Eat to the Beat
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  • MYLO XYLOTO

    Since ‘Parachutes’ in 2000, Eat to the Beat have been involved with all Coldplay’s tours building a close relationship with the band, managers and crew across the USA and Europe.

    In 2011 Coldplay embarked on their most recent tour, ‘Mylo Xyloto’. Once more, Eat to the Beat could be found backstage hard at work serving great food and service.

    With 1 universal team travelling with the tour and 2 advance teams prepping the next location alternately, our crew could really hit the ground running with unrivalled efficiency. Working with Coldplay has always and hopefully will always be a pleasure.

  • MILLION POUND DROP

    Eat to the Beat have been involved with The Million Pound Drop since its inception in 2010 working on 5 series on location with Davina McCall and the rest of the team.

    It has been a delight catering for a variety of tastes onsite at Three Mills Studios. From hearty Barnsley Lamb Chops served with New Potatoes, to the exotic Moroccan Chicken infused with Saffron & Honey, our crew really got creative.

    Our relationship with Endemol has grown every year, allowing us to expand our expertise into other shows such as 10 O’clock Live and The Bank Job. With our fleet of kitchen trucks at the ready, we are able to cater almost anywhere!

  • NO REQUEST TOO SMALL

    A dressing room rider.

    For some companies this phrase fills them with dread but not Eat to the Beat. Having worked around the world providing catering services for the past 30 years, Eat to the Beat have had every weird and wonderful request you could possibly imagine.
    Whether it’s an American band seeking some home comforts, or a UK band hoping to take their favourite food on the road, we’ve got it covered. We aspire to meet the needs of every artist and ensure that their rider details are kept on a strictly need to know basis.

    No matter how outlandish, give us your list and consider it done.

  • ZEITGEIST

    Google’s Zeitgeist conference is one of the most high-powered gatherings of business leaders, politicians and some of the world’s greatest thinkers.

    Since its beginning in 2010, the UK Zeitgeist Conference has been held at The Grove Hotel, Watford and Eat to the Beat have provided catering services for the crew setting up the event every year since.

    Eat to the Beat load in to site up to a week prior to the event. As so much activity goes on during the build up, the crew involved with the set up require a hearty lunch and dinner as well as some overnight meal services to keep them going!

  • FUNNIEST TOURS AROUND

    Some might say the new ‘rock n’ roll’ is comedy, with some of the biggest names going on tour and regularly selling out arenas across the UK.
    2011 saw ETTB provide catering for Lee Evans on his tour ‘Roadrunner’– can’t wait for his 2014 ‘Monsters’ tour!
    In 2012 we were out on the road with Michael McIntyre for his UK tour spanning 71 shows over 107 days.
    This year we have provided Russell Brand with his catering requirements during his shows at Hammersmith Apollo. Eddie Izzard took us on his European leg of his ‘Force Majeure’ world tour, with 45 shows in 64 days. Plus a UK tour with Micky Flanagan.

    …We’ve had a laugh!

  • BIEBER FEVER

    Eat to the Beat were initially called upon to cater for Justin’s first tour in 2011 by regular clients AEG live. We provided a selection of our trademark premium quality catering at 23 shows across Europe. In 2013 when Bieber returned to the UK, Eat to the Beat were on hand to provide the same specialist service in crew and artist catering. This tour gave ETTB the opportunity to excel as a company that relentlessly strives to provide the very best for our clients.

    As the Bieber tour makes its way around Asia, our team based in Shanghai, are on hand to provide artists and crew catering for the tour whilst they play in Shanghai.

  • READING and LEEDS

    At Eat to the Beat we pride ourselves in being able to get the job done and get it done well with elegance, even in the most challenging of situations or locations.

    In 2013, we celebrated our 25th year catering Reading Festival and we also enjoyed a very damp Leeds festival! As Luke Cowdell in Access All Areas put it, “Crew catering was in the middle of a running river!” Our kitchen flooded! Despite the somewhat soggy facilities, we supplied great catering as always.
    Some might say we’re there more often than the rainclouds! But whatever the weather, we’ve got you covered for your breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

    ETTB have been catering for the Cirque teams across Europe, the UK & Asia since 2003. With extensive worldwide tours, ETTB’s expertise is crucial in ensuring the teams eat fresh, highly nutritious meals throughout.

