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Panasonic rice cookers from £120

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On special offer throughout August 2021 we have two Panasonic professional commercial electric rice cookers, these are traditional style and include a large 7 litre model: SR-GA721F: £120+VAT with free delivery to most of GB. 4.2L / 40 cups dry … Read More

VIP takeaway food packaging is now on Instagram

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Follow @FarEastVIP on Instagram We shall be offering lots of fantastic deals and special offers to our followers, look out for hastags like #motheringsunday #rednoseday #globalrecyclingday Countdown! Coming out of lockdown soon, we’re sure everyone is thinking about 17th May … Read More

Gas supply sizing (meter and pipe)

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This guide will help you plan a new commercial kitchen or replacements of catering equipment by estimating the capacity of an existing gas supply (both the gas meter and internal pipework), what capacity is required for the gas appliances and … Read More

Shipping to the European Union (EU)

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We are still processing and delivering orders to the EU. The UK’s Brexit deal means there are no additional tariffs or taxes on product sales to the EU or EEA (European Economic Area) from the UK. However, EU customers will … Read More

Christmas 2020

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Offices close Thursday 24th December 2020 and reopen Monday 4th January 2021. Email and voicemail may not be checked whilst the office is closed, for urgent repairs between Christmas and New Year please see yellow section below. VIP order deadline … Read More

CAD blocks updated for wok cookers

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CAD blocks (DXF AutoCAD 2010) for our CEFT wok range have been updated and now include front and side elevations as well as plan view. These updated drawings have been integrated into our brochures too. Far East wok cookers are … Read More

Nostalgia

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Whilst clearing out an office cupboard we found this gem from 1989! Sometimes we forget just how long Far East has been trading (since 1983!), and also the hair cuts sported by directors at the time! Somehow these got transported … Read More

Integrated wok burner

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We have just completed this specially commissioned wok burner, that will be integrated into bespoke cabinetry at site. It is pictured in our test bay undergoing final checks and QA. It has the optional CECIR/XTRAO cast iron ring, which you … Read More

It’s not us!

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We’ve received several phone calls complaining about duct and fan cleaning carried out by the below advert. We are not connected to this advert in any way, we do not know who they are, they are just trying to leverage … Read More

BS4142 acoustic survey and report

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Today we have acoustic engineers in Shropshire undertaking a BS4142 sound survey for existing background noise levels – we finally have a break in the weather so it’s not too wet, cold or windy to get accurate measurements. A full … Read More

Induction

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No gas? Limited ventilation? No problems! Our new induction wok range gives the performance of a turbo burner with none of the noise, fumes or gas! We’ve got dim sum steamers, noodle boilers and stockpot cookers too.

New head office signage

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We’ve just had this lovely new 3D “FAR EAST” blue logo installed at our Coney Green Farm head office in Clay Cross, Derbyshire by local firm Howson Signs.

Special made wok cookers (four of!)

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Three of our recently built special size wok cookers, shown in our factory are: • an extra wide wok cooker with space for an ingredients stand in the centre, fitted with turbo burners to the front • a reduced depth … Read More

Christmas 2019

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Offices close Tuesday 24th December 2019 and reopen Thursday 2nd January 2020. Email and voicemail will not be checked whilst the office is closed, for urgent repairs please see yellow section below. VIP order deadline Friday 20th December 2019 for … Read More

Closed morning of Thursday 24th October 2019

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Due to a planned interruption of our head office electrical supply, our offices will be closed throughout the morning of Thursday 24th October 2019. We won’t have any telephones or computers. We are told electricity should be restored around 1 … Read More

Turbo cone upgrade (TUBCN)

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Far East’s fan-assisted turbo burner has been a popular choice for many years because of its combination of reliability, performance, ease of use and service backup – but we’re always looking for ways to improve our products now we’ve made … Read More

Rear shelves on CEFT wok cooker (XTRAJ)

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As of December 2020 the rear shelf design has been updated and the information in this post is no longer accurate. All CEFT wok cookers now come with one or two piece rear shelving that covers most of the width … Read More

Online shop payments

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Our online shop now accepts direct card payment by Visa or Mastercard (you no longer need to call us to pay over the phone); this is a secure system provided by RBS Worldpay. Spare parts for wok burner ranges, VIP … Read More

