Innovation Challenge Awards: The Votes are in!
Commercial Kitchen visitors were busy casting their votes today at the Innovation Challenge Gallery. Their top-picks (ten in all) have now been shortlisted for tomorrow’s Innovation Challenge Live ‘pitching’ session, taking place at 11.45am in the Keynote Theatre, with the results to be announced at 2pm.
Exhibitors hoping their products will come away with a coveted ‘Gold Award’ will need to impress this year’s judges first – including Mark Teed, food strategy & implementation manager at Star Pubs; Antony Bennett, head of food at Loungers, Sarah Fryer, purchasing manager at Greene King; Craig Brookfield, kitchen design & equipment manager at Greene King; Abby Hughes, group food & beverage director at Kew Green Hotels; Julian Edwards, chairman of FCSI UK&I; Jack Sharkey, MD of Vision Commercial Kitchens; Tyron Stephens-Smith, project & creative director at TAG; Philip Shelley, immediate past national chair of the Hospital Caterers Association; Roger Denton, national secretary of NACC; and Andy Jones, chair of PS100 & MD of AJAssociates.
- Adande Refrigeration: Aircell Sarma Grab & Go Cabinet
- Carpigiani UK: Freeze&Go
- Environmental Products & Services: FilterShield FS1500
- General Catering: ROG Grill
- Retigo: Hold-o-mat
- Shepherd Filters UK: Shepherd Filters
- Synergy Grill: Synergy Grill Mark 2
- Target Catering Equipment: Target Bespoke Induction Range
- Trak: Hot and Cold Display Unit
- Unox UK: EVEREO by Unox
Commercial Kitchen is open from 10am to 4.30pm tomorrow (Wed 6 June). Last entry is 3.30pm.