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Fingal, Scotland’s only luxury floating hotel

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The sister hotel to The Royal Yacht Britannia, Fingal is permanently berthed in Leith, a few minutes taxi ride from the centre of Edinburgh. The ship started life as a lighthouse tender, helping maintain lighthouses and transporting their keepers, equipment and supplies to some of the most treacherous locations in Scotland. The transformation to exclusive use venue and luxury 23 cabin boutique hotel accommodation was carried out by the team at The Royal Yacht Britannia. They have created a hotel with all the glamour and style of a superyacht...

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Book maintenance now for Charvet ranges…

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Charvet UK is geared-up and ready to help operators get up and running. As restaurants and hotels re-open, the demand for maintenance and spares may outstrip supply – caution advises to get your requests for technical support in early! One benefit of Charvet’s heavy-duty build quality is that – even after prolonged lack of use – a Charvet range can spring back into life with maintenance and TLC. Undoubtedly there will be some ‘firing up’ issues and an initial service may be required to check over the range and fix the...

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CATERING INSIGHT TOP 100 LISTING FOR Charvet Bespoke Cooking Suites

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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. Setting the standard for truly heavy-duty ranges in the UK, examples of...

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KITCHEN RANGE MAKER CHARVET FACES ONLINE GRILLING

Posted by on 2:40 pm in News, Video | 0 comments

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

Posted by on 10:52 am in Hotels, News, Pro 700, Pro 800, Video | 0 comments

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

Posted by on 4:15 pm in News | 0 comments

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

Posted by on 2:09 pm in Bespoke, News, Restaurants, Video | 0 comments

“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

Posted by on 3:20 pm in College, News, Restaurants | 0 comments

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”

Posted by on 3:44 pm in News | 0 comments

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

Posted by on 9:04 am in News | 0 comments

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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