For over 24 years we have sourced, developed and placed talent within the Business Services, Hospitality, Foodservice and Pubs, Bars & Restaurants sectors, creating amazing career opportunities for people.
Our reputation in senior permanent recruitment across these sectors has resulted in a loyal portfolio of high profile clients, with repeat business accounting for 90% of our portfolio to date. With more and more of our clients looking for new talent with a little difference, we are harnessing amazing technology and in-depth knowledge of our markets and talent pool to place diverse people into different sectors.
Our live database has over 100,000 candidates and we nurture strong and lasting relationships with clients and candidates, placing massive emphasis on the development and wellbeing of candidates and our teams.
With a kitchen boasting over 650 industry awards, it’s fair to say the Amadeus catering team know what’s required to deliver daring menus for every dietary requirement and budget imaginable.
We’re part of the NEC Group and we work with venues and event organisers who want to provide visitors with a unique and memorable food experience. Consideration and innovation is evident on every plate. Whether that’s sustainably sourcing local produce, scrutinising nutritional values or adding a little live theatre to table service. Our customer portfolio includes serving four million visitors per year at five world-class NEC Group venues (the NEC, ICC, Genting Arena, Arena Birmingham and Vox Conference Centre) as well as top external events, including six major international sporting tournaments, and venues, including Cadbury World, Belfast Castle and Stratford Racecourse. We also operate three Starbucks outlets in addition to managing outlets for retail partners from Subway to JD Wetherspoon.
At Bidfood, we’re focused on going the extra mile for our customers. Being the best is a key part of our ethos, and our focus is on delivering the best customer experience, making life easier and helping customers to grow. We’re serious about service excellence and getting it right first time, and we’ve invested in building an infrastructure that keeps us close to our customers.
In our range of over 13,000 products, which includes the best of both own brand and leading foodservice brands, customers will find everything they need for service from store cupboard ingredients to frozen and chilled food, soft drinks, wines, beers and spirits, cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils, cleaning products and catering equipment.
We’re invested in the success of our customers and we believe great service is about more than delivering boxes, it’s also about adding value. Our expertise, our industry knowledge, the data we buy and the insight we distil helps our customers stay ahead of the curve on key food trends, creative recipes and menu ideas. @BidfoodUK
Britvic is the largest supplier of branded still soft drinks in Great Britain (GB) and the number two supplier of branded carbonated soft drinks in GB. The company combines its own leading brand portfolio including Robinsons, J2O, Drench, Purdey’s, Fruit Shoot, R White’s, Britvic Mixers and Juices, with PepsiCo brands such as Pepsi Max, Tango 7UP and Lipton Ice Tea, which Britvic produces and sells in Great Britain and Ireland under exclusive PepsiCo agreements. Operating in both the Take Home and On-Premise channels, Britvic offers its customers a portfolio of soft drinks to meet every consumer occasion and has a strong track record of delivering successful innovation.
Bunzl Catering and Hospitality Division are the UK's leading suppliers of disposables, equipment and guest amenities to all sectors of the catering and hospitality industry.
The businesses form an extensive nationwide distribution network and provide the most comprehensive range of products in the marketplace. They incorporate Bunzl Catering Supplies, Bunzl Lockhart Catering Equipment, Continental Chef Supplies, WK Thomas, Bunzl Guest Amenities, together with Buwier luxury guest amenities and Thomson Medd Christmas.
The businesses offer the largest range of light and heavy catering equipment for front and back of house - everything from catering disposables, hygiene paper, cleaning and janitorial products, to in-room guest amenities, speciality festive products and a full design service that includes planning, construction and installation.
We are CH&CO. We create uplifting catering and hospitality experiences across all life stages and locations, including workplaces, destinations, venues, events, education and healthcare.
Food has the power to make people feel good, and that goes beyond what’s on the plate. Great food experiences lift the spirit, bring people together and fuel emotional positivity and physical wellbeing. This is our motivation across our areas of expertise, which includes event catering, workplace cafés and restaurants, corporate fine dining and hospitality, visitor attraction catering, pupil and staff feeding at state and independent schools, university cafés and restaurants, hospital staff and visitor restaurants, hospices, Livery Hall catering, venue sales, event management and production, and reception and concierge services.
Our chefs, nutritionists and people pleasers constantly challenge themselves to push the boundaries and make food that goes further – in every respect. Their thoughtful, mindful approach to sourcing, preparing and presenting food promotes positive changes in consumption that will make a meaningful, measurable impact to people of all ages and from all walks of life. And, investment in people and technology ensures every experience delivered is simple, smart and stirring.
CH&CO holds a Royal Warrant for catering services to HM The Queen.
