MCS Technical Products Development Chef David Jenkins Loses Cancer Battle

The Chefs’ Forum are incredibly sad to inform you of the passing of David (Dave) Jenkins the much-loved development chef of MCS Technical Products. He will be greatly missed by all his colleagues at MCS and friends in the industry. David suffered from an aggressive form of lung cancer and after a short illness he passed away on the 7th May aged 62.

Steve Snow, Managing Director of MCS Technical Products said:

“David followed his father (a renowned Welsh Chef), into the hospitality industry in his teens qualifying as a chef and so working all his adult life in various cheffing roles before becoming a demonstration chef for manufacturers brands. He worked for leading manufacturers within the hospitality sector, including working as a demonstration chef for the Blodgett Oven Group in America.

“David joined MCS on the 2nd January 2014 and quickly earned the respect of colleagues and customers with his talents and expertise. We will miss him and his knowledge.”

Catherine Farinha, Director of The Chefs’ Forum said: “Dave Jenkins worked with us from the early days showcasing CookTek induction technology to chefs across the country. We have always loved working with him and he will be sorely missed at Chefs’ Forum events.”