no show restaurant bookings 17/08/2020

Tips to prevent ‘no show’ restaurant bookings

Despite the overall support from customers returning to restaurants and bars, many eateries have reported a high number of ‘no shows’, leaving businesses frustrated and out of pocket.  From the wasted prep time, the loss to income and ruined potential of acquiring other customers; a missed restaurant reservation creates a catalyst of disappointing events.  At Sylvester Keal, we know how damaging these can be to the foodservice industry, which is why we have put together some tips to prevent this from happening. And while not every missed appointment can be... Read More


Welcome to our new site

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our brand new eCommerce site, and also our new blog, which will be updated regularly to keep you up to date with the latest news and special offers.  Our new site has been developed with our customers in mind, and as a result of this you’ll find an easy to use website with effective search facilities and an efficient checkout process.  We really hope you enjoy having a look around the new site – we will be constantly adding new products... Read More

the importance of customer service 28/07/2020

The Importance of Customer Service

At Sylvester Keal there’s nothing more important to us than our customers, after all, we wouldn’t be the company we are today without you. Our visions are to reach new markets within the UK through our unique personal service, serve our growing family of customers in outstanding hygiene solutions and unrivalled catering and laundry facilities. As a company, we are dedicated to being the best at delivering results. Also, we have an experienced, dedicated and qualified team in place to service your needs, including commercial kitchen maintenance, regardless of the... Read More

Food Labels 22/07/2020

Sylvester Keal’s New Range of Food Labels Help Combat Food Wastage

In an age of environmental impact awareness, businesses need to be thinking of ways to combat bad practices which can cause unnecessary carbon footprint. One of the foodservice industry’s largest and most harmful effects on the environment comes from excessive food wastage. This is something that Sylvester Keal are actively trying to reduce through our introduction of food labels.  Food wastage often ends up in landfill and, unlike other materials, the waste rots over time producing harmful gases which are released into the atmosphere. Foodservice businesses are much more likely... Read More

International Womens Day 08/03/2020

Sylvester Keal is celebrating International Women’s Day 2020!

Sunday, March 8, 2020, marks the 45th International Women’s Day, a global holiday celebrating the contributions of women across the globe. The theme for International Women’s Day 2020 is #EachForEqual something our team and office takes very seriously. Which is why, at Sylvester Keal, we are using this day as an opportunity to celebrate the women in our company. Starting out in 1909 as ‘National Women’s Day’, the day was originally created to support women campaigning for equal pay and voting rights and has since grown into a day of... Read More

Pancake Day 25/02/2020

Pancake Day: 5 Toppings For Your Restaurant

Here at Sylvester Keal, we are big fans of Shrove Tuesday, because when else is it acceptable to gorge on a mountain of pancakes covered in all the best sweet and savoury toppings? Arguably the best day in the Easter period, Pancake Day is a tradition we can all get on board with, which is why Sylvester Keal has listed our 5 favourite toppings suitable for all of your customers’ tastebuds.  For restaurants that are expecting a big turnout, we also have the Metcalfe SP-200 3 Speed 20 Litre Planetary Mixer,... Read More

Sylvester Keal featured in several press stories this February! 24/02/2020

Sylvester Keal featured in several press stories this February!

February has been a great month at Sylvester Keal, as we have been featured in five catering magazines.  We were delighted to be quoted in several industry advice features relating to cleaning and hygiene, allergens and labelling, kitchen equipment and plant-based diets.  Not only that, but Sylvester Keal’s high strength surface cleaner Enviro-san was publicised in the latest product column in February’s edition of Educatering.  This month, Ooh magazine ran a feature about cleaning, hygiene and food safety; our marketing director Irene provided industry advice relating to staff training and the importance of... Read More