If we can, we will! That’s our motto.
Friendly, reliable and family-run, our team at Chef’s Choice have been supplying fresh produce to the catering industry for over 25 years.
Proud to be Different
We’re proud to be different from the rest. We make ordering and receiving fresh produce easy, with a 24-hour order line, exceptional customer care and market-fresh deliveries Monday to Saturday.
Exceeding Client Expectations
Our clients tell us we exceed expectations at every turn and help create innovative dishes that deliver on flavour & profit.
Sharing Expert Knowledge
So, sharing expert knowledge on seasonality and price fluctuations or sourcing unusual exotic fresh produce, rest assured we’re always here to help.
Food Safety & Hygiene
At Chef’s Choice, we always ensure that the produce we store and deliver to you is of the highest quality and safe to eat.
Under the Food Standards Agency’s ‘Food Hygiene Rating Scheme’, we are extremely proud to have received and continue to maintain, a rating of ‘5-Very Good’, by our local authority Basildon Council. See our results here.
Our Food Safety Management System (FSMS) is based on HACCPprinciples.
Training & Development
We take staff training and development seriously at Chef’s Choice. Our Directors and every member of our friendly team are trained and certified in food hygiene, health and safety and business skills, to ensure our rigorous standards are always met. It’s our people that make us different from the rest.
To ensure that we maintain our exceptional standards, we are proud to be working with the following organisations:
Safer Food Scores – www.saferfoodscores.co.uk
Food hygiene and safety experts, consultants, auditors and trainers.
Peninsula Business Services – www.peninsulagrouplimited.com
Leading experts in HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety.
High Speed Training – www.highspeedtraining.co.uk
Highly respected online, certified and accredited training courses on food hygiene, workplace health & safety and business skills.
Chef’s Choice are active members of the following business organisations:
Federation of Small Business – www.fsb.org.uk
Protecting, promoting, and furthering the interests of the self-employed and small business sector.
Essex Chambers of Commerce – www.essexchambers.co.uk
The home of business right across the county helping businesses from SME’s through to national and international companies to succeed.
4Networking – www.4networking.biz
UK business networking anywhere, anytime.
Our Distribution Area
From our temperature controlled warehouse based in Basildon, our refrigerated vehicles deliver chilled, market-fresh produce, along the A127 / A13 corridor from Canary Wharf to Southend.
If your business is located within our delivery area and you would like to talk to us about becoming a client, please contact us.
To review and innovate your menu, for advice on what’s in season, or if you're simply curious about how we compare to your current supplier.
We welcome visitors to our warehouse - or if it's easier, we'll come to you.