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Generations of workers, men and women, have succeeded one another in adapting to new technologies to remain at the cutting edge of the requirements in our field. Rich in rare know-how and a sincere company culture, they are Maison de Buyer's essential and precious manual asset, creating its pride and renown. De Buyer company produces high technology equipment. Using stamping or cutting, each frying pan, saucepan or utensil is formed using traditional methods, defects are removed and they are hand-polished to guarantee a perfect finish.
As proof of quality and recognition, in 2009 the Ministry for the Economy, Finance and Industry presented Manufacture de Buyer with the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (Living Heritage Company) award, which has recognised French companies with traditional expertise and industrial excellence for decades.
De Buyer company meets the requirement of the ISO 9001 quality certification for the design, manufacturing and sale of kitchen and pastry utensils.
In 2013 the De Buyer Company began the process to obtain the GUARANTEED FRENCH ORIGIN label for its production range. Examining all the ranges is a long process, and will continue to the end of 2014.The first de Buyer products which obtained this label are the Mandolines and the supple pastry moulds Elastomoule.
De Buyer has been awarded in the "Cookware" category by the editorial team of Capital, , as a result of a survey among 10,000 French consumers measuring their satisfaction with brands proposing house equipment.
Today we want to introduce you Churchill supervitrified crockery. Every piece of Churchill’s ceramic is designed with performance in mind. Through expert shape engineering, Churchill reinforce strength and durability while continual investment in technology guarantees functionality and consistent quality. 100% of Churchill’s ceramics are vitrified which is essential to the hospitality industry. Through the process of vitrification, the particle structure of our ceramic body becomes strong, dense and watertight.
Every step in the process is practised and refined. From the sourcing of raw materials and unique formulation of the clay body, to shape engineering and numerous quality checks ensuring that Churchill products work as hard as you do.
Churchill unique clay recipe is essential in creating a strong and durable product for the hospitality industry. The raw materials are selected to deliver the optimum balance of strength and whiteness.
Churchill glaze is hard wearing and designed specifically for the hospitality environment. The durability is a combination of the glaze recipe, the firing temperature and substrate. The Eco Glaze is specially formulated to be re-usable, minimising the impact on the environment.
Churchill ceramics are continuously tested and quality checked, from the stage of raw materials, throughout the manufacturing process to the final fired piece.
Churchill are experts in ceramic design and at the forefront of innovation. The entire product portfolio is designed in the UK by an experienced and talented design team. Churchill work with chefs from around the world ensuring we understand the needs of our customers.
At Churchill are dedicated to reliability, ensuring our product is in stock and delivered on time.
Stonecast is an exciting collection of rustic and hand decorated products inspired by the changing seasons and fresh ingredients. The rustic collection is revived from a design in the Churchill archives, dating back to the days of the James Broadhurst factory. Stonecast is hand decorated and then finished with a fine speckle and rustic edge in a rich golden brown. The nature of the manufacturing process means that every piece will be slightly different, adding to the overall charm of the product.
Studio Prints collections are a contemporary take on traditional studio pottery. Stone, a range within the collection, is inspired by the traditional process of hand carving ceramics from natural stone. Manufactured in the UK, Studio Prints inspired designs are achieved with Churchill’s innovative print process. The print is positioned directly under the glaze, creating a protective layer over the decoration. Emulating tones and textures of nature, Studio Prints Stone has all the durability and technical reassurance required for the hospitality environment.
The Kintsugi design is a modern interpretation of the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery.
The contemporary and intricate Isla design is inspired by shapes and textures found along the seashore. Featured on a comprehensive range of tableware shapes and beverage items, the modern yet graceful Isla embossment is reminiscent of the coastline. Introducing Coastal Sand, a new spinwash colour, hand applied in a neutral tone that enhances the subtle Isla embossment.