Coople is Europe’s largest on-demand staffing platform with over 90,000 fully vetted, London-based ‘Cooplers’. We connect people with companies looking to recruit flexible, part-time staff. Companies can hire workers based on their experience, star-rating, availability and location. From event assistants and bartenders to waiters and hosts, Coople helps businesses find high-quality staff that suit their needs.
Franke Coffee Systems is the World’s leading provider in innovative coffee solutions. With passion and expertise we enable our customer’s successes.
Franke Coffee Systems manufacture professional and sleek all round hot beverage systems which can be tailored to meet the caterer’s every requirement.
From basic button panels to intuitive and customizable 10.4’’ touch screens allowing at the touch of the finger a perfect coffee classic or a delicious hot/cold foam beverage. A fully automatic coffee solution that appeals to all the senses.
All of this supported by the country’s finest after sales support and own national service team.
Whether you need a team of waiters and chefs for a season, a bartender for one night, or a permanent Head Chef to lead your kitchen, Off to Work is your source for top talent in hospitality. As the UK's premier event staffing, training and consultancy company, we recruit and train exceptional front and back of house, including security hosts. We are proud to have enabled amazing experiences for over 50,000 events in the UK and beyond since 2000.
Oliver Kay Produce: Proud to serve great, local, seasonal, fresh produce each day.
Oliver Kay was founded over 25 years ago. They supply high quality fresh, seasonal fruit and vegetables, cheese & dairy and dry store ingredients, sourced locally wherever possible, and delivered to chefs and catering establishments throughout the UK from warehouses in Bolton, Wednesbury, Edinburgh and London.
Oliver Kay work with some of the very best growers around the UK and overseas, many of which they have built long standing relationships with.
Oliver Kay operate from a zero to landfill site. All products packed on-site use compostable packaging – trays and netting, products are delivered in re-useable trays, and any food waste from the site is used to create renewable energy.
Oliver Kay’s Bolton site has an on-site development kitchen where customers are able to utilise the facilities for menu development, meetings and training.
Tel: 0844 847 9790 www.oliverkayproduce.co.uk
We are an award-winning, family run catering design and installation company.
Now with a team of 29 and offices in the North East and central London, we have enjoyed rapid growth since our establishment in 2007, however, there still remains a strong family core which has influenced our professional and friendly values and company ethos. We like to think with pride and with confidence that it is this set of values, as much as the quality and experience that exists in the RDA family, that brings us repeat business from a variety of valued clients ranging from education, international blue chip companies, High Street Brands, NHS Trusts, contract caterers and private businesses of all sizes.
We pride ourselves on providing a full `turnkey` service from consultancy and design, through specification and supply, to project management and installation. We create innovative spaces that are practical yet beautiful for all parts of the catering, hospitality and retail sectors.
Rota provide high-quality vetted staff for both front and back of house roles via an online platform and app. We work with venues and catering teams across the UK, providing staff in London, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Heathrow.
Using technology, we match skilled, experienced staff to jobs in restaurants, hotels and caterers, while offering better working conditions, value and quality. The Rota web app allows you to post shifts in seconds for us to fill in minutes, and as every Member of our staff has been rated by your peers you can be assured of their quality.
We are proud to be a 'hybrid' agency run by and cater for people working in the hospitality industry. We have a fantastic operations and account management team who are heavily involved in helping you achieve your staffing goals.
Our online platform enables you to establish a reliable pool of staff through our in-app rating system that allows you to score the staff you take on. All our staff are heavily vetted by our experienced hospitality professionals.
Seafish is a Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) set up to support the £10 billion UK seafood industry.
We know that seafood is the way forward for business, for our communities, our environment and for our health and personal well-being.
Our vision is for a thriving UK seafood industry and we offer a unique, industry-wide outlook working in partnership with all parts of the seafood industry across the UK to unite the industry in our vision. This includes everyone involved in the seafood journey - from when it’s caught to when it’s bought – fishermen, processors, wholesales, food service, retailers and the end consumers.
We also actively work beyond our traditional stakeholder base with universities, research institutes, public bodies and other food industries to leverage additional value for the seafood sector.
Our funding comes from a levy on the first sale of seafood products in the UK and we work at arm's length from our joint sponsors, the four Fisheries Administrations.
We’ve been providing permanent and temporary recruitment solutions to the hospitality industry for over 20 years. With chefs, general managers and catering managers in our nationwide team, we have first hand experience of the challenges you face and how they impact on your business.
Our closeness to the industry means that we have a loyal candidate network that is second to none. We can supply you with exactly the talent you need, when you need it.
With 15 offices across the UK, we have truly nationwide coverage. Furthermore, our team is split into teams that are dedicated to specific areas of the market:- Chefs- Restaurants and Bars- Contract Catering- Hotels
This allows our consultants to truly specialise and have an excellent grasp of the talent in their local areas.
