Hotelier's Essential items: Coffee machines
The hottest coffee machines for hotels across the Middle East
The Grindmaster Grind’n Brew Coffee Systems allows operators to offer their customers freshly ground and brewed coffee in as little as 23cm of counter space with options to grind only, brew only or Grind’n Brew in full or half batch options.
The Grind’n Brew Systems include enhanced data collection that tracks the number and type of brew cycles for inventory, sales data, and routine maintenance. The removable side panels make service easier, eliminating the need to access key components from the rear of the machine.
The improved air flow system prevents clogging and disperses coffee aroma improving the appeal of the beverage. Customers can choose between multiple configurations such as single 5.5 lb or dual 6.5 lb coffee bean hoppers and models with glass decanters or insulated airpots.
FRANKE COFFEE SYSTEMS
Franke Coffee Systems’ new FoamMaster 800 (FM800) coffee machine enables the convenient operation of the entire beverage programme using its new 10.4-inch customisable touchscreen, which makes the FM800 easy to use, both in full-service and self-service mode.
The range of beverages can be displayed in a total of four different operating modes, which allow the users to customise their display preferences by adjusting the menus, drink images, cup sizes and the flavours.
Tel. +41 6278 73607
MARCO BEVERAGE SYSTEMS
Marco Beverage Systems, the European manufacturer of filter coffee brewers and water boilers, has announced the launch of a new range of pour over coffee makers, the ‘Bru’. User needs, service requirements and SCAE’s Gold Cup principles have been central in the development of the Bru range to achieve a standard of coffee quality unrivalled from this type of machine.
At the heart of the Bru is an all-new brewing system and sprayhead configuration, resulting in a more satisfactory extraction of solids from the coffee and improved temperature management. The flash boiler means the Bru has a brew time of just five minutes and is available in a 1.7 litre jug model and a 2.2 litre insulated flask version.
Melitta System Service’s new Bar-Cube II medium-priced fully automatic coffee machine boasts professional high-performance components, a compact design, and simple, intuitive operation via the large graphic display panel.
Offering 30 different settings for speciality drinks such as espresso, cappuccino, latte macchiato or café crème, the Melitta Bar-Cube II can not only process two different bean types in parallel, but also two chocolate varieties, using either fresh milk or powdered milk.
Designed for daily consumption of up to 150 cups, the Melitta Bar-Cube II guarantees the perfect preparation of coffee, milk and chocolate specialties. Its distinctive light strip also means that the Melitta Bar-Cube II is a real eye-catcher in any environment, while the compact fully automatic machine also attracts attention with acoustic signals during coffee preparation.
Nestlé Professional Middle East has launched the Nescafé Milano speciality coffee programme designed to offer the skills of a barista at the press of a button. Nescafé Milano addresses all the areas required to operate and succeed as a beverage destination.
With its wide range of speciality coffees, reliable equipment that is easy and fast to operate, a business programme that requires no upfront investment in equipment or staff training and incorporates technical and commercial support services, becoming a beverage destination with Nescafé Milano is simple.
The Nescafé Milano solution is a comprehensive beverage programme that incorporates quality ingredients, patented machine technology and a complete suite of business services to enable food service operators to run a speciality coffee programme without additional investments in equipment, staff recruitment or training.
Tel: +971 4 4088 100
German espresso machine manufacturer Sielaf has been showing off its best-selling machine, the Piacere, which is now available in a choice of push-button or touch screen models. The new Piacere ‘Touch’ looks more stylish and is easier to use, having been equipped with a modern interactive touch sensitive operating screen in place of buttons.
The Piacere offers a full menu of speciality hot drinks from espresso or cappuccino to latte macchiato or hot chocolate, all prepared to order by simply touching the screen or by pushing the button.
Other features include a pair of twin grinders that mean a choice of coffees may be offered and it may be specified with a chilled fresh milk module or configured with an additional soluble ingredient hopper for whitener, hot chocolate or flavouring.
Hot water is standard on all models, making the Piacere a compact beverage centre with up to six different configurations to suit any catering outlet.
Tel: +44 199 2743 010