Chef Joe Yates joins Carpigiani Team

Yates will serve as a trainer, demonstrator and development chef

Carpigiani UK, the world’s leading gelato and ice cream equipment manufacturer announce the appointment of chef Joe Yates to the role of trainer, demonstrator and development chef.

With over two decades of experience across the food industry ranging from executive head chef and development chef for world leading organisations such as DeVere Hotels and The Nirvana Spa at Berkshire, Yates also steered his own business for six years when running The Reef, a community restaurant that launched in 2000.

Passion for innovation

“A passion for innovation in food and ingredients plus incredible experience, including running his own restaurant, Joe is a fantastic addition to the team and he has started working on some new ideas that we have in the pipeline for 2019,” reveals Scott Duncan, Carpigiani UK sales director.

“Anticipating trends in ingredients as well understanding the needs of our customers, we are continually developing new and exciting gelato and premium soft serve ice cream concepts and bringing Joe into the business is already creating some great momentum. Joe will also be heading up the Carpigiani UK Gelato University which offers various courses for anyone interested in finding out more about adding gelato or ice cream into their business.”

With his new role at Carpigiani UK already underway, Yates comments: “Working with the team and customers at Carpigiani is really motivating, we have fabulous equipment, it’s the best in the world, and combining this with my passions for food and ingredient trends, we are going to create some amazing things. Gelato, premium soft serve ice cream and delicious pastry are universally popular and our aim is to take our love of these products to everyone and demonstrate how every meal and every occasion can benefit from a Carpigiani product.”

Further details:

For more information on Carpigiani’s extensive equipment portfolio or for details of the Carpigiani Gelato University training courses, please visit or call 01432 346018

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