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CatererSearch 100 – the full list

CatererSearch 100 – the full list

The definitive guide to the top players in the UK hospitality industry whose actions are having the greatest impact in 2006.


Click on the names below to view the full profile of those who has made the CatererSearch 100 list this year.



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 1Gordon Ramsay Gordon Ramsay Holdings
 2 Jamie Oliver Fifteen and Bambino
 3 Grant Hearn Travelodge
 4 Tim Clarke Mitchells & Butlers
 5 Andrew Cosslett  InterContinental Hotel Group
 6 Andrew Page The Restaurant Group
 7 Graham Turner Tragus
 8 Heston Blumenthal The Fat Duck, Hinds Head
 9 Richard Cousins Compass Group
 10 David Page Clapham House Group
 11 Ian Carter  Hilton Hotels Corporation
 12 Philip Jansen Sodexho UK & Ireland
 13 Nick Basing Groupe Chez Gérard
 14 Rick Stein Seafood Restaurant
 15 James Horler La Tasca
 16 Alastair Storey BaxterStorey
 17 Simon Kossoff Carluccio’s
 18 Robert Cook Malmaison
 19 Alan Parker Whitbread
 20 Giles Thorley  Punch Taverns
 21 Chris Heath Gondola Holdings
 22 Michael Caines  Abode, Gidleigh Park
 23 Des Gunewardena Conran Holdings
 24 Ted Tuppen  Enterprise Inns
 25 Andrew Main Aramark UK
 26 William Baxter BaxterStorey
 27 Jürgen Giesbert Marriott
 28 Mark Derry Premium Casual Dining
 29 Robyn Jones Charlton House
 30 David Michels  Ex-Hilton, president of BHA
 31 Richard Balfour Lynn Warwick Balfour Lynn
 32 Mark Edwards  Nobu
 33 Sir Roy Gardner Compass Group
 34 Mike Audis Elior UK
 35 David Orr  City Inn
 36 Ian Neill  Wagamama
 37 Robin Rowland Yo! Sushi
 38 Ian El-Mokadem Compass Group
 39 Raymond Blanc Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons
 40 Chris Copner Compass Group
 41 Tim and Kit Kemp Firmdale Hotels
 42 Rooney Anand Greene King
 43 Michael Flaxman Accor
 44 Alan Yau  Busaba Eathai, Hakkasan & Yauatcha
 45 Richard Corrigan Lindsay House, Bentley’s
 46 Marco Pierre White  White Star Line, Frankie’s Italian Bar and Grill
 47 Surinder Arora Arora International
 48 Mike Johnson Sodexho UK & Ireland
 49 Sir Rocco Forte

 Rocco Forte Hotels

 50 Richard Caring Signature Restaurants and Caprice Holdings
 51 Rick Holroyd and Nick Howe Holroyd Howe
 52 Chris and Jeff Galvin Galvin BistrotDe Luxe, Galvin at Windows
 53 Rainer Becker  Zuma & Roka
 54 John Campbell The Vineyard at Stockcross
 55 Peter Lederer Gleneagles
 56 Graham Gilbert OCS
 57 Nigel Platts-Martin The Square, Chez Bruce, The Glasshouse, La Trompette, Ledbury
 58 Giorgio Locatelli Locanda Locatelli
 59 Geoffrey Harrison Harrison Catering
 60 Simon James Eden Foodservice
 61 Robby Enthoven Nando’s
 62 Tim Bacon & Jeremy Roberts Living Ventures
 63 Michel and Alain Roux The Waterside Inn
 64 Gerry Ford Caffè Nero Group
 65 Ralph Findlay Wolverhampton & Dudley
 66 Gordon Campbell Gray Campbell Gray Hotels
 67 Albert & Michel Roux Le Gavroche
 68 Tony and Raj Matharu Grange Hotels
 69 Richard Shepherd Langan’s Brasseries
 70 Mark Hix Caprice Holdings
 71 Julian Metcalfe Pret A Manger, Itsu
 72 Gary Rhodes  Rhodes Twenty Four, Rhodes Restaurant at Calabash Hotel
 73 David Guile  Macdonald Hotels
 74 John Jarvis Jarvis Hotels
 75 Brian Turner  Millennium Hotel London and Turner’s Grill
 76 Nick Jones Soho House
 77 Claudio Pulze A–Z Restaurants, Cuisine Collection
 78 John Hutson  JD Wetherspoon
 79 John Derkach Costa Coffee
 80 Marlon Abela MARC
 81 Jasminder Singh Radisson Edwardian
 82 Adam & Sam Kaye Tasty
 83 Marcus Wareing Pétrus, Savoy Grill, Banquette
 84 Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou easyHotel, easyPizza
 85 Michelle Hanson Sodexho UK
 86 Mark McQuater  Barracuda
 87 Jeremy King & Chris Corbin CKL Restaurants
 88 Namita and Camellia Panjabi, Ranjit Mathrani Masala World
 89 Nigel Haworth & Craig Bancroft Northcote Manor, Ribble Valley Inns
 90 Danny Pecorelli Exclusive Hotels
 91 Andrew Davis  Von Essen Hotels
 92 Mitchell Tonks FishWorks
 93 Tim West Lexington Catering
 94 Andrew Guy Gourmet Holdings
 95 Oliver Peyton Inn the Park & other
 96 Bruce Poole  Chez Bruce, La Trompette, Glasshouse
 97 Tom Aikens Tom Aikens and Tom’s Kitchen
 98 Tim Scoble Thistle Hotels
 99 Paul Heathcote Heathcotes Restaurants
 100 Andrew Pern Star Inn at Harome & The Star at Scampston


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