Our new product training in collaboration with Robot Coupe

HB Catering has partnered with Robot Coupe to offer our customers a free, personalised, demonstration and training on a wide range of food preparation products and machines. The sessions will be held virtually, at a convenient time for our customers, and be fully interactive, with observers able to ask questions and for specific exhibitions of equipment.   Robot Coupe began designing, developing and manufacturing kitchen equipment in 1961 with innovation at its core, and in th...
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Innovation in the kitchen: 11 local restaurants going above and beyond

Here at HB Catering & Refrigeration, we like to stay at the cutting edge of innovations in catering equipment and services. But while we can ensure equipment is installed correctly, serviced and maintained on a regular basis, we cannot take any credit for the way in which many restaurants make the best use of their equipment and facilities to create a remarkable and memorable experience for customers. As you might expect, our employees are keen foodies; whether on the job or relaxing in t...
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Hazards

Top 10 Hazards in a commercial kitchen

Whether you are a business owner, chef or kitchen assistant, it is important to understand the risks and hazards associated with commercial kitchens. Hazards exist in all workplaces and commercial facilities - in every industry. In fact, workplace injuries are far more common than one might think, especially in the kitchen. Common injuries include fractures, open wounds, burns and cuts; with young, usually inexperienced staff being most at risk. Workplace safety is essent...
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Proud to unveil a new bar and janitorial products offering

We’re excited to announce that we’ve expanded our offering by launching a new range of bar and janitorial products. We have launched the range under the same branding and name of HB Catering. We are now offering a wider range of products, including disposable janitorial/catering hygiene supplies, such as washing-up liquids, detergents, catering de-scalers, cleaning chemicals, degreasers, bar supplies and more. COVID-19 has been a catalyst for change and the hospitality/catering indu...
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Proud to launch a new equipment hire offering

We are delighted to unveil some important changes in our offering in response to client demand in light of challenging trading conditions. We are rolling out a new equipment hire offering to complement our existing services. We are responding to short-term demand from clients who are grappling with the challenges posed by COVID-19, including lockdowns and social distancing measures, as well as longer-term trends around the launch of more temporary and flexible catering solutions. The hosp...
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Supporting and investing in young talent

Here at HB Catering and Refrigeration we value our staff and invest in them whenever possible. As such, we are delighted for our employee who has completed an important qualification, which represents an important milestone in his career. Kyle Chapman has completed his NVQ level 3 in Gas Installation as well as securing his registration with Gas Safe. Kyle has worked with us now for some five years having joined at the age of 17 as an apprentice. We are delighted for...
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Apprentice of the Year

Cameron Clarke becomes CEDA’s first Apprentice of the Year in the Technical Awards following an impressive rise in his knowledge from nothing to achieving CCCN1 and Comcats in his first year with HB Catering and Refrigeration. At his own expense Cameron has undertaken a plumbing course which means he can go out with the install team to gain more hands on experience.  ...
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Technical Rising Star

The CEDA Technical Rising Star award recognises someone who has been in their current job for less than 5 years and who has made a significant difference to the service provided to a member’s clients. Our Install Engineer Matthew Bridges scoped the award after being shortlisted down to two candidates by the Judges.   https://ceda.co.uk/the-ceda-technical-awards-2/...
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