BGL Rieber is creating a series of recipes perfectly suited to the ventless ACS Varithek front cooking system. Whether you are a contractor, school, university or hospital caterer, we hope you find the recipes inspiring. ACS Varithek Recipes: Varithek Drop Pancakes with Berry Compote, 20 portions Recipe Video Varithek Chicken Sate, 10 portions Recipe Video […]


Geoff Moyle BEM, Trust Catering Manager at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the Freeman and Royal Victoria Hospitals) has retired after more than 40 years in service with the NHS. In a fitting end to a long career, Geoff’s retirement event saw him presented with a British Empire Medal for services to the […]

Cook and serve fresh food, here, there and everywhere

ACS Varithek allows caterers to create kitchens wherever they choose. The ACS Varithek brochure from BGL Rieber shows the front and theatre cooking capability of this self-ventilating and now optionally fire-supressed cooking station. Key advantages are that you can turn unused space into a kitchen and servery; and that the chefs are out front interacting […]

How to maintain the temperature of patient’s food


The temperature of food served to inpatients is frequently highlighted as one of the biggest problems in patient survey feedback. How can this issue be overcome using modern transportation/food distribution systems? “You could write a novel about it. On first sight temperature control appears quite simple. Food not hot enough…problem solved by new equipment and […]

NEW Hospital meal delivery brochure

BGL Rieber has decades of experience in the supply and maintenance of food distribution, delivery and serving systems for hospitals. There is no one solution for everybody! All hospitals have different requirements, which is why BGL Rieber offers a range of hospital meal delivery solutions, each of which has been tried, tested and approved for […]

Docking food transport and serving solution for Royal Hampshire Hospital

BGL Rieber has supplied two DSPro shuttle trolleys and a docking station to the Royal Hampshire Hospital. Andrew Bennett, Kitchen Manager, Royal Hampshire County Hospital commented, “We already use a similar docking-style system and the new units were added to give us extra capability. “The food temperatures are consistent and the introduction of the system […]


fire suppression now for Varithek ACS front cooking

BGL Rieber supplies the Varithek ACS front cooking station and K-Pot electric chafing dishes to contract catering customers across the sector including schools, universities and hospitals. Says Gareth Newton, MD, BGL Rieber: “Our contract catering and public sector customers tell us they want to provide choice and they want it as good as they can […]

Easy way to add meal capacity to cater for children’s parties and events

Thermoport Canteen with top trays open

With a capacity of 15-50 covers providing meals such as sausages, burgers, beans, baked potatoes, mashed potato, chips, hot dogs, fish fingers, curries, pasta etc, the Rieber Thermoport canteen is a quick way of adding extra hot meal capacity to cater for kids’ birthdays, or events and workshops. Trolleys can be personalised with attractive adhesive […]

Front loading Thermoport insulated food transport boxes

Find out more about the superior safety and handling features of Rieber Thermoport, which ensure staff are protected as much as humanly possible. BGL Rieber has launched a new brochure covering its range of stainless steel and plastic front loading Thermoport insulated food transport boxes. Rieber Thermoport food transport boxes are famous the world over […]

Bulk and individual meal feeding solutions for hospitals

When our customers called us at the start of the virus pandemic for advice on food transport and serving to people remotely or in isolation, we suggested a range of Rieber products to be the best immediate solution. They are tough, hygienic and easy for staff to use and keep clean. With the potential of […]