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How to maximise space in a small commercial kitchen

November 20, 2023

Small restaurants aren’t letting size get in the way of big returns. Often restaurants maximise  the front of house space, with little left over for the kitchen. While this allows more space for paying customers, little room is left for cooking their meals. However, the latest innovations in storage and equipment have made small kitchens […]

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How to improve consistency in your commercial kitchen

November 2, 2023

Consistency attracts repeat customers. That’s because they love your service and expect to experience it again. From the moment they walk in your door to paying the bill, they expect the experience to be the same as the last time they visited. It’s easy for staff to follow guidelines, such as greeting customers and asking […]

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The restaurant kitchen equipment the Three Blue Ducks couldn’t do without

October 13, 2022

The Three Blue Ducks opened their seventh restaurant recently amongst the sand and sun in URBNSURF, Melbourne. In between catching a wave, surfers enjoy sustainable, local produce that also caters for vegans, vegetarians and those that are gluten or dairy intolerant. “What we’ve decided to do with business is adopt the same attitudes that we […]

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How the latest kitchen technology was incorporated into the Japara Aged Care refurbishment

October 11, 2022

Japara Aged Care, which is now operated by Calvary Health Care, owns 50 aged care homes nationally. Before the acquisition by Calvary in 2021, Japara refurbished their kitchens with the latest kitchen appliance technology. Comcater worked with the aged care provider and their chefs to help them make the most of the new technology in […]

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The commercial appliances LaManna rely on

October 7, 2022

LaManna in Hanger 89, Essendon Fields, is Australia’s largest independent grocery store. The family-owned business has been operating out of the converted airport hangar since 2010. Melbournians can start their shopping with a Green Breakfast Bowl at the Cafe Trattoria while stocking up on seasonal fresh produce, meat or seafood. Dinners also covered, with one […]

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How Hinchcliff House weaved a modern commercial kitchen fitout into an 1800s Woolshed

October 5, 2022

Hinchcliff House in Sydney’s historic Circular Quay is the perfect combination of colonial Sydney charm and modern technology. Set on four floors of an 1860s woolshed, the original raw sandstone and brickwork have been preserved while seamlessly incorporating modern commercial kitchen technology. Hinchcliff House seats 455 customers, with 40 chefs in the three kitchens. The […]

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Sustainable aged care food services in a nurturing environment

September 30, 2022

Rockpool Aged Care in Queensland is a family run and owned business. They strive to lead the industry in creating a nurturing environment for residents and staff. Residents live their best life, and staff receive the training and support they need. Aged care food services with a focus on sustainability Rockpool’s facility in Morayfield in […]

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Perth’s Seasonal Brewing, where staff love to work

September 29, 2022

The Seasonal Brewing in Perth is a pub that prides itself on its beer and food. During a time of staff shortages, the team in the kitchen is bucking the trend. The seven chefs and three kitchen hands are close and have a good working relationship. This may be partly due to the pub’s values. […]

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The University Club of WA and the right restaurant equipment for their kitchen

August 31, 2022

The University Club of WA is a high paced environment, serving academics and post-graduate students on the run. The Club Café & Bar offers casual dining, overlooking the historic Arts buildings and beautiful Matilda Bay in Perth. They offer an extensive à la carte menu and delicious daily specials. Some of Perth’s brightest students enjoy […]

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Planning a new school canteen/tuckshop kitchen with Hillbrook College

August 25, 2022

Hillbrook Anglican College is a co-educational high school in leafy Enoggera, Brisbane. Their new canteen kitchen design is around the concept of a café. A meeting place for the students and an area for events. The tuckshop caters for 400 to 800 students and staff daily, serving nutritious, sustainable food. We caught up with Chef […]

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