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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.
When George, Belazu’s co-founder, took a trip to see his mum in Provence in 1991, he rolled back off the ferry with a van full of fresh olives and a big dream. 30 years on, Belazu is a trusted and much-loved pioneer for Mediterranean and Middle Eastern ingredients. Belazu’s team work tirelessly with their longstanding suppliers, customers, and chef friends to find full-of-life, restaurant-quality ingredients that are ahead of the curve. The range includes the original selection of olives along with pestos, pastes, antipasti, olive oils, vinegars and nuts. Belazu’s small-batch manufacturing site located in West London has a neighbouring distribution centre for daily restaurant deliveries.
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.
Bizimply was founded in 2014, it started out with a simple idea, a small team, and lots of ambition. Bizimply software combines all the day-to-day management requirements into one easy-to-use software. Frontline managers in charge of shift based businesses are able to gain full control over their Staff Scheduling, Payroll, Time and Attendance, HR and many more processes all in one centralised system. Bizimply gives managers full visibility over operational metrics such as sales per labour-hour and enables 100% compliance with labour laws. Bizimply also provides more power to managers, giving the opportunity to focus more time on their team to make every shift run like clockwork!
The Blue Badge Access Awards is a global initiative that brings together two major design competitions - the Bespoke Access Awards and the Blue Badge Style Awards - with the support of charity, Leonard Cheshire.
We are united by our mission to celebrate thoughtful and stylish inclusive design across the world.
The Blue Badge Access Awards (BBAAs) are the only dedicated global award scheme promoting stylish accessibility across hotels, restaurants and other venues. Subject to the COVID 19 pandemic, the Awards will go ahead in 2021/22
Anyone can nominate a venue, person or organisation for an award (venues/organisations may nominate themselves). Nominations are encouraged from anywhere in the world. Entry forms from firstname.lastname@example.org
Braehead Foods, a fine foods supplier, has been delivering reliable excellence to chefs across the UK since 1989. We exist so that chefs can create great dishes and guest experiences, day after day, night after night. We work collaboratively with our customers to create bespoke menu solutions to save time, without compromising on quality. Our Production Kitchen products are ‘made by chefs, for chefs’ to give our customers complete peace of mind. We supply a wide larder of products that includes all menu staples: from flour and sugar to game, poultry, pasta, cheese, chocolate, oils and more. We have over 20 vehicles on the road, with depots in Kilmarnock, Preston and London, covering the breadth of the UK, to ensure you receive your order on time, every time.
Brakes, the leading UK foodservice wholesaler has been named the Quality Food and Drink Awards Foodservice Operator of the Year for the third year running. We’ve been serving chefs across the industry for more than 60 years, providing expert knowledge and specialist solutions for every sector. Our award-winning range containing thousands of 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. Brakes is part of Sysco, the world’s leading foodservice company.
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.
Commercial Kitchen - the essential industry event for kitchen innovations.Your dedicated industry show will return to ExCeL London on 14-15 September alongside sister shows lunch! and Casual Dining.Commercial Kitchen is the essential industry event for chefs and decision makers from professional kitchens.Meet 100s of suppliers, discover new innovations, network with 1000s of buyers and listen to over 50 speakers across 2 Keynote Theatres.
For chefs and decision makers from restaurants, pubs, food-to-go multiples, hotels, schools, hospitals or care homes, Commercial Kitchen is a must-attend.Register for your FREE trade ticket at commercialkitchen.co.uk Quote VCK14 to save the £20 door fee
Successful caterers and food service businesses understand that cleaning and hygiene helps them deliver the highest standards to protect and impress their customers. But they also want products that offer value, simplicity, and sustainability.Diversey is the UK and Ireland’s largest integrated manufacturer and supplier of cleaning and hygiene solutions. Part of Diversey’s global business, it has almost 100 years of experience in delivering total solutions for customers of all sizes in catering, food service, and hospitality. Its approach incorporates chemicals, cleaning tools, floor care machines, hygiene paper, and related services.Products for food service include the popular Suma range, a full set of advanced formulations covering every aspect of cleaning and hygiene in food preparation and serving areas. Caterers who want to demonstrate the highest levels of environmental responsibility can choose the innovative SURE range of plant-based, 100 per cent biodegradable cleaning products. Diversey enhances sustainability by offering products in these ranges as ultra-concentrates with its advanced dosing and dispensing systems such as SmartDose, QuattroSelect and Divermite.Diversey products are available through major food service and independent suppliers and distributors as well as direct from the company. This allows every customer to choose the most convenient local or national source for their requirements.
We are a team of 150 hospitality procurement specialists operating predominantly in the UK and across Europe, who work in partnership with 800+ businesses and 200 suppliers in the UK alone. We negotiate on behalf of our clients to find them the best possible proposals and solutions available to them and within their own objectives. Our team is made up of ex operators, chefs, analysts and buyers.
