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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, from fresh ambient, frozen and chilled food, soft drinks, wines, beers and spirits to cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils, cleaning products and catering equipment.
In addition to great products, we also help customers stay ahead of the curve with insights on key food trends, creative recipes and menu ideas through our team of development chefs, nutritional and product advice, guidance on food standards and legislation, and inspiring marketing materials. We also work closely with customers to address the key corporate responsibility and sustainability challenges facing foodservice.
The Blue Badge Access Awards is a global initiative that celebrates thoughtful and stylish inclusive design. Created in 2018 through the merger of The Blue Badge Style Awards and The Bespoke Access Awards. They are the only Awards scheme dedicated to promoting stylish and good practice accessibility across hotels, restaurants and other venues. Previous winners have included The Globe Theatre, Mere Restaurant, The Three Chimneys in Skye, Sea Container’s Hotel and Sagardi’s 1881 Bar in Barcelona. Supported by Blue Badge Style and Bespoke Hotels – Categories include ‘Access Champion of the Year’, ‘Best Hotel and Hospitality Design’, ‘Best Guest Innovation’ and awards for the best hotel, restaurant, bar, and ‘Best Venue in a Listed Building’. On hold at the moment a new timetable for the 21/22 Awards will be announced in the Spring of 2021.
Brakes UK has been serving chefs across the food industry for over 50 years providing expert knowledge and specialist solutions for every sector. We can provide advice, ideas and products tailored to our customers' needs and every product in our range has been developed with chefs and customers in mind, making sure we deliver quality and taste with every bite.
Britvic is the largest supplier of branded still soft drinks in Great Britain and the number two supplier of branded carbonated soft drinks. The company combines its own leading brand portfolio, including Robinsons, J2O, Drench, Purdey’s, Fruit Shoot and R White’s 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.
Caterer.com is the UK’s largest and most successful hospitality sector job board. It’s the place for jobs in hospitality.
In this highly competitive hospitality market, we understand that each business is different. As a hospitality employer, you need to hire relevant, high-quality talent to deliver the experience your customers expect.Caterer.com helps make your recruitment more effective. Our smart traffic strategy targets and attracts new talent, the moment they begin their job search. This delivers 1.5 million visits, 31,000 new candidate registrations, over 50,000 fresh CVs and 550, 000 job applications every month to the 17,000+ jobs on the site. But it’s not just about big numbers. Our market leading products mean you can zone in on the candidates you want to hire, and attract people that really fit your business. Our experienced team of account managers will help you build the right approach for you, boosting your success and reducing time to hire and cost per hire for roles at every level. That’s why thousands of hospitality employers rely on us to deliver the skilled talent they need for their hard to fill roles.Discover what we can do for your business.
In Great Britain Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) employs some 3,600 people across England, Scotland and Wales at manufacturing sites, offices and depots. In GB, CCEP makes, sells and delivers products including the following for The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC): Coca-Cola Original Taste, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Fanta, Sprite, Dr Pepper, glacéau smartwater, Costa Coffee RTD, Schweppes and Oasis. CCEP in GB also makes, sells or delivers Monster, Relentless and Capri-Sun. Since 2012 we have launched 63 low or zero sugar soft drinks offering something for every consumer and every occasion presenting huge opportunities for our customers.
We are committed to minimising the environmental impact of our products and operations, with a particular focus on sustainable packaging, water stewardship and climate protection. In fact, glacéau smartwater bottles are now all made from 100% recycled plastic (rPET) and are 100% recyclable. We also turned Sprite bottles clear last year to make them easier to recycle and all the other plastic bottles we make in GB contain 50% recycled content, whilst maintaining their 100% recyclability
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.
Taittinger remains one of the few Champagne Houses to be owned and actively managed by the family named on the label. Its origins date back to 1734 and today is headed up by the great grandchildren of founder Pierre Taittinger. Taittinger’s home is situated above miles of UNESCO-listed chalk tunnels and cellars in Champagne. These cellars are where Taittinger’s Champagnes mature for years, sometimes tens of years, to become highly regarded wines that are enjoyed all over the world. Taittinger’s hallmark is the Chardonnay grape, which brings the lightness, finesse and elegance for which Champagne Taittinger is renowned. Taittinger cultivates its 288ha of owned vineyards with the environment at the heart of every decision and, as the third largest grower in Champagne, the House is able to ensure utmost quality from vine to bottle.
