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Remembering James Little

James Little, a foodservice design consultant who was one of the founders of Cini-Little International, Inc. passed away on June 13, 2015, from Leukemia. Little is survived by his wife, four daughters and their families.

In 1985, he and John Cini formed what is now known as Cini-Little International, Inc. Little was responsible for a number of global projects over his 50-year career and was especially known for his work on large, complex theme parks, mixed-use, sports and convention projects such as: Universal Studios Theme Parks, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, sports facilities for several Olympics, and many of the major league stadiums in North America, Europe, the Middle and Far East. He also worked with hotels, healthcare and education facilities.

Little was an active member of the Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) for more than 40 years. He served the organization in numerous ways during his time as a member.

Visitation will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and a Memorial Service will take place at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 25 at Mount Pleasant Cemetery Visitation Centre, 375 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto. A memorial service will also take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 23 at the Athenaeum, California Institute of Technology, 551 South Hill Avenue, Pasadena, California.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in Jim’s memory may donate to: the FCSI Educational Foundation, Imagine A Cure for Leukemia or a charity of your choice.