Chris Slater is a foodservice industry professional. Working for over thirty years in various roles from commercial kitchen contracting, foodservice facility design consultancy and regional sales management for European & US based foodservice equipment manufacturers.

His previous role was as the Regional Director Asia Pacific for Ambach Ali Group Srl an upmarket Italian catering equipment manufacturer involved in multiple 5-Star hotel projects in the Asia Pacific region.

In the 90’s and 2000’s Chris was a senior foodservice design consultant in London with one of the world’s largest multi discipline consulting firms, ARUP International, specialising in prison, healthcare, B&I, and hotel catering facility design working on a large number of projects including Dolder Grand hotel Zurich, Peterborough prison, Ashford prison, St Andrews acute care hospital in Northampton to name a few.

With a diploma in Foodservice Facility Design obtained from Sheffield Hallam University, and having successfully sat the FCSI competency exam, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge, operational know how and passion to the UFD team. 

Chris can be contacted on 0418 790 205 or on his email address at