Mr David O'Brien - Head Chef - East Village Bar Restaurant and Hotel January 29, 2014
Brendan Buckley has conducted food safety training and auditing on behalf of East Village Bar Restaurant and Hotel in Douglas Village, Cork City over several years. We have always found Brendan to be very professional, practical and cost effective in his approach to these services and would have no hesitation in recommending Brendan to any similar organisation in our business sector.
Mr Tony Murphy - Owner - Murphys' Centra Waterford City and Portlaw Co Waterford January 29, 2014
Centras' Murphy Waterford City and Portlaw Co Waterford have been Q Mark audited on several occasions by Brendan Buckley on behalf of EIQA. Both of our food retail outlets have always found Brendan to be thoroughly professional in his approach to detail while conducting these audits and to be courteous and respectful when interacting with staff members. We would have no hesitation in recommending Brendan to any organisation requiring the services of a skilled and experienced food safety auditor.
Mr Jimmy O’Brien – Head Chef – Montenotte Care Centre January 29, 2014
Montenotte Care Centre has found that the standards set by Brendan Buckley of Food Management Systems Ltd have been of the highest quality in food safety auditing. The difference we have found between Food Management Systems Ltd and other companies is that Brendan will tailor a training session to suit your personal business needs and that they care about the results they achieve. Montenotte Care Centre would have no hesitation in recommending Food Management Systems Ltd to any prospective clients for any aspect of food safety management"
Ms Catherine Cogan – Operations Manager – O’Connell Court January 29, 2014
Brendan Buckley of Food Management Systems Ltd has provided food safety training on behalf of O’Connell Court. We have found the delivery and content of these training sessions to be excellent and also to be very cost-effective. We would have no hesitation in recommending Brendan Buckley to any food service related organisation"
Mr D.J. O’Sullivan – Company Accountant January 29, 2014
The standard of food safety auditing carried out by Brendan Buckley of Food Management Systems Ltd on behalf of Fota Island Golf Club has been to a consistently high level of performance over a number of years. We have found services to be cost-effective and would have no hesitation in recommending Food Management Systems Ltd training services to other companies"
Ms Margaret O’Shea – Food Safety Manager – Supervalu Twohigs – Kanturk January 29, 2014
Supervalu Twohig has used the food safety auditing and training / coaching services of Food Management Systems Ltd for over 10 years. In this time period we have in particular benefitted from the food safety coaching, auditing and training skills of Brendan Buckley. Of particular benefit to our key staff members in recent times has been the 4 hour Q Mark for hygiene & food safety standard interactive workshop which Brendan had personally developed and subsequently delivered here on site. Brendan has a very good approach to food safety coaching and consistently achieves results. We would highly recommend Brendan to any food retail organisation wishing to improve their overall standard of food safety management.
Mr Conor Murphy – Operations Manager – Lipton Soft Drinks Ireland January 29, 2014
Brendan Buckley of Food Management Systems Ltd has provided ongoing food safety training programmes on behalf of Lipton Soft Drinks Ireland (Unilever Ireland) for many years. We have found the delivery and content of these training sessions to be excellent. We would have no hesitation in recommending Food Management Systems Ltd training services to any food or drinks company"
Ms Elaine Blood – Deputy General Manager - Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa Hotel Clonakilty January 29, 2014
Brendan Buckley of Food Management Systems Ltd has provided ongoing food safety training programs on behalf of Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa Hotel for more than 5 years. We have found the delivery and cost effectiveness of these training sessions to be excellent. We would have no hesitation in recommending Food Management Systems Ltd training services to any company within the industry"
Ms Mary Teehan – St Luke's Catering Manager January 29, 2014
Food Management Systems Ltd food safety training and auditing skills have been a tremendous asset to St Luke's Home for many years. The ongoing training and guidance provided by Brendan Buckley have greatly assisted us in our efforts to promote a culture of awareness and continuous improvement"
Ms Patricia Healy – Head of Catering - Waterford Regional Hospital January 29, 2014
