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THE 2018 FEJ POWER LIST REVEALED

THE 2018 FEJ POWER LIST REVEALED

Welcome to the 2018 FEJ Power List — our annual celebration of the movers and shakers in the UK foodservice industry. This year’s list, which is supported by category partners Charvet, Valentine Equipment, Cuisinequip and Induced Energy, pinpoints the individuals from the operator side of the market who have made their mark this year. From

FEJ POWER LIST 2018: Business Leaders

The ‘Business Leaders’ category, sponsored by Charvet, pays tribute to the figureheads piloting some of the most prominent brands in the UK foodservice sector. The decisions they make, the investments they sanction and the projects they green-light all start off a chain of events that leads to the way thousands of restaurants — and kitchens —

FEJ POWER LIST 2018: Chain Champions

The ‘Chain Champions’ category, sponsored by Valentine and Cuisinequip, highlights the key management and operational chiefs leading some of the most exciting and forward-thinking foodservice chains in the market today. All are responsible for growing the footprint of their brands, but they also realise that standing out in the market place requires the courage to evolve,

FEJ POWER LIST 2018: Kitchen Innovators

The ‘Kitchen Innovators’ category, sponsored by Induced Energy, recognises the individuals for whom the kitchen is their life. From the development chef to the group executive chef, these culinary masters are integral to food strategy, menu development, kitchen design and catering equipment specification. You might not find them in a suit and tie, but their work

FEJ POWER LIST 2018: Market Movers

The ‘Market Movers’ category honours a selection of the individuals and operators that are making their mark in the industry. Some of these stand-out performers are established chains that have demonstrated how a clear focus on kitchen investment can deliver impressive results, while others are budding stars with a bright future in the UK foodservice

POWER LIST 2018, MARKET MOVERS: Saiphin Moore, Founder & Chef, Rosa’s Thai Cafe

The last 12 months have been among the most exciting that Rosa’s Thai Cafe has known following the sale of a majority stake in the business to global private equity firm TriSpan, which counts former YO! Sushi chief Robin Rowland as an operating partner. It made Rosa its latest investment after being impressed by the

POWER LIST 2018, MARKET MOVERS: Warren Geraghty, Culinary Director, Rhubarb

Warren Geraghty switched to the contract catering side of the market this year when he left his post as group executive chef at Galvin Restaurants to join Rhubarb. As culinary director of the firm, he is leading all of the kitchen teams across its business and maintains responsibility for a number of key functions that

POWER LIST 2018, MARKET MOVERS: Robin Clark, Director of Business Partnerships & Restaurant Services, Just Eat

The third party food delivery aggregators are having a massive impact on the way that restaurants are running their operations and adapting their kitchens, and Just Eat is certainly among the companies at the very vanguard of that. The company, which works with 30,000 restaurants, has been rapidly expanding the services and products it provides

POWER LIST 2018, MARKET MOVERS: Caleb Merkl, Vice-President, Deliveroo Editions

There are few organisations in the industry driving kitchen uptake to the extent that Deliveroo is right now courtesy of its ‘Editions’ programme, which provides a platform for restaurant partners to ramp up delivery sales and grow new markets. Earlier this year, the company set up a £5m ‘innovation fund’ with the express purpose of

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