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UK arm of the FCSI appoints vice chair to champion foodservice design

UK arm of the FCSI appoints vice chair to champion foodservice design

Matthew Merritt-Harrison has been appointed as vice chair of the FCSI UK and Ireland, the body that represents foodservice design consultants and management consultants. Mr Merritt-Harrison, who is managing partner of Merritt-Harrison Catering Consultancy, will support the current chair, Julian Edwards, until he assumes the role of chair in December this year. With more than

Mick Jary joins up with Meiko in consultant specification role

Meiko is to step up its engagement with UK foodservice design consultants by bringing in Mick Jary as specification manager. Jary has extensive experience of the catering equipment landscape and most recently worked for Welbilt (formerly Manitowoc), where he was projects manager for the Middle East and Africa. Meiko boss, Paul Anderson, said Jary was

Commercial Kitchen reports 18% rise in buyers with £5m-plus budgets

Commercial Kitchen attracted 1,775 attendees over the course of the two days it ran at the NEC in Birmingham last week, the show’s organisers have said. Diversified Communications, which also stages Casual Dining and Lunch!, said the increase in the number of visitors through the doors included an 18% rise in “big spenders”, which it

FCSI UK draws line under dispute with EAME branch

The FCSI UK & Ireland has signed an ‘affiliation agreement’ with the society’s EAME regional chapter, drawing a line under the dispute that saw the UK branch disbanded less than 18 months ago. The UK arm was “unofficially” welcomed back into the FCSI EAME nine months ago after a new board was voted in, but

No magic formula for determining kitchen size, says top consultant

There is no instant magic formula for determining the ratio between the size of a foodservice establishment and the kitchen that supports it, the boss of Tricon Foodservice Consultants has said. Asked at the recent Great Hospitality Show if it was possible to draw a link between the number of covers a restaurant serves and

EXCLUSIVE: Industry trio launches consultancy service to improve care sector catering

Three respected members of the catering sector have joined together to launch a consultancy and training business aimed at helping hospitals and social care organisations improve the quality and consistency of their service provision. Andy Jones, Derek Johnson and Caroline Lecko have set up their own professional advisory service to support individuals and organisations through

Award win for Sussex foodservice consultant with plans to evolve its service

Radford Chancellor Ltd has been named Foodservice Consultant of the Year in the 2016 Hospitality Awards, a programme organised by luxury and high-end lifestyle publication Lux. The awards are designed to recognise firms and individuals that have worked tirelessly over the past 12 months to achieve industry-leading success, client satisfaction and market growth. Each award