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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Event Highlights: Day One

After exhibitors, speakers, and VIPs enjoyed a successful night of networking the night before at the Official Launch Party, Marine Catering Expo kicked off today at 9:30am sharp as attendees flooded throug...

Friday, June 7, 2019

Meet Niche Marine Catering Brands Face-to-Face

Marine Catering Expo will welcome worldwide renowned brands from RATIONAL and Hobart to Meiko and SeaKing, plus many more. As well as hosting some of the industry’s biggest names and multidisciplinary agencies, Marine Catering Expo is proud to showcase a range of niche, specialist brands too. Know who to look ou...

Friday, June 7, 2019

How Has Marine Catering Technology Evolved?

Much like on aircrafts, cruise ship galleys have faced continual revamping to maximize on space and optimize processes, but in this ever-evolving industry, it can be hard to keep up. In this feature, we reflect on galleys of the past, explore what impact dining trends have had on equipment and technology, and anticipate what to expect in years to come. ...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Spotlight on Rodi Rozin, Central Specialties

Trusted by the hospitality and restaurant industries worldwide, Central Specialities (CSL) is a US-based company which focuses on providing high-quality products made from domestic materials. CSL will showcase a variety of its products on the show floor at the first-ever ...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

7 Inspiring Sessions Not to Miss at Marine Catering Forum

The first-ever Marine Catering Forum is packed with sessions designed to offer fresh inspiration, illuminate new best practices, and leave you with more knowledge than you arrived with. Find out more about what the Marine Catering Forum will offer from June 19-20, as speakers from world-leading cruis...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

RATIONAL: A Good Idea Multiplied with Passion & Inspiration

For more than 40 years, it has been RATIONAL's mission to provide its customers with the best tools for cooking. Starting out in 1973, its success has been built on an unwavering commitment to a shared goal of continually creating value for its customers. With more than 900,000 RATIONAL units on the market, RATIONAL cooking systems have become a standard in professional kitchen...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Spotlight on Bob Thomson, 10 Strawberry Street

A second-generation tableware brand from Delaware, USA, 10 Strawberry Street will be exhibiting at Marine Catering Expo, booth 383. To find out more ahead of the brand's display next month, we spoke with VP of sales and new product development Bob Thomson.   ...

Monday, June 3, 2019

Spotlight on Maxine Krajniak, DSV Air & Sea

Vice president of cruise, marine, and hospitality at DSV Air & Sea Maxine Krajniak is an industry veteran with decades worth of experience in her field. With DSV Air & Sea exhibiting at the first-ever ...

Friday, May 31, 2019

Filtered Coffee from WMF

Meet WMF's 9000 F Automatic Filter Coffee Machine with Integrated Storage Container The WMF 9000 F automatic filter coffee machine is the ideal choice for cruise ships who need to produce large quantities of delicious coffee and hot water. The Geislingen-based premium manufacturer is now expanding its filter expertize eve...

Friday, May 31, 2019

Speaker Q&A with... Rupert Kien

Vice president of all F&B services at Sea Chefs, Rupert Kien will share his years of industry expertize at the debut Marine Catering Forum, taking place on June 19-20, 2019. Ahead of his session, '...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

MKN's World of Cooking

Cooking in professional kitchens is an everyday challenge all over the world. Whether in hotels and restaurants, in community catering, catering chains, star rated gastronomy or even in the galleys on the high seas. To meet this challenge and the diverse customer requirements MKN has created intelligent and innovative professional cooking technology with top quality, chefs’ expertize and pass...

Friday, May 24, 2019

Speaker Q&A with... Erik Schobesberger

Vice president of modernization & newbuilding support at ALMACO Group, Erik Schobesberger will be speaking at the debut Marine Catering Forum. Using his years of industry expertize, Erik will offer insights on key topics in the session '...

Friday, May 24, 2019

Marine Catering Expo Announces Full Agenda and Speakers

Marine Catering Expo is a free-to-attend event taking place June 19-20, 2019, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, FL, USA. The two-day event will host the world’s first ...

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Q&A with Holland America Line’s Master Chef and VP of F&B

Nieuw and Improved Holland America Line’s Frits van der Werff and Rudi Sodamin detail the latest F&B innovations aboard the brand’s newest ship, the Nieuw Statendam. By Michael Costa Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam is the 15th and most recent ship in their fleet, launching last December and measuring 975 feet in length with...

Monday, May 20, 2019

Reducing Costs to the Galley with Ipinium

Sustainable Innovations from Sweden You may think of Ipinium when it comes to thawing food, as that's what Ipinium is well known for in the marine sector. Ipinium's signature thawing cabinet, TINA, is used on many cruise ships today. In addition, however, Ipinium...

