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The Frankfurter Brett provides a means of storing chopped food, waste and utensils
The Frankfurter Brett provides a means of storing chopped food, waste and utensils
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The Frankfurter Brett provides a means of storing chopped food, waste and utensils
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The Frankfurter Brett provides a means of storing chopped food, waste and utensils
The Frankfurter Brett has extensible brackets into which Gastronorm containers can be slotted
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The Frankfurter Brett has extensible brackets into which Gastronorm containers can be slotted
The Frankfurter Brett has extensible brackets of three sides and a display bracket on its fourth side
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The Frankfurter Brett has extensible brackets of three sides and a display bracket on its fourth side
There are three sizes of the Frankfurter Brett chopping board
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There are three sizes of the Frankfurter Brett chopping board
The Phoenix model of the Frankfurter Brett chopping board has a concrete base into which the wooden board itself slots
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The Phoenix model of the Frankfurter Brett chopping board has a concrete base into which the wooden board itself slots
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Preparing food in the kitchen can be a messy and cluttered task. Conscious of this, two German brothers have design a chopping board that seeks to bring order to the kitchen. The Frankfurter Brett has extensible brackets into which kitchen containers can be slotted.

Twin brothers Johannes and Joseph Schreiter based the Frankfurter Brett on Gastronorm standard kitchen container sizes. Brackets on three sides of the chopping board can be pulled out and containers slotted into place. This allows chopped food and waste to be pushed off the board directly into containers, as well as providing a quick-access space for storing utensils.

The fourth side of the chopping board allows for a slanting display bracket to be slotted in. This provides a quick-access storage space for ingredients, which are clearly presented to the user by virtue of the bracket's slant.

There are three sizes of the Frankfurter Brett: the Mini, the Mono and the Phoenix. Both the Mini and the Mono are made of bamboo. The Mini measures 360 x 200 x 40 mm (14.2 x 7.9 x 1.6 in) and weighs 3 kg (6.6 lb), while the Mono measures 500 x 360 x 40 mm (19.7 x 14.2 x 1.6 in) and weighs 6 kg (13.2 lb).

There are three sizes of the Frankfurter Brett chopping board
There are three sizes of the Frankfurter Brett chopping board

The brackets are built into the wooden boards of the the Mini and the Mono, but with the Phoenix, there is a separate black resin-bound concrete base into which the board slots. This allows the board to be flipped for use on its clean side without rearranging the containers. It also also has anti-slip silicone rings to keep it from moving about on work surfaces.

The Phoenix measures 600 x 450 x 80 mm (23.6 x 17.8 x 3.1 in) and weighs 12 kg (26.5 lb). As with the Mini and Mono boards it is available in bamboo, but it is also available in ash, oak, maple, cherry or black plastic.

A Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign is underway for the Frankfurter Brett. At the time of writing, a Mini board is listed at a pledge level of €159 (about US$170), €229 ($250) is the minimum pledge required for a Mono board and €429 ($460) for a Phoenix board. Shipping is expected to begin this December, assuming the boards reach production.

The video below is the Kickstarter pitch for the Frankfurter Brett.

Source: Frankfurter Brett, Kickstarter

FRANKFURTER BRETT :: THE KITCHEN WORKBENCH

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3 comments
jayedwin98020
Really a great idea. But it seems rather pricey, for even a "fancy" cutting board system.
sk8dad
Looks like the kitchen of your typical Chinese restaurant, only more compact and fewer bins for ingredients. I do wonder about cross contamination issues when cutting juicy meats.
jwm-in-tx
Looks very clever but personally I have a hang up about using wood chopping board as opposed to hard plastic or other material due to contamination. I also wonder about the time involved in setting it up and time to clean. The metal tubing I assume is something other than painted (enamel or electrostatically plated) to avoid chipping or normal wear/tear and paint falling in the food. Presumably the product is designed more for home use than for commercial use. So conceivably the consumers who are attracted to the latest/greatest products, periodically host parties and like the convenience as well as showing off their kitchen gadgets would be the target buyer.