Hobart Manufacturing Co
Hobart, manufacturer of catering equipment in the key areas of food preparation, cooking, warewashing and beverages, will be introducing new products in its warewashing and beverage equipment ranges. Cookery demonstrations will feature the company's convection steamers.
Stands G74 and F74
Tel: 0181-920 2800
A two-tier stand will see many commercial appliance companies from the Electrolux Group exhibiting their products. Among them are Electrolux Foodservice, Electrolux Laundry and Electrolux Leisure. New items on show include Electrolux's EMS computer diagnostic system which can monitor a range of parameters such as critical cooking and storage temperatures; a medium-duty range of equipment; and refrigerated counters and ice-makers. The stand is also hosting the Craft Guild of Chefs' Five Nations Menu Challenge.
Stands M57 and M58
Tel: 0121-766 6655
Metcalfe catering equipment
Food preparation specialist Metcalfe is to launch a number of hand-operated counter-top machines, including the Sunkist Fresh Fruit Sectionizer (below) which produces uniform wedges or slices of citrus and other fruits. Also on show will be the Sunkist heavy-duty commercial juicer, a bagel cutter and a new version of Metcalfe's 10lb and 15lb bench model potato peelers.
Tel: 01766 830456
The Japanese range of Bonvivant kitchen knives (left) is to be introduced by Amefa UK/Monogram. The 15 knives have an 18/8 stainless steel hollow handle with a molybdenum/vanadium steel blade. Also on display will be two new 18/10 stainless steel cutlery patterns that complement the other 18/10 patterns in the Amefa range.
Harp Products will be offering promotions on its stand, including 10% off orders taken on its Unbreakables range of flasks, and discounts on Insulated Dispensers, Sauce Pots and Airpots.
Tel: 0171-736 3242
On display for the first time at this stand will be products from Ambach's Series 900 range, launched last October. A range of Mareno backbar equipment will be unveiled, aimed at outlets requiring heavy-duty and high-quality equipment.
Tel: 01707 260022
The Sono mini combi will be on display for the first time. It is a compact, four-rack 2/3 gastronorm oven that uses a 13amp socket and will be added to Wiesheu's existing range of 6-, 10-, 20- and 40-grid combination ovens. The table-top Minimat range of bake-off ovens is also to be unveiled.
Tel: 0800 854241
Convotherm will be showing its 20:20 size gas-powered combination oven. The OD gas model holds 40 x 1/1 gastronorm containers or 20 x 2/1 dishes and has an electronic control panel for six different programs. Electronic spare parts for both the OD 20.20 and the 12.20 gas models are compatible with those throughout the electric Perfect range. Also on show at the stand will be the new HACCP software package and pictogram programing facility.
Tel: 0181-848 2980
Charvet UK officially launches to the UK catering market at Hotelympia. Equipment on offer includes modular and bespoke ranges, static and tilting bratt pans and boiling kettles.
Tel: 01342 300352
Among the products to be launched by Dualit is the redesigned 10-litre soup kettle featuring temperature control and wet heat operation, allowing food to be kept at an exact temperature and preventing liquid from congealing. The clamp grill sandwich toaster will also be on show for the first time. It has an adjustable, sprung counter-balanced top-plate, heat-resistant handles and wipe-clean cooking plates.
Tel: 0171-639 5271
Fast Food systems
Two of the items making their debut on the Fast Food stand are the Clamatic double-sided contact grill and the Vizuaroma. The three machines in the Clamatic range are said to be easy to operate and all feature nine separate programs. Designed for places such as fast food outlets, pubs and cafeterias, the Vizuaroma will produce about 45lb of smoked ribs, pork, beef or chicken in one hour.
Tel: 0118-944 1100
MCS Technical Products
The new version of the Sage high-pressure cleaning system, which now includes a water heater, will be one of the products on show at the MCS Technical Products stand. Also on display for the first time is the latest item to join the Accutemp range - a griddle that the company says will have no cold spots.
Tel: 01793 421030
IMC will be showing additions to its Bartender modular stainless steel underbar system, the Mistral bottle and can coolers featuring single, double and sliding doors, plus a selection of top-loading coolers, Frostar glass froster units and Barcooler modular refrigerated display cabinets.
Tel: 01923 718000
Five new products are to be launched by the food preparation equipment and drinks machine supplier Robot Coupe (UK). They include the Stick Blender (right), designed for liquidising and puréeing soups, sauces, gravies, pƒtés and food for special diets. Two models are available - the MP450 has a processing capacity of up to 100 litres, and the MP550 can process 200 litres. To celebrate Robot Coupe's 21st birthday, caterers will be offered the chance to save £100 or £150 on the CL50 model vegetable preparation machine when they buy a CL30 version.
Tel: 0181-232 8171
Mecserflex, manufacturer of flexible hoses and spares, will be launching its range of kite-marked gas hoses and revealing its improved range of high-quality stainless steel Reel Kleen hose reels.
