Black & Blue is an independent restaurant group specialising in top-quality steaks and burgers with six locations in London. Black & Blue wanted to improve its cheese course so Hensons organised a training and cheese-tasting session to help the group develop its cheese offer.
Owner Nick Hill said: “We were very well looked after by Hensons. The session proved invaluable in terms of helping us to understand all about the different cheeses as well as the wines that went with them. Following the session, we chose four cheeses; the Stilton, Rotary Goat Log, Quickes Cheddar truckle and the Cornish Brie. Our cheeseboard is now one of the highlights of the menu and customers love it! So we really do thank Hensons for spending so much time with us and helping us to get the cheeseboard just right!”
The Cantaloupe Group runs the Camino chain of Spanish restaurants and and the Big Chill Bars in London and Bristol. Hensons supplies a range of products including speciality fries and Gourmet Aberdeen Angus Burgers.
Serhiy Horoberts, Operations Director, Cantaloupe Group, said: “They are a very reliable supplier. Quality is great always. What more can I say!”
The Fine Food Company operates both restaurants and an outside catering division. Its mission is to serve ethical, well-sourced and great tasting food. During the London Olympics, Hensons came to the rescue with emergency supplies for an event in Horse Guards Parade.
Director Robert Tame said: “Hensons service is very flexible and efficient; they have even met us at the weekend so we could pick up emergency supplies and not lose business. If they can help they will and their products are always the best quality.”
Maroush is a group of 16 Lebanese restaurants whose success is founded on excellence in the freshness and quality of its ingredients, food preparation, presentation and quality of service.
Purchasing Manager Wissam Khaddaj said: "As a food service partner, Henson has excellent customer service, competitive pricing, a user-friendly ordering tool and great distribution network. All products we buy from them are from well-known brands at competitive prices. The staff always demonstrates a professional attitude towards any enquiry.”
This family-run wholesaler is passionate about cheese and fine foods delivers over 300 cheeses from over 15 countries, one of the finest ranges of cheeses available in Sussex.
Eric Winter said: “The service I receive from Hensons is absolutely excellent; it’s so personal, friendly and efficient. They really take care of me. I ring up, and it’s all on first name terms because they know who I am and what I need. Hensons product range is great, and it’s growing all the time. I really can’t fault them, they’re excellent.”