The Nourish collection features a range of bowls and dip pots decorated in artisan style glazes that create tonal variation and unique pieces. A comprehensive range, Nourish is ideal for grazing, bowl foods and side dishes; the perfect accompaniment to fresh and local dishes from around the world.
Amongst the coloured tabletop revolution there is still a place for fresh, contemporary whiteware. Chefs’ Plates is a collection of innovative shapes designed to add value to white tableware.
The Agano design is a distinctive range addition to the Studio Prints collection, ideal for food presentation, the linear and radial pattern draws the eye to the centre of the plate. Studio Prints Agano is a versatile, abstract design that enhances the dining experience across all manner of food styles and hospitality settings. Manufactured in the UK using Churchill’s innovative print process, the print is positioned directly under the glaze. This creates a protective layer over the decoration and has all the durability and technical reassurance required for the hospitality environment.
Piron is an Italian company that designs and manufactures professional ovens. Founded in 2006, today, the company sells all over the world thanks to the experience and expertise of its founders. Over the years Piron has been characterized by great technical and design skills, the ability to listen to the needs of the market, sales support, creativity and great passion.
Piron has always been synonymous with reliability and competence, accompanied by constant attention to results and for the needs of each of its customers.
Piron create ovens that can support the professionalism, creativity and talent of any chEf.
For pastry and bakery Piron had designed ovens that guarantee uniform and standardized results.
Piron designed different types of ovens, that can be suitable in any environment. From snack bars to professional kitchens big bakeries, etc.
Piron had created technologies that can meet the demands of regeneration through immediate commands and functions simple and targeted.
In the future, you will control technology around you with a simple touch.
Intelligent, interconnected and forward-looking technologies designed to contain consumption will simplify your life, intuitively scheduling your day so that you can perform multiple tasks simultaneously and be more productive. You will communicate through interactive images that will help you in your daily choices, always leaving you the freedom to do things as you wish.
Through the cloud, you can check that everything works perfectly and explore the best that this innovative technology has to offer.
Piron has explored the latest technologies to give you something you've never seen. Forget the simple professional oven: every Explora oven is a smart and interconnected appliance, that can be controlled and programmed through a smartphone, tablet or PC and allows handling all your daily and special activities.
The EON Web App is fully designed to meet the needs of our retailers. Thanks to its intuitive and accessible technology, it provides real-time customer service, greatly reducing costs and time for on-call services.
It is a precious tool that allows our partners offering cutting-edge and highly loyal service. At your disposal, an exclusive engine to increase your business.
The Anvil boiling tables are made in Mild Steel painted with a high quality fabricated support grates. The boiling tables are suitable for a large range of pot sizes. With the Safety approved by LPG Safety Association. The Anvil boiling tables comes with adjustable levelling feet. Its robust construction offers us perfect stability.
The Anvil riser shelves keeps food warm at the right temperature to be served. They are perfect for restaurants, canteens and fast food lines. The Anvil riser shelves are easy pass-through and access from kitchen, and can be used as a plate warmer. The power light indicate when elements is energized, only the top shelf is energized with an element. The Anvil riser shelves comes with a variable heat control and the element configuration provides even heat distribution.
The Toaster flat plate Anvil, has an optimally balanced heat to ensure even toasting on top and bottom. With a certified cooking grade cast aluminium plates. The top plate is adjustable for a variety of product thicknesses. Detachable drip cup to collect the excess of fat. The toaster flat plate is mechanically tested to ensure the durable handle assembly. The handle has a insulated grip. Produced in South Africa using heavier gauged Stainless steel and the operating temperature range is between 50 C to 300 C.
The Anvil Convection Ovens are made in stainless steel, internal and external. They have rounded interior corners and removable shelves runners ensure ease of cleaning. The oven is fan assisted and fitted with a custom designed baffle plate. This ensures that excellent temperature distribution is achieved providing a reliable baking uniformity and a product which is perfectly baked on botch sides, making superior to static ovens.
The Prima Pro unit is provided with a grill element making it ideal for browning, roasting and grilling. A bake timer is also included to automatically switch off after a present period.
