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Counter supplier introduces free design and consultancy service for customers

Counter supplier introduces free design and consultancy service for customers

Fri-Jado UK has introduced a consultancy service for the design of custom foodservice counters. The free-of-charge service is available to end-users, contractors, distributors and equipment concept specialists. Bespoke designs are based on a range of customer supplied parameters, including size, profile, interior configuration, lighting and accessories. Using the company’s proprietary ‘Configurator’ 3D modelling software, Fri-Jado’s

RDA takes centre stage in burger operator’s UK launch

Following the success of The Counter, design and installation company Restaurant Design Associates (RDA) has been appointed to design and fit-out the first ever UK site for BUILT Custom Burgers. BUILT Custom Burgers is the fast casual version of The Counter, which opened in Glasgow in June, serving popular ‘build your own’ burgers, fries and shakes,

OPINION: The 5 biggest pitfalls to getting all-day dining right

The term ‘all-day dining’ or ‘three meal restaurant’ typically defines the-beginning-of-the-end to generate a sensory fulfilling and dynamic meal experience creating the possibility and potential of a restaurant destination deemed as a success. But what does a successful restaurant look like? A simple answer would be to achieve a busy restaurant where consumers are inspired

Precision takes the pain out of BIM kitchen design by backing ‘winning Revit format’

Refrigeration manufacturer Precision has created Revit versions of all its models to make it easier for operators to design kitchens using its products.   The move follows consultation with customers and business partners, and comes as awareness grows around Building Information Modelling (BIM), the 3D model-based process that is increasingly shaping commercial kitchen projects. Revit

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

INDUSTRY Q&A: New-look CEDA connects with foodservice operators

The Catering Equipment Distributors Association (CEDA) recently refreshed its branding and corporate identity in a move that it believes will make it clearer for operators to understand the value its members offer. FEJ spoke to director general Adam Mason to find out more. You undertook a six-month branding exercise. What was the purpose of that project

Contemporary CEDA shows operators why its members meet all kitchen needs

The Catering Equipment Distributors Association (CEDA) has refreshed its branding and corporate identity in a move that it believes will make it clearer for operators to understand the value its members offer. The association has just concluded a six-month brand review exercise aimed at learning how members perceive their businesses and the services they provide

Caffia London showroom to feature in ‘go-to’ design event

Commercial coffee machine supplier Caffia will showcase some of the industry’s latest innovations at this month’s Clerkenwell Design Week.   The London coffee machine supplier’s showroom of bean to cup coffee machines and professional espresso coffee machines will on the ‘showroom trail’ again this year. Clerkenwell is perhaps the most important design and creative district in

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

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