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October 8, 2019
3 Tips To Save Your Commercial Refrigeration This Summer

Along with regular cleaning, there are a few things you can do to ensure your commercial refrigerator handles the Aussie summer. We have created these tips based on our customer's most common issues and speaking with product manufacturers.   What could be worse than during the Christmas period your commercial fridge breaks down right in the […]

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February 15, 2019
Why Certified Used Equipment Is a Wise Investment for Your Business

When you’re running a hospitality business, buying brand new equipment might not always be available with your budget. This is where certified used commercial kitchen equipment comes to the rescue. What is certified used equipment? Silver Chef used commercial kitchen equipment are professional grade hospitality equipment that has been previously used (often less than 12 […]

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September 17, 2018
Aveo opens premium, inner city Retirement Complex

We are excited to share the news that Aveo has just opened Australia’s first premium, inner city retirement community, at 50 Longland St, Newstead. The 19-storey complex has been designed for people that want to enjoy the premium lifestyle they have been enjoying, whilst transitioning into a retirement community. Commercial Kitchen Company is extremely proud […]

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August 13, 2018
Join us at the AGE Trade Show in Sydney this week

  Commercial Kitchen Company is proud to be a long-time supporter of the Club and Hotel industry for the last 12 years and are here again at the Sydney AGE Trade Show to bring you the latest in design, technology and equipment for your club or hotel. We are once again doing LIVE demonstrations and […]

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August 4, 2018
Trends in Toasting: From Brioche Buns and Beyond

Between the rapid rise of gourmet burger joints and the desire for healthier and free-from fast food options, consumers expect variety when it comes to their bread. Here’s how QSR operators can capitalise on this trend whilst ensuring each bread type is consistently cooked to perfection. When it comes to grabbing a quick bite to […]

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July 31, 2018
Does Your Commercial Kitchen Have The Perfect Cooking Range?

The core element of a commercial kitchen, a quality cooking range can transform not only your menu but your entire kitchen operation. If you have ever been in the market for a commercial kitchen cooking range, you’ve likely done a lot of research before deciding on your investment. But with so many options available on […]

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June 30, 2018
4 Ways to Reduce Restaurant Staff Turnover

We knew that restaurant staff turnover in the foodservice industry was bad – but not this bad. Research shows that retaining your best talent is key for high morale, satisfied customers, and even sales growth. Yet the average staff turnover rate in the food service industry is at a massive 72%, and rising. This number, […]

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June 18, 2018
Install a Chemical Mixing Station in your venue!

Aquis Park, Gold Coast Turf Club have recently improved their Health and Safety Standards by automating the use of their chemicals. The installation of a Mixing Station has made the process of cleaning easier and safer for staff and has cut down on wastage and mess. The Mixing Station dispenses the correct amount of chemical […]

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May 1, 2018
Could Combi Ovens Speed Up Your Kitchen?

In general, we as a society aren't that good at waiting. Whether in the line at the post office, for the bus in the morning or waiting for the changing room in a shop, many of us can feel time slowing down and start to get frustrated. In fact, according to a recent survey from OpenTable, […]

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April 25, 2018
Rational Proves Size Doesn't Matter with the Launch of the New XS Unit

RATIONAL SelfCookingCenter® combi ovens have long been the go-to appliance for volume-driven foodservice operations, but now RATIONAL has opened up its technology to a wider audience with the launch of the new XS Unit. RATIONAL account for one in every two combi ovens sold, but until now hasn’t been able to address all areas of […]

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April 20, 2018
The Future of Kitchen Management is Here with Rational's ConnectedCooking

Released in September 2017, Rational's ConnectedCooking is the world’s most state-of-the-art cloud-based networking solution for professional kitchens. Whether you own one RATIONAL combi or several, ConnectedCooking will revolutionise the way you manage your kitchen. It offers assistance exactly when you need it, takes time-consuming activities off of your hands, and ensures the food safety you expect in your […]

