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CatererSearch 100 – the full list

20 September 2006
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.

How we compile the list

1Gordon Ramsay](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308871) Gordon Ramsay Holdings
2 [Jamie Oliver](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308872) Fifteen and Bambino
3 [Grant Hearn](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308796) Travelodge
4 [Tim Clarke](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308875) Mitchells & Butlers
5 [Andrew Cosslett ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308878) InterContinental Hotel Group
6 [Andrew Page](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308879) The Restaurant Group
7 [Graham Turner](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308880) Tragus
8 [Heston Blumenthal](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308884) The Fat Duck, Hinds Head
9 [Richard Cousins](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308971) Compass Group
10 [David Page](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308971) Clapham House Group
11 [Ian Carter ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308801) Hilton Hotels Corporation
12 [Philip Jansen](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309091) Sodexho UK & Ireland
13 [Nick Basing](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308787) Groupe Chez Gérard
14 [Rick Stein](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308795) Seafood Restaurant
15 [James Horler](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308802) La Tasca
16 [Alastair Storey](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308788) BaxterStorey
17 [Simon Kossoff](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308950) Carluccio's
18 [Robert Cook](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308935) Malmaison
19 [Alan Parker](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308929) Whitbread
20 [Giles Thorley ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308784) Punch Taverns
21 [Chris Heath](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308930) Gondola Holdings
22 [Michael Caines ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308923) Abode, Gidleigh Park
23 [Des Gunewardena](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308933) Conran Holdings
24 [Ted Tuppen ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308782) Enterprise Inns
25 [Andrew Main](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309090) Aramark UK
26 [William Baxter](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308799) BaxterStorey
27 [Jürgen Giesbert](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309111) Marriott
28 [Mark Derry](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308885) Premium Casual Dining
29 [Robyn Jones](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308924) Charlton House
30 [David Michels ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308887) Ex-Hilton, president of BHA
31 [Richard Balfour Lynn](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308895) Warwick Balfour Lynn
32 [Mark Edwards ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308886) Nobu
33 [Sir Roy Gardner](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309134) Compass Group
34 [Mike Audis](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309126) Elior UK
35 [David Orr ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308785) City Inn
36 [Ian Neill ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308888) Wagamama
37 [Robin Rowland](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308954) Yo! Sushi
38 [Ian El-Mokadem](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309110) Compass Group
39 [Raymond Blanc](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308892) Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons
40 [Chris Copner](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309103) Compass Group
41 [Tim and Kit Kemp](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308781) Firmdale Hotels
42 [Rooney Anand](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308786) Greene King
43 [Michael Flaxman](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308953) Accor
44 [Alan Yau ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308790) Busaba Eathai, Hakkasan & Yauatcha
45 [Richard Corrigan](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308965) Lindsay House, Bentley's
46 [Marco Pierre White ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308890) White Star Line, Frankie's Italian Bar and Grill
47 [Surinder Arora](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308966) Arora International
48 [Mike Johnson](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309127) Sodexho UK & Ireland
49 [Sir Rocco Forte](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308800) Rocco Forte Hotels
50 [Richard Caring](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309129) Signature Restaurants and Caprice Holdings
51 [Rick Holroyd and Nick Howe](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308949) Holroyd Howe
52 [Chris and Jeff Galvin](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308934) Galvin BistrotDe Luxe, Galvin at Windows
53 [Rainer Becker ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308889) Zuma & Roka
54 [John Campbell](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308896) The Vineyard at Stockcross
55 [Peter Lederer](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308891) Gleneagles
56 [Graham Gilbert](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309109) OCS
57 [Nigel Platts-Martin](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308914) The Square, Chez Bruce, The Glasshouse, La Trompette, Ledbury
58 [Giorgio Locatelli](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308906) Locanda Locatelli
59 [Geoffrey Harrison](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309107) Harrison Catering
60 [Simon James](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309133) Eden Foodservice
61 [Robby Enthoven](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308925) Nando's
62 [Tim Bacon & Jeremy Roberts](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308903) Living Ventures
63 [Michel and Alain Roux](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309124) The Waterside Inn
64 [Gerry Ford](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308937) Caffè Nero Group
65 [Ralph Findlay](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308976) Wolverhampton & Dudley
66 [Gordon Campbell Gray](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308798) Campbell Gray Hotels
67 [Albert & Michel Roux](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309088) Le Gavroche
68 [Tony and Raj Matharu](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309236) Grange Hotels
69 [Richard Shepherd](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309231) Langan's Brasseries
70 [Mark Hix](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309122) Caprice Holdings
71 [Julian Metcalfe](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308940) Pret A Manger, Itsu
72 [Gary Rhodes ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308926) Rhodes Twenty Four, Rhodes Restaurant at Calabash Hotel
73 [David Guile ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308943) Macdonald Hotels
74 [John Jarvis](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308918) Jarvis Hotels
75 [Brian Turner ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308905) Millennium Hotel London and Turner's Grill
76 [Nick Jones](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309630) Soho House
77 [Claudio Pulze](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309104)
- 78 - [John Hutson ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308956) - JD Wetherspoon
- 79 - [John Derkach](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308945) - Costa Coffee
- 80 - [Marlon Abela](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308913) - MARC
- 81 - [Jasminder Singh](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308931) - Radisson Edwardian
- 82 - [Adam & Sam Kaye](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308899) - Tasty
- 83 - [Marcus Wareing](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308911) - Pétrus, Savoy Grill, Banquette
- 84 - [Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309234) - easyHotel, easyPizza
- 85 - [Michelle Hanson](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309125) - Sodexho UK
- 86 - [Mark McQuater ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308912) - Barracuda
- 87 - [Jeremy King & Chris Corbin](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308910) - CKL Restaurants
- 88 - [Namita and Camellia Panjabi, Ranjit Mathrani](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308915) - Masala World
- 89 - [Nigel Haworth & Craig Bancroft](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308909) - Northcote Manor, Ribble Valley Inns
- 90 - [Danny Pecorelli](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309105) - Exclusive Hotels
- 91 - [Andrew Davis ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308932) - Von Essen Hotels
- 92 - [Mitchell Tonks](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308947) - FishWorks
- 93 - [Tim West](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309233) - Lexington Catering
- 94 - [Andrew Guy](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308900) - Gourmet Holdings
- 95 - [Oliver Peyton](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309128) - Inn the Park & other
- 96 - [Bruce Poole ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308897) - Chez Bruce, La Trompette, Glasshouse
- 97 - [Tom Aikens](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308972) - Tom Aikens and Tom's Kitchen
- 98 - [Tim Scoble](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=309235) - Thistle Hotels
- 99 - [Paul Heathcote ](http://www.caterersearch.com/Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=308916)Heathcotes Restaurants
- 100 - [Andrew Pern - Star Inn at Harome & The Star at Scampston

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