Valentine fryer finally retired after 64 years of service

27 February 2012 by
Valentine fryer finally retired after 64 years of service

A Northern Ireland hotel has just ended its 64-year-old love affair with its sturdy Valentine ](

Esme Porter bought the Valentine twin-pan Frituse in 1947 when she founded the [Enniskeen hotel](

"My mother obviously recognised the quality in Valentine fryers over 50 years ago and it hadn't stopped frying fish, scampi, chips and fritters since then, save for a brief period about 30 years ago when we fitted a replacement element," commented Porter.

By Angela Frewin

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