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Category: Guides

Gastronorm Sizes – What do they all mean?

Author Aidan Hancock
Posted On 21st March 2019

Gastronorm Sizes Guide CS Catering

When looking for your next piece of catering equipment, you will often see products labelled with a “GN” number. GN is short for Gastronorm, which is used to measure the size of trays, pans and containers that are created to an industry standard.

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What’s the deal with drainage?

Author Damien Wilde
Posted On 12th February 2018

In businesses as well as homes we need to make sure that we are careful with how we dispose of fats, oils and grease.

The last thing you want in a busy kitchen environment is the potential for expensive blockages and kitchen downtime.

So what’s the deal with drainage? How do we get the balance right and eliminate the potential problems with drain blockages? [ Read More ]

Common Cooking Terms Demystified

Author Damien Wilde
Posted On 28th July 2017

The wide array of ways to prepare a meal can confuse even the most seasoned of chefs, so we’ve decided to take a look at some regularly used methods and unearth the meaning behind them

So if your scratching your head wondering about what the heck a recipe means then here’s some of the most common cooking terms demystified directly for your reading pleasure.

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How to clean an ice machine

Author Damien Wilde
Posted On 7th June 2017

Bad ice can be the difference between sickness and health, it’s not just about the taste of your cold drinks, that’s why it’s an integral part of a proper hygiene procedure when using a commercial ice maker or ice machine.

If you’ve been wondering how to clean an ice machine, then luckily we’re here to help make sure you don’t fail a health inspection by not having cool clean ice making machines fit for professional usage.

It’s important to keep your ice machine clean, especially if it’s not been used for a long time, or it’s a brand new unit.

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