Each ACE event has a number of sponsors which makes it possible for us to run our events at some fabulous venues in a cost effective manner. There are various sponsorship opportunities including financial contribution and provision of goods or services.
Sponsors benefit from exposure at the event, and in all the publicity materials leading up to the event as well as featuring on the website, being mentioned on our social media channels and in our members’ email bulletins.
We are grateful to the following sponsors that have supported recent events.
For over 20 years Acquire have helped their clients achieve better results by understanding their procurement activity, forecasting market trends, clarifying expenditure, stabilising supplier prices & providing genuine cost savings. www.acquireservices.com
The Admiral Group is a market leader in providing permanent and temporary personnel at all levels within the catering and hospitality sector. www.admiralgroup.com
For over 25 years, Bridor has created high quality traditional bakery breads and Viennese pastries. Healthy and natural products made to our own recipes. www.bridordefrance.com
Harvey & Brockless
A producer and distributor of speciality foods, working with artisan food producers across the globe, supplying a nationwide network of customers from the smallest farm shops, to restaurants and food manufacturers. harveyandbrockless.co.uk
Hildon is selected by Chefs and Sommeliers for its exceptional taste. As a natural mineral water the taste, quality and purity of Hildon is guaranteed. www.hildon.com
Maintaining long-term relationships with our customers in the food and beverage industry, some over 40 years. We work closely with customers to understand their specific needs, brand values and the strict compliance requirements.
Working in partnership with our food suppliers kff regularly review their products to make sure they are the best in the market and available to you at competitive, sustainable prices. www.kff.co.uk
Founded in 1812 by André Michel Pierlot and took the name Vve Laurent-Perrier when Mathilde Emilie Perrier, the widow of Eugène Laurent, combined the two family names after she decided to expand the business. laurentperrier.com
Town & Country Fine Foods
We provide excellent products combined with exceptional service that inspire and enable our customers to improve quality, save time and increase productivity. tcfinefoods.co.uk
Traiteur de Paris
Traiteur de Paris provide an opportunity to enjoy the creations of top chefs, thanks to the process of freezing food, the most natural method of preserving the excellent quality of their products. www.traiteurdeparis.co.uk
Tudor import, blend and produce leaf teas and teabags for the catering trade and have received awards from the Tea Council for the consistent high quality of its products. www.tudorcoffee.co.uk
For over 25 years Vittles Foods highly skilled team has produced a range of hand crafted pre-sliced gateaux, cake and individual desserts for the food service industry. www.vittlesfoods.co.uk
British Premium Meats
British Premium Meats travel the length and breadth of the country to source the very best products at a competitive price, and offer a great choice of meat products. britishpremiummeats.com
Beyond Food Foundation are ACE's chosen charity for the year. Their goal is to motivate homeless people to gain meaningful employment, inspired by Chef Founder Simon Boyle and the team. www.beyondfood.org.uk
McFarlane Telfer are specialists in commercial kitchen and experts in refrigeration equipment maintenance. www.mcft.com
M&J Seafood is the UK’s largest independent seafood supplier, offering the largest range of top quality fish & seafood and outstanding local service. www.mjseafood.com
Catering equipment supplies for restaurants, hotels, bars and kitchens, professional chefs and caterers. www.nisbets.co.uk
Peros are the largest independent distributor of Fairtrade to the foodservice sector in the UK. Amazing coffee and so much more. www.peros.co.uk
Currently celebrating 30 years in the business, TWO provide expert kitchen, ductwork and ventilation cleaning, planned maintenance and emergency repairs. two-services.com
Caterers Linen Supply
The Caterers Linen Supply are part of a family run company, established in 1935, serving the hospitality market with high quality catering linen. www.catererslinen.co.uk
Established in 1965 Angel Human Resources is a leading independent specialist in recruitment solutions. www.angelhr.org
Bibendum is one of the UK's most successful independent drinks businesses, supplying all sectors of the UK trade. bibendum-wine.co.uk
