Martyn Clover Tortilla

Speaker Q&A: Martyn Clover, Tortilla

Martyn Clover is Head of Food for Tortilla, makers of Californian Burrito’s and Tacos with 36 restaurants across the country. He’s responsible for ensuring the stores have everything they need from ingredients to equipment, to produce the very best Cali-Mexican Cuisine, as well as developing new and exciting menu items and seasonal salsas. (more…)

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Marco Fuso, London International Pizza School

Speaker Q&A: Marco Fuso, London Pizza School

What does it take to turn a good kitchen into the perfect pizza and Italian restaurant kitchen? Marco Fuso, founder of London International Pizza School, and winner of UK’s Pizza Chef of the Year at the PAPA Awards in 2017, will be sharing his thoughts on all that and more at Commercial Kitchen 2018. (more…)

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Tyron Stephens-Smith Q&A

Speaker Q&A: Tyron Stephens-Smith, TAG UKltd

Next up in our new Q&A series is Tyron Stephens-Smith, project & creative director at TAG UKltd.  He’ll be appearing in two opening day Keynote sessions (5 June) alongside representatives from Tortilla, EAT., LEON, The Gentlemen Baristas, PizzaExpress, Pizza Pilgrims, London International Pizza School, and the BSA / Café life Association & PAPA. (more…)

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Duncan Hepburn FCSI, Hepburn Associates

Speaker Q&A: Duncan Hepburn FCSI, Hepburn Associates

Next up in our new Q&A series is Duncan Hepburn FCSI.  He has managed Hepburn Associates for over 20 years and has a vast range of experience in large scale projects in the UK and overseas.  He’ll be appearing on the ‘Big questions for consultants’ panel, hosted by FCSI. (more…)

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Glenn Evans Las Iguanas, La Tasca & La Vina

Speaker Q&A: Glenn Evans – Las Iguanas, La Tasca & La Viña

Our new Q&A series profiles some of the speakers at this year’s show.  First up is Glenn Evans, head of food development at Las Iguanas, La Tasca and La Viña.  He’ll be appearing in an exclusive Executive Chef panel session, alongside five other top chefs, revealing insights into the inner workings of their kitchens. (more…)

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ceda, FCSI, UKHospitality, BSA, PAPA, HCA & more to host association led Keynote sessions at the show

Commercial Kitchen, which returns to the NEC Birmingham on 5-6 June, has announced its first raft of new speakers and panel sessions. Reflecting the show’s strong industry support, Commercial Kitchen has more than doubled its association partners for 2018, with many of them also set to host dedicated Keynote sessions that focus specifically on the […]

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“The best exhibition for our industry” – Commercial Kitchen’s exhibitor list brings top names together for 2018 show

Some of the most influential brands within the catering equipment industry are preparing to exhibit at Commercial Kitchen 2018, which returns to the NEC Birmingham on 5-6 June. Over the past few weeks many more leading equipment manufacturers, suppliers and distributors – including Samsung, Bilge Inox, Cater-Bake, Creative Cuisine (sous vide products), Icebox Refrigerated Trailers, […]

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Visitor registration opens for Commercial Kitchen 2018

The countdown to the much-anticipated Commercial Kitchen 2018 has officially begun, with the opening of online visitor registration. Now in its third year at the NEC Birmingham, the show is already well-renowned for attracting top-level buyers from many of the country’s biggest foodservice operators, consultants, contract caterers, equipment distributors, and design and project houses.  Over […]

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Caterquip

Exhibitor Q&A: Caterquip UK

New exhibitor Caterquip UK will be showcasing its range of professionally reconditioned equipment at the show next year.  We caught up with Paul Denley, their business development manager, to find out more.   (more…)

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More new exhibitors announced for Commercial Kitchen 2018

Commercial Kitchen, the UK’s first and only dedicated event for the entire catering equipment industry, is well on track to feature over 100 exhibitors when it returns to the NEC Birmingham next June. Over the last few months, since its highly successful second edition, exhibition space has been selling at an incredible rate.  Around 70% […]

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Big buyers out in force at Commercial Kitchen 2017

Commercial Kitchen, the multi-award nominated trade show for the UK’s catering equipment industry, enjoyed a very successful second edition at the NEC Birmingham last week – welcoming 1,775 attendees over 6-7 June. The positive increase in attendance for 2017 included an 18% rise in the number of big spenders at the show (buyers with over […]

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Innovation Challenge Awards: The results

Four Commercial Kitchen exhibitors struck gold today – winning coveted Innovation Challenge Awards at the show. Ten finalists (chosen by popular visitor vote yesterday from 22 entries this year) took turns to impress the judges in the live pitching session this morning. Those judges included James Douglas, co-founder of Red’s True Barbecue; Julian Edwards, chairman […]

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Commercial Kitchen 2017: Second day highlights

If you weren’t able to attend Commercial Kitchen yesterday, there’s still plenty of great content to enjoy today – including panels featuring CEDA, The ALMR, FCSI, The Hospital Caterers Association, Nando’s, MEATliquor, and Red’s True Barbecue, plus the results of the 2017 Innovation Challenge Awards. Keynote highlights include: Partners in health – the hospital kitchen panel: Iain Robertson, hotel […]

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