James C. Camacho, FCSI, CSI, is a professional Food Service Design Consultant with 41 years of experience. As President of Camacho Associates, Inc. he is the chief designer and oversees all projects from conception to start up. In 2007, James was listed for a 2nd time as one of the country s top 12 Kitchen Designers in Food Arts Magazine. He was honored to receive the FCSI 2007 Award for “Excellence in Design” for the Chick-fil-A corporate headquarters building. In 2010 James was furthered honored to be named the FE&S magazines Top Achiever “Consultant of the Year”. in 2014 he was selected and honored to be given the Consultant Industry Service Award by Food Equipment Reports Magazine. Camacho Associates was profiled as being tough to beat when it comes to diversity of projects. James feels that the fundamental principle behind the ability to steer through shifting trends, varying budgets and the equipment demands of specific projects is quite simple, We have to listen and truly understand what the client wants by reaching out to the client which is the hallmark of James s work style. James currently resides in Sandy Springs, GA with his wife, Cathey and son, Jonathan.