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Tastylia Uk The Buffalo Coffee Machine (G108) from Nisbets lets subtle coffee scents permeate the air; while at the same time creating minimal ‘noise’ – said to be far less than that of a traditional espresso machine. What’s more, as an easy-to-operate machine, caterers without expert barista training can still serve up a quality beverage.

الخيارات الثنائية النظام التجاري انذارا And for your hot chocolate offering, the Buffalo Hot Chocolate Dispenser (GF539) is said to offer the perfect solution. With a 9 litre capacity and an easy to set temperature dial, you can help ensure your drinks are dispensed at the ideal temperature every time.

0pzioni binarie “Ideal for pre-made hot chocolate, the Buffalo Hot Chocolate Dispenser boasts a bain-marie style heating system with an easy to set temperature dial, ranging from +30  to 100 degrees Celsius – perfect for consistently hot beverages every time,” explains Heather. “Heated and stirred to avoid a skin and lumps, the liquid will keep indefinitely as long as the unit remains switched on.
“With a 9 litre capacity, the dispenser offers up to 34 servings [based on a standard 9 ounce serving cup], with a drip tray to capture any excess. The anti-clogging tap ensures a smooth serve, whilst the high density polycarbonate bowl is both simple to remove and easy to clean.”

Choosing the right equipment

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forex kontor karlstad Caterers throughout the industry should be considering the use of a dedicated hot water boiler which is suitable for multiple drinks, and worthy of the space it uses in the kitchen or front of house set-up, warns Diane Ho, Commercial Product Manager at Glen Dimplex Professional Appliances.

binary options the best “Hot beverage equipment comes in all shapes and sizes and often requires a specific unit for a specific function. For example an espresso machine is ideal for making coffee but then fails to produce water hot enough to make the perfect cup of tea.
“Operators should also carefully consider the size and capacity of the new equipment to ensure maximum output. Thought should be given to ensure that the unit is not too big that it takes valuable space and is underutilised, yet is large enough to handle demand during even the busiest periods.”

Designed to provide water at higher temperatures than traditional coffee and espresso machines, Glen Dimplex believes that operators will be surprised at how much of a difference a dedicated water boiler can make to hot beverage sales.

Burco has been a name synonymous with high quality, robust hot water boilers suitable for both front and back of house beverage making in all types of catering establishments for over 50 years.

“Renowned for consistency and reliability from the outset, caterers have been waiting with anticipation for the unveiling of the new British manufactured range of manual and auto-fill commercial water boilers which launched this autumn,” enthuses Diane.

“Taking the traditional commercial water boiler to the next level, the new British manufactured range includes auto-fill boilers with built in filtration, ideal for establishments in hard water areas; as well as standard auto-fill and manual fill boilers, available in a range of sizes.

“Combining an extensive research and development project with the brands previous experience in the market, the range includes models to suit individual business needs.”

The Burco auto-fill filtration range gives operators an almost continuous supply of hot water, automatically topped up with freshly filtered water, without the unwanted impurities. Not only does this aim to help extend the lifespan of the appliance but also helps to ensure the customer receives their hot beverage with enhanced clarity and taste.

In addition, an innovative ‘eco-mode’ helps the operator save on energy costs by automatically putting the appliance to ‘sleep’ when not in use, such as a period of inactivity or outside of operational hours. Finally a state-of-the-art touch-screen LCD display with a choice of ten languages including Urdu, Mandarin Chinese and Hindi, allows the operator to quickly and efficiently adjust the water temperature between 80°-98c, something that proves crucial when serving the wide range of different speciality tea’s that are becoming increasingly popular with customers.

For establishments with a smaller demand for boiling water, the new British manufactured Burco manual-fill boilers allow the premises to offer customers piping hot beverages with the added convenience of manoeuvrability when needed. Featuring a patented locking tap design to allow for continuous flow when required and a sleek stainless-steel design, the boilers are said to be ideal for both back and front of house service.

Hot chocolate

“Offering a diverse hot drinks menu is essential to ensuring all customers are catered for no matter what the season or occasion, while increasing the establishment’s average spend per head,” says Gary Ingram, Sales Director at Carpigiani UK Ltd.

“Despite strong competition in the hot beverages market, the sale of hot chocolate has remained a strong and important source of income for many cafés, coffee shops and QSR’s. A product adored by many, hot chocolate provides a warming, homely feel, while the intense chocolaty flavour is able to satisfy a craving for something sweet.”

Gary goes on to warn caterers that it’s essential that they are able to produce the right consistency and flavour to ensure customers come back time and time again. “Hot chocolate is often viewed as an indulgent treat for customers when away from home; therefore it’s something operators need to be of a consistent high quality to ensure repeat business.”

The ‘Chocolady’ machine from Carpigiani is said to be perfect in creating a gourmet beverage experience. Its bain-marie heating system helps prevents the chocolate from burning and ensures even, natural cooking to keep the taste, density and smell of the product in perfect condition.

Heating-up in just 15 minutes, the Chocolady’s circulating paddle stirs and tempers the chocolate mix into a thick and rich hot chocolate drink – a process that can be seen through the transparent bowl.

“Compact and easy to maintain and keep clean, the Chocolady’s modern design makes it the perfect addition to any pub countertop, where it can be left on the display or used behind the scenes to provide customers with a delicious, rich and creamy hot beverage,” advises Gary. “As well as chocolate, use the Chocolady to heat and mix all sorts of hot drinks – tea, coffee, milk, chai, even mulled wine! You can choose from 10 litre or 5 litre sizes.”

Creating an experience

“From research into consumer trends, it can be argued that the experience gained from interacting with the brand or retailer is the most influential factor in the buying process – even during take-out service – including the likelihood of a repeat purchase and therefore customer loyalty,” says Guy Cooper, Managing Director at Mitchell & Cooper.

“In venues serving hot beverages, it’s not the implementation of the highest quality coffee machine that will make the difference; it won’t tackle the issues associated with a more sensory setting in which to create said experience.”

The use of traditional knock boxes used when cleaning portafilters can be loud and will upset the chilled-out atmosphere that hot beverage drinkers crave, and will often result in a messy environment, especially during peak periods. “Sensory branding rules imply that sounds should reflect the ethos of the brand’s chosen retail space, so a quieter alternative such as the Pro-Fondi from Bonzer is much more favorable,” explains Guy.

“This unique electronic portafilter cleaning device works quickly and quietly and as it’s designed to fit onto a work surface where waste can be hidden underneath, with a higher capacity for used grounds than competing market alternatives, it eliminates the associated mess.”

Thursday, 9th January, 2014
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