Hundreds turn out to celebrate change of ownership of Peterborough company

More than 200 people turned out for a celebration to mark the start of a new era at a Peterborough company.

Thursday, 19th April 2018, 3:21 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th April 2018, 3:26 pm
Staff of Caterfix, in Fengate, get ready to host their open day. EMN-180416-150014009

Customers from across the UK dropped in at Caterfix, in Padholme Road East, after it underwent a change of ownership.

The company, which supplies reconditioned commercial catering equipment and has 14 staff, has been acquired by brothers Ajaz Akhtar and Idris Akhtar from former owners David and Clara Iacono.

Afterwards Ajaz Akhtar said: “It was a great event with more than 200 customers from all around the region attending and our suppliers put on a great show of the latest catering equipment products.

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Rational chefs Darren Hollis and Matthew Heavens at the Caterfix , Fengate, open day. EMN-180416-150025009

“We had burgers, pizzas, curry, wine and beer for everybody. There will definitely be a big bash two next year and we’re looking to hold a cook-off competition this summer.”

Interior of Caterfix, at Fengate, before the start of their open day. EMN-180416-145909009
Rational chefs Darren Hollis and Matthew Heavens at the Caterfix , Fengate, open day. EMN-180416-150025009
Interior of Caterfix, at Fengate, before the start of their open day. EMN-180416-145909009