WilcoxBurchmore design and install commercial kitchens, specialising in schools, and business & industry. wilcoxburchmore.co.uk
United Coffee are the main sponsors for the ACE Quiz. "Our mission at UCC Coffee is simple...To create the best possible coffee experience whenever and wherever it's brewed." www.ucc-coffee.co.uk
Bagel Nash are totally committed to producing only the healthiest and freshest bakery products. Our artisan bakery range includes bagels and bagel bars for both Food Service and Retail customers. www.bagelnash.com
Award winning family business, Frank Dale Foods, are the UKs leading premium party food producer, specialising in classic British miniatures and quality quiche since 1994. www.frankdalefoods.co.uk
Lamb Weston as a brand is ‘grounded in potatoes’. Lamb Weston Connoisseur fries are created from a selected variety to make sure your consumers get the best tasting fries which are really authentic in look and feel. www.lambweston.com
Family owned and operated Middleton Foods manufacture quality mixes for the catering industry. Consistent, quality products in a convenient 3.5kg pack size. www.middletonfoods.com/
Russums is a leading supplier of clothing and equipment to the hospitality industry. We supply chefs and food service workers throughout the UK and Europe and believe passionately that quality matters. www.russums-shop.co.uk
Evolve Hospitalilty Recruitment specialise in the recruitment and training of high quality professionals to the Hospitality industry. evolvehospitality.co.uk
Mondelēz International is one of the world’s pre-eminent makers of snacks, with something for every occasion from all our favourite brands, including Cadbury, Kenco, Belvita, Oreo, Ritz, Dairylea and Kraft Philadelphia. www.mondelezinternational.co.uk
Tugo Food Systems, a UK food company with a difference: revolutionising the food service industry with innovative and tasty food concepts. www.tugo.co.uk
e-foods is expert in the management of procurement, purchase and supply, and is one of the fastest growing providers of online purchase to payment solutions for the hospitality industry. www.e-foods.co.uk
Find out about Reynolds’ reusable crate scheme and how they work closely with their growers to ensure responsible sourcing. www.reynolds-cs.com
Sourcing fish responsibly for London’s discerning chefs. Minimum food miles means maximum freshness. www.directseafoods.co.uk
Leading the way with energy efficient products and raising environmental awareness. gogreenwithgram.co.uk
At Nestlé they use four simple words to describe their offer: ‘Good Food Good Life’. A great mantra for all ACE members, we think! nestleprofessional.com
Putting the green into bottlegreen. Discover some of the positive steps bottle green have taken to lower their carbon footprint and protect the environment. bottlegreendrinks.com
Eco products that are both economical and ecological. See Remmerco’s exclusive range of dual ovenable plates, trays and bowls in bamboo pulp. www.remmerco.com
Unilever Food Solutions
Unilever meet everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life. unileverfoodsolutions.co.uk
See Taste Differently! Learn how to make the perfect smoothie or try something new – a new range of vegetable smoothies to taste. www.lovetaste.co
Cheesemakers of Canterbury
Based in Kent using local high quality milk from two family farms to traditionally make artisan, award winning range of cows and goats cheeses of different styles, ideal for the perfect cheeseboard. cheesemakersofcanterbury.co.uk
Simply Ice Cream
Simply Ice cream are an award winning company hand making ice creams and sorbets in a variety of 31 retails flavours alongside a bespoke range. simplyicecream.co.uk
Bennett Opie Ltd
From world-famous pickled walnuts to cocktail cherries and selection of pickles, Bennett Opie provide delicious accompaniments to everyday meals. www.b-opie.com
The Kent Potato Co.
The local choice of potato from cosy Kent. From King Edwards to Maris pipers, The Kent Potato Company is always delicious, and always locally grown! kentpotato.co.uk
Stephen’s is a cooked meat manufacturer that has been making hams for 30 years - their products are sold widely to Caterers. stephensfreshfoods.co.uk
The best in traditional handcrafted Black Forest confectionery – taste Pfalzgraf’s amazing range of cakes. pfalzgraf-konditorei.de
The London Tea Co.
London Tea Company is determined to spread the word on how great ethical tea can be. Their Fairtrade teas and herbal infusions are packed with flavour and help provide a fair price to growers and their communities. londontea.co.uk
Vegware is a manufacturer and visionary brand, and the only completely compostable packaging company operating globally.
