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November 2020

Product Focus: Zanolli 05/40 Compact Conveyor Oven

While the prospect of leaving lockdown is exciting for most hospitality businesses, there is still uncertainty on whether or not bars, pubs and restaurants will be allowed to fully open once December 3rd comes round. Chances are some regions will return to a tier system, meaning pubs will only be allowed to reopen if they provide...

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November 2020

How to open up your own pizzeria

It’s rare to find a person that doesn’t love pizza, it’s a world-renowned favourite and the Italian staple is growing in popularity and as a market trend year on year. The fact that pizza can be adapted to suit its eater is the main reason for its success - Vegan? Swap the dairy cheese for a...

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October 2020

Product Highlight: Pastaline Automatic Dough Divider & Rounder System

For a dish as popular as pizza it’s important that you’re prepared for an influx of orders. However, in a high-performing commercial kitchen, it can be time consuming preparing the considerable amount of dough needed for a high-quantity of pizzas. Fortunately, Pastaline’s Automatic Dough Divider and Rounder offers a marvellous time saving facility to high output...

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October 2020

Dishes to try out on World Pasta Day

It’s one of the world's most popular (and most delicious!) staples, and on October 25th pasta will be celebrated across the globe as part of World Pasta Day. If you can’t get enough of linguine, or fusilli is a fundamental part of your diet, then this is a day made for you. It’s no secret, the...

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September 2020

The 5 best pasta shapes according to Cater-Bake

The UK is a nation of pasta lovers - from the nation’s favourite macaroni to lasagna, pasta bake to spag bol and all the other pasta dishes in between, it’s fair to say us Brits all love the Italian food staple. That’s why when asked the best shape of pasta, it can be a topic as...

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September 2020

Essential equipment needed for ‘Sourdough September’

There’s no better scent than the smell of freshly baked bread, and none better than the distinctive aroma of sourdough toast. It was one of the top trending things to bake during lockdown and now we’re celebrating its existence on a month dedicated to the artisan loaf. That’s right, running for the whole of the 30...

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August 2020

Brand focus: Zanolli

At Cater-Bake, we are proud to have an outstanding catalogue of products from expert manufacturers in the foodservice industry. Which is why we want to recognise and place a spotlight on one of our esteemed brands - Zanolli. For more than 65 years, Italian brand Zanolli has been designing and manufacturing ovens and machines for pizzerias,...

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August 2020

Perfect your cakes for ‘Afternoon Tea Week’

If there’s one thing we Brits like to do when we’re feeling fancy, is to go for Afternoon Tea. Filled with delicacies such as scones (with clotted cream on first!), sandwiches, cakes and a dozen cups of tea, there’s no denying Afternoon tea is one of the nation’s favourite traditions and one of the reasons it...

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July 2020

How to reopen your business safely

On July 4th, many restaurants across the UK finally reopened their doors to the long awaiting general public, who were all keen to eat and drink in their favourite local eateries. But despite the great turnout, many businesses are still weighing up their options and are still preparing, or are in the process, of reopening their...

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July 2020

Introducing the Fimar ‘Health Division’ range

In June, one of our leading manufacturers, Fimar announced its new range of Health Division supplies for the foodservice and retail industries. The range is packed with useful supplies that can help all businesses create a safe environment for customers and employees. As the leading UK distributor for the Italian brand, we are on hand to...

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June 2020

The Takeaway Grant Scheme Explained 

While the foodservice industry has taken one of the biggest impacts of the epidemic, it has also received some of the biggest support, from both the general public and the Government. It’s so important that the nation’s beloved restaurants and bars are kept afloat while we remain in lockdown. One way in which restaurants are evolving...

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June 2020

The best takeaway initiatives during lockdown 

We’re all ready to see our favourite bars and restaurant reopen. But until the lockdown is lifted, the public will have to cope with the second-best option available: home delivery and online alternatives. Despite being restricted to a delivery service, many businesses have gone above and beyond to bring the restaurant setting to their customer’s homes...

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