A day out with Paul Hickman

As full combi training is included when you purchase a new Opus SelfCooking Center from Lincat, I recently had the opportunity of accompanying our development chef Paul Hickman on an end user Opus SelfCooking Center training day at Martin Mere Wetland Centre, in Burscough, Lancashire.

The Wetland Centre is currently creating a new kitchen and dining area for visitors to the centre. Their kitchen comprises an OSC61 Opus SelfCooking Center and from our Opus 700 series, 2 x OG7002 six burner range ovens, an OE7113/F catering fryer and an OG7301 salamander grill. They also have 2 x IC3 insect control units. (more…)

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How to get the most out of your combi steamer

Advanced combi steamers, such as our Opus SelfCooking Centers bring push button simplicity to cooking. That said it takes a little forward thinking and a little planning to ensure that you get the most out of your combi. Here are some ideas to get you started…

Think ahead…

The key to getting the most out of your combi steamer is to think ahead and plan your production.

A good place to start is to think about how many hours a day your combi is currently being used. Then think about filling the gaps – perhaps with pastry production or blanching veg. (more…)

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