2007: Established in 2007 in Sale, South Manchester. The company started as a Chef Agency for the Manchester, Cheshire & Lake District area. We started in a office above a Curry house!
2009: We expanded to cover the whole of the North of England within the Hospitality & Catering Marketing.
2009-2010: As well as the North West market, this was the Credit Crunch period in the UK and we switched to about 40% of our business being Dubai focused, partnering with a a local Dubai agency.
2011: We relocated to the Airport Business park, into modern Regus offices. We turned back to UK focused and started the plans to grow across the UK.
2012: We expanded to the South of England and 2013 was the launch into London. We started working with some of the UK’s top 5 star Hotels, Rosette Restaurants and Michelin Restaurants.
2015-2019: We launched a Relief Chef division to supply Relief Chefs to Clients. We got asked by regular permanent clients to have a relief chef arm as well. We opened a relief chef division and had this running for 4 years before closing it in 2019.
2017: The Academy was launched, which is our inhouse training program, developed a standard approach to the Recruitment process we use. This year our team went to Michelin Restaurant (Hampton Manor) to celebrate our 10th Birthday.
2018: We started launching new divisions and recruiting for none Hospitality roles. This involved launching into Sales Recruitment, FMCG positions and other sectors.
2019: We launched our IT and Digital divisions and started working on a range of IT positions. Within our Hospitality & Catering division In 2019 after doing relief chefs for 4 years, we closed the relief chef division and focused back on the permanent market only within this division.
2020: The year Covid hit, This was a very busy period for our Logistics division and we split the Logistics into three sections (Freight forwarding & Customs, Warehouse & Distribution and Transport & Planning)
2021: This is our year of developing new tech & processes. This included a new website, new phone systems, new training hub.
2022: At the end of May, we moved to our new office in Central Manchester, after 11 years in a Regus building, we have moved to a office at Ducie House, Ducie Street, Manchester, M1 2JW. Take a read about the move in the news: The business desk website , Insider website and the Business Monday website. In 2022 we are growing our team and will be onboarding 2 new starters – If you would like to join our team, reach out to Rick.