bespoke contract caterers

contract catering as individual as you are

Talkington Bates have provided bespoke contract catering solutions to businesses of all sizes across London, the South and the Midlands for over 18 years. Focusing on fresh food made from quality ingredients, Talkington Bates ensure exceptional client and customer satisfaction. Talkington Bates combine their passion and enthusiasm with their skills, capability and experience to cater for business and industry clients, hospitality led contracts as well as commercial outlets.

our food

We are proud of the food across our sites – all crafted on site by skilled chefs. Whether served within the staff catering facility, a café or as hospitality the same level of care and dedication is applied by our chefs and supporting front of house service teams. Made using the finest, seasonal ingredients, Talkington Bates preference is for purchasing locally, when and where possible, supporting local farmers and small businesses. We do not work to menu rotas, instead allowing our chefs the autonomy and creative freedom to create their own weekly menus taking into account the seasons and customer preferences. This approach allows our chefs to blossom and shine…

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our team

At Talkington Bates we firmly believe that our team is our greatest asset. Staff receive regular appraisals, with achievable objectives to keep them motivated and an annually updated programme of training to ensure that each staff member is able to progress at their own pace. There is also an internal training course, recognised by the Institute of Management, which means that staff can work towards a management diploma. Without doubt, our “nurturing” culture brings out the best in our team.

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Talkington Bates Ltd
Ingleby Farm
Ingleby Paddocks
Enslow, Oxfordshire
T: 01869 350 192