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Two winners for restaurant of the year…

By Admin | Nov 18, 2019

Two fine dining restaurants tied for the award of Restaurant of the Year, sponsored by Whitco, at the annual Carlsberg Food and Drink Awards. The joint winners (the first in the eleven-year history of the awards) were the Tresham Restaurant at Rushton Hall Hotel and Murrays Restaurant at Whittlebury Park.  The runner-up spot went to…

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Whitco’s 25th birthday – we’re having a party in a good cause…

By Admin | Sep 25, 2019

November will mark Whitco’s 25th birthday. We’ll be celebrating in style – and marking the occasion by partying in a good cause. Our celebrations at the Raj restaurant in Kettering on November 1 will also provide financial support to fight motor neurone disease (MND), which claimed the life of Whitco founder Jeff Whitaker in 2018. Jeff…

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Jeff’s Way total reaches £21,000

By Admin | Sep 4, 2019

It’s less than 18 months since we set up Jeff’s Way – the fund in memory of Whitco founder Jeff Whitaker who died in early 2018. Our aim was to focus on the positive aspect’s of Jeff’s life and to support three pillars that emphasised his story: education, opportunity and security. We’re proud and pleased…

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Legacy award honours Jeff Whitaker

By Admin | May 28, 2019

Whitco founder Jeff Whitaker has been posthumously honoured by ceda, the catering equipment distributors’ assocition. Jeff died in 2018 and left behind a huge reputation in our industry. The award’s citation says that it: “is made to outstanding individuals who have; played a role in creating a tangible legacy that has made a considerable positive…

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Whitco best for customer service – official

By Admin | May 23, 2019

Whitco’s work has been recognised with a national award for outstanding customer service. Our work for Oxfordshire County Council, stepping in to pick up the pieces after the collapse of Carillion, won the national award for outstanding customer service from ceda, the catering equipment distributors’ association. The Whitco team stepped in at short notice when…

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Join the team at Whitco

By Admin | May 2, 2019

Now Hiring… Part-Time CREDIT CONTROLLER. We need a part-time credit controller to join our busy accounts department. The person will be responsible for all aspects post invoice and the day to day management of our sales ledger. Applicants will need to demonstrate knowledge and experience of working in a similar size business turning over approximately…

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Denise and Mike bow out

By Admin | Apr 17, 2019

The Whitco family has said farewell and thanks to two long standing employees who have retired from the business this month. Denise was our Financial Director and a employee of 19 years. Her skills and contributions to the business extended way beyond accounts. During her time at Whitco ,she even took over the service desk…

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Whisk away a bargain with our superb 20-litre mixer

By Admin | Apr 15, 2019

Our Whitco 20-litre mixer is a brilliant piece of kit. It’s big enough for almost all needs, it’s easy to handle, and comes at a price that’s hard to beat. What’s more, it’s compatible with the accessories that fit the market-leading machine. We have only a limited availability – so whip one up and whisk…

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Jeff’s Way raises £15000…to help worthy causes.

By Vita Whitaker | Mar 25, 2019

Dear Everyone. On the 22nd March 2018, at the memorial service held at Oundle School’s Chapel, we started fundraising to support the charities and good causes that were close to Jeff’s heart and following that very poignant day, “Jeff’s Way” was born. Through various talks, it was very easy to agree that education, opportunity and…

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