Francis Loughran

Future Food’s focus has always been at the forefront of pre-empting social norms relating to food, lifestyle and entertainment.

The ability to ensure trends are recognised and the business model for food evolves in order to maximise GLA, asset value and returns to all stakeholders.

A multidisciplinary approach to food and beverage Master planning will ensure we clearly identify what consumers will want in 2020 because we focus on people, their dreams, aspirations and need states. This includes focusing on the customer, the community and ensuring we deliver memorable experiences time and time again.

Francis Loughran, specialising in Retail Food and Food Service Management, is the founding Director of Future Food and has been involved in the food service industry for 40 years. Francis has built a wealth of knowledge and experience in concept development, food service strategic planning, design, retailing, food service management, spatial planning and assessing, hospitality place making and restaurant consulting using a customer-centric focus.

His work has taken him around the world and includes a diverse list of projects, involved in the planning and development of shopping centres, waterfront developments, restaurants, cafes, food courts and fresh food markets along with food service solutions for restaurant precincts, stadia, airports, clubs, mixed-use developments, leisure and entertainment precincts and corporate office towers.

Francis holds a Bachelor of Arts (Catering Administration – Ulster), Master of Science (Tourism Development – Strathclyde), professional trade qualifications in food production & service from City and Guilds of London, and professional management qualifications from the Hotel, Catering & International Management Association, London.