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Rational targets new demo sessions at care home sector

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Rational is running a series of Care Homes Live equipment demonstrations.

Rational’s latest programme of Live online events has been developed specifically for care homes. 

Care Home Live looks at how Rational’s cooking systems can enhance kitchen operations, increase menu diversity and help chefs prepare the variety of special dietary requirements needed in a care home.

During the online events a Rational chef with specialist knowledge of the market will prepare a wide-ranging care home menu while an expert host is on hand to answer any questions from attendees.

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The Rational chefs show how the iCombi Pro combi steamer and iVario multifunctional cooking system can increase a care home’s productivity and reduce cooking times, while producing consistent results. They’ll also demonstrate the energy efficiency of both cooking systems, show how they can deliver a fast return on investment, and how both systems can be kept clean. In addition, Care Home Live online will briefly cover Rational’s ConnectedCooking platform, showing how it maximises operational efficiency.

Adam Knights, marketing director at Rational UK, said: “Our online events are a hit with customers. The format allows participants to experience the cooking systems, albeit virtually, and is a very efficient use of their time.”

He added: “We’ve seen a big increase in interest from care homes for both the iCombi Pro and the iVario cooking systems, so we decided to make a Live online specifically for them. Nutritional meals are incredibly important for care home residents, and we have ensured that all the content is relevant to a care home’s operation.”

The food cooked during the Care Home Live online features a typical day’s menu – including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. For example, highlights for the breakfast menu include porridge, pancakes, croissant and a full traditional breakfast. Meanwhile the lunch features lentil soup, cottage pie, macaroni cheese, accompanying vegetables and a pudding.

In a special promotion, anyone attending a Care Home Live online and then buying a Rational cooking system will receive free snack and bake starter-kit accessories worth £274.

Each online demonstration lasts about 45 minutes, and they are free to attend.

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