Interior light is fitted as a standard feature. Operating temperature: 50C - 300C.
The Anvil Deck Ovens have robust construction, with a front face Stainless steel. The side, top and rear panels painted mild steel. 120 min mechanical timer. Max temperature 300C. Glass viewing window. Top and bottom element are independently controlled. Interior light.
Anvil comprehensive range of products will ensure that your kitchen has reltiable and dependable equipment to cater for all your cooking and heating requirements. Also, as an experienced appliance equipment manufacturer, we place a strong emphasis, on the use of high-quality material and components in Anvil products thus ensuring that are built to last.
The Anvil fryers, are produced in South Africa, with a specially designed tilt-up for easy removal of oil tank to drain the oil. Stainless Steel construction, for easy cleaning. Thermostatically controlled operating temperature range: 50 C-190 C. Automatic safety cut-out to prevent oil flashing-manual resettable.
The chip dump is fitted with incolony element. Ideal for keeping product warm. Tha lamp illuminates product for enhanced presentation. Sloped drip tray makes serving easier and avoids damage to the product being scooped out.
The electric salamander is perfect for restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, etc... These salamanders are ideal for: toasting, approx 200-400 slices a hour, defrosting of ready-made dishes, reheating pizzas, croissants , sausage rolls. fried eggs, etc... Gratinating onion soups, cheese sandwiches, etc...
Any mistake can cost you greatly and every second counts.
Bakerlux Shop Pro ovens are the result of Unox's years of experience and research in supermarkets bakery departments, convenience stores and fast food chains.
They are designed for optimal performance in all working conditions and to be simple to use.
Using the latest smart technology, they provide the outlet with real support and can adapt to any working environment, be it behind the scenes in a prep room or in an open kitchen on the shop floor.
The 10, 6, 4 and 3 tray 600X400mm models are the benchmark for any high-volume shop whist the 4 and 3 trays 460x330mm models are perfectly suited to smaller shops with less available space.
The choice of four different control panel options means that there are more solutions available to you, so you can always find the Baker Shop Pro best suited to you.
Evereo is the answer to the question "Is it possible to combine the quality of Slow Food with the efficiency of the Fast Service?
Evereo is the result of Unox's experience combined with the research project carried out by the University of Parma.
Evereo is an innovative and technological service-temperature preserver for food. It preserves your food at the temperature you serve it.
Evereo is a revolution. The revolution is a dish best served hot.
The Nostik oven crisper basket is ideal for the preparation of oven chips, nuggets, pizzas, onion rings, etc. without having to use butter or cooking fat. The grill opening allow optimum hot air circulation and thanks to the perfect teflon non-stick coating, the food will never stick to the crisper basket. There are 2 sizes available, 180x280x30mm (1.5Lt), and 290x340x30mm (3Lt).
The Nostik bake liner and be amazed by its wonderful qualities. Not only does the Nostik bake liner surpass the qualities of traditional baking paper thanks to its high-quality non-stick properties, it also outstrips meters of baking paper thanks to its durability. Thanks to its excellent non-stick coating, there is no need for the usage of butter or other cooking fats.
The Nostik silicone pastry mat, has a dual usage: Anti-slip work surface and non-stick oven mat. Is easy to clean in warm soapy water, dishwasher safe.Do not exceed of 500 F, 260C or 8 in the gas ovens.
We like to introduce you today, some of McCater new arrivals, from NoStik. The first product is a Skottel Liner. Excellent non-stick coating so that your food never sticks. Healthy results, because you don't need to use butter or other fats. Your Skottel Braai stays impeccably clean. Reusable and easy to clean in warm soapy water. Ideal when camping.
The cake Tin Liner is a pre-formed insert insert sheet for baking tins, that is coated with a high-quality Teflon non-stick coating. As a result, your cake or savoury pie will never again stick to the tin, and there is no need to grease the tin or use flour.