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April 11, 2018
Beachside Pavilion featured in Front Burner Magazine

Excerpt about Beachside Pavilion from the Latest Front Burner Magazine (Issue 26): Most people who have visited the gold coast in recent years would be familiar with a Broadbeach haunt Alto Cucina & Bar (the younger sibling of the iconic Mario’s). Having closed its doors in early 2017 the DiMattina group have reopened the popular restaurant […]

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April 7, 2018
Skope Case Study | The Loose Moose Tap & Grill House / The Roosevelt Lounge

Skope - Quality, Reliability, Usability... All That Jazz It takes hard work to run a speak-easy, let alone two neighbouring venues that seamlessly juxtapose the flip-sides of the Jazz Age while being two of the most happening nightspots on the Gold Coast. Not only are you managing waiting lists and capacity crowds, but you’re also […]

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March 13, 2018
Commercial Kitchen Company – always at the forefront of Everything Hospitality!

It’s amazing to get a talented, dedicated and enthusiastic team together to plan and bring to fruition a top-class experience for club and hotel managers at the AHG Trade Show in Brisbane last week. We are proud to be able to showcase everything from design, equipment, technology and audio-visual equipment in the one location to […]

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March 5, 2018
Congratulations to Shoal Bay Country Club Hotel

Congratulations to Andrew Lazarus and his team at Shoal Bay Country Club Hotel, Port Stephens, NSW for their fantastic renovations, that has transformed the venue. Shoal Bay is just a 2.5 hr drive from Sydney or a 30 min drive from Newcastle Airport with The Country Club located on the white, sandy coast with amazing […]

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February 14, 2018
Come and see us at Brisbane AHG Trade Show: 7 - 8 Mar

Commercial Kitchen Company is proud to be a long-time supporter of the Club and Hotel industry for the last 12 years and will again be exhibiting at the Brisbane AHG Trade Show, 7 - 8 March, to bring you the latest in design, technology and equipment for your club or hotel.   Book your FREE […]

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February 2, 2018
New Product - J Shaker

Uber Bar Tools - Innovation in Your Hands New Product - J Shaker Spring & Summer is when entertaining is at its peak! Introducing Uberbartools 3-piece stainless steel J Shaker with built in strainer, a soon to be modern classic. Beautifully machined with contrasting metal bands, the J Shaker appeals to the por-consumers seeking to […]

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January 3, 2018
Commercial Equipment in a domestic outdoor space?

How many times have you been to your favourite restaurant and thought "I wish I had the equipment at home to cook like that". Well now you can! All commercial gas appliances can be installed in outdoor areas of domestic homes. This means that you can fit out your outdoor space with state of the […]

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December 20, 2017
Mieko MICLEAN UM-G10 now at Sheraton Mirage

Commercial Kitchen Company has partnered with Matt from Meiko to supply the Sheraton Mirage on the Gold Coast with the MICLEAN UM-G10 (Reverse Osmosis 500x500 rack). The main features of MICLEAN include the following:  *Aqua stop leakage detection *Double skin with insulation *3 wash cycles *Rinse Booster pump *Drain pump and reinforced drain hose *Both […]

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December 15, 2017
Why Choose the Commercial Kitchen Company for Your Hospitality Equipment

At Commercial Kitchen Company, we specialise in commercial kitchen fit out solutions and quality food service equipment for all types of commercial kitchens across Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Want to know why you should choose Commercial Kitchen Company over all other Queensland hospitality equipment stores? Our team will tell you why. Years of industry […]

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December 8, 2017
Congratulations Bunnath Kitchen - Open now!

