CHICAGO, Ill. — ConnectedCooking and Club Rational have come together to create an online portal for foodservice professionals. This new platform offers services relating to cooking and Rational appliances.
“Networked kitchens are Rational’s big focus for the future,” says Markus Glueck, executive vice-president for Rational North America. “When merging the two platforms, we felt it was important to make it easily accessible and straightforward for our customers.”
An updated ConnectedCooking app allows access to a database of recipes, how-to videos and tips and tricks from professional chefs. As a result, Club Rational is longer available, but login information that members of Club Rational used in the past will remain valid. Users accessing the Club Rational app will be notified of the change and given the opportunity to download the new app in the App Store or Google Play.
Other benefits of the new service include: personal cooking programs and thousands of recipes from the international recipe database can be transferred directly from the cloud; software updates are performed automatically and free of charge; users receive push notifications about the latest status in real-time, notifying them about what is happening with their appliances; and the management of user profiles to make specific appliance functions accessible only to a clearly defined user group. This ensures consistent quality in spite of different levels of training among the staff.