The Loaf Tin Liner, make that your cake or loaf always comes smoothly out of the tin. Non-stick coating on both sides. No need to grease the tin. Loaf tin remains nice and clean, reusable and simple to clean in warm soapy water.
The Nostik Pan liner turns every pan into a new one. The Pan Liner has a high quality Teflon non-stick surface, which makes it the perfect surface to bake, fry and grill on. Nothing will ever stick to it. Furthermore, the Nostik Pan Liner stimulates healthy and well-balanced cooking, as butter and other cooking fats are superfluous due to the excellent non-stick qualities of the Pan Liner.
The first item that we introduce you today is the Nostik Oven liner with perfect non-stick coating, that make cleaning your oven superfluous. The liner collects all splashes and baking residue, ensuring that your baking tray and oven base stay clean.
The second product, is the Nostik toast bags, that are reusable, with a temperature resistant from -72 to 260 C. Avoid contact with sharp objects, burners, heating elements and flames.
With this third product, the Nostik splatter Screen you will never have to get irritated about spattering cooking or burning your hands. Fits all pots from 20 to 32 cm. Heat resistant 260 C, and avoid contact with flames, heating elements and sharp objects.
The Nostik Gas range protector,help to keep your gas stove clean from splashes and baked on residue created by over-cooking. Is dishwasher safe, and suitable for all gas stove.
Vicrila, has adopted the latest technology of cut glass that allows a pure and clean cut without edges at the mouth of the article. This cut is obtained by a process of thermal shock calld "crack-off" that allows a controlled circular fracture of the upper part of the article, giving the mouth the reuqired fine appearance; that's why, the range of tempered sheer rim table glass called Elytium Gold lets us appreciate the main organoleptic main attributes.
The Iridion collection, Developed in cooperation with wine specialists. Presents glasses with a slender stem and elegant bowl shape that gives this range a trendy yet very elegant look. The Iridion collection is an excellent choice for use in fine dining areas and wine bars, and for service by the bottle or by the glass.
The design of Platine collection was a joint effort by a team of wine experts. The elegant bowl shape was designed to allow the wine to breathe, to bring out its aroma and bouquet. Is a perfect choice for use in fine dining areas and wine bars, and for service by the bottle or by the glass. This range is suitable for intensive and professional use, banqueting and large scale catering projects.
The practical design of the Rodio collection is ideal for serving wine by the bottle or by the glass. Combines elegance with efficiency and is best for middle-to-high end casual dining. The Rodio bowl enhances the wine's best characteristics. Designed to withstand the rigours of intensive use. The Rodio collection is ideal for banqueting, event and party catering.
Victoria is a highly versatile collection that enhances your dining experience. Whether by the glass or by the bottle, Victoria is ideal for casual and fine dining. The Victoria collection's versatility increases efficiency in your hotel or restaurant. The Victoria creates a dynamic table setting. This range offers you the assurance that comes with the internationally recognized Quality of Vicrila.
The stacking glasses are perfect to save space in your cabinets and shelves.
The glasses that Vicrila offers us continue to maintain their quality and elegance, but giving us the added value of the convenience and practicality of stacking the glasses, to make our lives easier.
Vicrila, with more than 120 years of experience in the glass industry, is the biggest and oldest maker of table glass in Spain. They manufacture more than 200 million articles each year and have been manufacturing glass since 1890. Vicrila have been awarded with the Silver Q, which is the European acknowledgement of excellent management.
The tempered table glass, marked with a characteristic "T", offers the following advantages: fully tempered articles, good thermal behavior, and that extends the life of the product by five times comparing with non tempered articles. Furthermore, the articles resist temperatures up to 135.
The Tramontina tables and cabinets are distinguished by the fact that they have a reinforced MDF Ultra top, which guarantees a great resistance to the work orders, keeping the steel perfectly smooth throughout the useful life of the product.
