The Casual Dining Restaurant & Pub Awards 2018 are sponsored by:
Coca-Cola European Partners GB makes, sells and distributes soft drinks for every occasion and we sell more than four billion bottles and cans every year. We make 97 per cent of our products in GB and offer a range of low and no sugar options.
Our product range includes market leaders such as Schweppes, Monster, Fanta, Sprite, Appletiser and Capri Sun, and it continues to grow!
Innovation has always been key to our success, not just new products but delivering unique experiences such as the Freestyle machine that delivers the ultimate personalised soft drinks experience!Visit Website
Here at Carlsberg we are as passionate about our beers as you are about your cuisine. From our selection of brands and innovative draught dispense system to handy hints on creating the perfect serve and enhancing the role that beer can play on your menus, we are ready and waiting to be your partner of choice. One of our latest innovations, DraughtMaster™, is a draught beer dispense system that we believe will be a step-change for restaurants in the UK. Our newest additions to our portfolio include a selection of craft brews all the way from Brooklyn Brewery, our Poretti range from Italy and London Fields Brewery in Hackney.Visit Website
Universally regarded as one of the world’s great lager conditioned beers, we only use the finest ingredients – first-class cones from locally grown Saaz hops, natural soft water from ice age lakes and carefully selected grains of a unique strain of the Moravian barley make our Budweiser Budvar Original a truly great beer.Visit Website
FENTIMANS have been making the finest quality, natural drinks since 1905. Their award-winning beverages are hand crafted, using the finest ingredients from all around the world. To create a superior taste unlike other carbonated drinks, Fentimans make their drinks using the time-honoured botanical brewing technique. This traditional process takes a full 7 days from start to finish. As well as a solid range of soft drinks, they also produce a broad range of mixers that are an ideal match for a variety of premium spirits. Fentimans continues to be a firm favourite with young and old alike.Visit Website
Lamb Weston is a world leading brand supplying high-end potato products that create sustainable and profitable solutions for the hospitality industry. Having launched Potato Twister fries and CrissCuts as UK firsts, Lamb Weston continues to innovate, seeing possibilities in potatoes that make them the most inventive potato company in the world.
Through a core customer base of distributors, pub and restaurant operators, chefs and menu developers worldwide, Lamb Weston strives to facilitate memorable food experiences through its wide-range of quality potato products, from Potato Dippers – perfect for sharing – to the on-trend sweet potato options and the simple, home-style Connoisseur range.Visit Website
At McCain Foods one of our strengths is that we understand that every sector and catering outlet has different needs. In the food industry’s fastest growing market, standing out from the crowd is key. With the expansion of our Menu Signatures range and a key understanding of food industry trends, McCain Foodservice are here to help supply potato products to Casual Dining operators create great food experiences
Visit www.mccainfoodservice.co.uk for more information on the product range, the latest menu inspiration and to follow the story of our farmers and the lengths they go to produce the very best British potatoes for our chips.Visit Website
From the organisers of the award-winning Casual Dining and lunch!, Commercial Kitchen is the only dedicated trade event for the catering equipment industry. Returning to the NEC, Birmingham on 5-6 June 2018, Commercial Kitchen will showcase the most cutting edge foodservice equipment and kit to facilitate a diverse range of leading kitchens across the whole professional commercial kitchen spectrum.Visit Website
Essential Cuisine is a British producer of class-leading stocks, jus, glace, demi-glace, gravy, ready to use signature sauces and bespoke lines, offering kitchens the outstanding taste and performance of traditional kitchen-made products that can be brought to life in minutes not hours. A champion of chefs and kitchen brigades across hospitality, the company is proud to support the Casual Dining Awards, recognising the vibrant and exciting casual dining scene as one of the jewels in the crown of the UK eating out market.Visit Website
A family run business, Reynolds is the UK’s leading independent supplier of fresh fruit and vegetables, cheese and dairy to the casual dining industry, covering the whole of the UK. We are entrusted with delivering short shelf-life products to many of the biggest brands in the business as well as many smaller, emerging operators who rely on us to support their ambitious growth plans. We pride ourselves on our reliability, flexibility and exceptional customer service as well as our strong relationships with UK growers. Our technical team takes care of food safety and quality, ensuring produce is grown safely and responsibly. Produce is fully traceable back to the farm. Customers also benefit from guaranteed fixed prices for six months.Visit Website
Established in 1970 when founder Woon Wing Yip opened his first grocery in Digbeth, Birmingham, Wing Yip has become the UK’s leading Oriental grocer. With more than 4,500 pan-Asian products available instore originating from China, Thailand, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea and Singapore, Wing Yip stores provide a one-stop shop for Pan-Asian cooking.
Wing Yip has stores in Birmingham, Cricklewood, Corydon and Manchester, supplying fresh, ambient and frozen foods seven days a week. There is also an online store (www.wingyip.co.uk) where ambient products can be purchased for delivery nationwide.Visit Website
Casual Dining is the only dedicated trade event for senior decision makers from across the branded restaurant and pub sector. Casual Dining will return to the Business Design Centre, London on 21-22 February 2018.Visit Website