Ellis of Richmond was founded in 1822 and are a prominent supplier of wines and represent award winning producers from around the world. The Ellis family are still the guardians of this thriving independent business. ellisofrichmond.co.uk
Chester Boyd sets the standard for London City catering.
Over three decades we have earned an enviable reputation for raising traditional British cuisine to the highest levels of sophistication. chesterboyd.com
The Goldsmiths Co.
Founded to regulate the craft or trade of the goldsmith, the Goldsmiths' Company has been responsible since 1300 for testing the quality of gold, silver and, from 1975, platinum articles.
CDG have grown to become one of UK’s leading restaurant and commercial catering design companies, offering a full design service to clients throughout the hospitality, retail, leisure and education sectors.
Helping you achieve your full potential with fun, innovative, different and exciting marketing campaigns. digitalblondemarketing.com
Solving the dilemma of ‘What to drink when you’re not drinking’ and served in London’s finest Hotels, Restaurants & Retailers. seedlipdrinks.com
Jascots Wine Merchants
Jascots has been offering exceptional wines to the on-trade from exclusive growers and delivering outstanding value with a depth of choice at key price points since 1990. jascots.co.uk
Sodexo have an unrivalled reputation for building lasting partnerships with clients through open, transparent relationships based on trust and exceptional performance. uk.sodexo.com
DCS is extremely proud to present you with fantastic products which are currently the best products available on the market. Our top brand products are not only great value for money but are great quality as well. dcs.supplies
The vision behind Sunsoul was to create a healthy 100% natural energy drink containing ingredients of the highest quality with low calories and no refined sugar. sunsouldrinks.com
Tapped straight from trees - never diluted with water
It remains unchanged, just as nature intended. sibberi.com
Soffles Pitta Chips
Using FRESH ingredients and oven roasting with olive oil and rapeseed oil. So no deep fryer, no powdered flavourings, no additives or preservatives just 100% natural pitta chip goodness that have a unique fresh taste and a great low fat CRUNCH!!!
The inspiration behind ChicP was the overriding determination and passion to change the way we approach cooking and food waste. chicp.co.uk
Off To Work
Off to Work is an award winning event staffing, consultancy, recruitment and training academy. Since 1999, we have provided the finest skilled staff for over 50,000 events. offtowork.co.uk
We’ve created our crispy coconut curls to get you eating better for yourself - none of that tasteless, cardboard, superfood, wafer stuff or the sugar laden, chemically pumped, processed nonsense either. www.apesnacks.com
Collins King & Associates
An independently owned hospitality recruitment consultancy whose primary focus is the sourcing of high calibre and experienced management, culinary and support personnel to the hospitality industry. collinsking.co.uk
Bragard have been providing specialist professional clothing since 1933, with a vast collection of catering clothing. bragard.co.uk
Chef aims to keep the professional informed about what's happening in the business, celebrating success and creating innovation in the industry. chefpublishing.com
A global leader in catering equipment manufacture. All products are manufactured at one of two modern production facilities in France using quality European components so that you may be as proud of your Roller Grill equipment as we are. rollergrill.co.uk
Yarde Farm's delicious, local and national award-winning products are made with expert care by our small team of dedicated frozen dessert enthusiasts at our factory near Plymouth, in the beautiful West Country. yardefarmicecream.co.uk
CookTek brings professional kitchen equipment to a whole new level with advanced, efficient induction cooktops, countertop burners, food warmers and more. cooktek.com
Handmade Cake Company
For more than 30 years we’ve prepared our cakes by hand using kitchen cupboard ingredients to bake delicious, artisan round cakes & tray bakes. With 39 Great Taste awards to our name, we’d love you to try them for yourself. handmadecake.co.uk
Tuk In Foods is an exciting new business that is focused on delivering delicious Indian street food that is satisfying and better for you. tukinfoods.com
Hippeas is an all new range of organic chickpea puffs which is set to shake-up the global snacking market with a bold brand story and purpose, clear health credentials and exciting flavour profiles. hippeas.com
Nix & Kix
NIX&KIX is a range of soft drinks with a unique ingredient – cayenne chilli. Chilli is our favourite spice. Aside from its health benefits and the amazing ‘kick’, it helps us create great-tasting drinks – without having to use refined sugar. nixandkix.com
Founded in 1840, Bewley’s is Ireland’s leading coffee and tea company. We’ve been perfecting the craft of tea and coffee making for many generations, from our humble beginnings in a little shop in Dublin, Ireland bewleys.com
Laytons is an independently owned London wine merchant. We are passionate about the wines we source from around the world, while our people focus on providing the highest levels of service to our customers.laytons.co.uk
Angel Hill Food Co.
