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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£1/2million investment in state of the art laser cutting equipment

We have recently invested more than £500,000 in a Bystronic Byspeed 3015 laser cutting machine. The high-tech equipment has been installed at our Lincoln-based factory and will be used to cut steel components for our range of over 450 separate items of catering equipment, including commercial fryers, ovens, grills and griddles. (more…)

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Buy British!

There has never been a better time to buy British.

To start with the weak pound is making imported equipment relatively more expensive to buy. In the majority of cases British manufacturers can also offer superior lead times, spare parts availability and after sales service.

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New and improved Opus 700 gas oven ranges

We have recently re-designed our two Opus 700 gas oven ranges, the four burner OG7001 and six burner OG7002. The new models feature more powerful hob burners, stronger construction and easier to clean stainless steel radiused hob fronts.

The new hob burners deliver a higher power rating of 6.1 kW for natural gas and 5.7 kW for propane. This performance places them at the top of their class in terms of burner power, and enables them to deliver true high speed cooking. They can, nevertheless, be accurately controlled to ensure excellent results even at low temperatures. (more…)

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