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London debut attracts big brands to Commercial Kitchen comeback show

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Commercial Kitchen will arrive at London’s ExCeL on 23-24 September.

Major brands have taken stand spaces at Commercial Kitchen’s London debut show in ExCeL on 23-24 September.

With exhibition space almost sold out, organiser Diversified Communications has revealed a preview of some of the brands sharing new product innovations and technologies at this year’s event.

Many return exhibitors have increased their stand size in anticipation of two days of networking and innovation-sharing.

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Among the returning brands is Unox UK, whose MD Scott Duncan recently said: “Unox UK is delighted to have supported the Commercial Kitchen show since its launch and we’re excited to be a part of the show’s debut in London.

“It’s fantastic to be able to get together with industry friends and colleagues again after so long and what better place to do it. We’ll be showcasing our new products and demonstrating our commitment to innovation once again on the stand.”

Also returning to the show are Adande Refrigeration, Carpigiani, Hupfer, Jestic Foodservice Solutions, Lincat, Meiko UK, Metcalfe Catering Equipment, Regale Microwave Ovens, Retigo, Synergy Grill and True Refrigeration.

Jestic’s sales director, Steve Morris, commented on the quality of the visitors at the last edition, saying: “We saw as many quality buyers on the first day of Commercial Kitchen as we have done in three days at other shows.”

The show, which celebrates its belated fifth anniversary this year, has confirmed many first-time exhibitors too, including AutoQuotes UK, Capital Cooling, Catra, Cold Store Group, Inox Fabrications, Karakuri, Mechline, MKN, Mobilchef, Norgroup, Pro Foodservice Reps, Quintex and Total QSR.

This dedicated industry event covers everything required to run, refurbish or build a commercial kitchen, including cooking equipment, refrigeration, kitchen gadgets, storage, warewashing, waste management, ventilation, fit out and design.

Other brands exhibiting at the show include Aco Building Drainage, Altro, Clifton Food Range, Cuisinequip, Duke Manufacturing, Environmental Products and Services, ETI, Filta Environmental, Jongor Hire, Klipspringer, MCS Technical, Multivac, Nelson, Purifed Air, rexmartins, Rimex Metals UK, Shelfspan, Univent, Valentine Equipment, Victor Manufacturing and Viessmann Refrigeration.

Commercial Kitchen’s charity partner, The Burnt Chef Project, will also have a presence at the show, raising awareness of mental health in the sector.

For visitors looking for design advice and inspiration, Commercial Kitchen’s lead partner CEDA will be hosting its advice clinic. It will also be showcasing excellence in design, specification, fabrication and fitting on a host of professional kitchen and hospitality projects in the CEDA Awards Gallery.

Visitors can also look forward to the show’s biggest Innovation Challenge yet, which will be showcasing more new products than ever before. Entries into this year’s competition include products from Capital Cooling, Carpigiani, CK Direct, Duke Manufacturing, Environmental Products & Services, ETI, Filta Environmental, Hupfer, Jestic Foodservice Solutions, Klipspringer, Lincat, MCS Technical, Metcalfe Catering Equipment, MKN, Pro Foodservice Reps, Quintex, Retigo, rexmartins, Synergy Grill and Unox UK.

Commercial Kitchen 2021 takes place on 23-24 September at ExCeL London and is co-located with lunch! and Casual Dining. Registration is free and for members of the trade only.

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Clare Nicholls

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