Friends of the League

C&C Catering Equipment

C&C Catering Equipment Ltd is one of the UK’s leading specialist kitchen contractors. Multi-award winning, we create and equip professional catering environments for clients around the UK.

C&C have installed kitchens at many prestigious locations across London including for Mark Thatcher at The House of Lords, Paul Hodson at the Caledonian Club, Clive Howe at the Garrick Club and Steve Carter at Boodles.

C&C are a family owned and managed business with directors who are closely involved with client projects at all levels. Managing Director Peter Kitchin took over from his father John Kitchin, who started the company in 1981. Proud to be members of CEDA, we work with many of the UK’s top catering consultants and designers to ensure their vision becomes reality.

www.wemakeithappen.co.uk

 

Portland Shellfish

A family run business that was established in Portland Dorset in 1997. They moved to their current state of the art facility in 2006. They have customers based all over the UK but have a very strong presence in London and deliver there 3 times a week. They specialise in Crab, Lobster, Scallops and Langoustines, they have recently expanded their range to include Razor Clams, Cockles and Palourdes. Their Hand Picked Crab Meat is said by many to be the best available. They are EFSIS certified and undergo a 3rd party inspection to achieve this. Provenance, sustainability and traceability are extremely important to Portland as it is also important to their customers.

www.portlandshellfish.co.uk

 

Huntsham Court Farm

Huntsham Court Farm specialises in the supply of the finest quality meat from rare breed pedigree animals- Longhorn Beef, MiddleWhite Pork and Ryeland Lamb. The husbandry of the animals, very extended hanging of the meat and high quality butchery are all designed to produce meat of unimpeachable quiality. The farm is owned and run by Richard Vaughan and his wife Rosamund and it has been in the Vaughan family for almost 400 years.

www.huntsham.com

 

Craft guild of Chefs  

Established in 1965 as a Guild of the Cookery and Food Association, the Craft Guild of Chefs has developed into the leading Chefs’ Association in theUKand has many members worldwide.

Our members come from all aspects of the foodservice and hospitality sectors working in a wide variety of positions from students and trainees to top management. No other association boasts such a broad and experienced membership.

Our aims and objectives
As an association representing the interest of chefs, our aims are clear:

To increase standards of professional cooking through greater awareness, education and training

To develop careers and prospects of our members

To help members develop and maintain their knowledge, skills and ability

To promote and participate in all levels of craft skills competitions in theUKand internationally

To work with industry, education and the media to win greater recognition for chefs and their profession

To endorse and promote the use of British and European produce, working with suppliers and manufacturers to create innovative menus and recipe ideas

www.craftguildofchefs.org

 

The Royal College of Physicians

www.rcpevents.co.uk

 

 

 Channel Fisheries   

We formed Channel Fisheries in 1981 in Brixham on the southern tip of Torbay. That’s over 30 years solid experience in landing the best quality wild fish andseafood from the area. Our reputation amongst Britain’s finest hotels and restaurants has been built on the quality and variety of our catch and we are renowned for being able to fish, land and deliver to London all on the same day. From our boats’ nets to your pan, Martin and Jim are on Brixham quay every morning to ensure you get today’s catch today.At Channel Fisheries, we care about our catch before, during and after it has been delivered. We love our fish and want to share this passion with our customers.

www.channelfisheries.com

 

Coventry Silvercraft Co Ltd

Coventry Silvercraft Co Ltd., is a family business established in 1945.  We specialise in manufacturing, personalised and correctly branded, corporate presentation and commemorative items.

So much more than just silver we work with a wide range of materials.  Be it hallmarked silver and gold or an enormous choice of plated metal finishes, crystal, resins and wood.  Our friendly team

will work with you through all stages from initial product design and artwork, through production, bespoke packaging and despatch to your address or various depots as required.

