We help new and existing Food Brands appeal to customers wanting plant-based, healthy & free-from foods, through new product development, recipe development, and leveraging our extensive network of experienced partners
Plant-based, free-from & healthy foods are well and truly in the mainstream. Our advisory services help Independent Retailers cater well to customers wanting these products, helping them increase profits and gain customer loyalty
“We have years of experience of creating delicious, sustainable, plant-forward menus, and training others in creating their own”
We have the Health credentials & practical skills to bring your food story to life, in ways your customer can relate to and integrate into their day-to-day lives, whether they be consumers, Chefs, or wholesalers.
When you work with us, you get the collective experience, insight and ideas of a highly experienced and passionate team.
We have over 40 years collective experience working in Food service & Food product production businesses in London, New York, Spain, Australia & South Africa, and with Farmers & Brands & Retail in the UK. We’ve developed exciting, innovative menus for some of London’s leading Hotels, including The Langham, St James, The Dorchester, The Metro and The Curtain, other London restaurants such as Linnaean, Stem & Glory, as well as Health & Wellness retreats in the UK & abroad
“We have the Nutrition credentials, skills and specialist expertise to help your business appeal to customers who value health & nutrition, and sustainably produced food”
We are Chefs with a difference. We are all Nutrition trained, which means we have that winning combination of having health credentials, AND commercial kitchen and catering experience.
We create exciting, innovative recipes, for health and environmentally conscious consumers, including delicious plant-based, allergen-free recipes and those that consider the latest health & nutrition trends.
We love working with Food Service, Fresh Produce growers, Brands and Independent Retail to help showcase their products, to help them achieve more consumer sales, by creating delicious, accessible recipes, photographs and videos, that consumers will love.
We provide Training in plant-based and free-from cooking, and the latest healthy cooking techniques. Anything from gut friendly fermentation, to vegan cheeses, to gluten and dairy-free masterpieces, we can empower your teams to enhance their skills and knowledge. Our Training is CPD Accredited!
Our Training also includes Training and empowering your Front of House teams to speak confidently with customers about your healthy, plant-based, free-from dishes, suppliers and Back of House and Kitchen processes.
We provide all our Training taking into account all current food Regulations & Legislation relating to Health & Safety, Allergen Management, Food Health claims and more, so that your teams get the full understanding in the context of a commercial environment
The rise in consumers seeking food with less meat and dairy shows no sign of slowing down, driven by the explosive rise in veganism and those adopting a flexitarian diet.
45% of UK consumers have a food allergy or intolerance, and want to have great, healthy food options available to them.
We’re ahead of the curve with these food trends, and have been creating exciting, innovative and delicious plant-based & free-from food for London’s leading hotels, restaurants, wellness retreats, kids recipe kits and more.
Whether you want us to create great recipes for you, train your teams, tell your brand story, hold a cooking demo, or cater an event, we can help.
Every one of our chefs is Nutrition trained, with some also being fully qualified Nutritional Therapists. Plus we all have commercial food service and catering experience.
We help you and your team with information on catering to health conscious consumers, so you can be pro-active in keeping up with the latest trends, and attract more customers as a result. Everything from gut health, immune support, to mood food, and everything in between, we’re at the forefront of Health trends, and qualify information against sound Nutrition. We’re always horizon scanning for new healthy products and cooking techniques too.
We can help your business understand the latest trends, cooking techniques, specialist ingredients, and also ways to market dishes to the specific customer groups that you are looking to target.
We help Brands and producers showcase their wonderful food products through the power of great recipes, video and photography, to help you attract more customers.
We bring food to life, showing customers how they can use products at home, or for Chefs and caterers in their commercial kitchens.
We can use your products in our cooking demonstrations, or Training courses too, which provides further opportunities to build awareness of your brand.
Our Founder, Julie Cleijne, has much experience Speaking at events such as: Fine Food Show North, Food Matters Live, Restaurant & Take Away Expo, Great Taste, and more.
We can provide insight on podcasts, webinars, panel discussions, specialist judging for awards, live cooking, and Main stage speaking at events, covering topics such as Health & Nutrition, Plant-based, Free-from cooking, and Healthy eating trends, with a focus on facts, not fads!
Food Award Judging
Julie is a regular judge for Great Taste, Free-from and Nourish food Awards
Julie is a Guild of Food Writers member, and writes regular articles for Fine Food Digest and Fresh Produce Journal
Julie Cleijne will be joining the panel discussions for the Speciality & Fine Food Fair Live Mon 6th Sept at 12.30pm GMT. Conscious Consumerism: How to identify and respond to your customer’s needs
Our Founder Julie Cleijne was special guest speaker at FarmED on ‘Nourishing people & Regenerating the Planet’ at the wonderful FarmED facilities in the Cotswolds, on 14th Aug, 2021
Our Founder Julie Cleijne is the British Leeks Brand Ambassador for 2020/21, promoting fantastic British Seasonal Leeks, with an emphasis on their wonderful health & nutritional powerhouse qualities, taste and versatility.