MDF Ultra, is a water resistant material that has antimicrobial protection to ensure total safety against moisture and contamination.
The support structure is made entirely in stainless steel and has adjustable feet to regulate the height of the modules as required. The tables can also be supplied with perfectly welded vats on the top or with funnel for disposal of debris.
The cabinets with sliding doors are produced with rails and rods that allow easy sliding, as well as a locking system so as not to close your fingers on the doors during opening.
The availability is large and is composed of center cabinets, back cabinets, cabinets corner, cabinets with doors on both sides and cabinets with open doors.
All corners are bent, rounded and welded to prevent the accumulation of dirt and live corners that are dangerous to operators and customers.
Tramontina offers us the Currasco range, a product that combines the quality of stainless steel with the comfort of wooden handles.
From serving utensils to the most basic cutlery, this range set your table in an alternative style, which perfectly matches the South Africa's Braai.
The warmth of its colors, the lightness of its shapes and the quality of the product, make this range indispensable for any table.
The Tramontina brand was founded in 1911, by Valentin Tramontina, the son of Italian immigrants, in the city of Carlos Barbosa. Mr Tramontina built a solid business based on the ideals of dedication, hard work, and delivering reliable, durable and high-quality products.
Tramontina product quality is visible throughout its production, as evidenced by Classic 18/10 stainless steel cutlery.
Elegance and style stand out in this range.
Tramontina takes is in accordance with the strictest standards of environmental management and social responsibility. This special care is evident in how it preserves matters of cultural heritage and provides for the common good.
As we can see with the Rennaisance cutlery range, with a delicate engraving, in the resistant 18/10 stainless steel, which Tramontina offers to us.
Set your table in style, is easy with Tramontina Cutlery.
The characteristics that give the title of first class to the glasses of Luigi Bormioli, are mainly the materials and the type of manufacture.
The use of:
- Purest raw material.
- Advanced and eco-friendly melting processes.
- Highly innovate production processes, enable the achievement of a glass:
- Extra pure and totally transparent.
- Longer lasting.
- Resistant to breakages.
This particular glass respects, maintains and enhances the organoleptic characteristics the real aroma and flavors of food and drink contained.
Luigi Bormioli glasses does not contain any heavy metals and it is produced with extremely low emissions levels in the atmosphere. Through the years, thanks to it's tradition and experience and the continuous efforts of R&D Department,Luigi Bormoli has developed various types of innovate glass:
- SON.hyx High Tech crystal glass.
- SPARKX Ultra clear and durable glass to increase the value of its product and sales.
Art, creativity, aesthetic inventiveness, continuous innovation, quality standards are all key factors and synonymous of the brand Luigi Bormioli. The Quality Management System in compliance with UNI EN ISO 9001:2008 Standards.
Today, McCater Supplies introduce you the range Mixology by Luigi Bormioli.
The style of these cocktail glasses ensure elegance and quality on your table. The different patterns on the glasses, with a retro design, give us the possibility of making combinations when serving our cocktails.
All accessories than you can imagine for make your cocktail are available. Luigi Bormioli offers us a wide range of bottles to mix ingredients for our cocktails.
White is the classic color with which we have seated our tables for generations. The appearance of the food, usually full of color, stands out against a white background.
But within classicism we can choose different types of shapes. Like the one offered by the Pebble range.
The oval shapes of this range make the monocolor something innovative.
Although we can also have more geometric shapes, such as those offered by the Bistro range.
The combination of the different ranges gives us the possibility to present our dishes in an attractive, innovative and at the same time classic way.
We should also remember the big platters and serving bowls that come with the Buffet Grande range.
The different possibilities when serving our guests is enormous.Stands, bowls, platters, everything that any good host should have in their kitchen cabinets.
And we must not forget to set our table properly at breakfast or coffee time.
The Cafe Society range offers elegant and sophisticated lines to enjoy the first and most important meal of the day.
Everything you need on your table, to give the food, the prominence it deserves.