New eco van for London

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As part of our commitment to the environment and sustainability we have just taken delivery of this alternatively fuelled van – no smelly diesel fumes here! This will be based with our resident London gas engineer, look out for it … Read More

HTTPS SSL secure site

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The Far East website has now been upgraded to HTTPS SSL 256 encryption, so you have peace of mind you are secure when browsing our website. We have also upgraded from PHP 5 to PHP 7 and made some code … Read More

Price increase

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Far East wok cookers have increased in price by 5%, this will be our first price increase in 5 years. Some spare parts and accessories have also had price revisions. The updated pricelist is at https://www.fareastwok.com/downloads/pricelistretail.pdf

CEFT30R custom size wok cooker to Bristol

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This wok cooker has just been completed for a noodle bar in Bristol and showcases a number of our optional extras and customisation: Custom sizing and rear ring deletion (CECUS & CEREM) Additional water swing spout Double-jointed spout extension (CEXTT) … Read More

Complete kitchen at Bicester Village

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We recently designed, supplied and installed a commercial kitchen at Shan Shui restaurant in the prestigious Bicester Village. This serves an Asian fusion menu requiring specialist equipment for wok stir frying, noodle boiling and steaming, in addition to Western target … Read More

Documentation updates for April 2018

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With April 2018 fast approaching we’ve replaced, reorganised or updated quite a few documents available through our website: All new instruction manuals for both CEFT wok cookers and CEST steamers to comply with latest GAR standards Updated CEFT wok cooker … Read More

Snow!

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Despite our best efforts at snow clearance and gritting yesterday, we had another 3″+ overnight (on top of the 2″+ we got yesterday) and staff have been unable to reach the office, so it is closed today. Snow continues to … Read More

Water saving knee taps

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Scroll down for a demo video. Another pair of CEFT wok cookers for Martin’s Food Equipment (MFE) of Ireland, specified with knee-operated taps. the owner is happy because their water bill has dropped dramatically and the chefs are still happy … Read More

Super wide wok cooker

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A pair of bespoke Far East CEFT wok cookers installed in Bawtry, South Yorkshire. Custom specification includes: Replacement of rear shelf with twin rails to support woks Double hinged extended water spouts Custom “super wide” size and extra depth, making … Read More

Reduced depth wok cooker

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Reduced depth wok cookers (less than 950mm front to back) cannot normally have rear rings, but by spacing the front burners further apart it is possible to retain them without woks and pans hitting each other. This is one of … Read More

CAD blocks now available online

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Plan view CAD blocks (DXF AutoCAD 2007) for our CEFT wok range are now available through our website, alongside our brochures and demo videos. Far East wok cookers are specified by leading consultants, designers, architects and chefs for their blend … Read More

Don’t have a grease trap?

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Water suppliers are cracking down on restaurants and takeaways putting grease down drains, often sending bills of thousands of pounds for blockage removal. Protect yourself quickly and cheaply with a grease trap. We suggest the largest grease trap you can … Read More

Telephone upgrades

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Our phone system have been upgraded, all your calls will now be answered and placed on hold until an operator is available.

Christmas hours 2018

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We close on Friday 22nd December 2017 and reopen on Tuesday 2nd January 2018. The deadline for orders to be delivered before Christmas has now passed. Wishing all our customers and suppliers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

CEST Custom steamer

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This is a custom variant of our CEST multifunction steamer, a one-off built to a bespoke specification from Catering Projects Ltd. The header tank assembly has been moved from the front to the left side and replaced by a front … Read More

Turbo burner demonstration video

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The only UK built pre-mix turbo wok burner. 30% less gas but same power and quieter too; you could save over £700 gas per burner each year! (see video for details) Cast iron ring retains and distributes heat to reduce … Read More

EXPIRED offer: Counter refrigeration from £512

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Good news! Saladette and undercounter offer extended until 30th June 2017. Quality stainless steel units with European components and 2 year parts and labour warranty. If you missed out last time, this is your second chance!

EXPIRED offer: Upright refrigeration from £813

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Quality stainless steel commercial catering refrigeration. Heavy duty uprights rated to 43ºC. Offer ends 30th April 2017, call or e-mail to order.   • LED illumination • Embraco compressor with ventilated (forced air) cooling • Stainless steel inside and out … Read More

New steamer descaler powder

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Use 1 tub per steamer per month to remove limescale, extend tank life, reduce gas consumption and improve steam generation efficiency.

