CATERING INSIGHT TOP 100 LISTING FOR Charvet Bespoke Cooking Suites

Catering Insight is the online and paper magazine dedicated to serving catering equipment distributors. Its TOP 100 LISTING contains…”the appliances that revolutionised foodservice down the decades. Which pieces of kit really pushed the boundaries of the possible in a commercial kitchen? Old or new, the equipment included here must be accepted as representing an industry-wide step-change.” Charvet Heavy Duty Bespoke ranges appeared early in the list....

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Tom Aikens, Muse

“Something just a tiny bit magical happens.“ “I wanted to put more thought process into a dish; to create an effect and a reaction.” Tom Aikens Part of Tom’s inspiration came from his childhood living in the Norfolk coastal beauty spot of Blakeney, where he and his brother would catch crab lured with smoky bacon pieces… so why wouldn’t it work on a menu? Muse marks Tom Aikens’ return to experience-led fine dining in an intimate...

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Perfect low temperature cooking

Perfect low temperature cooking

Charvet is renowned for the cooking power of its ranges and cooking modules and has now launched Low Temperature Cooking. Working in combination with bains marie and available on the Pro700, 800 and 900 Series and bespoke ranges, Charvet has launched a drop-in Low Temperature Cooking unit featuring digital controls, automatic water filling and water agitation to ensure consistent temperatures. Says Charvet UK Sales Director Ian Clow, “Temperatures can be set to within...

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PASTA COOKER, POACHER

PASTA COOKER, POACHER

There is no doubting the sheer power that comes with Charvet pasta cookers. At 11 kW for the electric and 13.5 kW for gas they have plenty of ‘grunt’ to suit the busiest of sites, but they are also very controllable thanks to a digital thermostat which also makes the Pasta Cooker ideal for other tasks such as sous vide poaching and slow-poached eggs. (For hygiene and ease of removal cook the eggs in a ziplock-style bag and attach the bag to the side of the bath with a clip...

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7.45m long cooking suite for Thyme

Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, the £350,000 kitchen project at luxury boutique hotel Thyme was never going to be a simple affair for Lincolnshire-based distributor, KCM Catering Equipment. 7.45m Charvet Bespoke Cooking Suite The dealer was tasked with designing and outfitting a theatre kitchen and bar within the cavernous space of the widest single span beam barn in the UK, as well as a back of house prep kitchen in an adjoining space. KCM was first put in touch...

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Midland Hotel, Manchester – an interview with Executive Head Chef Brian Spark

Discover why Executive Head Chef Brian Spark chose Charvet Bespoke and Charvet One professional cooking suites for his busy kitchen, and what he thinks of induction.   Here’s just a taste of what he had to say… “Charvet was installed here two years ago. “Why did we choose Charvet? Because it is the best! “It lasts a long time, works perfectly and gives easy cleaning. Both our Charvet units are so easy to clean down at the end of the day and keep in pristine...

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Charvet Bespoke suite is the crown jewel in unique Jamie Oliver Group HQ kitchen

  Adapted from a story by Andrew Seymour (Editor Food Service Equipment Journal) A heavy duty bespoke Charvet cooking suite is the crown jewel in a spectacular commercial kitchen installed at the new offices of the Jamie Oliver Group. While Charvet is accustomed to its suites being put into Michelin star restaurants and top hotels, this could be the first time that one has ever been specified for use in a working office environment. The new North London HQ of the...

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Charvet for Man Behind the Curtain

  It’s been a privilege to work with Michael O’Hare to create a stunning Bespoke Suite for his Michelin-starred glagship restaurant Man Behind the Curtain.  The restaurant was moved to the ground floor of its existing Leeds building in September to a site that is double the size to allow direct entrance at street-level. We were contacted directly by Michael, then worked with Monarch Catering to realise Michael’s vision for an “edgy, punk...

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