What is AVITRUM?
AVITRUM is the first architecturally-inspired outdoor kitchen that allows cooking, not just grilling, to be done outdoors. The kitchen has been developed for professional use and each and every one is an individual creation. The design has been inspired from the natural beauty of the outdoors and handcrafted in Germany.
What is so special about the design of AVITRUM?
At AVITRUM we have fused flawless design with unparalleled performance. Each one of our kitchens is unique in its design. Each one of our kitchens is crafted from exceptional materials, professional grade appliances, award winning design by the Swiss design studio Greutmann & Bolzern and is engraved with the exact coordinates of your outstanding place. The result is the creation of a place where guests and chefs are brought together to enjoy the luxury of entertainment and catering under the stars, transforming outdoor dining. The AVITRUM design and form are protected by copyright laws.
Who are AVITRUM?
AVITRUM is an ambitious start-up company founded by Dr. Klaus Hörmann in 2010. Based in Memmingen, southern Germany, AVITRUM has, over the last five years, developed an experienced team of international experts. The company now consists of designers, architects, engineers, master crafstmen and professional chefs. Together at AVITRUM we combine the spectrum of our expertise in a designed fueled melting pot which we want to share with the world.
What does AVITRUM do?
Essentially AVITRUM is a professional grade kitchen that has been weather proofed to withstand the spectrum of weather conditions. The materials, appliances and covering technologies have been designed specifically for the challenges of the outdoor environment. What additionally delineates AVITRUM is its utterly unique and beautiful form, turning a kitchen, something that is usually viewed as a purely functional product, into something that can form the cen-trepiece of an outdoor environment.
What is an AVITRUM unable to do?
Due to our ability to produce bespoke solutions, we don’t yet know! Challenge us with your unique and individual requirements. Please contact us via E-Mail.
For whom have we created AVITRUM?
Manufactured by professionals for professionals, AVITRUM kitchens have been specifically designed to be used within the professional environment. Whether in a Michelin-starred restaurant, an award-winning hotel, an exclusive club, on the back of a luxury yacht or within a private residence, AVITRUM performs outstandingly. AVITRUM kitchens guarantee chefs a seamless work-flow and enduring reliability for high-performance environments. Our OpenSky kitchens form the perfect stage for showcasing the fine art of cooking for your guests. For whom have we created AVITRUM? – For people who love and live the unique.
Why have we created AVITRUM?
We firmly believe that a dining experience is so much more than just eating great food. Flawless service, beautiful surroundings and elegant atmospherics all combine to transform dinner evenings into unforgettable experiences. AVITRUM has been created to allow you to create an entirely new dimension within that experience. AVITRUM allows you to exhibit the superior talents of your catering team on an outdoor stage that is not only captivatingly attractive but is also truly capable of allowing the highest-class of cuisine to be created.
How have we created AVITRUM?
AVITRUM has been over 5 years in development and within that period many subject matter experts have been consulted. Internationally renowned chefs have been consulted to ensure that AVITRUM meets the rigorous demands of high-class gastronomy. Material technology experts have been involved in the choice of AVITRUM’s material finishes, ensuring not only beauty but longevity. These consultants have then combined their experience with our Swiss design partners, Designstudio Greutman & Bolzem, to create something which has never been so elegantly done before.
How long does it take to order an AVITRUM?
From point of ordering until delivery we recommend a planning time of 12 – 16 weeks (Stand: May 2018). This includes the confirmatory design phase, manufacturing and delivery. It should be noted that with certain bespoke requirements this timeframe may be extended.
How can I purchase an AVITRUM?
You can contact us directly by either telephone or email. If you would like we are more than happy to communicate with your architect, designer or assistant. Once we have an initial idea of your requirement we will create initial proposals for your individual and unique AVITRUM OpenSky Kitchens.
How is the AVITRUM installed?
