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borscht belt

The resort area of the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York once predominately patronized by American Jews. Borscht is a type of soup that originated in Eastern Europe. A lot of Jewish comedians got their start playing the Borscht Belt in upstate New York.
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At a time when many White goods retailers were struggling and closing down on a regular basis, Borshch grew from strength to strength growing in customers, stock levels, staff and recently in their haul of industry recognised awards.
Our investment in staff training, showroom displays and our expansion of the huge range of products on display have all been a major contributor to Borshch being recognised nationally.
In February 2014 Borshch were highly commended for both their customer service and website in the Innovative Electrical Retailing National awards.
In March 2015 Borshch were named winners of a National Industry Award, this time the Innovative Electrical Retailing Magazine named us as winners of their coveted Best Independent Retailer of domestic appliances, we were also highly commended in the category of best regional multiple Channel Award.
We always put the customers' needs first, we do not believe that the days of good customer service are long gone indeed in an age when everything seems to be available at the click of a button Borshch have flourished due to the fact that we can show customers a range of products on display, explain clearly how they function, which are the most economically friendly, we offer a comprehensive delivery or delivery and fitting service, which includes recycling of the old appliances.
It's difficult to get across in words the vast range of stock Borshch hold.
Borshch Electrical specialise in new, end of line and slightly marked stock offering the option of delivery and installation on all appliances.
They are proud to be members of one of the largest buying groups in the UK which enables Borshch Electrical to provide virtually any make or model required.
TRADITIONAL DISHES: Tort Migdalowy, main picture, Bigos, top, and Borshch will give you a flavour of Polish cuisine