Solarco to host workshop at Sustainability Summit

Philippe Bacha to offer suggestion on green kitchens at Hotelier event

Solarco Equipments managing director Philippe Bacha.
Solarco Equipments managing director Philippe Bacha.

Solarco Equipments will host a workshop on sustainable kitchen operations at the Hotelier Middle East Sustainability Summit on May 20.

During the workshop, managing director Philippe Bacha will draw on Solarco Equipment’s experience of designing professional kitchens to offer suggestions for best practices to achieve a greener operation.

Commenting on the event, Bacha said: “Solarco Equipments has always worked towards offering sustainable solutions to its clients. The Sustainability Summit offers an incredible opportunity to share our beliefs and expertise with the broadest list of the most prominent professionals in the country. We are extremely proud to be chosen to lead the workshop specifically dedicated to discussing sustainability in the F&B operations.”

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Bacha also said the company is receiving increasing interest from operators who want to reduce their carbon footprint.

“Obviously sustainability is the new buzz word and we are receiving many requests for studies to help existing operations reduce their carbon footprint. Some of the changes identified and needed might result in additional capital expenditures but fortunately or clients are looking for the long term benefit both in the ecological impact and the financial savings to their operations.”

The Hotelier Middle East Sustainability Summit will be held on May 20, 2014, at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, and will bring together more than 150 general managers, engineering directors, housekeepers, and F&B directors.

Among the key speakers at the one-day event are JA Resorts& Hotels COO David Thomson; Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas marine biologist Arabella Willing; Banyan Tree Al Wadi Ras Al Khaimah general manager Anders Dimblad; Golden Tulip general manager and regional revenue director — MENA, Tarek Lotfy; and Al Maha, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa F&B manager David Miras.

Sponsors of the Sustainability Summit include Intercoil, MLA, Solarco, Meiko, Pulsar Foodstuff, TCL, Acqua Panna, S. Pellegrino, Solarco Equipments, and Farnek.

To request an invitation to the event, please contact Amanda.elisha@itp.com.

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