http://www.lamarzocco.com/strada.php" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">Electrolux Professional's](http://www.electroluxâ€) HSG Panini Grill has won the prestigious Café Innovation Award in the recent [2011 Café Society Awards](http://www.cafesociety.org.uk/awards/2011/winners.shtml), which were sponsored by Barclays and [Bel UK Foodservice](http://www.bel-uk.co.uk/).
The high-speed grill -also a winner in the [Caterer - Equipment and Supplies Excellence Awards 2010](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/2010/03/12/332423/Equipment-and-Supplies-Excellence-Awards-2010-the.htm) - is up to six times faster than a standard sandwich grill and allows caterers to serve up hot, crispy sandwiches in less than 60 seconds.
It provides three heating modes - contact heating plates, infra-red radiation and microwave technology - and a host of innovative features, including a self-adjusting upper plate, automatic holding and opening when cooking is complete, programmable electronic control with four automatic programmes, and an energy-saving mode.
Long Black's reusable, silicone-based [Byocup coffee cup ](http://www.byocup.co.uk/index.html)was highly commended in the innovation award.
[La Marzocco's Strada MP Espresso Coffee Machine won the New Product of the Year Award, while Rail Gourmet's Brew Mobile Café and Esquire's Loose Leaf Suki Tea range were both highly recommended in this category.