About

Delivering expert cooking environments

Grande Cuisine is a leading UK supplier of professional cooking appliances from some of the catering and hospitality industry’s leading manufacturers. Backed by 50 years of industry expertise, Grande Cuisine can assist you with the design, specification and installation of equipment for the perfect cooking environment.

Combining practicality with energy efficiency and cost savings is essential in the catering equipment industry. All of Grande Cuisine’s products are fully compliant with European regulations. Our installations are designed in conjunction with your needs to achieve maximum efficiency – in layout, space and energy-use.

The Grande Cuisine team applies passion, knowledge and integrity to design specification, delivery and after sales service to ensure a comprehensive level of excellence that continuously sets a standard for the industry.

Using vast industry knowledge and experience, we have carefully selected ranges including specially crafted bespoke cooking suites by Athanor, and modular ranges from MARENO, helping you to create a truly exceptional cooking environment


Meet the Team

Steve Hobbs (CFSP)

Director

With over 25 years’ experience in the food service industry, Stephen understands the design, supply and technical sales for food service equipment inside out. Having worked within design consultancy practice, equipment sales and general management, Stephen has operated extensively in the UK Europe, Middle East and Asia supplying cooking solutions to some of the most prestigious kitchens and renowned chefs.

Michael Ashton 

North UK – Area Sales Manager

Michael brings a wealth of experience to Grande Cuisine.  A trained chef, Michael has a vast knowledge of working in hotels and restaurant kitchens around the North East.  Since hanging up his chef whites, Michael has been in the food sales side of the industry and now moved into the equipment supply chain.  Michael’s role is to develop the specification and sale of Grande Cuisine products to distributors, consultants and end-users alike across the north of the UK.

Malcolm Morris (CFSP)

South UK – Area Sales Manager

Malcolm brings 20 years of industry knowledge and experience to Grande Cuisine having worked with dealers to help and advise them in specifying the best equipment solutions for their clients’ projects whilst reducing carbon emissions.

Malcolm’s role will contribute towards Grande Cuisine’s dealer growth strategy across the South of the United Kingdom, this by enhancing and strengthening long term dealer and consultant partnerships.

Natalie Hobbs

Finance & Admin Manager

Providing all aspects of support to the team, Natalie coordinates all office management on a day-to-day basis. Natalie also delivers telephone sales support, order processing, account management, finance and after sales support.

Bob Lowe

Technical Services Manager

Bob has worked as a catering service engineer for both large manufacturers, and himself, for over 20 years. With a traditional engineering background and an eye for detail, Bob brings a wealth of experience to Grande Cuisine. He is responsible for all technical support the company provides. Bob has a hands-on approach to resolving technical issues and training partner service companies.

Jack Leask (CFSP)

Technical Services Support

Jack provides a single point of contact for all our customers. Jack is responsible for managing engineers, dealing with service calls, monitoring spares stock and ensuring that the highest levels of customer service are maintained. Although new to the catering industry, Jack has a keen and enthusiastic approach. With his 5 years retail experience, and an NVQ in customer service, Jack ensures that customers feel satisfied with the services provided.