Zieher Bar, Buffet & Food Presentation Products

Zieher Bar, Buffet & Food Presentation Products

Zieher Bar & Buffetware

New for 2017, Stephenson’s are proud to supply Zieher Bar, Buffet & Food Presentation Products.

Zieher are a German company who are globally renowned for their innovative approach to food display and buffet presentation.

 

 

Zieher Wine Coolers UK
Mini Tables Zieher UK

Supplying top class restaurants and elite hotels, their spectacular products are sure to impress in the most exclusive locations.

 

Zieher Buffetware UK
Zieher Büffetware Colours UK

Using premium materials such as glass, stainless steel, slate and porcelain, Zieher offer a contemporary, premium tabletop solution.

Zieher Plates
Zieher Plates

Ranges such as Skyline and Neo have a striking presence that add a fresh dimension, height and theatre to buffet display whilst Dresscoat is a distinctive collection of versatile presentation pieces.

If you are interested in finding out further information on the Zieher range, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Zieher Website Enquiry

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Pubs Protected In Law Change

Pubs Protected In Law Change

After many years of CAMRA campaigning, English pubs can no longer be converted or demolished without planning permission.

Colin Valentine, CAMRA National Chairman, said, “After years of campaigning led by CAMRA’s membership, the Government has today announced a historic change in the law to protect all English pubs in the planning system.”

Previously, a loophole enabled developers to make fundamental changes to pubs at will. New law will not prevent the development of pubs but allows the pub’s community an opportunity to express their opinions as part of the planning application process.

In an email to CAMRA members, Valentine continued, “Although this change comes too late for the thousands of pubs already lost, it will be crucial to supporting all the great pubs which remain for generations to come.

“This is a huge win for pub goers and consumers and helps secure a thriving pub industry for all to enjoy.”

CAMRA Chief Executive, Tim Page, said, “This change delivers real and robust protection to valued community pubs, which previously have relied on communities going through the bureaucratic process of securing Asset of Community Value (ACV) listings, or local authorities choosing to use complex and obscure Article 4 directions.

“We will work with the Government to ensure these measures are implemented as soon as possible to allow pubs across England to start benefiting from the protection of the planning system.”

For more information, visit www.camra.org.uk.

2017 Food & Drink Trends

2017 Food & Drink Trends

Low and No 

Non-alcoholic and low alcohol drinks will grow in popularity over the next 12 months, according to BBC Good Food. Many people are expected to choose cold-pressed juices, charcoal-activated water and turmeric shots ahead of alcoholic beverages.

Pasta Sell By Date

We predicted the rise of pasta alternatives at the start of 2016, but this trend has taken some time to get off the ground. For 2017, Whole Foods Market believe that vegetable substitutes will finally replace conventional pasta.

A Latte Different Uses 

The Food Network claim that coffee will move from cup to plate as a key food flavour. Alongside cakes, coffee is expected to feature more frequently in main courses and cocktails too.

Insta-Scran

40% of millennials have posted food snaps on their social media accounts, according to the 2016 BBC Good Food Nation Survey. Restaurants, cafés and bars are following suit by using hashtags such as ‘#foodstagram’ to share images of their culinary creations. In 2017, we expect food to become even more photogenic as this trend continues to flourish.

Tofu 4 U 

Although the normalisation of edible insects is still on the horizon, plant based proteins are expected to gain popularity as a replacement for meat. Treehugger claim that tofu, tempeh and hemp proteins will be growing trends this year.

War of the Waste

Food waste will be tackled in 2017, according to Conde Nast Traveller. After a United Nations report revealed that a third of food intended for eating gets tossed each year, operators are keen to save money and improve efficiency in their kitchens.

Staff Development 

The staff recruitment crisis became a controversial topic in 2016. This year, however, HospitalityGEM are predicating a shift towards staff retention rather than recruitment. By investing in talented staff and providing them with opportunities to progress and develop, HospitalityGEM believe both guests and operators will benefit.

2016 Stephensons Christmas & New Year Opening Times

2016 Stephensons Christmas & New Year Opening Times

Christmas is the most frantic time of year for the catering and hospitality industry as families, friends and colleagues get together to celebrate the festive period.

To help you through these hectic weeks, we have released our 2016 Christmas & New Year opening times. All Stephensons departments will be open during theses hours to ensure we offer excellent service when you need it most.

We are open for 4 days between Christmas and New Year following 3 days of closure from Christmas Day until Tuesday 27th December.

We are then closed on New Year’s Day and the following Bank Holiday Monday before reopening our doors on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

As usual, we will dispatch all deliveries as complete as possible before Christmas (or your requested date). In the unlikely event that this isn’t feasible, we will make contact at the earliest opportunity to make alternative arrangements.

If you are based in the North West, our Cash & Carry in Stockport will also be open during these times. If you are in a rush and cannot wait for delivery, please visit us at Kennerley Works (SK2 6EQ).

For any further Christmas enquiries, please contact Customer Services on 0161 483 2385.

Lastly, all the staff at Stephensons would like to wish you a fantastic Christmas and thank you for your custom over the past 12 months. We look forward to continued success with you in 2017!

Steelite Craft- In Stock & Ready To Go!

Steelite Craft- In Stock & Ready To Go!

In response to customer demand, Stephensons have taken delivery of over £80,000 of Steelite Craft.

This popular range normally has long lead times of up to 12 weeks, but Stephensons have purchased a large quantity of products to improve delivery speed and enhance customer service.

Alongside high stock levels and speedy delivery, Stephensons are also offering superb value; Steelite Craft is currently 30% off manufacturer’s list price.

Inspired by hand-crafted country wares and meeting the current trend for rustic dining, Steelite Craft is a beautifully rich and warming crockery collection.

Steelite Craft crockery features glossy hand-applied glazes, speckled decoration and purposeful variations in appearance that ensure each piece has its own charming character.

This artisan-esque collection is available in 6 fabulous colourways: white, grey, blue, green, brown and terracotta.

Made in their factory in Stoke, Craft items feature Steelite’s Lifetime Edge Chip Warranty and are resistant to dishwashers, microwaves, freezers and thermal shock. As such, Steelite Craft is ideally suited to the rigorous demands of a bustling professional environment.

To browse the collection, visit our Steelite Craft page.