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LSG Group Carina Jonas Train Services

Train Services: Innovations at a second glance

For a catering concept to become a success on board a train, we at the LSG Group have to consider every aspect of the service. Following an in-depth analysis of the competition, train operator’s positioning and passenger segmentation, we invite our existing or potential custome...

LSG Group's food truck at InnoTrans

LSG Group at InnoTrans 2016: A (not so technical) Recap

Culinary “food-to-go” bolsters intensive discussions at InnoTrans Many of my colleagues found this year’s InnoTrans in Berlin to be very technical. With our stand, which was designed to be very inviting, inspiring and innovative, we at the LSG Group created a distinctive ju...

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We’re Getting Ready: InnoTrans 2016 is nearly here!

The countdown has begun, and we can’t wait. Yes, in just two weeks Europe’s biggest trade-fair for all things train will be unfolding at the Messe in Berlin – InnoTrans 2016 – and we are looking forward to welcoming visitors to our brand new booth on September the 20th! ...

LSG Sky Chefs Train Xavier Muller

Is there a link between ticket price and catering on trains?

Are my passengers on a short commute to work or are they using the train to travel long distances to enjoy a holiday abroad? What are the travelers interested in – both in their personal lives and while on board the train? What catering alternatives can my guests access at the ...

LSG Sky Chefs Train Xavier Muller

Why do yourself what others can do better?

Since LSG Group began providing Columbus Café as part of its catering service on the trains of French operator iDTGV, sales of the popular drink have risen sharply. Columbus is synonymous with high-quality coffee in France, which is why the brand alone is enough of a motivator f...

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A good salesperson can sell anything!

OK, we don’t exactly want for our train crews to be able to “sell anything”. Nevertheless, through our approach for training crews, LSG Sky Chefs aims to develop educated – and successful! – crew members. In the train sector, crew members are both LSG Sky Chefs employee...

LSG Sky Chefs Train Xavier Muller

WTCE 2016: A Tradeshow not just for Airlines

When colleagues happen to talk about the World Travel Catering & Onboard Services EXPO (WTCE) fair in Hamburg, they almost always associate the event with airline services. However, many other transport-related industries are also highly interested in the fair – such as tra...

LSG Sky Chefs Train Xavier Muller

“If I travel on a train, I travel differently”

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to travel on board many trains in Europe – both for my own private travel and for business-related duty travel. In my position at LSG Sky Chefs, my eyes immediately start wandering around as soon as I jump on a train and I automaticall...

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Being part of our internal Train Community

After almost five years of train catering development in Europe, more than 20 projects in different countries, such as Germany, France, Belgium, Italy and Spain, I have had the pleasure of organizing and participating in LSG Sky Chefs’ first European Train Conference. This was...

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Great team work in Paris during iDTGV startup

Hi, my name is Xavier Muller and I work as a Business Analyst for the LSG Sky Chefs’ Train Division. From now on, you will hear more frequently from me about what’s going on at European railway stations. My first post brings great news from my home country, France. Recently, ...