    We provide a home from home on the road working with Cirque most recently on Saltimbanco, Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour and Alegria. Throughout last Winter we also enjoyed the opportunity to cater Kooza during their stretch of shows at the Royal Albert Hall.

    In our years of touring we have a recipe for just about everything and an everlasting passion for food that goes into every meal we make!

  • V FEST!

    V Festival was first held in 1996. It is now held annually in Hylands Park, Chelmsford & Weston Park, Staffordshire. Eat to the Beat have been working with V fest since 2009. We also provide a team to work with Blink TV at stage 2.

    In 2013 we provided V festival crew and artists with our trademark first-rate cuisine, dressing room catering and a very popular artist’s sweetie station! We served 20, 000 delectable meals which took 51 of Eat to the Beats finest caterers, including dedicated overnight staff.

    ETTB were thrilled to cater for some of the biggest names in music including Beyonce, Kings of Leon, Stereophonics and Ellie Goulding.

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We have fed AEG ALICIA KEYS AMY WINEHOUSE BARBRA STREISAND BBC BILL BAILEY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL COLDPLAY DAVID BOWIE EDDIE IZZARD FAITHLESS GLASTONBURY GOT TO DANCE IRON MAIDEN JAY-Z JUSTIN BIEBER LADY GAGA LIVE NATION MICHAEL MCINTRYE NIRVANA OFFSPRING QUEEN PRINCE READING and LEEDS ROGER WATERS STATUS QUO STRICTLY COME DANCING TAKE THAT THE EAGLES UB40 VAN HALEN WET WET WET THE XX YAZU ZZ TOP AND ALL THEIR CREW, MANAGERS, PROMOTERS, AGENTS, ROADIES, MOTHERS, GIRLFRIENDS, DOGS…

Doesn't matter who you are, we'll feed you like a star

With their roots in the music and events industry, a film & TV division firmly established and 30 years experience catering around the world. Eat to the Beat are proud to have a client list that runs from A-Z. Working their way from location to location on film & TV shoots to worldwide music and production tours, one off shows and providing dressing room riders ETTB are known on site for their smiles, delicious & freshly cooked food. ETTB create a haven for artists, crew and production alike to relax in, creating a home from home – taking the corporate out of hospitality and working as extension to your team so all you have to do is enjoy the food & ambience.

  • Mary Shelley-Smith

    Global Operations Director and Lover of Cats

    Favourite Band/Artist: All the lovely people we work with
    Favourite Drink: Strong Coffee

    "What would Keith Richard's do?"

  • Susanne Howell

    Operations Manager, Feet in the UK, Head in the US

    Dislikes: Trifle
    Favourite Event/Job: The Festival Season as a whole!
    Strangest Thing Ever Eaten: Squirrel fed to me by Tony Laurenson

  • Olivia Morris

    Account Manager, Secret Goth and Go to Girl

    Guilty Pleasure: Wham's Greatest Hits
    Signature Dish:Scrambled Eggs...tricky stuff!
    Best Work Moment:Rolling Stones VIP Bar at Glastonbury

  • Kim Joyce

    Account Manager, The Boss and Rosé Drinker

    Can you cook:No, except for Crispy Paella
    Greatest Achievement:Riding a Pot-Bellied Pig
    Random Fact: Can Eat 3 Cream Crackers in 1 Minute without Water

  • Matt Sanders

    Accounts Administrator, Eat to the Beat "Fungi"

    Favourite Gig: Alt-J in Nottingham
    Random Fact: Lady GaGa lookalike North Yorkshire Regional Finalist 2011
    Best Piece of Advice: You don't suit leather trousers

  • Lauren Joyce

    Administrator, Dinosaur Loving, Music Fanatic

    Super Power: To turn into a dinosaur and scare people, it would also mean I wouldn't need to buy a fancy dress costume for a party
    Signature Dish: Mini Egg Chocolate Brownies
    Desert Island Item: Oli Sykes

  • Laura Horobin

    Crewing Administator, Loyal Beatles Fan

    Guilty Pleasure: Black & White films and 60s music
    Super Power: Invisibility – so I can sneak into places
    Win a Million? Buy a house and travel across America

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  • 1984

    1 RIG, 1 MAN

    George Orwell wrote about it, ‘Relax’ by Frankie Goes to Hollywood was number one and Eat to the Beat was born on February 7th. Touring with Joe Jackson, Iron Maiden and an In House catering contract.

