Stephen Hobbs - Managing Director

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


Natalie Westwood - Finance & Admin Manager

Providing all aspects of support to the team, Natalie's role is one of coordinating all office management on a day to day basis as well as telephone sales support, order processing, account management, finance and after sales support. 


Graham Russell - Regional Sales Manager (North)

Graham brings a wealth of experience to Grande Cuisine. Having trained as a Chef, he has a vast knowledge of working in different catering operations from 5* hotels to dessert based catering compounds. Graham has worked extensively within the equipment supply market, representing some of the industry’s leading manufacturers during his career. Previously Graham's role within Grande Cuisine was the development of the CAPIC brand in the UK. His role is now one of developing specification and sales of all Grande Cuisine products to distributor / consultants and end-users alike within the North of the UK.


Bob Lowe - Technical Services Manager

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


Jack Leask - Spares & Service Coordinator

Jack’s role is to provide a single point of contact for all our customers. Jack is responsible for managing engineers, service calls and spares stock levels 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 recently obtained in customer service, he can ensure that customers feel satisfied with the services provided.


Steve Wooldridge -

Steve Wooldridge joins the team at Grande Cuisine, Steve comes to us with over 20 years experience in the food service industry, particularly servicing the Contract Catering Sector.  Steve will concentrate on the Adventys brand, supporting dealers, distributors and specifying the range to end users.



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