THE EDITOR’S INTERVIEW: Metcalfe’s Neil Richards on food prep equipment that can take the heat when the pressure’s on

In this special video interview for FEJ Kitchen Excellence Week, Metcalfe Catering Equipment Managing Director Neil Richards joins Andrew Seymour to discuss the key trends in food preparation equipment and the pressing issues that surround these vital culinary appliances. 

Mr Richards explains the balance between the equipment that Metcalfe manufactures at its plant in North Wales and the equipment that it distributes in the UK from some of the most reliable third party equipment brands in the world – and provides his insight to the most exciting kit available on the market today.

Prep is a massive part of most commercial kitchen operations and Mr Richards gives his verdict on the criteria that operators should be taking into consideration when sizing up prep equipment to make their operations more efficient.

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Metcalfe Catering Equipment is the Platinum Partner sponsor of the Food Preparation category of FEJ Kitchen Excellence Week. For information about Metcalfe Catering Equipment and its range of products, call 01766 830456 or visit 

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Andrew Seymour

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  1. Great interview Neil quality and service is definitely the key in these difficult times. Buy cheap buy twice as they say good luck with your new product launches!

  2. Good one Neil. You might be interested to know that Ruskin stayed up here in Brig o’ Turk for a summer and built a leet for the local mill through what is now our garden ( apparently in atonement for an affair of the heart!)

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