  • 1986

    MOVING ON UP

    1986 saw ETTB cater for Queen, UB40, Monsters of Rock at Donnington and Reading Festival for the first time!

  • 1987

    COOKING WITH GAS

    Finally gave up on the Potato Oven! Catering for David Bowie and then Genesis at Wembley Stadium. Hunting of the Snark at the Royal Albert Hall. Tours for Wet Wet Wet and The Beastie Boys.

     

  • 1988

    BRANCHING OUT

    ETTB Film & TV division is created with the purchase of our first kitchen truck & our corporate hospitality division. 2 tours in Russia, Howard Jones & Frank Zappa amongst others.

  • 1989

    MOVING OUT

    Ran out of space in the garage so it’s time to move into our first industrial warehouse and office space! Highlight of the year, a new breed of festival the ‘Rare Agricultural Breed Tour’ (see what we did there!?)

  • 1990

    WHAT A YEAR!

    ETTB catered for Roger Waters ‘The Wall’ in Berlin, Nelson Mandela at Wembley Stadium and Frank Sinatra all in the space of 12 months. PLUS Mary Shelley-Smith joins our Crew!

  • 1991

    POP WILL EAT ITSELF

    We’re off again, back to Russia with Rev. Billy Graham, touring with Nirvana and keeping Kylie Minogue’s famous derriere in shape on their tours. Global Infusion Group is formed.

  • 1992

    OUR FIRST AWARD!

    Honoured and privileged!! ETTB win the inaugural LIVE! Award for Best Catering Company in the music business! Tours with Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Rush and Take That.

  • 1993

    SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

    An eclectic year for ETTB – Noel Edmonds Garden Party, the Bolshoi Ballet with our Russian Chefs and then to Italy with a Kitchen Truck for Zucchero plus our second LIVE! Award. We love what we do!

  • 1994

    ON LOCATION

    Getting into the spirit of all things detective ETTB went on location with Poirot.

    Tours included Blur, Garth Brooks, Elvis Costello and the Proclaimers. Plus of course our 10th Birthday!

  • 1995

    17 TOURS, 1 MONTH

    A year of numbers – our 3rd kitchen truck – the Dining Bus, 15 rigs and 17 tours all out at one time in October. A Rolling Stones Show in Paris, plus an in house contract at Westway Studios.

  • 1996

    GIRL POWER

    Winning another LIVE! Award, Bonnie May left the road to work in the office and have a baby, Glastonbury and plenty of tours such as ZZ Top, Pulp and of course the Spice Girls.. What a year!!

  • 1997

    HANDS FULL

    A Star War’s party, Sonia’s Karaoke Challenge, our 4th LIVE! Award and Harrie May joins the world! Tours from Duran Duran at the rock and roll end of the scale to the truly glam, Dame Shirley Bassey.

  • 1998

    SPAGHETTI ALL ROUND

    ETTB get their name in the Guinness World Record Books for the largest bowl of spaghetti!! Catering for the MOBO Awards, Judas Priest and Stereophonics. e2B logistics is formed.

  • 1999

    USE THE FORCE

    ETTB were on hand for the record breaking Comic Relief catering for Artists and Crew, which saw a fantastic £35 million raised. Star Wars tour, Party in the Park and Homelands Festival.

  • 2000

    Millennium!

    Catering at the Royal Military Tattoo, the Hampton Court Music Festival and tours with Duran, Duran, Barry Manilow and Prefab Sprout. We were also honoured with winning the final LIVE! Award.