AVITRUM is delivered as a completed unit which has a simply designed service connection interface. We will work with your inhouse engineering team to ensure that the service point (gas, electricity, water and waste) is completed to allow a very clean and simple installation of the AVITRUM. Once the service point is completed on-site the AVITRUM can be delivered, installed and commissioned within a day, hence reducing the impact on your outstanding location. Depending on your wishes it is possible for us to supply the AVITRUM with self-contained water and gas supplies, thus reducing the need for on-site service works.
How big is the AVITRUM?
All models incorporate the unique curved design however the square footprints of the AVITRUMs are:
AVITRUM AV250 – 2.41 x 2.16 m
AVITRUM AV350 – 3.41 x 2.16 m
AVITRUM AV450 – 4.41 x 2.16 m
How much does an AVITRUM kitchen weigh?
Depending on the choice of work surface and appliances, an AVITRUM will weigh between 500 and 1,400 kg. The AV450 E shown in the photos weighs approximately 975 kg.
What appliances can be included in an AVITRUM?
We have invested a huge amount of resources into developing a range of outdoor appliances with a leading internatioanl appliance manufacturer. The list of appliances we are able to offer is huge and allows the ability to create all variations on international cuisine. We have, in consultation with our Michelin-starred chef, created a number of set-ups to perfectly cater for specific cuisines and ease the decision making process for our clients. Kitchen appliances can also be ordered from us in the highest quality stainless steel (316 Marine grade stainless steel). Personalised appliance setups are also possible and can include, but are not limited to:
• Pasta cookers
• Inductions hobs
• Roasting units
• Grilling appliances
• Teppanyaki plates
• Wok hobs
• Warming and cooling drawers
• Chilled drinks cabinets
• Additional plug sockets for mobile appliances (e.g. hand-blenders)
What materials are used to make an AVITRUM?
The structure of the AVITRUM is forged from high-grade stainless steel which gives the kitchen its robust strength and integrity. This is then enclosed by marine-grade fibre glass which has been specifically developed by engineers with extensive experience within the super-yacht building industry. The body or hull fibreglass is completely weather resistant and is manufactured to resist the aggressive effects of UV-exposure. The body can be finished in any conceivable colour and a multitude of finishes including high-gloss, matt, irredescent, pearlesence and shimmering metallic. The crown which completes the AVITRUM, its work surface, can be crafted from a range of luxurious materials including teak, oak, glass, granite, lava stone and stainless steel.
Does AVITRUM come in any other design options?
We welcome all design enquiries and would gladly consider other designs in consultation with you. Of course any design proposals must maintain the high quality standards we meet with our OpenSky kitchens, something we would work together with you to ensure.
Can AVITRUM kitchens remain outdoors the entire year?
AVITRUM OpenSky Kitchens are, as the name suggests, built for the outdoors. Whether in the mountains by a ski chalet, by the coast or on the roof terrace of a luxury hotel, the kitchen can always remain outside. When not in use, our weather protection cover made of high-quality textiles with self-developed ventilation technology is used.
Is there a mobile option?
Every AVITRUM OpenSky Kitchens can be planned and used mobile by attaching heavy duty rollers (due to its own weight).
Can the AVITRUM cater for the demands of high volume catering?
Yes. The exact numbers of guests that can be catered for depends on a number of factors, not least of all the menu being created, however our professional catering consultant has ensured that this product can perform exceptionally well at this level.
Can an AVITRUM be used within an indoor environment?
How is the care and maintenance of my AVITRUM managed?
With every AVITRUM comes a detailed care and maintenance schedule and recommended products that will ensure your kitchen remains in perfect condition. Further to this we are able to offer extensive maintenance and servicing packages which alleviate the pressure on your in-house team.
Does AVITRUM fulfil the hygiene standards required within professional catering establishments?
Our OpenSky kitchens are manufactured in line with the German Institute for Standards’ hygiene regulations, Equipment for commercial kitchens – Food distribution equipment – Part 9: Equipment-insides in basic and hygiene ver-sion (DIN 18865-9:1997). AVITRUM is manufactured to level H2 as standard and H3 upon request.