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About ifse

Why partner with ifse

With over 30 years’ experience in restaurant design, build and fit-out, our talented, passionate, and expert team are at the heart of our business.

Our collaborative approach to every single project means that from the initial brief, all departments are involved, ensuring that our design provides a solution to all of the catering challenges.

That’s why we have been able to partner with high street brands, trusted blue-chip companies and independent cafés of all sizes who trust us to provide design, build and fit-out services for their restaurant spaces and commercial kitchen facilities.

Interior Design

F&B Design Consultancy

FF&E Supply & Install

Commercial Build & Fit Out

Project Management



We’re a team of young and old, logical and creative, sensible and disruptive individuals

Meet The Team

We’re an award-winning multidisciplinary team based in Croydon with a passion for designing and delivering outstanding catering facilities across the nation. Learn more about our dedicated team of design-and-build experts.

Julia Hill

Managing Director

With over 35 years of experience working within the catering industry, and most of that time spent at ifse, Julia’s indispensable amount of knowledge and experience in managing successful projects has seen her progress through the ranks from her humble beginning as a PA, all the way to her recent appointment as the company’s Managing Director. 

So it’s no surprise she was voted the ‘most organised’ In ifse at the 2022 company awards

Adam Bristow

Commercial Director

Adam joined the ifse team as the company’s lone Marketing Executive straight out of University. 

After 7 years of working his way up our business, his impressive efforts were recognised, leading to his progression to Marketing Director in 2021, before becoming responsible for the entire Sales and Marketing department in his most recent promotion to Commercial Director in 2023. 

A master of fashion, he was also voted the ‘best-dressed man’ in the company.

John Moores

Sales Director

John’s career started in the Royal Airforce to become a qualified Engineer to a degree level. It’s this understanding of the nuts-and-bolts profession that led him to a long career within the commercial catering and restaurant design industry, which now spans over thirty years. 

John joined the team at IFSE in 1995 and has continued to push the company into new markets and new sectors, with hundreds of projects under his belt across the country, leading him to earn the title of ‘highest carbon footprint’ in IFSE!

Rohan Grant

Finance Director

Rohan’s financial expertise was refined and enhanced during his tenure working within the construction industry, including large-scale projects such as the London Olympic Parks contract at the time of his employment with Balfour Beatty. His keen eye for the finer details has made Rohan a perfect fit for ifse, becoming our newest director in 2018.

As an expert in Finance, it’s not a shock that Rohan was voted the ‘most likely to be the next millionaire’!

Jeremy Henshaw

Sales Director

Jeremy started his career as a Design Apprentice for a London design consultancy, specialising in commercial interior design within the food and beverage industry, focusing on major hotel chains such as the Hilton. 

Jeremy’s understanding of practical and efficient restaurant design was enhanced when his career expanded into Project Management to cover full turnkey packages.  

As a result of Jeremy’s commitment to the industry, he is now one of ifse’s key directors.

Sally Medina

Creative Director

Originally beginning her career as a designer in ifse’s Croydon office, the team quickly recognised Sally’s creative flair and eye for detail in the visuals she produces for clients, leading to a progression to ‘Design Manager’ before her recent promotion to our company’s very own ‘Creative Director’. 

‘The best-dressed woman’ in ifse, Sally’s impressive designs continue to ‘wow’ clients and our own team alike, 

Steven Hussey

F&B Development Director

Recently appointed as ifse’s first Food & Beverage (F&B) Director in 2023, Steven’s vast experience within the catering industry spans over 27 years, beginning his career as a Catering Manager for several smaller companies before graduating to Operations Manager at a large hospitality company in 2016. 

In 2018 Steven joined the ifse team where his previous hands-on experience helped him to land contract agreements with large clients such as CH&Co, M&S and Campus Reading. 

He was also voted the company’s ‘funniest man’ and ‘biggest coffee addict’,

A team you can trust

In 2019, with a team of 33 designers, project managers, and industry specialists, we successfully delivered over 200 new-build and refurbishment award-winning restaurant design, build and fit-out projects for high street brands, blue-chip companies, and independent operators.

This experience in the industry allows the team to provide restaurant design solutions across the UK for projects of all sizes, locations, or complexity.

Established in the industry

Your project is in safe hands with our team. Our many industry accreditations ensure your project is both practical and compliant.

We aim to continue to exceed the level specification and quality expectations set out by CEDA, CHAS, Safe Contractor, F-Gas, Gas Safe, and Constructionline GOLD. This list is ever-expanding as we grow as a company.

Shape your future with our team

Do you strive to learn as you work? Are you a creative person who constantly looks to improve designs? Are you a driven individual who works to smash every goal they are set?

If so, then you should consider a career with ifse Group. With over 50 staff across the group of companies at our head office in Croydon, we are always looking for new talent to join our team.


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