  • 2001

    ANOTHER GREAT YEAR

    Festival of the Sea, Harry Potter Press Junket and Peter Cook Tribute. Bjork, Coldplay, Elvis the Concert, Ash and Faithless to list a few, we’re not ones for resting on our laurels!

  • 2002

    TIME TO JOIN HQ

    A year of ‘big one’s – the Golden Jubilee, 18 years working with Iron Maiden – here’s to many more, and Mary joins the office team leaving the road behind – well for the most part at least!

  • 2003

    FASHION, MUSIC, CIRCUS

    Fashion Rocks, Cirque du Soleil, Christina Aguilera, Eddie Izzard, The Eagles in the US and Daniel Bedingfield. Proud winners of the inaugural award for Favourite Caterer at the Total Production Awards.

  • 2004

    DO THEY KNOW

    …it’s Christmas? ETTB are proud to have been a part of Band Aid 20! Plus catering at the Vodafone Ball, Download and tours with White Stripes, Offspring, Norah Jones and the Eagles.

  • 2005

    FEED THE WORLD

    World Leaders at G8, crew and musicians at Live 8 ETTB fed people from all across the globe, won our 2nd TPI Award for Favourite Caterer and the Silver Event Award for Event Supplier of the Year.

  • 2006

    KEEP ON

    We’re firm believers that if you love what you do it shows! TPI Favourite Caterer and Eventia Caterer of the Year.  Tours galore, Barcelona for the Laureus Sports Awards & Lollapalooza in Chicago.

  • 2007

    READING ANNIVERSARY

    Our 21st Anniversary catering at Reading Festival, back in our usual spot at Glastonbury, on the road with Take That, Amy Winehouse and Mika. Plus facing the dragons, catering for Dragon’s Den on location.

  • 2008

    VIVA LA VIDA

    Highlights in a paragraph: Coldplay, Leonard Cohen, Reading & Leeds, V Festival, Glastonbury, Big Chill, London Calling. 60 Minute Makeover, Dancing on Ice and a Total Production Award for Favourite Caterer.

  • 2009

    VARIETY!

    …is the spice of life! From the London G20 Summit to Britain’s Got Talent, Varekai with Cirque du Soleil to Ultravox, Michael McIntyre, Pet Shop Boys and UB40 and another award for Favourite Caterer!

  • 2010

    A RELIGIOUS OCCASION

    Catering for the Pope during his Papal Visit to the UK a little different to our Rock n Roll roots but all taken in our stride. A little more what you might expect to see – 30 Seconds to Mars, Cirque du Soleil and Tim Minchin.

  • 2011

    IN HOUSE IN THE USA

    We’re here to stay – very excited to be an in house caterer at the Merriweather Post Pavillion! Justin Bieber, Stereophonics & Bill Bailey also kept us busy.

  • 2012

    TRIPLE GOLD!

    We’ve got the triple gold without competing at the Olympics! TPI Favourite Caterer, Top Dog Best Caterer and the Arthur Award for Best Service Company. Lots of celebrating and lots of catering!

     

  • 2013

    WHAT A YEAR!

    An award winning year which saw us providing services for the likes of Jessie J, Ellie Goulding, Macklemore, Justin Bieber across Europe and as far as China, we also went on tour with our longest standing client Iron Maiden with whom we’ve been with for 30 years!

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    Glastonbury

    One of the world’s most renowned festivals, Glastonbury celebrated its 44th birthday this year! With the traditional weather and a great line up the festival was one to remember. As always, Eat to the Beat had a great time on-site working hard serving up over 18,000 meals during 31 days spent on-site. Working closely with EnTEEtainment Ltd, Eat to the Beat catered for the ‘Pyramid’ Stage crew & artists, ‘Other’ Stage crew & artists as well as BBC & Aggreko Crew with over 47 caterers on-site.

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    Reunited

    The Monty Python stars have reunited for a string of shows at the O2, London. Prior to their live shows, the Python team had 23 days of rehearsals at one of London’s top rehearsal studios, LH2. Eat to the Beat were brought in to provide crew catering with a team led by Rachel Collins, serving up delicious meals each day during the course of both the rehearsals and shows.