Tel: 01793 421030
Celebrity chefs will be demonstrating the latest CPC combi-oven technology from Rational. Electric and gas-powered versions will be on display, and new models shown will include the six-grid CPC61-G, Rational's smallest gas oven.
Tel: 01582 480388
RH Hall Microwaves
The latest microwave innovation will be unveiled at RH Hall's stand with an addition to its range of commercial microwave ovens, as well as a new version of the Maestrowave Combi-chef for commercial kitchens.
Tel: 01442 875578
Euro Catering Equipment
A new type of grill will be on show at the Euro Catering Equipment stand. The grill is an electronically controlled energy-efficient electric model (below), fitted with a heating element allowing it to reach temperatures of 200ºC in seven seconds. This rapid heat-up time gives energy savings of up to 65% compared with ordinary powered salamanders.
Tel: 01455 559969
Valentine will be showing its full collection of electric deep-fat fryers, ranging from table-top units to fully automatic free-standing machines. The company will also be showing VMC Multicookers and Sous Vide Regenerators.
Tel: 0118 957 1344
Lincat is to introduce the Panther range of hot-cupboards, restaurant serving trolleys and general-purpose stainless steel trolleys. The 11 hot-cupboards are designed for use with standard gastronorm dishes, and come in either mobile or static units with plain or bain-marie tops. Lincat's Lynx and Silverlink back-bar catering equipment will also be on show.
Tel: 01522 875555
An HD 900 heavy-duty pasta cooking station will be displayed on the Zanussi stand, and live bake-offs of Italian breads will add to the Italian theme. The range of dish- and glasswashers and refrigeration equipment will also be shown.
Tel: 01306 741239
Induced Energy will be showing off the key features of its hobs, ranging from single-ring to four-ring range. These include variable power control, a new design of focused coil, automatic pan control and a griddle option.
Tel: 01869 345746
The Moorwood Vulcan M line gas and electric, medium-duty catering equipment is the new launch from Viscount Catering. All models have been redesigned to make the equipment easier to clean and to improve accessibility for maintenance and service.
Tel: 0114 257 0100
As the sole distributor of the French Rotisol brand, Trident Rotisseries will be showing the latest additions to the range. The Rotisol Wall of Flame rotisserie will be demonstrated during the show by visiting French chefs. Also on show is an innovative new gas pizza-oven - the Rotisol Euro 612 - which rotates pizzas as they cook, to give even results.
Tel: 01778 425800
The Eurogrill TC01 bake-off oven will be the latest oven to join ServEquip's range of catering equipment when it is unveiled on the company's stand. The stand will also feature three themed sections focusing on the fast food, retail and leisure markets and will show equipment from brands such as Lincoln, Henny Penny, Eurogrill and Roundup.
Tel: 0181-686 8855
A new range of ice-makers will be introduced by Hoshizaki UK at Hotelympia. Also to be shown for the first time is the DSM collection of ice dispensers and the new KM500 - a high-capacity machine with a small footprint that is able to provide ice at the service point.
Tel: 01223 412277
A self-contained refrigeration unit for coldrooms called Solo Plus will be one of the new products on show at the Foster stand. The Packaged Coldroom range will also be introduced - the company has used the refrigeration system and high-density insulation to give maximum capacity so providing more storage and shelf space.
Stands F66 and G66
Tel: 01553 691122
Seal Display Products
Seal Display Products, producer of counter-mounted refrigerated, ambient and heated food display systems, will introduce its slimline Horizon range of food display cabinets. Also on show for the first time is a redesigned heated version of Seal's Gastrowell front of house food display unit. Both heated and refrigerated versions are available in five sizes.
Tel: 01522 695675
The E35 convection oven is the new introduction from Blue Seal. Both models take six UK standard-size baking sheets and have electric counter convection ovens with turbofan forced-air circulation. They are suitable for front of shop bake-off operations, general kitchen use and fast regeneration of frozen meals.
Tel: 0121-327 5575
Healthy eating accessories such as a two-tier steamer are among the new range of products to be introduced into the Cuisine 2000 collection of stainless steel cookware by Sitram (above). A bain-marie and a sauce warmer, along with additional sizes and capacities in fry pans, sauté pans and sauce pans will also be on show. Sitram can been seen on the ER Clifford stand.
Tel: 01962 735176
W. J. Parry
Parry, manufacturer of commerical catering equipment, is to launch its new-look professional range, compact catering products and enlarged gas range, which includes a six-burner oven.
Tel: 01332 875544
Exclusive Ranges is the sole importer of the French Rorgue ranges. All ranges are custom-designed and built for specific installations, and the one to be displayed at Hotelympia is destined for London's Greenhouse restaurant after the show.
Tel: 01707 260022
Published by: The Caterer