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KP of the Year 2016: shortlist announced

22 September 2016

One of these ten superstars will win £10,000 prize After a marathon negotiation session, the judges of the 2016 KP of the Year have narrowed down this year’s entries to a shortlist of ten.  One of them will win top glory and £10,000-worth of prizes.“But all of them deserve enormous congratulation – every one of them inspires their brigade with their dedication and work ethic,” says Stephen Kinkead, managing director of Winterhalter UK, the company behind the awards. Sara Jayne...

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#KPday 2016

19 May 2016

Celebrate the superheroes of the kitchen and help Winterhalter raise money for charity The second National KP Day takes place on 22nd June 2016. On the one hand, it’s a chance to thank kitchen porters for their hard work, celebrate their important role in the catering industry and have a bit of fun along the way.  At the same time it’s an opportunity to help warewashing specialist Winterhalter raise up to £1000 for Springboard, the charity that helps disadvantaged people...

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‘Famous leg-puller’ pulls off KP of the Year win

12 November 2015

Peter Barnetson of Skibo Castle is named the UK’s top kitchen porter Peter Barnetson of Skibo Castle, Scotland, has been named Kitchen Porter of the Year 2015.  The award, which is the brainchild of commercial dishwasher specialist Winterhalter, celebrates the enormous contribution – usually overlooked – that KPs make to the foodservice industry.

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Winterhalter unveils prototype warewasher at LACA Conference 2013

6 June 2013

The Main Event, LACA conference and exhibition, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, July 10-12 2013 Visitors to the LACA Conference 2013 will get the chance to have a sneak preview of the latest warewashers for schools, due to be launched in September 2013. The passthrough machines are being developed by Winterhalter and will feature new technologies that save energy, water and chemicals.  They will also be highly adaptable, so that whatever the local conditions in terms of water quality, hardness and pressure,...

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