A company of food-lovers and can-doers with a mission to serve Britain’s businesses with invention, dedication and exceptional food.
Virtue Energy Water naturally contains zero sugar, zero calories, with no sweeteners. Our natural sugar-free energy drinks contain the same amount of natural caffeine as a cup of coffee. virtuedrinks.com
We understand the ever-changing needs of business owners – and our commitment to evolve and meet these needs – has always remained at the heart of what we do. elas.uk.com
Appetite 4 Work
Sibling of Appetite4recruitment, and complementing our big brother’s Permanent only focus, we specialise in providing quality temporary staffing solutions to the hospitality, catering & events industry from our bases in London and Godalming. appetite4recruitment.co.uk
Changing the way people eat on-the-go and to help you face each day with the strength needed to succeed and to do more.
An online platform that connects employers with the best paid, fully vetted and trained workers at a far lower cost than using a traditional temp agency. We currently provide temp workers for the hospitality industry in London & Manchester. syftapp.com
Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Co.
Nitro Cold Brew Coffee served ice cold on tap, emphasizes the flavour of the coffee. Nitro infusion creates a stout-like effect with a delicious, creamier and smoother coffee texture. nitrocoldbrewuk.com
The longest serving supplier and leading manufacturer of high quality, authentic Asian halal and ethnic meals.A family run, award winning organization with over 30 years of experience providing nutritious, well-balanced meals to both the public and private sector. rajfoods.com
Thomas & Evans
T & E No. 1 is a refreshing & lightly sparkling non-alcoholic drink. With over 20 ingredients, green fruit juices filtered through silver birch charcoal & distilled botanicals. The perfect alternative to a fine white wine or aperitif. thomas-and-evans.com
London Essence Co.
A range of skilfully distilled mixers, designed to capture the truest flavours of the finest botanicals. Each delicate drink has been crafted to enable the flavour of its chosen spirits partner to shine through. londonessenceco.com
We feel passionately about creating exceptional experiences. Creatively crafted drinks that deliver time and time again. We pour our inspiration into each creation, delivering on those moments when you want a sophisticated beverage that lives up to its promise. wisehead.co.uk
We are proud to offer you stunning luxury cakes available in delicious flavours & vibrant colours. Our elegant cakes are individually packaged, perfect as luxury gifts or decadent treats. Every cake is truly unique inspired by ancient henna artistry.
Britvic is the largest supplier of branded still soft drinks and the number two supplier of branded carbonated soft drinks in GB, and it is an industry leader in Ireland and France. britvic.com
Made with no artificial colourings, Robinsons squash is bursting with real, thirst-quenchingly fruity flavours to keep you refreshed. We use real fruit that is squeezed, pressed or crushed in every drop of Robinsons. robinsonssquash.co.uk
Mackies of Scotland
The Mackie family have been farming at Westertown farm since 1912 and Mackie’s of Scotland is now a well-known Scottish food brand. Mackie’s were formerly a milk retail company and in 1986 began making ice cream. mackies.co.uk
A leading dedicated Foodservice Sector Sales, Research, Marketing & Business Development company in the UK. At the very heart of the UK foodservice sector we specialise in identifying & maximising the business opportunities for food and beverage products. fusionfsm.com
Covering England, Scotland and Wales with service from local suppliers who are small to medium size companies, and nearly all are family run and have been trading for years and years, some for more than 150. osolocal.com
‘We’ve been sponsoring and supporting ACE events for over 10 years. They give us the opportunity to mix and mingle with people in the catering industry and a chance to catch up. In day to day business, people don’t really have time to talk properly. ACE run great social events, and we can easily justify the cost of membership through the relationships we build’
- Mark Hutchinson, Director British Premium Meats
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