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Your complete guide to all the finalists for the 2018 FEJ Awards on 5 June

Your complete guide to all the finalists for the 2018 FEJ Awards on 5 June

Foodservice Equipment Journal has officially announced the shortlisted companies and individuals that will be contesting the 2018 FEJ Awards. There are 12 categories in total, with seven paying tribute to the skill, hard work and judgement that operators need to demonstrate to create successful kitchen and foodservice environments, and five honouring the investment, innovation and expertise illustrated

Finalists for the supplier categories of the 2018 FEJ Awards revealed

Foodservice Equipment Journal is delighted to officially announce the finalists of the supplier categories for the 2018 FEJ Awards. There are five supplier categories in total, each paying tribute to the investment, innovation and expertise that goes into equipping and servicing foodservice operators around the UK. To view the finalists in each category, please click

Finalists announced for the operator categories of the 2018 FEJ Awards

Foodservice Equipment Journal is delighted to officially announce the finalists of the operator categories for the 2018 FEJ Awards. There are six operator categories in total, each paying tribute to the skill, hard work and judgement that goes into creating successful kitchen and foodservice environments. A seventh category, for the executive chef of the year,

Pizza Express UK chief: ‘We can’t afford to confuse heritage with habit’

The boss of Pizza Express UK insists “we absolutely cannot rest on our laurels” despite appearing to thrive during what remains an uncertain period for the British casual dining sector. The high street pizza chain, which was acquired by Chinese investment firm Hony Capital four years, has watched from close quarters as a number of

Jestic’s timely fryer workshop answers every operator’s acrylamide questions

Jestic is set to hold another instalment of its free frying and oil management workshop, presenting a timely opportunity for operators keen to get their heads around this week’s introduction of new acrylamide guidelines. The day-long course, at Jestic’s development kitchen in Paddock Wood, will take place on Tuesday 12 June and give operators a

Top Sodexo chef says its kitchens are not afraid to lead corporate food trends

The onus on commercial kitchen operators to meet demand for more vegetarian and vegan food, coupled with a desire to be more environmentally-friendly, is rapidly catching fire in the corporate events space too, a leading chef at one of the country’s top caterers has claimed. Ben Dutson, head chef for Sodexo’s major events business, oversees

Middleby buys equipment maker for instant access to one of industry’s hottest areas

Acquisitive catering equipment manufacturer Middleby has made a play for the rapidly emerging nitro and cold brew coffee market by snapping up a company that produces specialist dispensing equipment for the commercial foodservice industry. The US giant, which owns brands such as Pitco, Lincat and Houno, has agreed a deal to take over JoeTap, a

EXCLUSIVE: Hilton profits from ‘Ripple effect’ as specialist kit packs a punch with punters

A Wifi-enabled countertop device that prints beautiful high-resolution images and messages directly onto any foam-topped drink is providing operators with a completely new way to interact and engage with customers. Hilton London Tower Bridge, in the shadow of The Shard, is among the big names to have spotted its potential. FEJ headed over to find

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