We are experts in our field, dealing with operational delivery, design, project management, food creation and new product development or simply the big strategy

What we do

We are an acclaimed, highly knowledgeable and commercially focused food consultancy with 30 years experience. We assist hospitality, leisure and food service businesses to increase their profitability, revenue, reputation and profile through:

  • Hands-on in-depth analysis of your business
  • Working alongside your team to devise new dishes and menus
  • Maximizing the kitchen space and sourcing the most effective equipment
  • Coaching and mentoring your existing team including front of house and customer service
  • New product development and
  • Photography and recipe cards for your dishes

Who we work with

We’ve worked for Manchester City Football Club for fifteen years as Consultant Executive Chef. Catering on a big scale doesn’t get much bigger than that.

Our client base ranges from blue chip companies right through to smaller operators, encompassing restaurants, delicatessens, contract caterers, hotels, theatres and Premier League football clubs.

Hotel & Restaurant Consultancy, Cafes & Coffee Shops

Tough decision making to equip you with the ability to survive and prosper, will leaf to a successful and well-planned change to your business. Whatever the size and location of the business, we can make a real difference.

Professional Kitchen Design & Advice

The Engine Room, we know how best to maximise the kitchen space and get the most effective equipment for your team to create consistently magnificent food. Productivity is key, reliability and delivery.


Catering Forensics Consultancy

“Look, see, tell”…we will analyse and understand your business and clarify the factors that may be hindering your success or profitability.

Food Photography

Scrummy shots, to help you convey to your customers just how dedicated you are to creating amazing food.

Product Development

We have worked with a number of high profile manufacturers as range designers, including Walkers Sensations, Nestle and many others.


Menu Content, Recipe & Design Advice

We will work with your team in devising menus, specifying the foods, cook the dishes, cost the food, photograph the dishes and create a recipe bank for your business that will ensure that it delivers on the plate as well.

Coaching & Mentoring of Head Chefs & More

Working with and developing your existing Executive and Head Chefs who need that extra sparkle and drive.


Venue Consultancy

We are vastly experienced in creating knockout food on a grand scale and assisting clients and contract caterers and indeed surpassing their customer’s expectations.

Food For The Masses Consultancy

We work with partners in schools, train companies, hospitals and more.

Cookery School

Just a sheer love of sharing our knowledge with like-minded and enthusiastic individuals who share our passion for food.