The National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) has recently acquired a State-of-the-Art mobile training kitchen truck which will be officially launched and opened to the public by Nigeria’s Minister of Tourism, Mrs. Lola Ade-John, on Tuesday 6th February 2024.
In a statement signed by Public Relations Officer, NIHOTOUR, Joesef Karim, said the modern kitchen-on-wheels will be deployed to Nigeria’s hinterlands for hospitality and catering skills development, training and demonstrations where NIHOTOUR currently has no campus.
NIHOTOUR was established by Act of Parliament with the mandate to train, certify and register all personnel in Nigeria’s hospitality, travel, and tourism sectors.
The NIHOTOUR Mobile Training Kitchen is designed to be 95% eco-friendly, as all equipment and power generator on board the truck runs on LPG. Only the Vehicle engine runs on Diesel.
Equipment in the motorized kitchen includes professional catering 5 burner gas cooker, double door tower fridge with ice maker and crusher, display fridge and freezer for ice cream, and gas powered double deep fryer.
Other kitchen equipment in the truck is a griddle with dual surface heating with gas, heavy duty microwave, 500 litres water tank with dedicated pressure pump for the kitchen sink, gas powered 16-dish food warmer, kitchen blender center, 10kva generator, high power electric inverter air conditioner, carbo dioxide and other deadly gas emission detector, multi – cylinder fire extinguisher for safety on board and a built-in water tank.