We’re delighted to be sponsoring “Chef Manager of the Year” at the Cateys, and look forward to meeting you on the night.
Syft connects tens of thousands of flexible workers with over 2200 employers nationwide.
From stadiums to cafes, festivals to restaurants, top businesses such as CH&Co, Dine and Fuller’s have made Syft their trusted BoH and FoH staffing partner.
Through innovative technology, multi-award winner Syft removes the barriers between workers looking for shifts and businesses in need of staff, offering the former market-leading wages and perks, and providing the latter with high-quality, reliable staff.
Candidates undergo a thorough onboarding process before they can access work, with experience, skills and compliance verified by our recruitment team. Employers can look at staff profiles and ratings and handpick workers, or automatically match via the platform’s algorithm. With greater flexibility and lower costs than traditional agencies, staff are available on-demand or well ahead of time, enabling venues to operate without disruption.
Syft is the future of work.
Our vision is simple – to make it enjoyable to recruit the right people.
We understand that recruitment isn’t just a tick box exercise and finding the right candidates can be a long and stressful process; but not when you work with Talent Hive. For us, personality, working style and ambition are all important factors that go above and beyond a candidate’s CV. Only by integrating these characteristics into our recruitment process can we correctly judge which applicants fit your business the best. Many of our clients see us as their long-term recruitment partner. By getting to know their business and the sort of people they like to employ, we are able to hand-pick potential employees based on experience and personality attributes. Because each Talent Hive consultant has worked within the hospitality and catering sectors, in restaurants, pubs, hotels and more, we have the inside knowledge required to make informed decisions when it comes to your recruitment.
Traiteur de Paris - “Made by Chefs for Chefs”
The company philosophy is to make chefs’ working life easier and help to save time in the kitchen by producing quality authentic canapés, petit fours, individual desserts, vegetable starters & side dishes, desserts to share and our new Madeleines.Traiteur de Paris was launched 20 years ago after an encounter between Yann Le Moal, a passionate pastry Chef, and Denis Pinault, a young entrepreneur. Now, over 400 employees work to manufacture top quality products for the foodservice and retail markets.
The production sites are based in Brittany and Normandy where traditional methods are used and many items are hand finished. The freezing process is the best way to preserve & maintain quality genuine recipe products and guarantee the French “savour faire” can be exported around the world.
We Proudly Serve Starbucks offers a range of premium coffee solutions to caterers in the workplace, hotels, universities and healthcare locations.
From barista-served solutions for cafés and restaurants to self-serve coffee bars, a wide selection of Starbucks coffeehouse favourites are available alongside Frappuccino blended beverages, Teavana hot and shaken iced teas, iced coffees, hot chocolate and iconic Starbucks snacks. We also offer a calendar of seasonal beverages and promotions, aligned with Starbucks stores.All our coffee is ethically sourced and we are committed to ensuring a long-term future for coffee farmers and the environment. Through sustainability initiatives such as paper cup recycling, reusable and compostable cups and the removal of plastic straws from our business by 2020, we aim to make a difference where we can.
For more information call us on +44 (0)204 124 1029 (Option 2)
WilcoxBurchmore design and create commercial kitchens and dining areas. They have transformed schools, universities and corporate workplaces, creating unique and appealing environments that make preparing, delivering and eating food a pleasure!
Company directors Cathy Wilcox and Michael Burchmore have worked in the catering industry for many years, and love seeing the difference a cleverly designed space can make to the enjoyment of food. They also take pride in seeing that the catering staff have a smart, clean and efficient environment to work in, or that office workers can switch off for a while in a relaxing space created just for them.
Cathy and Michael are involved in every job from start to finish. Projects start with a detailed brief so everyone is clear on the objectives, and the style of service and atmosphere required. The budget and timings are agreed before a design is developed. You will find Michael or Cathy on site or contactable at any point throughout the project.
Regular site meetings keep the project on track, and you will be involved throughout so that all the elements work together. You will be given advice on the most suitable equipment, and your staff will be fully trained.
The expert installation team will be overseen by one of the directors, and after care is equally important. Any snags or queries after completion are dealt with quickly and efficiently.
Zenith Hygiene and Diversey are on a journey to create the UK and Ireland’s largest manufacturer and supplier of cleaning and hygiene products. Diversey and Zenith believe strongly, that cleaning and hygiene are life essentials. Collectively, we have over 115 years of expertise and knowledge and operate with our customers’ needs at the heart of everything we do. Safeguarding our customers’ businesses, contributing to productivity improvements, lowering total operating costs and brand protection. Our journey together has just started but working as one, we will continue to protect and care for people everyday by pioneering future focused cleaning and hygiene technologies.