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Buying Guides

Posted by Lockhart Catering on Friday 15 December 2017

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Chefs’ Shoes Buying Guide: Choosing the Right Footwear for Your Needs
Category: Hints & Tips  Buying Guides  Restaurants  Chefs 

Does your chefs’ footwear make the grade? Step this way for our Chefs’ Shoes Buying Guide to find the right safety footwear for you and your team.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Friday 24 November 2017

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Hot Cupboard Buyer's Guide: What To Consider Before You Buy
Category: Hints & Tips  Buying Guides  Restaurants  Chefs 

Keeping your dishes at the correct serving temperature is no easy feat. Fortunately, heated food cupboards and plate warmers are on hand to keep your service red hot!


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Monday 23 October 2017

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Bottle Cooler Buyer's Guide: Choosing the Right Equipment for Your Bar
Category: Hints & Tips  Buying Guides  Restaurants  New Products 

Buying a poor quality bottle cooler is about as enjoyable as serving warm alcohol to your customers – which is why it’s so important to get this particular purchase right!


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Monday 09 October 2017

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Why Handwashing is the Most Important Food Safety Step in Your Restaurant
Category: Hints & Tips  Buying Guides  Restaurants  Chefs 

Germs. They’re everywhere. We spent our childhoods vindicated by our parents for not washing our hands properly before dinner, though few of us took their complaints too seriously!


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Friday 29 September 2017

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Commercial Coffee Machine Buyer's Guide
Category: Hints & Tips  Buying Guides  Restaurants  New Products 

Super-fresh and steaming hot, refreshingly iced, or patterned and pretty – the demand for all kinds of coffee is booming in the UK. But is your business taking full advantage?


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Wednesday 30 August 2017

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What to Consider When Buying a Commercial Dishwasher or Glasswasher
Category: Hints & Tips  Buying Guides  Restaurants  New Products 

From fine dining hotel restaurants to busy hospital canteens, warewashing equipment is an everyday essential for all types of caterers.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Tuesday 22 August 2017

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What is Sous Vide? And 5 Ways to Use It In Your Kitchen
Category: Hints & Tips  Buying Guides  Restaurants  Chefs 

Quick, consistent and efficient cooking, mouth-watering succulence, and locked-in flavour and nutrients: just some of the benefits that have kept the ‘sous vide’ cooking style bubbling away for some time.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Tuesday 01 August 2017

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Water Boiler Buyer's Guide: Choosing the Right Water Boiler for Your Business
Category: Hints & Tips  Buying Guides  Restaurants  Chefs 

When your restaurant or catering business requires a large amount of hot water to be available, whether for peak serving hours or around-the-clock, it makes sense to invest in a water boiler.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Wednesday 19 July 2017

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Your Restaurant Deep Cleaning Checklist Template
Category: Hints & Tips  Buying Guides  Restaurants  Chefs 

Any restaurant and kitchen manager worth their salt (and pepper) understands the importance of keeping their establishment clean and hygienic, not only for the health and safety of their patrons, but of their own hard-working staff too.


Posted by Lockhart Catering on Monday 15 May 2017

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Ice Machine Buyer’s Guide: Which One is Best for Your Needs?
Category: Buying Guides  New Products  Hints & Tips 
Is there a more underappreciated ingredient to work with than pure, clear, cold ice? Cubed, flaked, crushed or wet, ice has a fundamental role to play in the smooth running of so many hospitality businesses.