The Rational Group is the worldwide market and technology leader for hot food preparation in professional kitchens. Founded over 40 years ago, in 1973, the company employs more than 850 people in Germany and a total of over 1,500 worldwide. Rational's primary corporate objective has always been to offer the maximum possible benefits to its customers. Regular innovation has guaranteed its leading position by far in terms of technology and market share. Rapid growth has seen our worldwide market share increase to 54% and 70% in the UK. Our goal is to be the easiest catering equipment supplier to deal with. With over 700,000 units sold worldwide, more than 120 million meals are now prepared every day in Rational units in all parts of the world.