We are excited to congratulate Bunnath & Ivy You on the opening of their new restaurant Bunnath Kitchen at Robina, the Gold Coast’s first Cambodian Restaurant.  Located on Commerce Dve, Robina, the menu is planned around local produce and gives you a unique and traditional experience of Cambodia.               […]

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December 5, 2017
How to Take Proper Care of Your Espresso Machine

If you own a coffee shop or commercial kitchen, your commercial espresso machine can be the life of your café. While the quality of the coffee you are serving is very important, the brew is largely affected by the espresso machine itself. No matter how good the coffee beans and preparation technique, an unclean espresso […]

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November 28, 2017
Rational Demonstration in our Showroom

                       Earlier this month the team from Rational hosted a cooking demonstration at Commercial Kitchen Company, Bundall, Gold Coast for local cafes and restaurants, showing the amazing versatility of the Self Cooking Centre. Brad Frischkorn aided by Cameron cooked an array of delicious dishes including […]

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November 15, 2017
Things to Know Before Designing Your Commercial Kitchen

When it comes to commercial kitchens, design is everything. You and your staff will be using the kitchen every day, so you need to be happy with every aspect, from the aesthetics to the equipment. Whether you are designing a brand-new kitchen or updating your existing kitchen, there are a few things you need to […]

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November 13, 2017
Uber Bar Tools Training

Training for the staff at Commercial Kitchen Company is one of our main priorities and recently we had Clinton Weir from Uber Bar Tools attend the Gold Coast showroom for some training on techniques and what’s trending in bar tools.  We also invited local hospitality businesses with the team from Koi in Broadbeach and Paradise […]

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November 5, 2017
Energy Saving Tips for a Commercial Kitchen

Commercial kitchens use a lot of electricity and if you aren’t mindful about your energy usage, then you can be slapped with huge electricity bills. If you want to save money and reduce your kitchen’s carbon footprint, here are some simple tips to reduce the energy usage of your commercial kitchen. Invest in energy efficient […]

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October 25, 2017
Stock up on essentials for Melbourne Cup Lunches

  The race that stops a nation, the Melbourne Cup is less than 2 weeks away and the excitement is building! Many venues in Brisbane and across the Gold Coast are hosting Melbourne Cup lunches which take a lot of preparation - planning the perfect menu, making sure the fashion parades are in order and […]

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October 11, 2017
Congratulations - Helensvale State High School

Congratulations to the team from Helensvale State High School for their Silver medal in the ISSCC Competition in Taipei with their dish: Desert Oak Crusted Pork Tenderloin, Macadamia Gnocchi, Compressed Pumpkin & a Goat Curd Bubble with Apple, Ginger and Lime Caramel Dressing. Glen Bacon, Executive Head Chef from RACQ Royal Pines has been mentoring […]

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October 5, 2017
Is your Hospitality Business prepared for the Commonwealth Games?

The Gold Coast will be the place to be for sports fans and celebrity spotters alike in April 2018 when the Commonwealth Games come to town.  It’s anticipated to be the best games ever and we want to prepare hospitality businesses to open their doors with confidence to welcome the visitors, the goodwill and the […]

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October 5, 2017
What to Consider Before Buying a Commercial Blender

A commercial blender is a must have for any newbie chef starting a commercial kitchen. The type of commercial blender needed for your restaurant depends on the type of food you will be serving. Is it a coffee shop? Is the blender for making smoothies from fresh fruits or for hearty soups? So, if you’re […]

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September 26, 2017
Movie set catering - Kru Catering

  With the Gold Coast becoming a mecca for movie and TV production, Kru Catering's director, Darrell Scanlon, decided it was time to update his fleet of catering kitchens in response to an increase in demand. Kru Catering are the first choice of Location Production Managers and with over 15 years experience within the film […]

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September 25, 2017
Refresh your look - Rydges Southbank CBD

We all know that to keep things fresh and interesting for our customers we need to update certain areas of our business and an easy way to do this is to change up the crockery.  By adding different shapes and vibrant colours you can showcase your food in an entirely different light. Executive Sous Chef […]

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August 30, 2017
Australian Rational Dealer of the Year - Commercial Kitchen Company

