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POWER LIST 2018, MARKET MOVERS: Arnaud Kaziewicz, Executive Chef, EAT

POWER LIST 2018, MARKET MOVERS: Arnaud Kaziewicz, Executive Chef, EAT

British food-to-go chain EAT made a serious statement about its commitment to developing its menu proposition when it appointed Arnaud Kaziewicz as executive chef this year. The French-born culinary expert, who made it as a finalist on TV’s MasterChef, has brought plenty of vigour and creativity to the role.  His wealth of culinary knowledge, global

EAT names former Masterchef star as its new executive chef

British food-to-go chain EAT has reinforced its commitment to developing its menu proposition by appointing a professional MasterChef finalist as its new executive chef. French-born Arnaud Kaziewicz, a MasterChef: The Professionals 2016 finalist, is stepping into the role with intentions of drawing on his experience at Michelin starred restaurants to enhance the menu. Holly Oades,

EAT rumoured to be considering store closures to reduce costs

EAT has become the latest UK foodservice chain rumoured to be considering store closures, with reports this morning claiming that consultants were brought in several months ago to advise on its restructuring options. According to Sky News sources, the chain – which numbers approximately 100 shops – is considering what it calls a “substantial” reorganisation

EAT gains lucrative Debenhams franchise catering boost

Grab-and-go chain EAT has struck a franchise partnership with Compass Group that will see branded concessions launched in Debenhams and could extend to other sectors in future. The exclusive collaboration will be brought to life as part of a huge contract win for Compass Group UK & Ireland’s in-store business with the department store retailer,

EAT boss restructures company in a bid to retain “flightier” shop floor staff

UK-based food-to-go operator EAT is redesigning its staffing structure in a move designed to grow its employees amid struggles retaining millennials. CEO Andrew Walker, who stepped across to EAT last year having previously worked for rival food-to-go operator Pret A Manger, has been tasked with boosting the company’s performance and looks to do so by

Top chains sign up to Lunch! as it prepares to make ExCel debut

A collection of the UK’s biggest food-to-go specialists are among those set to visit London’s Lunch! show later this month. Tesco, Sainsbury’s, M&S Food, Pret A Manger, Greggs, Costa Coffee, Caffe Nero, Co-op, WH Smith, Waitrose, Starbucks, EAT., LEON, McDonald’s, and Compass Group will all be sending representatives as the show celebrates its tenth anniversary. Lunch!, which

Greggs and EAT CEOs to share thoughts on market at industry show

The CEOs of Greggs and EAT are the latest names to have been announced as part of the lunch! 2017 line-up. For the 10th anniversary show, there will be exclusive keynotes with Roger Whiteside, CEO of bakery and food-to-go giant Greggs, and Andrew Walker, chief executive of EAT. Walker, who will host an opening day

Commercial Kitchen gears up for opening tomorrow

Commercial Kitchen, considered the premier trade show for the UK’s catering equipment industry, returns to the NEC Birmingham this week. Doors open tomorrow at 10am, with more than 2,000 attendees expected over 6-7 June. Reflecting the show’s broad appeal, representatives from well-known brands such as Pret, EAT., Costa, Subway, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Debenhams, Pizza Hut, Nando’s,

City slicker: The inside story of how a London caterer turned an empty railway arch into a £400k production kitchen

When FEJ heads south of the River Thames to check out Grazing Food’s brand new commercial kitchen facility, talk quickly turns to the uncertainty of what Britain’s impending EU exit might mean for business. And you could excuse owner Sam Hurst for feeling a little anxious, especially since talk of big corporate and City businesses