Hobart has reported a 33% spike in operators choosing its 12-month interest-free payment plan, which is intended to lessen business impact by spreading the cost.
No money is required up-front, freeing the coffers for operators to concentrate on the daily running of the business. The warewashing manufacturer believes that employing its equipment also means the same operators can reap the rewards long-term on reduced utility and staffing costs as well as reliability.
Last year, Neil Douglas, proprietor of Café Antipasti, one of Glasgow’s best known Italian restaurants, purchased a Hobart AMX-10A Hood-Type dishwasher to cope with the site’s 1,500 weekly covers.
He said: “We were in the middle of a full refurbishment which is why we chose the interest-free option from Hobart. Doing this allowed us to control the cash flow and concentrate on other elements, which worked out really well for us, making the process so much more manageable.
“The machine has allowed us to cut back our man hours and given the KP’s more time to focus on other aspects of kitchen cleanliness. It’s also made us better organised after service which of course means earlier finishes!
“We’re about to open a second unit and the dishwasher was the first thing we organised for the kitchen. Same Hobart machine, same deal. We can’t recommend it highly enough.”
Tim Bender, sales director – Hobart Warewashing UK, added: “With prolonged market uncertainty there is no better time to join the wave of operators already taking advantage of the offer. We understand that sites work incredibly hard to keep costs down and, in the current climate, it’s reasonable that uncertainties may apply added pressures.
“That’s why this deal makes so much sense – there’s no red tape and absolutely no fuss. Simply sign the agreement, take delivery of the machine and see the savings.”