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POWER LIST 2018, KITCHEN INNOVATORS: Matt Hay, Chef Director, BaxterStorey

Matt Hay is approaching his 15th year at BaxterStorey and it’s fair to say he has seen the contract catering market change immeasurably in that time. BaxterStorey has been at the forefront of this transformation, forging ahead with a strategy firmly planted in providing personalised catering services that focus on fresh food.  As chef director,

David Bentley designs BaxterStorey’s first ever vegan cafe concept

BaxterStorey has launched its first entirely vegan café at The Royal College of Art’s flagship Kensington Campus after teaming up with former FCSI UK chair David Bentley. The opening comes in response to requests from the Student Union for an outlet to cater for the increasing number of vegans and vegetarians in the student population.

EXCLUSIVE: Lack of planning forces buyers into impulse equipment purchases, says top caterer

A failure to properly plan ahead is preventing companies from taking advantage of the latest energy efficient catering equipment and instead forcing them into impulse purchases, it has been suggested by one of the country’s biggest caterers. Yesterday we revealed how 50% of operators blame cost as one of the main reasons for not buying

THE BIG INTERVIEW: BaxterStorey’s chef director Matt Hay talks food trends, retail competition and kitchen spaces

With a diverse list of clients that ranges from banks and law firms to fashion houses and Premier League football clubs, BaxterStorey offers a catering proposition to suit any workplace scenario. FEJ met the man responsible for executing its culinary vision, chef director Matt Hay, to find out why innovative, space-saving kitchen equipment holds the

Equipment that can flex with the food offer ranks high on BaxterStorey’s list

Catering giant BaxterStorey believes flexibility will become a key feature of equipment choice as the business seeks to keep pace with changing consumer trends and new food formats. Chef director Matt Hay says he regularly receives feedback from the company’s chefs on the latest innovations and insists it’s vital that the firm has an informed

NEW RESEARCH: Caterers that invest in food waste initiatives see a sixfold saving on operating costs

New research published this morning claims there is now a “compelling business case” for foodservice operators serving hospitals, schools, sports arenas and other facilities to reduce food waste. For every $1 (75p) that caterers invest in programmes to curb food waste, they save more than $6 (£4.50) on average in operating costs, according to a

EXCLUSIVE: Caterers crave clever kit as clients consolidate kitchens

The availability of compact equipment that doesn’t compromise on performance is absolutely necessary if contract caterers are to adapt to the structural changes taking place in their market, one of the UK’s leading caterers has claimed. Manufacturers have been ploughing huge sums of money into developing kit that fits into tighter footprints or has more