BaxterStorey sustainability initiative rewarded with industry award win

BaxterStorey is thrilled to have been named a winner at the inaugural Footprint Waste2Zero Awards, winning Best Waste Management Project Award (food) for our innovative approach to waste management. Food waste is a particularly significant issue in the hospitality sector with impacts that cross environmental, financial and societal boundaries. We launched our ‘Food Waste Costing [...]

BaxterStorey and Hayden Groves launch Back in the Saddle charity cook book

BaxterStorey and executive chef, Hayden Groves have launched a charity recipe book; Back in the Saddle. Inspired by an incredible challenge to raise money for Cure Leukaemia, the book is a culinary journey documenting the 10,403km cycle ride across Europe undertaken by Hayden and a team of four cyclists, including ex-England footballer Geoff Thomas. The [...]

Why should we be eating pumpkins this autumn?

If the only thing you’ve ever done with a pumpkin is carve it and fill it with a candle, you are not alone. Around 95%* of the estimated 10 million pumpkins grown in the UK are carved into spooky Halloween creations. Yet this fruit (yes pumpkins are a fruit as they contain seeds) is packed [...]

BaxterStorey announces 2017 Heritage Chef Award winners

BaxterStorey has announced the winners of its third annual Heritage Chef of the Year Awards with winners from across both UK and Ireland locations celebrated. Launched in 2015, the competition showcases our passion for fresh, seasonal and locally sourced produce. This year’s final held at Electrolux, Luton, saw 13 of our most talented chefs compete [...]

WSH celebrates recognition at prestigious UK industry awards

There was cause for double celebrations for the WSH family at the FoodService Cateys, as two hospitality stars within the business were recognised with the industry’s highest accolades. Rik Razza, Head of Chef Training and Development at BaxterStorey, won the Training Award for his support and development of talent at every level across the business. [...]

BaxterStorey chefs compete in Ready Steady Cook competition

Two of our talented chefs, Ryan Percopo and Spencer Warren competed in the ultimate industry cook-off at the Association of Catering Excellence (ACE) Ready Steady Cook finals, held at East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf, London. In front a live audience of over 300 people, each of the 14 teams (which included a chef aged 25 [...]