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Education

From schools to universities, this sector means catering for a multi-cultural range of consumers with a wide range of dietary requirements, who are keen to immerse themselves in international cuisine and adventurous ways of eating.

We understand the importance of offering nutritionally balanced options to this customer base, with meals also being suited to those following vegan and vegetarian diets whilst also being mindful of declarable allergens and convenience.

Our development chefs are constantly working to bring new flavours and inspirational recipe ideas to you - all full of colour, texture and of course flavour with the help of the finest stock and sauce bases on the market.

Download our sector guides below for more information about food trends, industry challenges and how to counter them through our recommended range of products and inspirational recipe ideas.

 

Education

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We have such good support from Essential Cuisine.
We’ve been using Essential Cuisine since 2012. If we are ever worried about any of their products, we just make a phone call and they talk us through exactly what is in the product.
Sue Brady, Sue Brady Catering - School Caterer Provider, Wiltshire
I can really tell the difference in quality from stocks I have worked with in the past.
The focus Essential Cuisine has put on removing allergens from its stocks has been a huge help - this gives us real peace of mind in the kitchen.
Mark Coombs - Felsted School, Essex

Latest sector news...

South West Young Professional Chef semi-finalists revealed

South West Young Professional Chef semi-finalists revealed
29th August 2019

The chefs going through to the Semi-Finals of the South West Young Professional Chef Category, sponsored by Essential Cuisine, have been revealed following a rigorous judging process.
The category of Young Professional Chef, forms part of the overall South West Chef of the Year Competition, which consists of 5 categories, with winners selected from each then battling it out for the overall title in October.

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Essential Cuisine Becomes Love British Food Partner

Essential Cuisine Becomes  Love British Food Partner
6th August 2019

Essential Cuisine has partnered with Love British Food - the leading national promoter of UK produce - as the supplier of quality stocks and sauces, based in the North West of England, looks to proudly promote its dedication to working kitchens across Britain.  
Essential Cuisine products already form the base of some of the UK’s best loved dishes, from pies and gravies to casseroles, soups, stews and beyond.

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From Garden To Kitchen Recipe Book

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We recommend ‘Essential Book of Soups’, ‘From Garden to Kitchen’, and ‘The Essential Book of British Classics’.

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Eat Street Recipe Book

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