Induction Hobs for the Lanesborough

The Lanesborough, London, installed the first of its Charvet cooking suites in its downstairs kitchen a decade ago, following up with another in the upstairs kitchen in 2015. The Charvet bespoke and Pro900 suites both feature extensive use of induction hobs. Steeven Gilles is Head Chef at The Lanesborough’s Michelin-starred Céleste restaurant and he kindly gave his comments on the Charvet equipment. Steeven has only worked in Michelin-starred restaurants, including the 3*...

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Premier Insight on Induction

What do leading chefs think of cooking with induction and why have they introduced it into their kitchens? Click on the link below to see the first of our “Premier Insights”, this one is on induction cooking in commercial kitchens. Watch out for more Premier Insight newsletters – coming...

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“You just need to see it” – Head Chef Miquel Villacrosa Tast Catala, Manchester

Manchester’s classiest street now boasts a unique Catalan restaurant, Tast Cuina Catalana.  The menu at Tast is conceived by multi-Michelin starred Catalan chef Paco Pérez and backers include Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola. Tast Cuina Catalana translated means ‘taste from the Catalan kitchen’. Find out what Head Chef Miquel Villacrosa thinks of the plancha on his Charvet PRO800, PRO900 and Extend professional cooking suites.   Charvet has installed...

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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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Steeped in history, strong in tradition

The Open Championship returns to Carnoustie in July 2018, where the course will feature a fabulous new clubhouse. Foodservice facilities have been designed and installed by Inox Equip who selected Charvet’s ONE series for the cookline. At the centre of the line is Charvet’s new Multizone Induction Range, with oven under plus twin electric 2 x 8kw fryers. “Mounting induction over an electric oven helps to make use of limited kitchen space,” says Charvet UK Sales Director,...

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New Induction Multizone from Charvet

Combining four independent induction hobs set under a one-piece glass top, the hobs can be operated alone or ‘sequentially regulated’ to effectively re-create the flexible cooking power of a conventional gas or electric solid-top. The Charvet Induction Multizone is now available in 1-metre wide Charvet ONE modules, fitted over a Charvet electric oven. Charvet is one of the few manufacturers of induction technology that is both robust and reliable enough to mount directly...

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Nestle test kitchen at Gatwick, Surrey

Nestle test kitchen at Gatwick, Surrey

Nestlé UK and Ireland moved its Head Office from Croydon to 1 City Place Gatwick in 2012, relocating 840 office based employees including the product test kitchen run by Suzanne Janusz. The move delivered a brand new kitchen featuring a Charvet induction cooking suite. The induction, says Janusz, “Is the best I’ve ever used and all the chefs who use the range say the same.   “The Charvet range is the centre-piece of the kitchen. It has helped give us that ‘wow’ factor...

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Alyn William’s ‘bargain’ Charvet

Alyn William’s ‘bargain’ Charvet

Opening ‘Alyn Williams at The Westbury’ in Mayfair, London, in November 2011, Alyn immediately began creating culinary impact. His first Michelin Star and three AA rosettes followed in short succession, along with being voted 15th in the National Restaurant awards and winning the coveted ‘National Chef of the Year’ title in 2012. Alan was first cooking at The Westbury on a big, electric range. “When I took over here I wanted to upgrade the kitchen and, as it happened Eric...

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