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Essential Cuisine

The way we
like to do business

Over 180 years of combined service in working kitchens

With over 180 years of combined service in working kitchens, no one understands the challenges that chefs face better than our brigade.

MEET OUR TEAM >
Heather Wilde

We are a team of over 70. Passionate, friendly and obsessed with all things food!

“It’s inspiring to be part of such a dynamic team” Heather Wilde

British food supplier

We’re a proud British food supplier.

Food for Life Soil Association approved.

Products tailored to your needs.

Products tailored to your needs.

Whether working in a Michelin star restaurant or a school kitchen, we have a product to suit your needs!

INNOVATION >
Gluten Free

We’re proud to announce that our whole range is 100% gluten free; just one of the ways we’re making kitchen life easier for you.

Mark Fletcher, Head Chef, The Mere

“Essential Cuisine offer that more personable approach.” Mark Fletcher, Head Chef, The Mere.

DOH 2017 Salt Targets

Our Stocks, Gravies and Glaces meet DOH 2017 Salt Targets

Highest BRC rating

Since it’s opening in 2013 our factory has consistently achieved the highest BRC rating.

Recyclable packaging

100% recyclable packaging.

From our shrink wrap to our tubs, we are looking after tomorrow.

We’re shrinking our cardboard usage

We’re shrinking our cardboard usage - now reduced by 90% since 2013.

Providing specialist support to working kitchens

Providing specialist support to working kitchens across Britain:

  • Hotels, pubs & restaurants.
  • Heathcare
  • Education
  • Contract Catering
SECTOR SUPPORT >
Proudly part of Solina

Supporting local charities and the industry we’re proud to be part of.

  • North West Young Chef
  • Craft Guild of Chefs
  • British Culinary Federation
  • Skills for Chefs
  • Adopt a School Trust - Royal Academy of Culinary Arts
  • The Master Chefs of Great Britain
  • Ability Awards Est 2005- Culinary

Proudly part of Solina

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That’s the way we like to do business

That’s the way we like to do business

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in touch

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