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KITCHEN RANGE MAKER CHARVET FACES ONLINE GRILLING

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Charvet Premier Ranges’ operations director Richard Acton features in ‘Market Talk’ – the innovative online discussion from FEJ and Catering Insight magazines. Richard (pictured bottom right) described how the cooking range manufacturer has restarted production using a two-shift manufacturing system to allow staff to stick to hygiene and distancing requirements while clearing a backlog of orders as the factory re-opens. The Charvet factory can now provide delivery timescales for everything from Charvet ONE heavy duty gas...

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The Langley, Marco Ardemagni, Head Chef talks about cooking with Charvet induction

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Chef Marco’s background, like most, includes spells in all gas kitchens. “They could be very, very hot to work in,” says Marco. “I have used induction previously but this new Charvet induction is so much more controllable. Why would you build a new kitchen now with anything else!” Kitchen facilities were designed and installed by Court Catering Equipment. Two sets of Charvet commercial cooking suites were chosen, Charvet Pro700 Series induction hob and separate griddle, both with black coloured panels for the teaching kitchen and Charvet...

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CHARVET PRODUCTION COMES OUT OF LOCKDOWN

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Charvet France has introduced a two-shift manufacturing system to allow staff to stick to hygiene and distancing requirements while clearing a backlog of orders as the factory re-opens. “The company has come out of lockdown with a measured, staged approach and we are gradually getting back to a targeted 100% productivity over the next few weeks,” says UK MD Wayne Cuomo. “We are grateful to the small team of Charvet volunteers, who effectively redesigned the manufacturing process, so they can work to the French government...

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Tom Aikens, Muse

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“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 25-cover converted mews house. Curiously, he had chosen the name before...

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Colin Leonard retires

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Colin Leonard – UK Sales Manager – has retired from Charvet Premier Ranges after 20 years with the company. Colin trained as a chef and spent 10 years with The Savoy and Claridge’s hotels before moving to the role of Chef Instructor at Bournemouth & Poole College and later, Head of Department at Southampton City College. His career in education included spells teaching overseas in New York and in India, training the trainers of south east Asia. “Training was so thorough in those days,” says Colin. “Chefs who...

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“Open as usual”

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Charvet UK is issuing a statement reassuring Charvet users, distributors, kitchen houses and consultants that the company continues to run as usual. “The Charvet factory at Charavines in France continues to run and is supplying spare parts and manufacturing our heavy-duty cooking as normal,” says Charvet UK MD Wayne Cuomo. “However, we do not know what further restrictions the French government will place upon the workplace, so like everyone else, we await developments. “The spare parts operation continues to run as...

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See Charvet at GulfHost 2020

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POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER 2020 Look, touch and feel the weighty superiority of Charvet equipment on Stand: S-B6. Charvet heavy-duty equipment is the smart, sustainable choice for a professional cooking range: – There is a Charvet cook-line for every occasion, from large CPU and production kitchens, to show kitchens and poolside bars; gas, electric and induction.Charvet is built to be ‘smart’, using a traditional fully welded chassis for strength, ease of access and ongoing reliability.Charvet is also a sustainable choice....

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See Charvet on stand P419 at HRC 2020

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Charvet adds innovation and colour Charvet makes truly heavy-duty equipment packed full of features. We won’t be hard to spot as the stand centrepiece is a large, coloured Charvet bespoke range! Charvet specialises in tailoring coloured enamel panels also for the Pro700, 800 and 900 suites and matching Salamander. There are nine standard colours and virtually any colour you like can be tailored on request. Our reduced-depth Pro700 professional cooking modules – pasta cooker, open burners, chrome Plancha etc – are featuring on the stand...

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Developments in Care Home Catering

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What are the latest developments in convection ovens, grills and steamers? Old fashioned Salamander grills often waste energy, but the new Charvet version has energy saving features which make it ideal for all-day use, often the case in care homes. Says Ian Clow, “The latest developments include Plate detection which saves approximately 30% energy by only turning up the heat from ‘standby’ to full power when a plate or tray is put under the grill. There are also two independent cooking areas, so one can be switched off during slack...

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Love Island for Langar Hall

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There’s surprise as well as joy when the kitchen brigade at Langar Hall look over their new Charvet ONE Series cooking suite. The new ONE Series range is an island suite, replacing the old Charvet wall suite. Executive Head Chef Gary Booth: “When I walk into the kitchen, I still sometimes do a double-take when I see the new range because the old one had been in place for such a long-time. “The old Charvet cooking suite was an absolute workhorse, lasting some 22 years – we still have the bratt pan and its working fine. The...

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