Great food anytime for hospital visitors

Rational’s SelfCookingCenter whitefficiency keeps hospital cafes stocked up all day long

Coffee shops and cafes in hospitals are often open long hours, from early morning breakfasts to late night suppers. A vast range of dishes need to be available throughout the day as visitors and patients pop in and out depending on their schedules.

Rational’s new SelfCookingCenter whitefficiency is equally at home cooking eggs and bacon for breakfast, muffins and pastries for mid-morning coffee, as well as more substantial main meals for later in the day, to keep the cafe well-stocked at all times. There’s no need for late night service to compromise on quality.

The SelfCookingCenter whitefficiency is incredibly easy to use. All staff have to do is load up racks and select what is being cooked and how it should be cooked – the Rational does the rest. It calculates when each rack will be done and even indicates what items can be cooked together. For example, different pan-fried dishes, grilled vegetables, pizza and other bakery products can all be cooked at the same time.

Using the SelfCookingCenter whitefficiency substantially improves the quality of food as consistency between batches is ensured, no matter who is doing the cooking. This is especially useful in hospital cafes where the long serving period means different personnel will be on duty as the day progresses. The SelfCookingCenter whitefficiency is very fast so that menu items can be replenished on a rolling basis and customers get food that is fresher and tastier, as it is not hanging about throughout the serving period.

For managers concerned about sustainability and carbon footprint, SelfCookingCenter whitefficiency ticks the boxes. It uses up to 70% less energy compared to a traditional kitchen without a combi-steamer.

What’s more, there’s no time-consuming oven cleaning at the end of the cooking session, as the SelfCookingCenter automatically cleans itself. All staff have to do is pop in a couple of cleaning tabs, when the unit instructs them to do so, and the unit’s CareControl cleaning system does the rest.

For information and brochures, or to arrange to come to a free SelfCookingCenter® whitefficiency® ‘Rational CookingLive’ seminar, contact your dealer, freephone Rational UK on 0800 389 2944 or see Visit the iPhone store for the Rational SCC Expert App.      

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Hospital cafes – May-13

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Rational invented combi-steaming in 1976. Now the company’s new SelfCookingCenter® is the world’s first commercial oven that takes over the whole cooking process, allowing the chef to get on with more important things, like creativity, presentation and quality control. The chef simply tells the oven what the food is – the SelfCookingCenter® does the rest. The oven will cook the food exactly how chef wants it, even with ‘low temperature’ cooking overnight. And it cooks up to 15% faster than conventional combi-steamers, saving time and money.