EXPIRED offer: Counter refrigeration from £512

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Quality stainless steel commercial catering refrigeration. Saladettes, undercounters and also uprights. Offer extended until 30th June 2017, call or e-mail to order.   FESL 3800 Two door saladette £512. RRP £720. FESL 3850 Three door saladette £670. RRP £1020. • 150 … Read More

Bespoke custom shelving fabricated

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This beautiful bespoke custom catering shelving for Imperial Restaurant, Carnoustie has just been fabricated in welded 304 stainless steel by Far East. It features removable shelves for easy cleaning and is angled to fit neatly in to a corner. Total … Read More

Baby wok cooker!

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This one-off special wok cooker is for The Good Earth‘s Wimbledon branch and measures just 575 mm across fitting a single V21 vortex burner. Small but mighty, it is a custom-sized version of our heavy duty CEFT wok range. We … Read More

CEFT new front panel design

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An example of the continual improvements we make to our products; these new laser cut front panels for our wok cookers don’t just look great with our logo, but the special shape of the holes allows better access to the … Read More

No email

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Unfortunately due to a serious hardware failure we are unable to receive or send e-mail between 24th December and 3rd January. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. If you have e-mailed us during this time period you will need to resend … Read More

Christmas opening hours

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Our offices close on 16:00 Friday 23rd December 2016 and reopen 09:00 Monday 3rd January 2017. VIP takeaway food packaging for delivery before Christmas/New Year must by ordered by 16:00 Friday 16th December. We’d like to wish all our customers … Read More

Niting cover cap and spindle

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Are you wok cookers handles spinning? If you’ve already tightened all the screws and nuts, the pins in the niting cover cap and spindle could’ve been sheared by rough handling. Replacements to fit 1/2″ CE valves are in stock again. … Read More

EXPIRED Offer: Samsung microwaves

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Samsung offer ends Thursday 22nd December 2016. Call or e-mail to order. Only £465+VAT, RPP £890! Heavy duty 1500W with 3 year warranty.Spec: 230V. 1.5kW. 12.2A. Capacity 26Ltr. External Size (mm): 368(H) x 464(W) x 577(D). Internal Size (mm): 190(H) … Read More

Exchange rates

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As you are likely aware the GB Pound has dropped over 20% against the US Dollar since Brexit, and suppliers are now starting to increase their prices to reflect this. If you are planning to purchase any equipment built overseas … Read More

Power cut

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Please accept our apologies you tried to contact us during Friday 15th July afternoon; a power cut meant we could not receive e-mail or phone calls. Electricity was restored during the weekend and everything is now back to normal.

Website upgrade

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We have upgraded our website so it now loads faster and runs smoother. It was starting to get sluggish because of increased traffic levels; explore and see how much quicker it is!

Limited stock: Electric duck oven

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We only have a few electric duck roasting ovens remaining in stock. Ideal for replacing old gas duck ovens that have been banned/condemned by local authorities. This duck oven is also suitable for belly pork, spare ribs and suckling piglet. … Read More

Steamer cabinet now in production

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The CESTC Cabinet Steamer attachment fits Far East’s multi-function CESTB dim sum steamer base Drop-down doors safely vent steam when opened, and provide support for trays when loading and unloading Steam controls for each compartment All compartment door openings 513 … Read More

Christmas opening hours

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Our offices close on Christmas Eve Thursday 24th December 2015 and reopen Monday 4th January 2016. VIP takeaway food packaging for delivery before Christmas/New Year must by ordered by Monday 14th December. We’d like to wish all our customers a … Read More

Dim sum steamer launched

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We’re proud to announce the official launch of our all-new multipurpose dim sum steamer! High reliability and CE certified by BSI. The CESTB steamer base unit fits a variety of attachments for dim sum trays, bamboo baskets, cheung fun rice … Read More

New website launched

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Our new website is now finished, come and see www.FarEastWok.com. Like everything from Far East, it features the latest technology for an improved user experience! • You can easily access information on our wok cooker (including turbos) and steamer. • … Read More

Excuse our mess!

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We’re just adding the finishes touches to our shiny new website! It will be finished in a few days, but until then you might find some information is missing. If you have any enquiries, please don’t hesitate to get in … Read More