Valentine Equipment has stepped in to help Aldo Zilli by supplying a twin fryer with just 12 hours notice for his new Cicchetti restaurant in Covent Garden.
“The call from Zilli came on a Friday lunchtime with the stipulation that the fryer be on-site the following day for the restaurant’s opening. I’m delighted we delivered on-time and Cicchetti Covent Garden has a great twin fryer that will see many years of service,” explains Valentine’s business development manager Kenan Koyman.
The chef was impressed with the company’s EVO 2525 after seeing it at the New Concept’s Pizza Chef of the Year competition in Glasgow in October and ordered one for his new Covent Garden venture.
Italian catering equipment specialist New Concept is main sponsor of the Scottish Italian Awards and had invited Aldo Zilli to judge the competition including the Pizza Chef of the Year. The company approached Valentine to provide an EVO 2525 twin fryer for the chefs to use.
New Concept’s sales director Richard Pearson explains: “We asked Valentine to provide a twin fryer for the Pizza Chef of the Year as we know chefs like working with them for their consistent performance, controllability and high quality. Valentine’s Kenan Koyman was at the competition to support the use of EVO and ended up talking to Aldo about the Valentine fryer.”