Goya was co-founded by Rebecca Dickson and Sara Al-Ali in 2019, with the aim to break the mould of PR and social media; with over a decade of experience within the industry the duo have a shared vision of how to ignite the industry and ensure that whoever they work with share the same values and are pioneers in what they do.
Nestle Professionals, Helping to achieve your ambitions and making more possible in Food Service, every day.
OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, seating more than 28 million diners per month via online bookings across more than 51,000 restaurants.
For restaurants, OpenTable hospitality solutions enable them to manage their reservation book, streamline their operations, enhance their service levels and deliver personalised hospitality.
The OpenTable website and mobile apps enable diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus and other helpful information, and easily make an instantly confirmed booking. OpenTable also powers online reservations for nearly 600 partners: Amazon Alexa, Facebook Messenger, Google, Instagram, TripAdvisor and many more. Since its inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated more than 1.9 billion diners around the world.
OpenTable is proud to be sponsoring the award for Independent Restaurateur of the Year. OpenTable partners with thousands of small business owners across the globe to help them drive success.
Sky is the leading provider of entertainment and communication services, built on over 25 years of market transformation and innovation.
Sky Business is the business-to-business division of Sky, providing a wide variety of commercial premises across the UK and the Republic of Ireland, unrivalled entertainment from unmissable live sport and breaking news, to the best drama and comedy, documentaries and films.
Sky Business offers hoteliers a range of flexible products and solutions to entertain guests. Hoteliers can choose to provide stunning HD quality to guests using either Sky In-Room with a Sky Box in every room, or Sky Select using the Sky Bright Box in the comms room to deliver HD content to multiple TVs in a hotel. It also provides Sky In-Bar, which helps to attract passing trade into hotel bars and increase dwell time and sales.
Sky brings hotel guests the programmes they know and love. From award-winning drama on Sky Atlantic, to original programming on Sky 1, blockbusters hits and all-time classics across 11 Sky Cinema channels, and unmissable live sporting action across dedicated Sky Sports channels, Sky helps to creates a home-from-home experience.
In addition to its entertainment portfolio, Sky Business provides communication services to its customers including Sky WiFi and Sky Ethernet.
The Chemours Company is a global leader in fluoroproducts, titanium technologies and chemical solutions, providing its customers in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations.
Chemours ingredients are found in plastics and coatings, refrigeration and air conditioning, mining and oil refining operations and general industrial manufacturing. Flagship products include prominent brands such as Teflon™, Ti-Pure™, Krytox™, Viton™ and Opteon™.
Chemours has about 8,000 employees across 37 manufacturing sites,serving more than 5,000 customers in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware USA.
The Vegetarian Butcher offers an entire new generation of meat substitutes. Meet the new meat, with our Vegetarian and vegan range made by meat lovers, for meat lovers. We pride ourselves on making it easy for operators to cook satisfying and delicious plant-based dishes by enabling them to continue to cook the dishes they love, with simple swaps of animal protein for our protein. And with 89% of vegan dishes eaten by non-vegans, and 1 in 5 consumers cutting down on meat this year, there has never been a better time to adapt menus. Join the Food Revolution!
TWISPER Business is the first platform with only positive recommendations. It is leading a positive revolution by bringing fairness and transparency back to the online recommendations industry. No negative comments, no unfair ratings and no commission.
On our social app, happy customers don’t rate you, they recommend you to their network of friends. This creates a snowball effect of positivity that converts their friends into new customers.
TWISPER Business is proud to be sponsoring the award for the Best Use of Technology. We are passionate about providing professionals around the world with the tools to leverage positive digital word of mouth, improve their online image and boost revenue by attracting new clientele. We admire the innovation from all the candidates for this year's award. We wish you all the best!
Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) is an industry leader in providing innovative, high-quality professional food ingredients and value-adding services to 75 markets worldwide.
We are a business built by Chefs, so we know what you face every day in the kitchen. Everything we do is focused on making your life a little easier. We aim to inspire you, train you and provide you with the best product solutions.
Our global network of food service professionals help source the best sustainable ingredients, develop quality products, create inspiring and on-trend recipes, and provide chef training and support.
We’re proud to support a host of initiatives right across the foodservice industry. This includes #FairKitchens: an inclusive industry-wide movement co-founded by UFS that aims to better the lives of foodservice operators around the world. The aim is to open a conversation around the unhealthy working conditions of our industry and call for change, because a healthier culture makes for a healthier business. #FairKitchens is also a partner of industry charity Hospitality Action, who offer vital assistance to all who work, or have worked, within hospitality in the UK.
Find out more at ufs.com.
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.