Monday, May 20, 2019

Show Features Not to Miss at Marine Catering Expo

From June 19-20, Marine Catering Expo will entertain some of the biggest names in the hospitality industry, but an expo hall and conference aren’t all we’re offering…   REGISTER FOR FREE 1. Expert-Led Conference Sessions ...

Thursday, May 9, 2019

10 Ways to Maximize Your Time at Marine Catering Expo & Forum

With so much to fit into just two (and a half) days’ time, don’t miss a beat and follow our handy step-by-step guide to maximize your time at Marine Catering Expo & Forum.   REGISTER FOR FREE 1. Pre-register! If you choose to follow ju...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Invest in Your Best: 5 Reasons Your Team Needs to Attend MCE

Are you looking for new ways to educate, motivate and train your team? With Marine Catering Expo right around the corner, make sure your team is signed up to attend and prepared to be inspired!  The 1st...

Thursday, May 2, 2019

4 Marine Catering Professionals Not to Miss

Marine Catering Expo, taking place June 19-20, 2019, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, will welcome world-leading suppliers to the galley (including RATIONAL, MKN, ALMACO Group, Hobart, and more) to display their products and services on the sho...

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Spotlight on Joseph Isaacs, Buzz Pop Cocktails

Operating out of Florida, Buzz Pop Cocktails is a chef-inspired company that creates authentic top quality Italian sorbets from signature cocktails using patent-p...

Monday, April 29, 2019

Discover the Best Cruise Dining Experiences

Dining at sea can be an extravagant affair, with portrayals of luxury cruise ship dining having made their way into mainstream media for some time now. While the grandiosity of dining rooms of the past may have remained in vogue for the most part, many things have changed since then. Cruise lines now benefit from ever-evolving technology, and as you’ll see in this feature, innovative technolo...

Friday, April 26, 2019

ACCOMAR® to Supply Turnkey Accommodation to Havila Kystruten Project

ACCOMAR® - a joint venture trademark of ÇİTA Marin, OCEANIST Engineering and ÜNOKS from the Turkish shipbuilding sector - will be providing turnkey marine accommodation outfitting solutions, as well as its signature strong coordination during the interior outfitting process of a new project. Three major companies in the Turkish maritime market have united to prov...

Friday, April 26, 2019

Managing Food Waste Onboard Cruise Ships

Complete disposal and smart handling of food waste from Disperator With a focus on passenger ships and ferries, Disperator has the pleasure of introducing its new food waste processor (the GTS concept) to the marine industry. Disperator’s Food Waste Processor GTS is a reliable, powerful and competitive machine, requiring comparatively little space ...

Friday, April 26, 2019

Style and Efficiency from Caddie Hotel

Brought to you by Marine Catering Expo exhibitors Caddie Hotel, TheCaddie can provide your guests with the premium and high-end experience they might expect from your facility, ensuring a discreet look and cleanlin...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Speaker Q&A with... Harry W. Ostwald

Originally founded in 1992, WaterLogic USA is a world leader in point-of-use water purification. Exhibiting at Marine Catering Expo, WaterLogic USA (along with its specialty brand, Purezza Premium Water), will sh...

Friday, April 12, 2019

Introducing Paderno World Cuisine

Meet Paderno World Cuisine, a leading manufacturer of professional cook- and kitchenware for the food service industry. Founded in 1925 under the name “Alluminio Paderno”, Paderno originally specialized in the production of aluminum pots and pans for the household. Today, Paderno is a leading international brand in the production and sale of professional cookware and kitchenware for th...

Friday, April 12, 2019

Introducing ENGLOSOL

Environmental Global Solutions (ENGLOSOL) is an authorized dealer of leading brands in the water filtration and wastewater treatment industry. With more than 25 years of experience servicing the cruise market, ENGLOSOL's trained staff are committed to efficiently providing solutions to a variety of water filtration and purification applications. ENGLOSOL's business...

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Marine Catering Forum Announces its First Speakers

Marine Catering Expo Announces it First Speakers for the Debut Marine Catering Forum   Marine Catering Expo is a free-to-attend event focusing exclusively on the marine catering industry. The two-day event will host the world’s first ...

Friday, March 15, 2019

Introducing Lightfry from Loipart

Offering turnkey solutions to the galley is what Loipart does best. Now, the marine galley suppliers are breaking the rules of frying with their latest innovation, Lightfry. Air Fry Technology in the Lightfry oven offers the market an oven that uses a 100% oil-free process. It immediat...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

New Launch: iKitchen by RATIONAL

The system solution for efficient galley management Skills shortages, space limitations, safe and efficient production, digitization - these are the challenges faced by chefs in the marine industry. Then there are also increased expectations of customers with regard to quality and special diets, as well as the challenge of creating a varied menu. So, in addition to good...

