Bartlett Mitchell Appoints Chef Director
UK independent caterer Bartlett Mitchell has promoted David Steel to the position of chef director for business development.
Steel, who has served the company as a development chef for the past two and half years will play a crucial role in supporting and developing new and existing key accounts across the company’s growing portfolio. He will report to the company's strategic business development director, James Greetham, who recently joined the business.
The promotion follows a prolonged period of progress for Bartlett Mitchell which saw the contract caterer achieve annual turnover of £39 million in 2018 after seven consecutive years of double-digit growth.
Prior to joining Bartlett Mitchell, Steel’s extensive experience in the foodservice sector included senior chef roles at Barclays and Sky TV.
Commenting on the appointment, Steel, said:
"I feel incredibly proud, honoured and privileged to be promoted to Chef Director of business development. It is great to be part of such an amazing company that lets you express yourself and really stay true to their values and their people. We have a great team at Bartlett Mitchell and I look forward to working alongside Pete Redman and to help build on the great foundations that have already been laid."
Wendy Bartlett, Bartlett Mitchell Chair, said:
"David’s enthusiasm, drive and passion to successfully complete a project, coupled with his culinary skills, makes him a truly valued member of the BM family.
"We are delighted to have such a talented chef and great leader in our business. This promotion is testament to the hard work and focus David has consistently demonstrated since he joined our business."