Kitchen Design

New Website 14/09/2020
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Sylvester Keal launch new website

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new and improved website, designed to showcase stock in a more accessible way.  Since the start of lockdown, we have seen an uptick in orders for covid supplies and so we wanted to present these products more effectively on the Sylvester Keal homepage: we were particularly keen to upgrade our website to showcase our key resources in an easier and more accessible way.  The website has been designed to deliver a contemporary look and improve the site’s performance. The new site... Read More


SK’s Rentequip Service

Are you planning a new professional kitchen or laundry area and need to rent equipment but don’t know where from? Well this is where Sylvester Keal can help! SK Rentequip is the UK’s leading provider of commercial catering and laundry equipment rentals, with over 30 years’ knowledge and expertise within the hospitality industry. Whether your existing equipment is coming to the end of its life and needs replacing or whether you need to rent equipment for an upcoming event, SK can take care of the financial side putting your mind... Read More

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Kitchen Equipment Maintenance with SK

It is common knowledge within the hospitality industry that if a vital piece of catering equipment fails during a busy period, this can mean only one thing – disaster. Many restaurants are known to get extremely busy during peak times of the day and at specific times of year, for example on weekends and during school holidays as well as during seasonal celebrations such as Valentine’s Day, Christmas, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. During these specific times, or during any time when your restaurant is at its most busiest, this... Read More

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SK Proud Supplier of Maidaid Halcyon

Having a good quality dishwasher within a commercial kitchen is vital, and ensuring all crockery and cutlery is cleaned to the best possible standard. There are several different types of commercial dishwashers available for professional kitchens, however one particular dishwasher we offer here at Sylvester Keal is the Maidaid-Halcyon Undercounter Dishwasher C511D. This dishwasher is suitable for use in all professional kitchens from restaurants and hotels, and includes a range of features and functions allowing for optimum efficiency and high standards of cleanliness. Supplied with one pegged and one open... Read More

University Kitchen 28/05/2020
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Light and Heavy Equipment for Universities

For universities looking to invest in new equipment, it is vitally important that caterers know what their particular requirements are whilst considering the size and multifunctionality of the equipment. Every commercial kitchen, including university kitchens, require both light and heavy equipment to meet the daily demands of catering, however it is crucial that the right equipment is purchased which is suited to the kitchen and its needs. Within university kitchens, quick, reliable and smaller pieces of catering equipment are vital and universities choosing to produce quick snack options will most... Read More

Commercial Kitchen design 14/05/2020
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Everything you need to know about kitchen redesigns

Kitchen design is a popular discussed topic in the world of foodservice, as we are constantly seeing changes and developments in trends and themes. Sylvester Keal are proud to have a team of expert kitchen designers, who can offer the best advice to our customers on what will work well within their kitchen space and the things that they may want to avoid. However, what about the subject of kitchen redesign? Do the same rules apply? Can you still create a look that is current, on-trend and appealing with the... Read More

Cleaning, Hygiene & Food Safety 18/03/2020

Cleaning, Hygiene and Food Safety

Having stringent cleaning, hygiene and food safety standards is highly important in any catering establishment, as this can prevent the risk of food poisoning and ensures that your operation meets the required health and safety standards. There are specific areas to think about when it comes to cleaning, hygiene and food safety and these areas go by the four C’s – cross-contamination, cleaning, chilling and cooking. Cross-contamination is one of the most common types of food poisoning and occurs when bacteria from food, particularly food that is raw, is spread... Read More