Caring, Conscientious People

Our hard-working approachable teams turn our promises into reality.

With a no-fuss and simple approach and nimble management systems, we have more time to be part of your family and not just your contract caterer. We want to be at the heart of your residential community.

It’s not just food that makes a service a success, it is the team of people that turn our promises into reality.

Essence invest in every team member to continually develop and encourage them to bring out their individual skills, to strengthen the team as a whole. Essence employees benefit from regular training in both kitchen skills and customer service, to help them push boundaries in innovative catering solutions and we reward them for their contribution to our team.

The Chef Development Team and Nutritionist, create familiar and innovative menu ideas to ensure your service is always evolving. Our EHO trained Health & Safety Manager maintains a safe working environment and ensures compliance with all laws and regulations.

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Indispensable Quality

With a simple approach without complicated management systems, our aim is to be part of your family, set at the heart of your residential community.

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  • Amazing People

    Over 1500 inspired people are part of the abm team.

  • Agile & Able

    We create and serve over 35,000 meals a day across the UK.

  • Fanatical about food

    We create exciting menus, illustrating the diversity of today’s food culture.

  • Honest management

    At abm catering we believe in transparent management.

  • Sourcing & Supply

    Our community of responsible local suppliers share the same passion for food as we do.

  • Responsibility

    Selecting only the finest ingredients from ethically responsible suppliers.