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MIC

Most Innovative Caterer Award.

IRCG’s prestigious MIC Award is presented to the best rail catering innovator from our members each year at our Annual Dinner.
The trophy is made for beautifully sculpted Bohemian Blue Glass and the title to MIC is highly sought after.

The winner is chosen by the members following presentations, with peer endorsement ensuring that the best innovation wins.

The winners of previous years include:

2019

Switzerland

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Elvetino

For their events in the trains.

2018

Czech Republic

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JLV

For their new retail meal services

2017

Germany

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Deutsche Bahn

For their new DB-Lounge concept

2016

Austria

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Don Travel

For their project DoNA Catering Iran

2015

Poland

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WARS

For their ordering system mWARS

2014

Finland

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AVECRA

For their concept Duetto

2013

Czech Republic

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JLV

For their On-line Bistro

2012

Italy

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Chef Express

For their pre-order concept Very-in-Box

2011

Austria

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e-Express

For their innovation program The Product Pot

2010

Norway

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Togservice

For their Taste of Noeway concept

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

As well as supporting innovation we also encourage research and development

After all this is where the new ideas of the future come from!

IRCG has a range of consulting services provided by members and partners. This includes detailed research undertaken across the industry and has led to many different technical and service advancements.

 

Members can benefit from mentoring services provided by  experienced colleagues (including through the Mentoring Program with Onboard Hospitality) and job exchange opportunities between member organisations.

 

Recently we have also aided university students on masters degree courses understand more about the way the industry works.

 

If you are interested in how we can help, please get in touch.

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