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4C Associates is a leading European procurement and supply chain consultancy, who work collaboratively with forward-thinking clients to deliver real business value across a wide range of transformation and cost optimisation service offerings. With a proven track record across multiple hospitality sectors including QSR, casual dining, foodservice, leisure, events and accommodation, 4C Associates are practitioners, not just advisors, who deliver results with their clients, every step of the way.
It all started in 1991 when George, Belazu’s co-founder, took a trip to see his mum in Provence. He returned to the UK a few quid lighter, but with a van full of fresh olives and a big dream. 30 years on, Belazu has come a long way from an olive supplier and is now a trusted and much-loved pioneer for Mediterranean and Middle Eastern ingredients. During the last three decades, Belazu has been on a quest to discover uncompromised flavour. The team works tirelessly with their longstanding suppliers, customers and chef friends to find restaurant-quality ingredients that are ahead of the curve and full of life. Every Belazu product is a collection of stories about the land, the producers, the harvest, the creation and the cooking. The range includes the original selection of olives as well as pestos, pastes, antipasti, olive oils, vinegars, nuts and store cupboard essentials. The company’s specialist small-batch manufacturing site is conveniently located in West London with a neighbouring distribution centre for daily restaurant deliveries.
‘The Journey Matters’ corporate social responsibility programme is at the heart of the business and focuses on three key areas: People, Product and Planet. In addition, every year Belazu donate 3% of profits to their registered charity, The Belazu Foundation. Through the Foundation, the team works with communities in the local area and throughout their supply chain to promote education and healthy eating to inspire future generations. Now part of the sixth generation, family-owned business William Jackson Food Group, the team is still searching for the best ingredients that the Mediterranean and Middle East has to offer, they’re still hungry to find what’s new, and still striving for highest quality, all in the most responsible way.
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.
Brakes UK, the leading UK foodservice wholesaler has been named the Grocer Gold’s National Wholesaler of the Year, as well as the Quality Food and Drink Awards Foodservice Operator of the Year for the second year running. We’ve been serving chefs across the industry for over 50 years, providing expert knowledge and specialist solutions for every sector. Our award-winning range of 10,000 products is available with fast and flexible service, across a nationwide network. Our innovative, insight-driven approach means we can tailor our products to customers’ needs and have developed our offering with chefs and customers front of mind, ensuring we deliver on quality and taste at all times.
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.
Creating exciting, memorable food and service experiences is what CH&CO is all about. Great food and hospitality bring people together whatever the location, whatever the occasion. Our expertise and enthusiasm span the diverse hospitality sector and our talented teams of chefs and service professionals operate across the UK and Ireland in workplaces, schools, venues, visitor attractions, healthcare, livery halls and events.
People are always at the heart of hospitality and CH&CO. We’re very proud to sponsor The Cateys’ Special Award, recognising people who make outstanding contributions to the hospitality industry.
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. We are also committed to operating in a responsible and sustainable way and we proudly hold the top-level three-star Food Made Good rating from the Sustainable Restaurant Association.
CH&CO holds a Royal Warrant for catering services to HM The Queen.
DigiTally software allows catering and hospitality businesses to digitise their stocktaking and inventory processes thereby removing labour intensive manual duties.This results in increased margins, reductions in food waste plus improved operational efficiency and visibility of all sites in a uniform process via our reporting dashboard.
We are your savings solutions partner, working across the hospitality industry to improve the operating margins of all the partners we serve.We operate with a self-funding, savings-led model removing any up-front costs or risk. We specialise in procurement services, delivering operational margin improvement and providing system solutions to enable our clients to protect their profit margin and deliver improved efficiency.
Flipdish puts hospitality businesses of all sizes in control of their business growth with a digital ordering and marketing system that builds brands, grows profits and turns customers intoregulars.
With a branded website, mobile app, table ordering solution or kiosk, powered by Flipdish’s world-class technology, food businesses can directly accept digital orders without having to list on aggregator platforms, at a lower cost and with more control over the customer experience.
