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The RATIONAL Group is the world market and technology leader in the field of hot food preparation for professional kitchens. The company was established in 1973 and now employs more than 2,300 people, of whom over 1,300 are based in Germany. RATIONAL has been listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since its IPO in 2000, and is currently included in the MDAX. The primary objective of the company is to always offer its customers maximum benefits. Internally, RATIONAL is committed to the principle of sustainability, expressed in its policies on environmental protection, leadership and social responsibility. Year after year, numerous international awards testify to the exceptional quality of RATIONAL’s work.
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The Game Changer for the Professional Kitchen in India: RATIONAL to Launch the iVario Pro at AAHAR

From 7 to 11 March, RATIONAL will be showcasing the iVario Pro for the first time in India at the AAHAR in New Delhi. Available in L and XL sizes, the multi-functional cooking system can boil, fry, deep fry and pressure cook, replacing a wide range of conventional appliances such as tilting fryers,... (more)
The RATIONAL Sous-vide and Pasteurisation Kit: a Stock of Gently Cooked Food

With the new sous-vide and pasteurisation kit for all iCombi Pro cooking systems, RATIONAL opens up additional options for creative cooking to its customers. This is because the accessories significantly increase the shelf life, utilisation and safety of food. This opens up new possibilities for fo... (more)
RATIONAL Showcases Futuristic Professional Cooking Solutions at AAHAR 2023

RATIONAL, the leading German brand for commercial cooking systems is presenting at ITPO’s 37th edition of the International Food & Hospitality fair AAHAR from March 14-18, 2023 in hall 11, booth 11-21A. Displaying its intelligent cooking system iCombi Pro, RATIONAL is going big as its che... (more)
A Paradigm Shift in the Restaurant: Work More Easily with the iCombi Pro

Following the pandemic and its adverse effects that have led to permanent staff shortages, limited space, increasing customer demands, and constantly changing menus - restaurants are now confronted with numerous challenges, the solution to which requires a complete rethink. RATIONAL, the specialist... (more)
ConnectedCooking by RATIONAL: This is how Professional Kitchens Develop their Full Potential

What was already tentatively on the horizon before the pandemic has really taken off due to various lockdowns: digitalisation in the commercial kitchen. What has been standard for a long time in merchandise management and cash register systems now also plays a major role in hygiene, recipe and equi... (more)
RATIONAL Announces Hot Sale on Combi-steamers for Indian Market

The current times call for the upgradation of professional kitchens in a bid to meet the rising demand for hygienically prepared food. Owing to the need of the industry, tech-enabled smart kitchen equipment has come to their rescue in not only maintaining kitchen hygiene compliance but also reducin... (more)
Changing Face of Indian Food and Beverage Industry

The F&B industry world over has gone through a complete metamorphosis in the last one year. Many unthinkable trends emerged and the industry which is still in a state of flux is trying to find its lost ground after being through one of the worst pandemic the world has ever seen. Many shutters c... (more)
Technologically Advanced Professional Cooking Systems can Bring Efficiencies in your Food Business Operations

Are you hurrying up to wipe the ice cream off your bowl for it melts quickly now? Yes, to remind you, the Summer season is here and so is the vacation mood! It is the time when most people usually spend valuable time with dear ones, either hitting new destinations or just for a stroll in the promen... (more)
Original Accessories from RATIONAL for Precision Cooking Experience from your Combi-steamer

Our fondest memories tied to food remain with the age-old cooking techniques that add the extra zing to our dishes. From the traditional tandoor-cooked succulent meats to the charcoal-smoked vegetable curries and those skewers kebabs getting cooked to perfection, they are known to uplift the overal... (more)