     

     

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    Homecoming

    The homecoming of Kasabian, one of the world’s biggest and best live acts around, saw the band play their ‘Summer Solstice’ gig at Victoria Park, Leicester. Ahead of their Glastonbury headline slot the band turned up the heat and played a set composed of tracks from each of their 5 albums. Eat to the Beat were honoured to caterer at such a landmark concert which saw us supply catering during the whole event, including the TV filming in a Kitchen Truck.

     

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    Lorde

    This year Lorde, the rising superstar hailing from New Zealand announced two rare UK shows. Eat to the Beat were on hand to cater for the crew, Lorde and her entourage when they played at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire & 02 Academy Brixton in June. Being only the second time that Lorde has performed in the UK since her chart smashing hit ‘Royals’ was released, the shows were a complete sell out!

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    ZZ TOP

    Something that most people don’t know about Eat to the Beat is that not only do we provide catering around the world for tours, festivals & other events, but that we also provide personal chefs to tours and artists alike. This time around our experienced leader Kylie Morris set off on tour with ZZ Top as they gigged their way across Europe playing 16 different shows during the European leg. Kylie was on hand to cater for Billy, Frank & Dusty, ensuring Billy got his share of chilli filled food!

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    Got to Dance

    Working with Got to Dance since the very beginning; Eat to the Beat joined the crew once again at the beautiful Camden Roundhouse for a jam packed, nine day stint. Our much loved Michelle Bearsby-Lewis and head chef Patrick Quilligan, along with the other great members of the team provided some spectacular meals and look forward to doing it all again when the live shows return later on in the summer.

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    60 MINUTES

    Eat to the Beat have been back on the road for the sixth consecutive year, following Peter Andre and the 60 Minute Makeover crew around the nation in one of their kitchen trucks. Our team, headed up by Rob Hannon have been providing the crew with hearty meals to keep their paint brushes brushing!

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    The Chase

    It’s the TV series that sees contestants try and stay ahead at all times! We have catered for two previous series’ at Teddington Studios in a kitchen truck and as The Chase begins filming their 8th series at Elstree Studios, ETTB are back on board this time in a rig kitchen. Our crew leader Neil Holmes made sure that breakfast and lunch are freshly prepared and ready on time, plus an afternoon tea for the contestants.

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    Barry Manilow

    When you think of Barry Manilow, sequins, feathers and fun spring to mind and his latest UK tour certainly didn’t disappoint.

    Led by Bridget Jenkins, a team of 4 lovely ETTB caterers made sure everyone was kept energized throughout. Serving up the full works with a variety of fresh and healthy options every day along with dressing room riders and a specifically prepared meal for Mr Manilow himself.

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    M3 Rock Festival

    Held at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, packed full of ‘Rock n Roll’ M3 Rock Festival was a raging success! Fresh from the Tool tour across the US & kick starting our 7th season at Merriweather ETTB led by Soozie Coll & supported by Ross, Sarah & Noah provided artists and crew with delicious catering. The 2-day festival attracted over 8,500 festival goers.

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    Music to our Ears

    Global Infusion Group incorporating Eat to the Beat, GIG…fyi, …e2B… & GIG SPORT - are honoured to announce that they have received a Queen’s Business Award for Enterprise in International Trade, given only to companies or individuals who are outstanding in their field. Judged on continuous achievement in international trade, GIG would like to say a big thank you to all of our crew, clients and suppliers for all the support, dedication and hard work over the last 30 years!

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    Have a Cracking Easter!

    From all of us at Eat to the Beat and GIG we hope you have an egg-cellent Easter Weekend filled with plenty of lovely things to eat!

    And don’t forget…chocolate is not just for Easter!

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    O2 Run

    One of the UK’s most popular venues , the O2 is a regular stop on the arena tour circuit and somewhere Eat to the Beat know well!

    In the past month ETTB have been cooking away at the O2 on 6 tours providing a home from home on the road and at the O2! With 6 of our catering crews providing over 1,800 meals in 10 nights to Drake, Backstreet Boys, Miranda Hart, Tinie Tempah, The Wanted & Jack Whitehall’s tours!