Congratulations to Commercial Kitchen Company Australian Rational Dealer of the Year Earlier this month Paul, Nick and Darren attended the 2017 Comcater Dealer Conference in Hobart where they had an amazing time exploring and enjoying the wonderful hospitality the city has to offer. The pinnacle of the weekend was the National Awards Dinner which took […]

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August 28, 2017
Durack Tavern - renovation

Commerical Kitchen Company are excited to congratulate Reg & Ann Lillywhite on the fantastic renovations recently completed at Durack Tavern. The Durack Tavern is a family friendly destination located a short drive south-west of Brisbane CBD with the bistro open 7 days a week. After 12 months of planning and hard work the venue now […]

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August 23, 2017
Goccia Italian Pizzeria - Mermaid Beach

  When Anna & Goccia decided to open their exciting new restaurant Goccia Italian Pizzeria on the Gold Coast, they engaged Commercial Kitchen Company to assist with the planning, design and supply of all they needed to produce amazing Italian food.     With limited space at a new site in Mermaid Beach, Commercial Kitchen Company […]

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August 11, 2017
Kamikaze Teppanyaki - Chermside Westfield

Kamikaze Teppanyaki has recently opened at Chermside Westfield serving delicious, healthy Japanese food in a brand new venue. The wall behind the bar is a colourful mosaic and there are quirky booth seats along the wall which complement the traditional Teppanyaki plates in the centre of the room.                                     […]

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August 8, 2017
Freddies Tap House & Kitchen - New Fit out

Freddies Tap House & Kitchen is an exciting venture newly opened on the iconic James St, Fortitude Valley.  The venue is conveniently located on the ground floor of the new Sage Hotel and will be serving up some of the best craft beers in Australia with 14 beers on tap.  The extensive menu will focus […]

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August 3, 2017
Tapworks Bar & Grill - New Fit Out

Glenn & Martin Vos’ exciting new venue, Tapworks Bar & Grill Chermside, opened in June 2017 as part of the new eatery section at Westfield Chermside. Commercial Kitchen Company first had contact with Glenn around October 2016 where the concept and ideas were discussed followed by engagement for the design part of the process.  This […]

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July 28, 2017
The Queensland Cricketers Club - Refrigeration

Commercial Kitchen Company are excited to partner with our suppliers to provide solutions for our customers that exceed their expectations and add value to their businesses into the future.  We are proud to have joined with SKOPE to provide The Queensland Cricketers Club with this level of support. The Queensland Cricketers' Club is Brisbane's premier […]

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July 25, 2017
QA Hotel refurbishment - New Farm

                                                The iconic QA Hotel in New Farm recently underwent a full renovation in partnership with the team at Commercial Kitchen Company and the results are outstanding, delivering a new state of the art kitchen, a fresh new dining space - Botanical Bar + Kitchen, and function space. Our brief was to increase the output volume […]

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July 24, 2017
Training on the new range of Frymaster fryers

The Commercial Kitchen Company equipment sales team are continually upgrading their knowledge of equipment to give our customers the latest information and trends. Last week we were excited to host Comcater's - National Category Manager - DAVID MAGNANINI for product training on the new Frymaster fryers.   Formerly referred to as the PMJ135, Frymaster's flagship […]

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July 18, 2017
AGE Trade Show 2017 - Darling Harbour, Sydney

Australasian Gaming Expo - AGE Trade Show Tue 15th –Thu 17th Aug 2017 ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour, NSW This is the premier Trade Show for Clubs and Hotels showcasing gaming products and suppliers to the hospitality industry. Come and see us at Stand 410. Every year Commercial Kitchen Company make their way down to Darling […]

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July 13, 2017
Congratulations Knox Dining - opening Friday 14th July

Knox Dining Commercial Kitchen Company are excited to congratulate Brad & Greg Turvey on the opening of their new venture, Knox Dining at Circle on Cavill, Surfers Paradise. After months of planning and long hours, opening day has finally arrived and the doors will open on Friday 14th July. We are proud to have assisted […]

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