The Fig & Fox Food Consultancy is aimed at small businesses wanting to make a local impact and become more environmentally friendly.
With over 25 years of combined experience and a love of local produce, our paperless Consultancy help restaurants, cafes and other food establishments develop their business throughout Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire.
Our holistic approach builds a natural and gradual process into becoming a thriving business that embraces eco-friendly solutions and appreciates the benefits of being part of the local food network. By improving operations, providing training and strengthening your brand, we can help you become better connected with your local customer base and reduce your environmental impact.
How can we help?
HR & TRAINING
KITCHEN & MENU
Zero-waste to landfill
Eco-friendly cleaning products
Reduce single use products
Training programme development
Core and seasonal menu creation
GP and costing
Recipe and mise en place
Menu Design & Printing
Stock and waste management
Health and safety
Website design and analysis
Social media makeover
Professional photography and stock images
James and Laura have over 25 years experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. With a love of local produce and a passion for the environment they aim to share their knowledge and ethos to help independent businesses throughout Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire grow.
THE CHEF CONSULTANT
Specialties: Menu Creation, Waste Management, Kitchen Efficiency
Passions: Foraging, Local Produce, Star Wars
James is a talented chef boasting training under the likes of Gordon Ramsey, Marco Pierre White and Raymond Blanc. As well as Michelin Star restaurants, he has been the senior chef of award winning pubs and hotels including the role as an Executive Chef Consultant with one of the U.K.'s biggest hospitality company.
His experience doesn't end with restaurants. James has also worked with events companies leading him to cater for major sporting events such as Wimbledon and Lords.
As The Fig & Fox Chef Consultant, James helps restaurants improve their kitchen operations from designing more efficient kitchen layouts, implementing better health and safety practices and engineering menus that reflects the style, branding and skills of new or established businesses.
THE OPERATIONS CONSULTANT
Specialties: Customer Engagement, Staff Training, Eco-Solutions
Passions: People, The Environment, House Plants
Laura has extensive experience in the hospitality industry from village pubs to city bars, independent restaurants to prestigious wedding venues.
"I understand the fluctuations in hospitality that aren't always in other industries like extreme seasonal trade, high employee turnover and tight payroll budgets."
Her focus on people promotes customer engagement through brand conceptions and the importance of reflecting this through service, staff and product knowledge, especially when showcasing local food. She's trained and managed a variety of employees within small teams of under 10 members of staff to to larger workforces with over 50 people.
Working together with other local businesses means we can provide a full range of services. You can tap into a network of professionals by choosing The Fig & Fox Company as a one-stop-shop to help with your development journey.
Hand-roasted coffee specialists based in Rutland. We work with them to provide clients with ethical and unique coffee as well as other services including:
- Barista Training
- Coffee Equipment
- Coffee Machine Calibration
- Promotional Materials
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