Equipt to Cook completes Principal install

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Equipt to Cook fitted out the kitchen for The Principal Manchester hotel.

Surrey-based catering equipment distributor Equipt to Cook recently completed the kitchen outfit of The Principal Manchester, following a £25m renovation of the former Palace Hotel Manchester by the Principal Hotel Company.

Part of that investment included a new rack transport dishwasher to service the main kitchen. The distributor chose Meiko to provide this.

Installed just in time for Christmas, the challenge of working in a gothic revival listed building that was designed in 1891, meant that the Meiko K-M250 rack dishwasher had to be dismantled into sections that could be easily carried, before it was walked through the building to its destination.

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Yvonne Martin, MD at Equipt to Cook, detailed: “We were impressed with Meiko’s speed of delivery and with their preparation prior to the installation. The building is beautiful but it does have its quirks. Meiko’s team carried out a thorough site survey, checking the ups and downs of the route throughout to ensure a smooth installation.”

Situated in the heart of the city, The Principal Manchester is a Grade II listed building with 270 guestrooms and featuring the largest hotel ballroom in the north-west of England, accommodating up to 1,000 seated guests.

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