Casual dining show previews equipment highlights

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Casual Dining is moving to ExCel this year.

Specialist sector show, Casual Dining, has given prospective attendees a sneak peak of the latest launches which will be exhibited at next month’s event.

Panasonic UK and Ascentia FSE are among the brands set to showcase their newest offerings at the exhibition, taking place on 27-28 February at its new home of London ExCeL.

Catering equipment-focused stands are among the record 220 suppliers plying their wares aimed at the casual dining sector.

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A first look at the appliance innovations on show comprises:

Panasonic UK is previewing its new range of commercial rice cookers. These cookers should safely hold rice hot for up to four hours; suitable for serving perfectly cooked rice, while minimising waste and negating the need to bulk cook in advance and reheat to order (stand E51).

Ascentia FSE is showcasing its new Gara pizza oven. This compact countertop oven produces an authentic Neapolitan style pizza in as little as 60 seconds. It features a 3cm thick stone cooking deck and extra care has been taken in insulating the chamber, making for what should be good heat retention properties and fast cooking times (stand G71).

EauVation is launching its new HydreauBar. This bottling station sterilises bottles before filling them, eliminating microbial organisms not achieved from washing alone. It is estimated to deliver up to 500 bottles per hour of freshly purified, chilled still or sparkling water. With a carbon footprint 95% lower than bottled waters, it is suitable for establishments committed to a sustainable water offer (stand F101).

Meiko UK is promoting its M-iClean UM, undercounter glasswasher. It features integral heat recovery, meaning there should be no more clouds of steam when the door is opened. The glasswasher is also available with GiO reverse osmosis, which eliminates the need to polish glasses by hand (stand H46).

Nelson Catering Equipment is presenting its new Advantage Plus warewasher range. Developed to offer the best in energy and water efficiency, the range includes machines to meet a variety of requirements and budgets, from the smallest undercounter models through to high-volume, steam heat recovery passthroughs (stand G50).

Pizza Equipment is showcasing its new Sigma Sprizza SPZ40 and SPZ50 cold pizza spreaders. Featuring a patented micro-rolling system that is said to be prepare the dough, with crust, in the same way as the hands of an expert. The supplier is also exhibiting: the Forni Ceky dome oven, Moretti iDeck, GGF dough mixers and dough rollers and GI Metal pizza accessories (stand F100).

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