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Middleby Worldwide is Official Spares Partner

1st January 2011

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First Choice Catering Spares Ltd is the Exclusive UK Spare Parts Partner for Middleby Worldwide, the US based manufacturer whose brands include Middleby Marshall, Frialator, Blodgett, Pitco, Toastmaster, Southbend, Brema, Houno, Wells, Carter Hoffman, NuVu and Magikitch’n.

Middleby products include fryers, ovens, charboilers, ice makers and pizza equipment and the company is long established as the preferred choice for most of the major high street caterers such as Burger King, McDonalds, KFC and Pizza Hut.

Other companies which benefit from its excellent product range include Whitbread’s, JD Wetherspoon, IKEA, Morrison’s and Moto. First Choice has purchased the entire stockholding of Middleby spares in the UK and will in future be the sole authorised supplier for the United Kingdom.

The decision of Middleby to change from direct sales to using First Choice for spares distribution is a positive message to its customers. First Choice is a specialist in spare parts supply to the catering market and the ideal partner to provide a first class service to Middleby Worldwide distributors and customers in the UK. ‘We have the IT systems, human resources and logistics capability specifically tailored to this market. We maintain what we believe is the most diverse stock of commonly needed parts in the UK and next day delivery throughout the country for stock items ordered before 4.00pm is our standard service’.

First Choice offers Middleby Customers:

  • IT systems, human resources and logistics specifically tailored for the supply of spares to the UK commercial catering market.
  • Competitive discounts available to service organisations.
  • No minimum order value and a one off delivery charge of £9.75 for any number of parts up to 30kg in weight.
  • Extensive stocks of genuine OEM Middleby parts available for next day delivery when ordered before 4.00pm.
  • 24/7 parts identification and ordering via
  • Next Day Delivery service for all orders for stock items placed before 4.00pm.
  • One Stop Shop for Catering Equipment Spares

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