To recognise 60 years in business in the UK Valentine Equipment has launched a competition to find the oldest working Valentine fryer still in daily use.
In 2018 Valentine Equipment marks more than 60 years in the UK market selling the highest quality Swiss-made fryers and multicookers across the foodservice and hospitality sectors. It celebrates being at Hotelympia with a brand new fryer launch in the shape of the Alpina and with its sister company Cuisinequip exhibiting a range of high quality equipment from leading international brands including Locher, Bottene, Berner and Omas Food Machinery.
Valentine Equipment and sister company Cuisinequip were recently recommended by CCE to provide and install a mix of cooking equipment including induction hobs and fryers for the Les Rocquettes Hotel, part of the Guernsey-based Sarnia Hotels Group.
With a high profile opening in Chelsea, that operates 24 hours a day, typically serving 500 covers each eating three small plate dishes from the Venetian inspired menu Polpo needed highly reliable preparation, cooking and holding equipment.
When Esme Porter founded the beautiful Enniskeen Hotel, close to Tollymore Forest and the seaside town of Newcastle in Northern Ireland, she also invested in the twin pan Friteuse 1947 fryer from Valentine.
Questions from the article…
1) What is the name/model of the fryer you have selected?
Evo 2200P with integral pump filtration
Valentine Equipment were asked by Aldo Zilli to supply a twin fryer with just 12 hours notice for the new Cicchetti restaurant in Covent Garden after impressing him at New Concept’s Pizza Chef of the Year competition in Glasgow in October.
IPPUDO, London, possibly the capital’s most authentic purveyor of Japanese soul food staple ramen, opened its doors in October and brought the amazing taste of the international chain’s founder Shigemi Kawahara’s ramen recipes which he has been perfecting in Japan since 1985.
In July 2014 Nick Marriott, chef proprietor of the Mermaid Inn, took on the huge task of turning a failing 17th century country pub into a destination for great food with interesting flavours and influences. He’s done it with the help of Valentine Food Equipment’s Swiss-made fryers and Austrian-made induction cooking systems from sister company Cuisinequip.
Valentine Fabrique SA, the Switzerland-based manufacturers of Valentine fryers and multi-cookers has a brand new purpose-built fabrication, storage, research, marketing and distribution facility.