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Introducing FlexiChef from MKN

Smart Cooking, Smart Cleaning The MKN FlexiChef is the multi-award winning multifunctional solution for fast, efficient and profitable processes in professional kitchens. SpaceClean, the only automatic cleaning system for pans, high-speed cooking with ReadyXpress technology and an intuitive touch & slide operating concept, are just a few of many top features which the MKN FlexiChe...

Monday, March 4, 2019

Introducing the Waste Converter from Loipart

Problems with the waste generated onboard? Let Loipart take care of it with the Loipart Waste Converter Garbage? Food waste? Cardboard? Plastic? Glass? Metal tins and cans? The Loipart Waste Converter is what you need! It replaces the activity of 4-5 standard machines, as well as stabilizing microbial waste. The idea behind the Loipart Waste Converter is to provide...

Friday, March 1, 2019

Discover the Life Cycle System from DL Services

Gastronomy is always a milestone for customers. It turns the galleys into one of the most important parts of a vessel. At the same time, it is also one of the most complicated areas to manage as it is challenging to predict, to forecast the budget, to reduce the time of out-of-order equipment, to lower the costs, to get accurate information, and so on. DL SERVICES noticed the diffi...

Friday, March 1, 2019

Expert Opinion: Smart Solutions to Cruise Dining Challenges

Creating delicious dishes aboard a cruise ship may seem like a breeze, as 50+ waiters glide seamlessly out into the dining room each night while eager cruise-goers await the meals of their choosing, but that couldn’t be much further from the truth. Cruise dining poses a handful of challenges, but cruise lines can’t afford to let that show when their passengers are expecting no less than per...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Sustainability at Sea

Sustainability; whether you consider it to be just a buzzword, a vital movement, or something in between, there’s no denying it’s had a huge impact on the marine sector in recent years. With ...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Spotlight on Erik Schobesberger, ALMACO

Ahead of this year's debut Marine Catering Expo, we sat down with Erik Schobesberger, Vice President of Modernization & Newbuilding Support at ALMACO Group. Find out what project Erik picked as his personal favorite, what he thinks abou...

Friday, January 18, 2019

Spotlight on Mikael Eliasson, RATIONAL

        We spoke with Director International Key Account Marine at RATIONAL, Mikael Eliasson to discuss providing galley solutions to the marine industr...

Friday, January 18, 2019

Data Driven Cooking from UNOX

Data Driven Cooking from UNOX Keeping your oven unique, intelligent, and connected.   UNOX MIND.Maps™ ovens are among the highest performing tools inside your professional kitchen; they allow you to achieve the highest level of cooking and baking results and at the same time, provide real savings in terms of time, energy and labor. Thanks to the...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Spotlight on Mikael Eliasson, Loipart

Ahead of the inaugural Marine Catering Expo 2019, we caught up with Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Loipart, Mikael Eliasson.  Hi Mikael, thanks for speaking with the Marine Catering Expo team. Can you tell us about your current ...

Thursday, December 20, 2018

New Trends In Onboard Dining

For decades cruise ship dining has remained much the same, with the options consisting almost exclusively, (unless you’re cruising on an NCL liner), of traditional and flexi dining. Traditional dining will see you seated in the main dining venue at a set time, usually on a shared table, with the same waiter and sommelier each night, versus flexi dining which allows the choice between two time...

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Creating A Well-Equipped Galley

Creating a well-equipped kitchen is a challenge in itself; add a temperamental sea, limited resources, and thousands of on-board passengers into the equation, and the challenge triples. The galley must function with the utmost efficiency in order to provide the vast amounts of food required onboard a cruise or passenger ship. But how can this be made possible with restricted amount...

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Introducing Marine Catering Expo 2019 – A World-First Event for the Marine Industry!

Having launched just three months’ ago, Marine Catering Expo (MCE) is already making waves within the industry. A world-first event for this sector, MCE (June 18-20, 2019, Miami Beach Convention Center) will provide a dedicated platform for marine catering professionals. Set to be co-located with the sold-out ...

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Seaworthy: The SelfCookingCenter XS Now Available in Marine Version

After RATIONAL's highly successful launch of the SelfCookingCenter XS, the marine version of this appliance model is now following. The small combi-steamer will now also demonstrate its great performance and commitment on cruise ships, yachts, freighters and in the navy.   Individual à la carte menus instead of the big battle at the cold buffet, healthy food t...