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Catering Equipment (Smart Solutions)

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Split in to five Lots including Commercial Catering Equipment, Light Catering Equipment and Catering Consumables, this agreement has everything you need when it comes to sourcing equipment.

Select ‘Get Started’ to view the relevant documentation. You can access everything you need to start the procurement process by completing the Access & Confidentiality Agreement.

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Lot 1 Catering Equipment

Suppliers under this lot are able to source economy and premium commercial catering equipment, with a number specialising in market leading brands. This lot features a number of manufacturers and distributors who can offer optional additional value-added services (such as installations or old equipment removal) to suit your requirements and budgets. The requirement is split into 10 sub-lots.

Sub-Lot 1a - Prime Cooking Equipment

Gas and electric ovens, ranges, hobs and combination-ovens, fryers, grills, bratt-pans, cooking kettles, steamers, microwaves, potato ovens and associated accessories.

Sub-Lot 1b - Ware-Washing Equipment

Pass through/under counter/front loading dishwashers, glass washers and water softener units and associated accessories.

Sub-Lot 1c - Refrigeration Equipment

Walk-in and under the counter fridges and freezers and blast chillers.

Sub-Lot 1d - Heated, Ambient and Refrigerated Display

Hot cupboards with bain-marie top, plain top hot cupboards, ambient storage cupboards, overhead gantry's, cold buffet displays.

Sub-Lot 1e - Food Transport

Gastronome 1/1 racking trollies, hot food transport trollies, food/banquet/serving/utility/clearing trollies, plastic insulated boxes and stainless-steel insulated boxes.

Sub-Lot 1f - Food Preparation Equipment

Floor and Bench food mixers, food processors, vegetable preparation machines, slicers, potato peelers and stick blenders.

Sub-Lot 1g - Beverage Equipment

Countertop/wall mounted water boilers, hot drinks machines, coffee machines and kettles.

Sub-Lot 1h - General Fabrication, Shelving and Storage

Tabling/work benches, dishwasher in-let and out-let tabling, racking, free standing/wall mounted shelving, fly screens, single and double sink units and storage.

Sub-Lot 1i - Extraction and Ventilation

Commercial extraction fans and canopies, interlock systems and kitchen baffle filters.

Sub-Lot 1j - Food Waste Disposal Equipment

Freestanding/under the sink food waste disposers.

Lot 2 Turnkey Kitchen Solutions

This lot includes suppliers who can provide a full turnkey kitchen solution including the designing of the kitchen layout, supply and installation of the kitchen facility including catering equipment and additional services such as on-going service and maintenance, advice and training as required. As part of the project suppliers can also carry out minor building, construction and electrical/gas works.

Lot 3 Maintenance Services For Commercial Catering Equipment

This lot covers service care packages including yearly/bi-yearly planned service visits, re-active call-out maintenance visits, Deep Cleaning services and legislative checks such as Annual Gas Safe Inspections, electrical safety checks, CO2 readings etc.

Lot 4 Light Catering Equipment

This lot covers a comprehensive range of light catering equipment from tableware, cookware and kitchen utensils to small kitchen appliances such as kettles, toasters, blenders and juicers.

Lot 5 Catering Consumables

All of the suppliers on this lot can provide customers with innovative ranges of products to meet changing customer requirements and sustainability priorities, including compostable, biodegradable and recyclable products. The framework suppliers are able to offer a range of products including: cling film, foils & parchments, takeaway hot and cold cups & lids, disposable cutlery & stirrers, disposable tableware, food-to-go containers, food packaging and labelling, kitchen hygiene products, paper napkins and table covers, food bags and carrier bags.

  • Suppliers can offer a variety of different catering provisions from dining room and canteen style services.
  • They can also offer a range of service models including onsite or offsite preparation, service and consumption.
  • Suppliers can provide assistance with marketing, reducing costs and maximising meal uptake.
  • Aire Valley Catering
  • Airedale Catering Equipment
  • Allsop & Francis Ltd
  • BGL Rieber Limited
  • Bluestone Catering Solutions Limited
  • Corsair Engineering
  • Culligan (UK) Ltd
  • E & R Moffat Limited
  • eCatering
  • Falcon Foodservice Equipment
  • Fusion CLC
  • Hatherley Commercial Services
  • HCE
  • Hobart
  • Modo Commercial Kitchen Design
  • Nobisco
  • Opulent Collection
  • R.H. Hall (Microwave) Limited
  • Stephens Catering Equipment Co
  • Swift Maintenance Services
  • Universal Unity
  • W.V. Howe
  • Welbilt UK Limited
  • Willis Jenkins

If you’d like to contact us, quote reference no. M98_22 and enquire at;

Charlotte Springthorpe Charlotte Springthorpe 0116 294 4008

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Catering Equipment (Smart Solutions)

Key Facts
Reference no. M98_22
Start Date 13/05/2022
End Date 12/05/2026
Procurement Type Direct Award or Further Competition