Brendan Buckley acted as our full-time part-time HACCP / quality manager in the catering department of Waterford regional Hospital for 4 years between 2004 and 2008. We were very pleased to have Brendan’s professional approach driving our improvement efforts over this 4 year period and saddened to lose Brendan in late 2008. Brendan’s skill-set ideally suited our requirements and he facilitated the achievement of many improvements. We would recommend Brendan Buckley to any organisation inside or outside the healthcare sector"
Mr David Collins – Owner – Supervalu Collins – Carrigaline – Co Cork January 29, 2014
In his capacity as an independent 3rd party certified food safety auditor on behalf of EIQA (Excellence Ireland Quality Association) Brendan Buckley has conducted numerous detailed food safety audits on our business operations over the past 15 years. Throughout this period we have always found Brendan to be extremely amiable, professional in his approach and thorough in his attention to detail. My food safety team and I can honestly say that we have learned something extra and routinely benefitted from each and every one of Brendan’s audit visits. The detail subsequently submitted in Brendan’s audit reports has also been an excellent support in your journey toward securing and maintaining the higher level Emerald award certification from E.I.Q.A. We would have no hesitation in recommending the services offered by Brendan Buckley to any large food retail outlet. Brendan has an excellent knowledge and practical approach to requirements and recommendations within the EIQA Q Mark for hygiene & food safety standard.
Mr Liam O’Connell – Owner – Centra O’Connell – Templemore – Co Tipperary January 29, 2014
Centra Templemore has used the food safety auditing and training / consultancy services of Brendan Buckley from Food Management Systems Ltd for the past 7 years. We have constantly returned to Brendan on an annual basis in order to benefit from this staff orientated practical yet professional approach to food safety management. Brendan’s coaching and training skills in conjunction with his attention to detail when conducting audits have been perfectly suited to the working culture within our family run business. Importantly, these services have been very cost competitive. We would recommend Brendan’s amiable yet thoroughly professional approach to any similar small food retail business operation"
Mr Paul O’Grady – CEO EIQA January 29, 2014
Brendan Buckley of Food Management Systems Ltd has been a working partner with EIQA (Excellence Ireland Quality Association) formally EI (Excellence Ireland) and IQA (Irish Quality Association) since 1996. The professional approach adopted by Brendan in all his activities on behalf of EIQA has been a great asset to our organisation and the success enjoyed by many of our clients. We find Brendan to be an excellent food safety auditor and readily endorse his well-established reputation as a trainee orientated food safety / hygiene trainer across all food sectors. We are delighted to have Brendan and his company Food Management Systems Ltd as a close working partner within the EIQA network"
Mr Colm Breheny - Manager Professional Development - Failte Ireland January 29, 2014
Failte Ireland (previously C.E.R.T.) initially worked with Food Management Systems Ltd (FMS Ltd) in 1996, in both the development and delivery of food hygiene certification programs e.g. the two-day “Implementing Hazard Analysis” HACCP workshop and the Management of Food Hygiene training Programme. Throughout our dealings with Food Management Systems Ltd, we have been very happy with the level of service and professionalism provided by the company and Brendan Buckley in particular
Mr Michael Lynch – Owner – Spar Shop Castlegregory – Co Kerry January 29, 2014
Brendan Buckley of Food Management Systems Ltd has been our external food safety consultant since 2010. Throughout this time period Brendan has conducted several detailed on site internal food safety audits on our behalf against the requirements of the EIQA 2008 Q Mark for hygiene and food safety standard. With Brendan’s facilitation our follow-up corrective actions taken on foot of these audits have proven to be of tremendous benefit to general staff morale and indeed to our business as a whole. There is absolutely no doubt that the contribution from Food Management Systems Ltd and Brendan has in no small part helped us to achieve BWG food safety standard national award recognition in 2011. Brendan’s excellent food safety coaching and training skills had a big part to play in our continuous improvement journey over the past 15 months. We have had no hesitation in agreeing to retain Brendan’s services heading into our 3rd year together for 2012 and would recommend Brendan’s services to any like minded retail business outlet"