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CH&CO: A special collection of leading brands

Bringing people together with exciting and memorable food experiences

In April 2024, the dynamic catering and hospitality company and Royal Warrant holder CH&CO joined Compass Group UK & Ireland. This landmark acquisition sees CH&CO’s portfolio of specialist brands join Compass’ group of companies, resulting in a broad and exciting client proposition.

CH&CO’s expertise spans event catering, workplace dining, corporate hospitality, visitor attraction services, school and university catering, healthcare facility dining and event management.

Together the businesses are focused on being a force for good. We have a shared commitment to values including a passion for food, a client-centred approach, a people-focused culture and a dedication to sustainability. Social value will also be enhanced as we share best practices and increase support for the communities we work in and with. Additionally, we will look to accelerate innovation, further improving the client and customer experience.

Blue Apple

At Blue Apple, food is our passion, and our innovative menus satisfy all tastes, demographics and budget. We work with our clients to create a ‘high street’ café or restaurant experience that make a positive difference to the working environment.

Company of Cooks

We’ve been working with some of the UK’s most cherished venues since 1996. From opera houses and galleries through to historic palaces and heritage gardens, through our Craft, Creativity and Community we shape unique experiences to create lasting memories. We delight customers and clients with great food and drink plus deliver brilliant service levels that elevates good restaurants, cafés, and bars… into great ones!


We’re one of London’s leading event caterers, delivering innovative, delicious and beautifully presented food. Our passionate team of chefs deliver bold, seasonal flavours to create memorable food experiences. Whether it’s simple, modern, elegant, fusion or comforting menus we design dishes to match our clients’ requirements and have an enviable reputation for pushing boundaries.


eve is a market-leading, full-service venue and events solution. Connecting customers to iconic spaces, you can be assured of the highest level of creative event management and production alongside innovative catering. Curating and creating extraordinary experiences in unique venues across London (and beyond), eve knows the events landscape inside out.

Gather & Gather

Blazing a trial in everything we do, wherever there’s a Gather & Gather restaurant or café there are smiles all round. Wherever you find us - workplaces, universities or leisure sites - our food and coffee experiences align to the brand and culture of every client. We love to deliver authentic, bold adventures that shake up the norm.

Inspire Catering

Inspire delivers bespoke catering solutions - from workplaces, schools and colleges - to clients in Scotland. Our focus is what’s on the plate, where it comes from and serving it in as wonderful a way as possible. We find that keeping it simple has the biggest impact plus it’s all served up with a smile.


We’re passionate about shaping the food culture in education and improving the next generation’s health and wellbeing. We create tasty, nutritious and healthy meal experiences for pupils throughout their school journey, encouraging them to take an interest in food and make informed choices. We also focus on providing an inspiring dining room experience.

Ultimate Experience

We’re London’s seasonal venue and event specialist and our extensive portfolio gives access to some of the most ‘in-demand’ spaces in the capital. We’re the number one summer and Christmas party organiser also managing stunning corporate events, award ceremonies, conferences, charity fundraisers, product launches, exhibitions… and more. Whatever the occasion, we’ll make it our business to dazzle your guests.


Since 2003, Vacherin has been providing food and front of house experiences with a difference. We’ve been at the forefront of London’s dynamic workplace catering and hospitality scene, delivering the exceptional every day. We delight customers with outstanding food, drink, wellbeing and sustainability initiatives that reflect our clients’ individuality and make their businesses stand out from the crowd.

General Enquiries

To find out more about our catering services, please call:

0121 457 5000 

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Business Enquiries

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