Welcome to the
Valentine’s family

DISCOVER VALENTINE’S HISTORY:

1947

The first electric fryer with a heating element immersed directly in the oil is invented. This is a “World Premiere” in Lausanne and this series is called the “T” series.

1953

Creation of the company Société Comptoir des Machines SA in Lausanne. The “53” fryer model is launched – enameled white fryers with oval or round tanks.

1961

The first factory is built at the Chemin de la Fôret in Ecublens, Switzerland.

1966

The first stainless steel fryers are created. The series expands with other appliances over the years, such as plate warmers and pasta cookers.

1987

On December 2nd 1987, the company changes its name to VALENTINE FABRIQUE S.A., honoring Mr Valentini who created the first fryer in 1947.

1990

A second building is built not far from the first one which hosts the workshop and the administrative offices. The old factory will from now on be used for sheet metal activities.

2000

The V2000 fryer series is created.

2010

Succession – Entry of the 3rd generation of leaders into the company.

2012

Launch of the new fryers generation : the EVO series.

2014

The entire company moves to Romanel-sur-Morges.

2018

Launch of the new ALPINA 300 fryer with its 300 mm width.

Valentine IN NUMBERS

1953

Year of foundation

27

Employees

80%

of our products are sold all over the world

3rd

leading generation

2400m2

of production and offices surface

Since three generations, the company has continued to grow while preserving its family values. Our employees share a commun desire to excel, both in product design and in service. Together, we develop top-of-the-range know-how, allowing Chefs to practise their art at the highest level.