Category Archives: People

Comment on the people in our industry

Street Food Takes Over…


An article by Ken Higman, Director at Coverpoint. Threadneedle Investments recently came to us and asked us for a solution to a problem. Nothing new there, we have been providing bespoke foodservice solutions for over 20 years now. This problem … Continue reading

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Foodservice Footprint


First published in the FSM Magazine, June 2014. Is the use of a Commissary Kitchen the way forward? – With premium value space (particularly in the London market) is it more efficient to take the majority of kitchen/storage space offsite to … Continue reading

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Is Size Important? The Real Value of Contractor Investment


First published in the FSM Magazine, May 2014. As I am sure you are all too aware, as part of my contract tenders and award or negotiation process, clients are increasingly looking to their foodservice partners as a source of … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light


A review by Yannik Schön and Paulina Herrmann, Intern and Support Consultant at Coverpoint.  I suppose introductions are in order, as we have a fairly new Team member at Coverpoint. Yannik joined us in February this year and comes from … Continue reading

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Chotto Matte, Soho


A review by Paulina Herrmann, Support Consultant at Coverpoint.  Chotto Matte opened in London’s Soho in Autumn 2013, but I can’t say that it has gained a reputation. I have tried to research some background information about the restaurant and … Continue reading

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Big Easy Bar.B.Q & Crabshack, Covent Garden


A review by Louis Esner, Support Consultant at Coverpoint. Over 20 years ago, Paul Corrett opened Big Easy’s doors in London. And right from the beginning, it’s been the food, family, friends and music that have exhilarated guests and kept … Continue reading

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Almost Famous, Great Northern Manchester


A review by Ian Hanlon & Ken Higman, Directors at Coverpoint. Like buses, you wait for ages and they all come at once. Like my visits to Manchester. 2 projects in the City, in quick succession, meant that we could … Continue reading

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Salvation in Noodles, Dalston


A review by Louis Esner, Support Consultant at Coverpoint.  Many have said that 2014 is the year of the chopstick. With the ever increasing trend of street food, the talking point for a lot of ‘street tastes’ has been the … Continue reading

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Trip Kitchen & Bar, Hackney


A review by Adem Lacin, Support Consultant at Coverpoint.  Trip Kitchen is a Turkish Cypriot food concept located in the heart of Hackney. Residing in one of the unused archways of Haggerton’s London Over ground station, the site has bags … Continue reading

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Take Two…Reds True Barbecue


Hot on the heels of winning ‘Best Venue’ at the Retailers Retail awards organised by M&C Report and voted on by over 700 senior players in the foodservice sector Coverpoint decided to head off to Reds True Barbecue for the … Continue reading

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