Flipdish helps thousands of hospitality brands in 20 countries, including brand leaders such as Subway, Vapiano, Cojean, Manicomio and Dough working in partnership with them to strengthen their businesses.
Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC) is the UK’s leading business event for hospitality & foodservice professionals taking place from 21-23 March 2022 at ExCeL London. Visitors will test, taste, and discover the latest product innovations from 500+ suppliers across food & drink, professional kitchen equipment, technology, design & décor.
Indeed Flex is a market-leading on-demand staffing platform uniting job seekers and employers in the hospitality, industry, retail, care, and facilities management sectors, smoothing the recruitment process of part-time and temporary employees. Indeed Flex currently supports more than 5,000 employers and 44,000 jobseekers.
Independent Hotel Show, the business event for luxury and boutique hotels, returns on 4-5 October 2021 at Olympia London to bring the independent hotel community together once again. Focusing on reconnection, this year’s show blends a curated collection of 300 leading hotel suppliers, 25+ talks and workshops, trend-led features.
Since 1975 Johnsons Stalbridge have been providing a linen hire and laundry service to Caterers, Hotels and Restaurants. We set the bar very high for service, reliability and quality and do not tie our customers in to long term contracts. Our products include chefs wear, table linen, bed and bath linen.
For the first time ever, and with overwhelming industry support, lunch!, Commercial Kitchen and Casual Dining will co-locate on 23-24 September at ExCeL London.
With over 600 exhibitors across the 3 events, this exciting new supershow offers a one-stop shop for buyers looking for innovation and inspiration for this critical year ahead.
Buyers from across foodservice, retail and hospitality can find an even greater range of products and innovations, whilst enjoying each show's distinct FREE seminar programme, business initiatives and exhibitor profiles. Your ticket gives you access to all three shows for free when you register in advance.
Find out more at www.lunchshow.co.uk, www.commercialkitchenshow.co.uk, www.casualdiningshow.co.uk
Nestle Professionals, Helping to achieve your ambitions and making more possible in Food Service, every day.
phs Direct is the workplace consumables arm of phs Group, the UK's leading hygiene, cleaning and safety services provider. Working across all public and private sectors, phs Direct is your complete hygiene solutions provider of workplace consumables, fulfilling all your product needs from front to back of house. Established in 1963 and employing over 3,000 staff, phs Group services over 122,000 customers in over 300,000 locations, meeting the hygiene and safety needs of 100 million people. We develop long-term relationships with our clients. Our team of Account Managers have excellent product and health and safety knowledge and make it their business to thoroughly understand your organisational needs, and keep you in control of your administrative and purchasing costs. Providing all your building hygiene and cleaning needs, we supply washroom consumable products including toilet tissues, paper towels and sanitary products, hand washing dispensers and air sanitisers. We keep our customers fully stocked with janitorial supplies and equipment, cleaning chemicals, laundry and housekeeping products and safety equipment.
Ten Kites was founded by Stuart Wilson in 2013 and became a part of the Nutritics offering in 2021. The digital menu-publishing platform supports some of the world’s largest catering and hospitality operators.
Ten Kites enables food operators to inform consumers about the food they serve by publishing menus to all touch points - including websites and digital displays. Accurate, real-time allergen information ensures operators are fully compliant with latest legislation, including the option for calorie labelling.
Fully integrated with recipe management and POS systems, the end-to-end menu solution saves operators significant time and money, and provides consumers with accurate and engaging branded experiences across all devices.
At Travelzoo we know it's been a very tough year for the hospitality industry, and throughout the pandemic we have worked closely with our partners to provide the necessary support and help fill their rooms and restaurants when they most need it. We are delighted to be part of this year's Cateys Awards, an event so important to the industry that we love.
Travelzoo® provides our 30 million global and nearly 5 million UK members with insider deals and one-of-a-kind lifestyle experiences personally reviewed by one of our deal experts around the globe. We have our finger on the pulse of outstanding travel, hotel, entertainment, spa, restaurant, and activity experiences. For over 20 years we have worked in partnership with thousands of partners—our long-standing relationships give Travelzoo members access to irresistible deals. Every Wednesday at 11am we send out our legendary Top 20 newsletter and show our members the hottest travel and lifestyle deals in town.
