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Why buy Brakes?

Why buy Brakes?

Great food

Created for chefs by chefs
Our team of dedicated chefs ensures the products we supply won’t let you down and will stand up to the special requirements of the foodservice environment. We are constantly developing new and innovative products to make your life easier… many win industry awards.

Passionate about quality, taste and choice
We are always on the look-out for outstanding food to tempt your customers. We source only the highest quality food and produce. We’re sure you will be inspired by our exceptional local product selection.

Trusted by caterers for over 50 years
Our customers have made the Brakes brand the most trusted brand in foodservice. You can buy with confidence, outstanding quality products at a competitive price, with the promise to deliver consistent performance for your customers.

Great service

People who care
We pride ourselves on being ‘big on listening’ and our customers keep us up to date with what they require. We promise you a friendly, flexible and helpful service from your local team.

We won’t let you down
We always give an individual local service to all our customers, we’ll do everything possible to exceed your expectations. In the unlikely event we do make a mistake, let us know and we ensure we put it right!

Always looking to do better
We are constantly reviewing our customer service levels and introducing ways to ensure that we are continually improving. This includes regularly training our people and investing in the latest technology to ensure you get what you want when you want it.

Great range

Everything you need
We can supply you with virtually everything you need to make your food offer a success. We deliver chilled, frozen and ambient products in temperature controlled vehicles as well as an extensive non food range and catering equipment – we can even fit out your kitchen!

The choice is yours
Whatever type of food business you run, Brakes brand has the right products for your customer base and food margin. Brakes essentials is a selection of competitively priced everyday products that do not compromise on quality or taste. Brakes is an extensive range of excellent products that offers you the peace of mind of the Brakes Brand Promise. Brakes Select is a collection of only the finest products and ingredients specially selected by our expert team of development chefs.

Something very special
Choosing Brakes as your foodservice partner will give you access to our category specialists:

Robinson Meats - a local meat supplier with an exceptional range of beef, lamb and pork products.

Readychef - fresh produce supplier that will provide all your fruit and vegetables.

Keenan Seafood - our fresh fish specialist, who probably know more about fish and seafood than anyone else!

Manor Farm - Local poultry producer supplying the best quality local chicken products.

La Boulangerie our bread and patisserie specialist can supply you with wonderful bakery products.

Great value

Promotions just for you
We have up to 100 products on promotion every month! Our great deals are selected to ensure that our products meet every caterer’s needs, all at highly competitive prices.

The more you buy the more you could save
Speak to your local sales representative about how we can save you money. The more you buy the greater the deal we can give you!

Great ideas
Helping grow your business
We can help with developing and designing your menu, printing it and even with local advertising campaigns. We provide customer
solutions for special occasions, party and themed nights as well as other point of sale activity.

Keeping you one step ahead of your competition
We have developed a range of literature specifically for your sector, whether your business is a pub, restaurant, hotel or school. These
guides offer relevant help and advice just for you. We also have an extensive range of brochures designed to help make life easier with specific product ranges as well as specialist guidance and suggestions for your business and menus.

Peace of mind

Think green... think Brakes
Whether driving down food miles, responsible sourcing, or supporting the communities we serve, you can have confidence in Brakes to do the right thing.

Sourcing with integrity
Our customers know that every product ordered from us comes with the assurance of complete traceability throughout the supply chain and unquestionable sourcing integrity. We support local farmers wherever possible and offer regional food.

The Brakes brand
Our dedicated and expert teams throughout the business work tirelessly to guarantee you quality, safe products to serve to your customers. You will be reassured to know that the Brakes brand has been trusted by caterers just like you for over 50 years.