocean liners – a theme that runs from the lobby’s giant, copper-clad wall, shaped like a hull, to the first-class menu served in the brasserie-style restaurant, Sea Containers.

In such a setting, quality is paramount.  Sea Containers is open from 6am to midnight and serves up to 700 covers every day.  “Catering equipment gets a pounding, it has to be very hard wearing,” says Executive Chef Luke Rayment.  Given the restaurant’s open kitchen, it also has to look good.  When it came to refrigeration, Sea Containers chose Williams.  (more…)