 

Our range includes:

Trophies  from golf or tennis to rowing or polo, we offer a wide range of trophies, silverware, salvers and medals for all sporting  events

Awards for ‘Best Salesman’ to ‘Highest Achiever’ whatever the occasion we can produce bespoke awards or you can choose from a wide range of stock lines

Medals to your design for  achievement awards or to commemorative special events or anniversaries.

Lapel pins and Badges to mark a  special event, promote club membership, reward staff loyalty or for brand promotion.

Corporate Jewellery for long service awards, executive  and alumni gifts and to promote membership of your organisation

Regalia to identify the key personnel and committee members of your club or association

 

Please see our web site for more information :    http://www.coventry-silvercraft.com

 

Or call Marie for more information on 02476 222845

 

Jo Tuck

Jo is a graphic designer who set up and customised the League of Club Chefs website for us. More about her and her work on

www.etsy.com/shop/spellandtell 

 

Hever Castle Golf Club

For a prestigious golfing experience featuring stunning holes, carries over water and small slick greens set to a backdrop of beautiful surroundings: Hever Castle Golf Club has it all. Set within 250 acres of the historic Hever Castle Estate, the golf club represents a memorable experience for all who visit. The 27 hole Championship Golf Course located in the heart of the Kent Weald countryside and offers an inspirational setting for golf, bordering the counties of Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

Astor Lounge with terrace and restaurant

Full practice facilities

Luxury bed and breakfast packages

Castle Golf School: Individual lessons or group clinics

Wide variety of Memberships, including Flexi and Corporate

Conferencing and Functions in our Private Princes Suite

Fully stocked Pro Shop

www.hever.co.uk

Please contact Claire on 01732 701003 for further details

 

Allan Reeder Ltd

After over 40 years of trading, Allan Reeder Ltd is still run with the dedicated, personal touch that continues to make us dairy supplier of choice for London’s top restaurants, hotels, bakeries, caterers, cafes and patisseries.Allan Reeder founded the business in 1971 and now continues to run his thriving Dairy business with his son Chris and daughter Heidi. With Chris managing logistics and supplier relations, and Heidi responsible for unbeatable customer care, our dedication and family ethos keep our valued customers coming back year after year.We understand how busy and demanding the catering industry can be; As far as we’re concerned it’s our job, along with our knowlegable and longserving team of telesales girls and delivery drivers, to do everything we can to make your life easier insofar as your Dairy requirements are concerned.

www.allanreederltd.co.uk

 

The Crazy Baker

Welcome to the Crazy Baker a shop, cafe and an artisan bakery.

Founder Sophie Grey had already proved to be successful at combining her passion for beautiful food and excellent service through her thriving bespoke event catering company which she established in 1993. So the opening of The Crazy Baker in March 2009 combining its cafe and specialist bakery was a natural and welcome progression/expansion.Sophie’s artisan bakery prides itself on producing a superb selection of rustic homemade breads and as per the artisan name dictates the breads are all made using traditional techniques, fresh ingredients and without additives and preservatives. The bakery also produces pastries, cakes, granola and cookies which supply the three local Crazy Baker cafés and together with the catering requirements for Sophie Grey Events. Everything is baked or produced in the Crazy Baker kitchen on a daily basis with the freshest ingredients possible. In addition to this eggs are free range and where possible products are locally sourced.

Customers have a variety of means to enjoy the wide range of produce. They can opt for our home deli delivery service, purchase some fresh bread or cakes to take away or pop into one of our friendly cafes to relax over a freshly made croque monsieur and a steaming cup of coffee.

www.crazybaker.co.uk

 

Fresh Olive Company

As a founding father of Britain’s Mediterranean Food Revolution, The Fresh Olive Company has been supplying the food industry with a unique range of premium quality, authentic ingredients for 20 years. Our product range includes olives, oils, vinegars, pestos and antipasti amongst many other Mediterranean delicacies. We pride ourselves on bringing product passion, expertise and a fanatical attention to service detail to an unrivalled customer base which includes the finest restaurants, hotel kitchens, high end food manufacturers, caterers and independent food retailers both in the UK and abroad.

www.fresholive.com