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Large School Kitchen Installation

Kitchen Solutions recently completed a prestigious project for the King Edwards Foundation in Birmingham.  Working closely with the foundation and their architects our Design Consultancy team delivered a modern production kitchen using the latest energy efficient equipment.  Using layout plans and visualizations we were able to bring the school's vision to reality.  As it was a new build, we had the luxury of having a dedicated dishwash room, cold room freezer room and plenty of storage space.   The stars...

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Remote Control

Latest Installation!!

Kitchensolutions are proud to unveil our latest installation!!  We have installed the all-electric 2-tier Benham and Sons of London oven complete with remote control panel.  Each oven has 3 heat settings, all controlled by the separate controller constructed in  wood and metal. OK, this wasn't actually us - it is an oven in the kitchens at National Trust property ‘Petworth House’ on the South Downs and was probably installed sometime between 1907 and the start of the First World War...

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MerryChef MerryChef MerryChef

Each and every time that you buy a new Merrychef High Speed Oven from us you will receive specialist help and attention from Welbilt's own Development Chefs.  They will help you to learn to use your new oven and to set it up to work in the best way possible for your particular venue and menu.  Here is how it works:

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Convotherm Maxx: Live Question and Answer

At Kitchen Solutions we are proud promoters of the new Convotherm Maxx Combi Oven - a brand new, streamlined combination oven that can do all the work of the traditional combis but that comes at a much lower price. Anyone who has used one knows that these are great machines but, we do also understand how tricky it can be for an established kitchen to introduce new equipment or even change brand sometimes! For this reason we decided to team up...

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Church Kitchen in a seemingly impossible space?

Back in the Autumn, not long before Christmas, we received a visit from Father Michael, a very pleasant and kind man of the cloth who was looking to upgrade his church kitchen. He explained that he needed to reorganise the cooking area in his church so that they could provide food and refreshments to their congregation and community. We were obviously very happy to help, especially during this difficult time when there are more people needing food than ever....

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James goes to a Combi Maxx demo

Convotherm have very proudly announced the launch of their new combination oven, the Maxx. Their tag line, as above, is "Just Right". We have all the specificaitons on our sales page for the Maxx avilable as a 6-Grid or 10-Grid, but what is it like close up? James of Kitchen Solutions went to a demonstration of it and here we hear his feedback from the day. "Look at that steam!" Hi James thanks for sharing your experience. ...

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Local Company, Local Refit

We do have a soft spot for projects in our own area. This one was in Bournville, the home of Cadbury's chocolate. But it also happened during the #Covid19 lockdown - no need to say we were delighted not to have to complicate things by travelling a long distance to site. The Hub at Bournville had a tired little kitchen that to be fully useful to its owners needed a refit. Unfortunately we have no before photos, but here are...

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Two-week kitchen refit, during Lockdown!

There we were all cosily locked up working from home when we received a call from a Nursery in Northampton that needed a new kitchen fitted in a hurry, ready for the return of children after lockdown.  Without knowing how long lockdown was going to last we agreed to completing the works within two weeks.  The nursery wanted to keep some of their old equipment but replace all the furniture and some of the appliances.  We began by visiting...

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Michelin-starred chef chooses Kitchen Solutions

Brad Carter of Carters of Moseley (Michelin-starred chef and Waitrose Restaurant of the Year 2015) has recently upgraded his HOUNÖ combination ovens from the original specification Kitchen Solutions supplied when we designed and installed his kitchens 8 years ago. He now has the latest Android touch-screen technology ovens with a host of unique features and functions. These ovens are the leading brand for professional chefs across Scandinavia and their ovens are used in both Noma restaurants (2 Michelin-star) in Denmark, winner of...

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Case Study: Yardley Baptist Church

We’ve worked for Yardley Baptist Church for the last 10 years supplying various bits for their kitchens as they run a very popular lunch club. Recently they came to us and said they wanted a complete new kitchen facility; they wanted to remove the old domestic kitchen and for us to design a completely new commercial kitchen for them. In preparation for this we arranged for them to go to Worlverhampton University for a training day with a chef on Combination Ovens. ...

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