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FCSI & AIA Working Together An Introduction To Food Service Consulting
Food Service Consulting FCSI is a Registered Provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to CES Records for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available on request. This program is registered with the AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any materials, methods, and services will be addressed at the conclusion of this presentation.
FCSI & AIA Working Together We Share We Support We Inspire
What Is FCSI? We Are: • An independent Foodservice Consulting organization. • Approximately 1,200 members strong. • Representing 42 countries and growing. • Active in the industry for over 50 years. • An approved AIA Cornerstone Partner. • Providing state of the art educational opportunities.
What Is FCSI? We Do: · Operate under a code of ethics and professional conduct · Require strict membership qualifications · Require continuing professional growth · Represent the leaders in the industry · Provide worldwide networking
Learning Objectives To better understand needs and experiences specific to food service and hospitality consulting. Understanding the role and skill sets of foodservice consultants in the planning, designing and building process. Expanding awareness of the disciplines in our profession and how we fit into your process.
What Is A Food Service Consultant? Someone who provides specific expertise unique to the complexity of food service and hospitality projects to insure a smooth transition from the design phase to implementation.
What We Design Design Experience & Expertise Hotels Educational Cultural Arts Resorts & Clubs Theme Parks Business & Industry Government/Military Marine Healthcare Restaurants Arenas Corrections Stores / Supermarkets Private Gourmet Kitchens Commissary Culinary Arts Kitchens
As A Professional Member of FCSI We lead the way in food service. We are committed professionals like you. We have the pulse, we anticipate and lead the industry. We facilitate understanding the clients needs. We meet and exceed the needs of our client's expectations. We lead the way in knowledge and application. We are independent without ties to manufacturers or management companies. Professional fees are our sole source of income. Services and recommendations are provided based on the best interests of the client .
As A Member Of Your Consulting Team You Can Count On: Comprehensive Contract Documents. The people and products we bring in. Partnering with the consultant team. You Will Get: Full construction documents. Improved RFP processes. Pre and post opening trouble-shooting. Post-occupancy evaluations. Post-occupancy training support. Operational/financial performance assessments.
We Are An Asset In Assisting Architects We assure your project is within local or national health code requirements. Offer unseen ideas and needs that positively influences operation, design and budget. Provide information that impacts the overall operation and design of the food service facility. Offer solutions that meet both the needs of the food service operation and support the integrity of the facility design. We work together to add value and achieve your defined goals for the client.
LEED and FCSI An FCSI consultant can provide specifications of Foodservice equipment that aids in obtaining LEED credits. Whether it is water or waste reduction, energy savings or innovative design, we can insure you are supplied with documentation that supports the template filing process on a LEED project.
MAS and Design Consultants Management Advisory Service and Design Consultants Provide Complete Services Design MAS Start-up and Hand-Off Assist In The Bid Process Feasibility Studies Branding and Marketing Services Operations Expertise Sanitation, Health and Safety Advice Business Plans and Operational Audits Staff Training and Recruitment Leadership and Development Training Organizational Development Accounting, Controls and Financing Franchising Writing RFPs for Management Services Design Programming Schematic Design Design Development Equipment Cut Books Utility Schedules Preliminary Budgets Health Dept. Reviews Utility Rough-ins Fabrication Details Elevations Written Specifications Bidding Conferences Pre-Bid Conferences Submittal Review Field Inspections
Collaborative Opportunities Blend and integrate the skills of MAS disciplines with Design consultants. Get Us On Your Team Early! Timely integration of a food service consultant during programming assists in avoiding the scramble for required space to meet functional needs. Our work is completed on the front end of most projects. Your design consultants will need to have most of our design and MEP done before they can complete theirs.
Unique Challenges Understanding The Limits Of Our Discipline: Grease Interceptors Heat Rejection Floor Loading Project Scope Creep
FCSI and AIA Working Together Provide current foodservice industry knowledge, guidance and technical support. www.fcsi.org 309.808.2165 • Professional Consultant Directory · Industry Links · Cornerstone Partnership
FCSI and AIA Working Together We Share We Support We Inspire
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