Supporting chefs of the future

By |2019-10-02T10:59:05+01:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Supporting chefs of the future

Pictured above: Dani Hope and Kit Graves, Lake District Hotels with Simon Jackson, headteacher, Keswick School.

Kit Graves, director of Lake District Hotels Ltd, came up with a masterplan to update Keswick School’s food technology facilities. They were so out of touch with today’s professional teaching kitchens, that it required a complete refit. Kit’s idea to turn the room into a TV style Bake-off kitchen was agreed, which then followed with 18 months of fundraising activities from Lake District Hotels Ltd, to raise the required amount of £30,000.

The official opening …

On 20th September, an official opening for […]

The Lakes Single Malt Whisky is revealed

By |2019-09-16T12:13:57+01:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

The Lakes Single Malt Whisky is revealed

The Lakes Distillery has unveiled the first in a series of widely available single malt whisky releases that will showcase the house style defined by their whiskymaker, Dhavall Gandhi.

The whisky was officially launched on Saturday 7th September. However, our sales director, David Jenkins, attended a launch event the day before. Stakeholders were invited along to sample the whisky and find out about the maturation process of this distinctive new reserve.

The event was held at The Lakes Distillery in Bassenthwaite and was led by Dhavall who explained the creativity and expertise involved in the creative process. Dhavall is actively involved at every stage […]

Let’s celebrate British Food Fortnight

By |2019-10-02T16:02:18+01:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Let’s celebrate British Food Fortnight

21st September until 6th October 2019

British Food Fortnight is the biggest annual, national celebration of British food and drink. It was established in 2002 to bolster Britain’s food and farming industry in the wake of the foot and mouth crisis.

The event is a great opportunity for those who work in any aspect of food and drink to come together and promote the benefits of buying and eating home-produced food.

What are the benefits to your business?

*You will attract new visitors.

*Provenance is becoming increasingly important to customers and if you promote British and local foods, customers are prepared […]

Congratulations to Carlisle Living Award winners!

By |2019-09-09T14:14:02+01:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Congratulations to Carlisle Living Award winners!

On Friday 6th September, Carlisle Living held their annual awards event. The evening took place at The Halston in Carlisle and was attended by the hard-working people of Carlisle who have helped to shape the city over the past 12 months.

Once again, we were proud sponsors of the Food & Drink category. This category sees those whose dedication, innovation and hard work throughout the year has contributed to Carlisle becoming the destination of choice for fine food and drink.

We attended the event as many of our customers were present and shortlisted for prizes. Our sales director, David Jenkins, was on stage to […]

NEW Chefs Selections dairy products are launched!

By |2019-09-05T09:13:18+01:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

NEW Chefs Selections dairy products are launched!

Our brand new range of dairy products is essential for creating appetising dishes.

All of our own brand products are made by BRC accredited producers, so you can be assured that all these dairy products are of the highest quality.

We have luxury full fat soft cheese which is perfect for blinis, soups, pasta sauces and whole host of other recipes.

Why not load your jam scones up with our quality clotted cream?

For loaded nachos, serve with an accompanying soured cream dip – the perfect tapas finger food!

We also have buttermilk, natural yogurt, […]

The Great British Roast Dinner Competition 2019

By |2019-09-04T14:16:08+01:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

The Great British Roast Dinner Competition 2019

If you serve an amazing roast dinner and think it’s a winner, have you entered this year’s Great British Roast Dinner Competition?

There’s still time to submit your entry and you could be in with a chance to win up to £3,000 worth of kitchen equipment!

There are now two categories to enter: Meat Roast and Vegetarian or Vegan Roast.

Entry is quick and simple via this link and the closing date is 29 September.

Good luck!

National Burger Day 2019

By |2019-07-31T12:43:18+01:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Celebrate the burger!

This month we have our steak burger mince on offer and this really gives you licence to get creative and make your own burgers, quickly and easily! Made in our butchery to our own recipe, this burger mix is well seasoned and ready for you to shape your own patties to throw on the grill.

We also have our delicious Lamb & Mint Burgers on offer this month. These are ready-made, handcrafted burgers made by our expert butchers and are a great alternative to offer customers.

For a high quality brioche roll, our new Panesco Premium Multigrain Brioche Rounds are […]

Proud sponsors of Carlisle College Awards 2019

By |2019-06-21T14:43:36+01:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Proud sponsors of Carlisle College Awards 2019

Once again, we were delighted to be supporting the Carlisle College Awards. We were sponsors of the Outstanding Apprenticeship Achievement awards which covered five different categories:

* Adult Care

* Technical Services

* Construction

* Professional Services

* Computing

Graham Jenkins, our managing director, and Brian Baxter, key sales & account manager were invited along to celebrate with the shortlisted and winning students.

Graham handed out the awards to the hard-working recipients.

We would like to congratulate all the winners and wish them the very best for the future!

Own brand wins again!

By |2019-06-27T16:19:20+01:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|

Chefs Selections wins awards

Cash & Carry Management, in partnership with the Craft Guild of Chefs, has announced the winners of the 2019 CCM Chefs’ Own Brand Awards and we are delighted that our own brand Chefs Selections won awards.

The star of the show for Caterforce was the new Chefs Selections Chocolate Pinata Cake (206203C) which won Best Innovation of the Year: open to any foodservice own-brand product launched within the past 12 months!

The judges found some of the products so good that they awarded them a ‘Best of the Best’ accolade and we’re very proud to say that our Sweet Potato […]

Sponsorship of 23rd Keswick Beer Festival

By |2019-06-11T09:06:54+01:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Community, Latest News|

Sponsorship of Keswick Beer Festival

This year, we were proud sponsors of the Keswick Beer Festival. Held every year in the beautiful town in the Lakes, the beer festival is organised by The Keswick Lions and Keswick Rugby Club. The festival raises funds to support sport development within the rugby club and as well as a selection of charities chosen by The Lions.

The festival was held on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th June and featured over 200 different beers with music from live bands. This year saw the 23rd anniversary of the event.

As always, the crowds turned out in their hundreds to enjoy beer and great music!