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Hospitality 2013 preview 1

21 December 2012 by
Hospitality 2013 preview 1

The Hospitality Show returns to the NEC Birmingham next year (21-23 January) with a brand-new look and fresh content. The three-day event will bring together more than 350 exhibitors from the UK and abroad to create a stage showcasing the latest innovations in food and drink, catering equipment, interiors, tableware and technology, alongside the world-class culinary competition Salon Culinaire. In the first of our features covering the show, Caterer and Hotelkeeper takes a snapshot of some of the products and equipment that will be at the show.


1. COMBIS THAT SAVE MONEY

Product BKI CombiKing Ovens

USP Savings in operational costs

Details The range includes gas and electric models, each available in five sizes, from six-grid to 20-grid. Innovative steam generation, humidity control, rapid heat-up and recovery times reduce cooking cycles, energy consumption and water usage for genuine savings in operational costs.

Supplier Standex Food Service Equipment (FSE)
0870 990 4242
www.standexfse.com
Stand number 120


2. COLOURFUL UNIFORMS

Product Colour by ChefWorks

USP Contemporary uniform choice

Details

Features Three-quarter-length sleeves, left breast and thermometer pockets and cloth-covered buttons.

Also at the show KitchenAid CA987; the Waring Margarita Madness Cocktail Blender and the Waring Double Panini Grill

Supplier Nisbets
0845 140 5555
www.nisbets.co.uk

Stand number 436


3. EASY-USE RADIOS

Product CLP two-way radio from Motorola

USP Discreet, quiet and small

Details Users clip the CLP to lapels, pockets or waistbands, so that they can serve guests or customers unencumbered. The antenna and tiny microphone within the earpiece wire make hands-free operation easy.

Also at the show DECT phone handset - multi-functional phone, radio pager and personal alarm and software package Genesis for linking communications together.

Supplier Call Systems Technology
0800 389 5642
www.call-systems.com

Stand numbers 526 and 755


4. TV INTERNET PACKAGE

Product AirMedia

USP New smart TV

Details The AirMedia solution is powered by the unique SmartUp TV box that provides guests with full internet access, including web browsing, android internet apps, hotel services, local information including news, weather and journey planners.

Supplier Airwave Europe
0845 555 1212
www.airwave.tv

Stand number 700


5. ENVIRONMENTAL WAREWASHER

Product WexiÁ¶disk

USP First-time exhibit at UK trade show

Details Environmentally friendly warewashing equipment, including the WD-6 Duplus and the innovative WD-PRM6 pre-rinse machine. WexiÁ¶disk is introducing its patented, double-final rinse technology for hood dishwashers resulting in a dramatic reduction in the amount of fresh water used in the washing process.

Features Forward tilting hoods; HACCP monitors for optimum cycle every time; auto-start and auto opening hood at the end of the cycle.

Supplier WexiÁ¶disk
www.wexiodisk.com

Stand number 250


6. BOWL THEM OVER

Product Shabu Shabu bowls

USP Stone-lidded Japanese rock pots

Details Shabu Shabu is traditionally a beef dish served in a lidded bowl with shiitake mushrooms, green onions, cabbage, raw egg, and dipping sauces. The words Shabu Shabu describe the sounds of thinly sliced meat being swished or stirred in the hotpot by the diner. In modern-day Tokyo, pork, chicken, and seafood or vegetables and tofu are also popular.

How to Provide diners with a selection of sharing platters and thinly sliced meat or seafood - let them cook.

Supplier Black Rock Grill
01256 359858
www.blackrockgrill.com

Stand number 267


7. NUTELLA PORTIONS

Product Nutella

USP 15g portions

Details Show visitors will have a chance to sample Nutella traditional breakfast applications as well as watching TV chef Malcolm Harradine running regular demonstration sessions to launch a range of innovative recipes.

For example Breakfast roll-ups, muffins, pancakes and Nutella porridge.

Give away Drop your business card on the stand for the chance to win an iPad.

Supplier Nutella
020 7331 2319
www.ferrero-trade.co.uk/nutella/foodservice

Stand number 1030


8. ICE-CREAM FREEZER

Product GTI range of ice-cream chest freezers

USP LED interior lighting

Details The range has impressive energy-saving features and clear energy consumption data for each model. Customers can add their own impulse sales edge to each unit with customised branding.

Supplier Liebherr
0844 412 2655
www.myliebherr.co.uk

Stand number 255

ALSO AT THE SHOW

GRAM, which will be celebrating 50 years in 2013, will bring its stand bang up to date with interactive points, complete with iPads, alongside its cabinets and a live energy race.

What can you see The full range, including newly launched ice-makers

Supplier Gram
www.gramcommercial.co.uk
Stand number 541


VILLEROY & BOCH
will launch an exciting new tableware range named the Affinity collection. It has clear and defined shapes to accentuate any work place.

The claim Once you set eyes on this unique design, you will want to experience it everywhere you go.

Supplier Villeroy & Boch

www.villeroy-boch.com/en/gb/professionals/tableware.html
Stand number 356


CESA
is celebrating 75 years at the Hospitality Show - that's 75 years of informing, involving and influencing policy relative to the catering industry. The CESA Innovation Zone will build on its previous success to help visitors find out about the latest and most original ideas on the market.

Stand CESA Innovation Zone


MCCORMICK FLAVOUR SOLUTIONS
is sponsoring the Schwartz Flavour Pairing Challenge at Hospitality. Chefs from across the industry will be competing for a highly coveted Salon Culinaire medal. Competitors must include two pairings from the latest McCormick Flavour Forecast.

TERINEX, the oven bag innovator, will sponsor both a live theatre session and a junior display class during the world-renowned cooking competition, Salon Culinaire.

Competitors will be tasked with creating a three-course meal, plus an amuse bouche for two people in 75 minutes, with the fish or main course having to be prepared in a Terinex oven bag.

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