Compliance is a critical but complex part of every hospitality business, which is why at Food Alert we have spent the past 30 plus years helping operators take care of their food safety and health & safety so they can focus on delivering a fantastic customer experience. Today, we are the trusted partner of choice for more than 6,000 businesses, from independent restaurants, hotels and bars to national and global chains. Our clients enjoy a personal and bespoke service with a dedicated consultant, who becomes an extension of the team. They also get access to our industry leading cloud-based software, Alert65 that manages all aspects of safety compliance from one place. Programmed to meet specific needs, businesses can automate timely manual tasks, get a top-down view of how their business and individual sites are performing against key standards and easily customise and schedule reports so data can be accessed from any location, at any time.
Harri is dedicated to revolutionising the world of Workforce Management in Hospitality, Retail and Healthcare. For employers, that means providing an end to end Total Talent Solution, completing the HR strategy from posting to payroll and beyond.
Harri's next-generation Workforce Operating System provides hospitality businesses with the management tools and strategic insights necessary to make real-time impact on talent attraction, recruitment and retention, revenue growth, profit margin, risk mitigation, engagement and productivity of employees.
Multi-site teams can source, hire and manage top talent using media-rich profiles and streamlined tools, all while reducing costs, saving time and enabling long-term success of teams with a world-class cloud-based employee experience platform.
Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC) is the UK’s leading business event for hospitality & foodservice professionals taking place from 20-22 March 2023 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.
Independent Hotel Show, the business event for luxury and boutique hotels, returns on 4-5 October 2022 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.
Indeed Flex is a market-leading flexible staffing platform. We unite job seekers and employers in the hospitality, industrial, retail, care, and facilities management sectors, to smooth the recruitment process of part-time and temporary employees. We currently support more than 6,000 employers and 50,000 jobseekers.
Miele Professional provides the catering and hospitality sector with unrivalled quality when it comes to dishwashing and laundry. Its commitment to the environment means that products are highly efficient whilst being economical to run, helping businesses to keep their running costs low, a vital consideration for many businesses. Miele’s equipment can also guarantee a hygienic clean every time with the right temperature settings built in and intuitive user controls.
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.
SafeGroup are a leading, independent, specialist cleaning, pest proofing and waste services provider working throughout the UK to create a seamless, customer focussed service, for the hospitality industry and others. Through our unique blend of services SafeGroup provide rapid response to emergencies as well as scheduled planned services including Kitchen deep cleans, Washroom deep cleans, rodent proofing, disaster recovery fire and flood cleans, High level cleaning, Jet Washing, Graffiti, Trauma cleans and Decontamination. Your Emergency is our Everyday.
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.
Cobra Premium was created specifically to be paired with spicy food and for that reason is the UK’s number 1 Asian Beer. In 1989, Lord Karan Bilimoria Cobra’s founder, noticed that regular lager was too gassy and bloating to be enjoyed with food, while ale was too bitter to accompany a meal.On a mission to create a beer which perfectly complimented food, Lord Bilimoria worked with a maestro brewer in Bangalore and together they created Cobra Premium which has a complex blend of seven ingredients, expertly brewed in a way that gives it fewer bubbles, leaving a smooth sophisticated taste which is why we say its Brewed Smooth for All Food. The Cobra Beer Trademark is also home to Cobra Zero non alcoholic beer, Malabar Indian Pale Ale and finally King Cobra our super premium double fermented craft beer brewed in Belgium. The entire Cobra portfolio has been Brewed Smooth for All Food making them the perfect accompaniment for any meal.
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
Tŷ Nant is one of the World’s most super premium waters, bottled in a rural hamlet in wild Wales. Launched over 35 years ago Tŷ Nant is internationally famed for its award-winning bottle designs and pure, clean, refreshing taste. Tŷ Nant are proud Stewards of the estate and the environment within the land where the water is drawn from. Currently as a business Tŷ Nant are a Climate Positive Workforce and are in the advanced stages of becoming carbon neutral as well as going through the B Corp accreditation, Tŷ Nant will continue to positively give back to the land within the estate and uphold a sustainable ethos.
Caterer.com is the industry’s hiring partner, matching the right people with the right jobs. Caterer.com’s teams, technology and solutions help businesses reach the right hospitality people with their jobs and brand messaging. From job ads and candidate profiles, to video interviewing, plus search and match tools unlike any other, Caterer.com is built to find the right hospitality hires for future business success.
COREcruitment is an International Recruitment agency with divisions in the UK, USA, Canada, Europe, South Africa and the Middle East specialising in the Hospitality, Catering, Leisure, FM and Service Industry sectors.We excel at recruitment, screening and presenting candidates. All of our specialised consultants have industry experience and have been trained in conducting competency-based interviews. At COREcruitment we endeavour to reference check all candidates that we place with our clients.
Based in Glasgow, London and Manchester, we have grown to become a recognised UK specialist in designing and implementing employee benefits packages mainly, but not exclusively to the hospitality industry.
Our client centric approach allows us to work with some of the biggest names in hospitality, with over 17 years’ experience building employee rewards programmes that recruit and retain some of the best teams in the industry. While employee rewards are our business, people are our priority and our knowledge, drive and passion means we have become a name that employers can trust. If employees are the future of any business, then we take of your tomorrow.
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.