Chris O'Neill

Chris O'Neill

Bon Culina
London

Chris O’Neill is the UK Sales and Operations Director of Romy Foods Corporation, which runs the well-known BonCulina brand.

Romy Foods is an international food organisation, originally from Malta, which launched in 2011 with a unique vision to build a network connecting ready-meal designers, planners and producers with distribution HUBs around the world, and the food service clients they serve: from hospitals to care homes to brand name hospitality and food service organisations, in the aim of reducing food waste in Europe and around the world, and contribute to a more responsible and sustainable food service industry.

Career Overview

O’Neill has over 30 years of experience in the food industry and has worked with a number of high-profile blue-chip companies. He has also worked with the catering department at the NHS for several years, gaining a wealth of knowledge and understanding of how they need to operate. He has played an active role working with NHS figureheads to help create concepts that help remove wastage high food costs. 

Since 2020, his role with Romy Foods has seen him take charge of launching its Bon Culina brand in the UK, which offers zero-waste solutions to the NHS and other clients. BonCulina offers a ‘simply different foodservice’ approach striving towards a ’zero food waste vision’ and investing part of its profits into the ‘A Meal for a Meal’ CSR programme in partnership with SOS Malta. 

Providing affordable and delicious meals from around the world using the patented Torus Pak® plating technology, BonCulina operates restaurants and canteens of high standards without a kitchen or even a chef on site. Through the reduction in the number of operating elements, particularly labour, BonCulina not only reduces operational cost but also capital.

Aside from his work in the food industry, O’Neill is passionate about football and holds a Diploma in Spectator Safety from Telford College. He has previously worked as the Head of Safety Operations at Stoke City Football Club and worked as a Safety Officer for Coventry City Football Club. His main boast in this area is overseeing the safety operation at Wembley Stadium during the 2017 EFL Trophy Final, when Coventry City played Oxford United before a crowd of over 70,000 people. 

Education

O’Neill has completed a Diploma in Spectator Safety at Telford College. 


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