- Grant’s Sous Vide Expert (SVE) range is becoming an essential piece of equipment for the cutting-edge professional kitchen
- Grant’s SVE baths now feature drain taps, programmable temperature presets, countdown timers with audible buzzer, and are available in three sizes to cater for all sizes of establishment
CAMBRIDGE, England, May 25, 2011 – Grant Instruments (www.grant.co.uk), a world-renowned supplier of scientific, life sciences and data acquisition products, has introduced a new and improved range of sous vide cooking baths designed to meet the needs of top chefs working in cutting-edge professional kitchens.
The Grant Sous Vide Expert (SVE) range has been enhanced following consultation with leading chefs specialising in sous vide techniques. As a result, all models now feature drain taps to facilitate easy tank emptying, three programmable temperature presets to allow for quick selection of the most often used temperatures, and a new countdown timer with audible buzzer which is a must-have for any busy and noisy professional kitchen.
In addition, to cater for different size establishments, the Grant SVE range now comes in three convenient sizes based on standard gastronorm tanks – 12 litre, 26 litre and a 2x12 litre dual tank bath. All this plus Grant’s legendary reliability – two year warranty as standard - high precision temperature control and stability, sleek stainless steel case for easy cleaning, simple and safe operation, and great value for money.
Roy Homent, catering product manager at Grant Instruments, said: “Our new Expert range has been designed in collaboration with chefs and tested in their kitchens. Sous vide baths are becoming an essential piece of equipment for the modern professional kitchen as they not only improve the taste but also provide consistency and fail-safe results, offer control over portions and costs and deliver real value for any professional catering establishment.”
Sous vide, a French word meaning ‘under vacuum’, is a process in which food (e.g. a cut of beef or fillet of salmon) is vacuum packed and then slowly cooked at an accurately controlled temperature. The sous vide method enhances the taste and amplifies the flavour of the food as the juices and nutrients are “locked in” the vacuum-sealed pouch. The result is gourmet quality dishes every time.
Sous vide cooking has revolutionised many top restaurant kitchens and is now catching on among chefs and gastronomy experts in mainstream restaurants, gastropubs, cooking schools and in contract caterers. As well as the taste and consistency advantages, the technique also allows for food portions to be prepared in advance – and stored safely for comparatively long periods of time - to meet peaks and troughs in demand. There are also significant space saving benefits from sous vide cooking.
“Demonstrating both the versatility of our baths and the sous vide technique, one of our Expert baths was used by Heston Blumenthal as part of Channel 4’s TV series, Heston’s Mission Impossible to prepare and develop new and innovative dishes for the Royal Navy,” added Roy Homent. “The programme showed how the sous vide method could be used to produce delicious results to a budget, preserve nutrients and help overcome space constraints – the new sous vide dishes were also a massive hit with the submariners on board HMS Turbulent, a Royal Navy nuclear submarine.”
Grant’s high quality range of catering products - which include the Universal Stirred Heater, the highly affordable Professional range, and the new Expert range - are available through a network of distributors covering the UK, Europe, Africa, the Americas, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region.
Grant Instruments has been designing, manufacturing and distributing temperature-controlled water baths for nearly 60 years and tens of thousands are in operation around the world. Grant has established a worldwide reputation for high quality, reliable and robust equipment designed to satisfy the most demanding applications for research in life sciences, chemical and general laboratories, and more recently in the professional kitchen.
For more information about Grant sous vide baths, please visit www.grantsousvide.com. Sales enquiries should be directed to Roy Homent on +44 (0) 1763 264 723 or via email: email@example.com. For more information on Grant and its range of scientific products and data logging, please visit www.grant.co.uk
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About Grant Instruments
Grant Instruments (Cambridge) Limited (www.grant.co.uk) is a world renowned supplier and manufacturer of scientific, life sciences and data acquisition products. The company has been designing, manufacturing and distributing scientific products for nearly 60 years and has established a worldwide reputation for high quality, reliable and robust systems designed to satisfy the most demanding applications for research in life sciences, chemical and the general laboratory. Headquartered at Shepreth on the outskirts of Cambridge, England, the company has an extensive network of dealers and distributors servicing Europe, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific region.
Martin Brooke (for Grant Instruments)
Martin Brooke Associates
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 244500
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