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Introducing our new Sales Director, Rosie

Rosie Smith

Rosie Smith has been appointed Sales Director, having previously been Business Development Manager at kitchen maintenance company MCFT. Rosie said: “I am delighted to be joining Cathy and Michael for the next chapter in the WilcoxBurchmore journey. I have followed them with interest over the past 7 years and they have demonstrated an ability to […]

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Thank you to our generous suppliers

Donated pans

It’s wonderful to work with some generous organisations that support charitable initiatives we are involved with. This week is the annual ACE Ready Steady Cook competition which sees chefs from across the foodservice industry competing in a 30 minute cook off. During the evening, a raffle is held to raise money for ACE’s current charity, […]

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Welcome Rhiannon, our new junior project sales manager

Rhiannon joins WilcoxBurchmore to focus on building relationships within the business and industry sector. She was previously with BaxterStorey, working within the business development team where she developed her skills creating proposals and bids. Prior to that she had marketing roles with a cookware company and publishing giant Palgrave Macmillan. Having spent some time travelling […]

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Happy work anniversary Andrea!

Our lovely admin Manager, Andrea, has been with us 2 years now and here’s a picture of her this morning! Originally from Germany, she has brought her son up to be bi-lingual as well as teaching him her other love – cooking. Andrea runs a successful small private catering company and the organisation skills needed […]

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Another fun evening with ACE

Cathy continues to be involved with ACE (Association of Catering Excellence) as a council member and this week saw the third ACE Robyns Award which took place on Sodexo’s Bateaux London. ACE members and guests enjoyed a leisurely cruise down the River Thames down to Greenwich and back, and we even floated past ACE Robyns […]

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A new style for Central Hall Westminster’s cafe

Wilcox Burchmore are delighted to have been chosen as the company entrusted to refurbish the café at the renowned Central Hall Westminster. Central Hall Westminster is central London’s largest conference and events venue.  Originally it opened in 1912 and was used as a public meeting space for the Methodist Church. Since then, it has hosted […]

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Are you coming to Commercial Kitchen Show?

Commercial Kitchen Show

Cathy is delighted to be speaking in a panel session at the Commercial Kitchen Show. ‘Big Questions for Kitchen Houses’ will be chaired by Clare Nicholls (Catering Insight) in the Keynote Theatre at NEC, Birmingham on Tuesday 5th June from 12.30 – 13.00. Do not miss this exclusive panel of some the country’s most influential kitchen […]

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Cathy speaking at the Commercial Kitchen Show

Cathy has been invited to join the panel at a kitchen house discussion at The Commercial Kitchen Show in Birmingham on 5th June. Hosted by Clare Nicholls, Catering Insight, the session is called: Big Questions for Kitchen Houses – The ceda Panel Whether you are a leading operator or a top kitchen design house do […]

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Networking know-how

Many of us know we should network and understand the benefits, but find it daunting nevertheless. Cathy and Michael went to an event recently with a networking expert providing excellent advice on how to overcome those worries and network with ease. Some of the tips he shared included: Hate walking into a crowded room?  Get […]

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Setting up Abingdon School for innovative catering

In 2017, WilcoxBurchmore installed the biggest dishwasher they have ever seen into Abingdon School as part of a kitchen refurbishment project. It is 5.7m long, and it took some skilful manoeuvring to get it in place. The brief The initial brief was to change the dishwasher due to multiple breakdowns. Initiated by this requirement, further […]

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