Home >
Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest RSS

Hot cupboards hire for large dining events

January 18, 2016

You can view large banqueting and dining events as almost being in two different parts – front of house and back of house.

Guests often enjoy a relaxed front of house experience, with attentive waiting staff, well presented food and timely service, allowing them to relax and socialise with their friends and colleagues.

Back of house, however, is often a different story.  No less professional, however, but chefs and their assistants frantically preparing and plating up food to strict deadlines, to ensure that the meal is served on time, and in optimum condition.

One of the key pieces of equipment hire for temporary event dining is the hot cupboard.  These catering essentials usually have a stainless steel exterior and come in a variety of different brands and styles.  The main purposes, however, remains the same – to keep food at the optimum serving temperature, facilitating that period between it being plated up and being served at the table.

Imagine if you are catering a dining event for 1,500 covers, for instance.  You need the various courses to be sent out at the same time….and 1,500 covers is a lot!  Therefore, the hot cupboards provide a facility to store (not cook) your hot courses, for a period of time to give your catering team some breathing space.

Hot Cupboards Hire For Large Dining Events

At large events that use temporary kitchens, therefore, behind the scenes you will see hot cupboards and hot holding cupboards being wheeled around the venue, providing that link between the kitchen and the waiting staff, with a variety of LPG gas and electric hot cupboards.

Two of the largest manufacturers of hot cupboards are Victor and Alto Shaam.  These are top quality pieces of catering equipment which will be invaluable at your event.

Event Hire UK offers victor hot cupboards for hire which are all cleaned, PAT tested and thoroughly checked prior to each and every hire, to ensure that our clients receive the very best in hot cupboard rental for their event.  

Post Your Comment

Name *
Email *
Comment *
  Fields marked with * are required!

how to reach us

Event Hire UK London Sales & Distribution Centre

Event Hire UK London
Sales & Distribution Centre

Units A, B & C, Hanworth Trading
Estate, A312 / Hampton Road West,
Hanworth, Middx, TW13 6DH

Opening Times: Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.00pm

Event Hire UK Midland Sales & Distribution Centre

Event Hire UK Midlands
Sales & Distribution Centre

HQ & Showroom, Units 1 & 2 Maple
Leaf Industrial Estate, Bloxwich
Lane, Walsall, West Midlands WS2 8TF

Opening Times: Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.30pm

Event Hire UK NORTH WEST Sales & Distribution Centre

Sales & Distribution Centre

Unit 7, Stakehill Industrial Estate
Finlan Road, Manchester
M24 2RW

Opening Times: Mon-Fri 8.30am-4.30pm

Event Hire UK NORTH Sales & Distribution Centre

Event Hire UK NORTH
Sales & Distribution Centre

Unit 14, Enterprise Court, Prince Street,
Bradford, West Yorkshire,

Opening Times: Mon-Fri 8.15am-5.00pm

Event Refurb & Hire

Event Refurb & Hire
Sales Centre

Units 5a, 10 & 11, Blithfield Park Farm, Lea Lane,
Admaston, Nr Rugeley, Staffs
WS15 3NL

Opening Times: Mon-Fri 9.00am-5.00pm

follow us