Restaurants and hotels throughout the UK can partner with Travelzoo to acquire new high-quality customers with flexible time and disposable income. Using our multiple communications channels, we can promote your establishment to drive incremental revenue and strategically fill quieter times in your reservations calendar.
Unilever Away From Home is the foodservice division of Unilever. We bring together the full spectrum of goods and services from Unilever Food Solutions and Wall’s to support the needs of chefs, hospitality businesses and operators across all out of home channels – all under one roof.We provide world-renowned culinary expertise through food brands such as Knorr Professional, Hellmann’s, and The Vegetarian Butcher and market-leading ice cream brands from Wall’s such as Magnum and Ben & Jerry’s. Everything we do is focused on making operators life a little easier. We aim to inspire not only through our products but through training and tools that can help the smooth running of business.In 2020 we were proud to bring celebrated hygiene brands such as Lifebuoy to the UK as well as supporting the industry movement #FairKitchens. Our extensive span of solutions helps to grow our customers’ businesses whilst offering their consumers joyful, trusted and sustainable experiences. Find out more at ufs.com.
Unilever Away From Home supports #FairKitchens, an inclusive, global, industry-wide movement co-founded by Unilever Food Solutions that aims to better the lives and working conditions of foodservice operators. #FairKitchens strives to make the industry a fairer, more inclusive and happier place to be to keep the talent we have today and attract the talent needed for the future.
#FairKitchens shares the stories of those who already believe in the same vision and creates free resources with partners that teams can access to make their practices fairer.
To join the movement and get involved follow @wearefairkitchens on Facebook & Instagram and visit our website: fairkitchens.com
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 laugh-out-loud comedy, documentaries and films.
Sky brings hotel guests the programmes they know and love. From big dramas on Sky Atlantic and entertainment for all the family on Sky One to blockbuster hits on Sky Cinema and unmissable live sport across dedicated Sky Sports channels. There’s something to suit every guest.
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 every hotel room.
TRADE Hospitality is an app-based ecosystem of resources for anyone who works in hospitality. The free app features industry-only perks, jobs, hospitality news from trusted media sources, a marketplace, podcasts and a whole lot more, all within one handy app.
Download the free app today by searching for ‘TRADE Hospitality’ in the App Store or on Google Play.
App members can upgrade to VIP membership for £120 per year, which includes access to some of London’s best private members’ clubs and exclusive VIP-only perks. To join, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘TRADE VIP membership’ in the subject line.
Find out more: www.tradehospitality.co.uk
At Matthew Clark, we know it’s been a very tough period for the Hospitality industry; as a supplier that only services the On-Trade, we’ve also shared your challenges. We remained open throughout the pandemic and we’re delighted to be here, ready once again to help you welcome guests and customers. We all know our clients have a choice which is why we all go the extra mile in everything that we do.
We have extended our drinks portfolio to meet market demands and feature over 7,000 products from popular brands to niche producers. This includes over 1,300 wines and Champagnes, an extensive range of spirits, soft drinks and our specialist Boutique beers collection. Matthew Clark’s Wine List continues to evolve and the Sommelier Wine Awards judges voted us Classic Regions and New World Merchant of the Year in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
We are also committed to our “added value” offer, delivering support via market insight, merchandising, marketing tools, training and category management, all of which give our customers tools to drive revenue, standards, guest satisfaction and to save costs. For instance, we offer a dedicated and high quality Design Studio for bespoke point of sale and a wine listing service.
At Matthew Clark, our ethos is a commitment to deliver whilst ensuring our customers are at the heart of our thinking.
It’s not just our depth of on-trade experience, it’s applying it to all that we do. That’s why with Matthew Clark, the experience matters.
For more information visit www.matthewclark.co.uk or follow us @matthewclarkltd