All articles by Michael Jones

Michael Jones

Operator focus: the introvert’s dream restaurant?

No talking to the staff, no talking to other customers, and a delicious bowl of tasty ramen. Does that sound like paradise to you? Elsie Clark explores the online popularity of one of Japan’s leading ramen chains

LTI promotes Autumn Davis to marketing and communications manager

Davis oversees LTI’s tradeshow coordination, advertising and PR efforts, social media and community relations

New Age Industrial kicks off NAFEM 2025 Custom Foodservice Equipment Design Contest

The contest “is a great opportunity for reps to partner with dealers, distributors, consultants, or end users to… make a real difference in the foodservice industry”

AI, data and foodservice: risk and reward

New technologies bring new challenges and artificial intelligence is no exception. Amelia Levin outlines the potential risks that foodservice needs to watch out for on new AI platforms

Low Temp Industries (LTI) to be featured on ‘Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid’

The filming of the upcoming documentary series “Viewpoint” took place at LTI’s facility and Jonesboro High School in Georgia, US

Focus: Succession planning

Having a plan in place when it comes to future generations taking over the business is crucial. Amelia Levin speaks to consultants, operators and manufacturers about the steps they have taken to secure a successful succession plan

The kitchen: a back door into cybersecurity risk

Design consultants must inform clients of the potential for IT security threats with new integrated kitchen equipment, says Tim Smallwood FFCSI

New year, new opportunities

Eric Norman FCSI, the new president of FCSI Worldwide, looks ahead to an exciting year for the Society and its members

FCSI leaders: challenges and opportunities

How will labor shortages, a post-pandemic economy, and AI change the world of foodservice? At HostMilano 2023, members of the FCSI Worldwide board, supported by The Middleby Corporation, gathered to discuss exactly that

The FCSI Interview: Mario Sequeira FCSI

The immediate past president of FCSI Worldwide’s philosophy has always been to treat each day as a blessing. He tells Michael Jones how he consistently applies that thinking to his career and life