Search
The Caterer

Harbour & Jones promotes Gary McKechnie to director of food

Harbour & Jones promotes Gary McKechnie to director of food

Boutique contract caterers Harbour & Jones has announced that Gary McKechnie has been promoted to director of food.

McKechnie joined the company as chef for hospitality in 2008 with over 25 years of food, catering and management experience.

He worked for Compass Group from 1990, rising from head chef at the London Stock Exchange to executive chef for Restaurant Associates at the Royal Bank of Scotland, overseeing the catering for more than 3,000 employees.

Patrick Harbour, co-founder of Harbour & Jones said: "We promoted Gary after one year of working at Harbour & Jones. Impressed with his enthusiasm, imagination, hard work and dedication to the industry, we are sure these assets will help refine the service and food quality at Harbour & Jones."

As director of food, McKechnie's responsibilities will include developing strategies to implement Harbour & Jones' food style whilst continuing to increase standards and source ethical, sustainable and seasonal British produce. Clients of Harbour & Jones include The Royal Society, RADA and St Paul's Cathedral.

McKechnie said he was thrilled by the promotion. He added: "Working for one of the country's most innovative catering and food service companies is a dream job."

Harbour & Jones wins a hat trick of London contracts >>

Menuwatch - Restaurant at St Paul's >>

Harbour & Jones to cater for Financial Services Authority >>

By Janie Stamford

E-mail your comments to Janie Stamford here.

If you have something to say on this story or anything else join the debate at Table Talk - Caterer's new networking forum. Go to www.caterersearch.com/tabletalk

Caterersearch.com jobs
Looking for a new job? Find your next contract catering job here with Caterersearch.com jobs

Blogs on Caterersearch.com](http://www.caterersearch.com/blogs) Catch up with more news and gossip on all Caterer's blogs
[Newsletters For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our e-mail newsletters.
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.