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    Tinie Tempah

    Tinie Tempah is one of the UK’s leading hip hop & grime artists. He kick started his UK tour in late March and played a total of 11 shows with Eat to the Beat providing catering for artist, crew and entourage throughout. Support acts included; DJ Fresh, Wiz Kid and Krept & Konan.

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    Big Gay Wedding

    ‘Our Gay Wedding: The Musical’ was one of the first same sex marriages to take place in the UK and Channel 4 televised the musical production of the occasion. Hosted at Alexandra Palace, London, ETTB were proud to be a part of this history making project. They were on-site for two days to provide all the crew helping to produce this spectacle with the fuel they needed to make it happen!

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    Comedy Touring

    This year so far we’ve been busy laughing our socks off whilst touring with some of the biggest names in comedy; Jack Whitehall, Russell Howard & Miranda Hart. We have provided catering across the UK for theatre and arena shows. ETTB make sure that each comedian, crew member, friends and family have the fuel to keep the performances laughter filled. With more comedy tours in the pipeline is it any wonder that people call comedy the new rock n roll!

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    Sports Relief

    ETTB was catering for the BBC TV event of Sport Relief Live outside broadcast ‘Clash of the Titans’ at Lee Valley Velopark and London Aquatics Centre. Sports Relief, raising money in aid of Comic Relief, hosts events across the UK to help generate donations. Lead by veteran caterer Michelle Bearsby-Lewis  ETTB provided catering for 310 people, sandwich bags for lunch and then delicious dinners from our kitchen truck parked onsite at the Aquatics Centre.

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    Who Wants a Tour?

    Back in February Drake started his European leg of his tour with Eat to the Beat in tow once again. With rehearsals in Frankfurt, the tour totalled 23 shows across Europe finishing with three nights at the 02 London. Tour leader Susan Power and her team were on call providing catering services for artist, entourage, crew and support act Weeknd. Production manager Chris Reynolds said, “Everyone was a pleasure to have around and I thank you all for the hard work put in by yourselves and the team!”

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    Touring with Tool

    Our first North American tour of 2014 saw us out on the road with Tool.

    Tool set off on a west coast tour for a month. Long standing leader Soozie Coll and team looked after everyone on the road and were reportedly serving “OFF the CLOCK” food. It was our first time out with Tool and we look forward to growing the relationship with them in the future.

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    30 Years Young

    Back in 1984 when Eat to the Beat was born, Frankie Goes to Hollywood was Number 1, now in 2014 as the Opening Ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics takes place and with teams working across the globe. Eat to the Beat have celebrated their 30th Birthday. We’d like to say a BIG thank you to all our clients, crew, friends and of course family that have worked with us, alongside us and taken us on tours, festival sites and on location. Here’s to the next 30 years!!

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    Cooking Up A Storm

    STORM music festival is the ‘new kid on the block’. Taking place in Shanghai, the first electronic music festival to hit China’s shores was a huge success.

    From our HQ in Shanghai ETTB were able to provide all the catering and hospitality services for crew, artists and guests with a relaxed dining space to relax, sit back and enjoy the food and atmosphere in.

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    Under One Roof

    Working with  longstanding clients is a real pleasure for Eat to the Beat, in this instance we were on-site with Coldplay for their Under One Roof charity show. Supported by stars such as Lilly Allen and Robbie Williams, the event raised funds in aid of Kids Company, an incredible charity offering support for vulnerable children across London. Lead by experienced Coldplay crew: Heidi Barry, Jesse Davies and Anna Radin, and supported by the whole ETTB office, everyone was feeling the charitable spirit at this event.

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    Royal Variety

    Eat to the Beat were brought on board by ITV to provide all their catering requirements.  As with many historic venues, there can be obstacles to overcome when producing a large scale event.  In this instance, there was no facility at the Palladium for food to be cooked on-site. Therefore, Eat to the Beat provided a cost effective solution for our client that didn’t compromise on food quality, efficiency or service! Making use of the in-house kitchen at ETTB HQ, our team of chefs prepped, cooked, delivered hotboxes to the venue.

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    FSB Bucks Winners

    Following a memorable awards evening packed with networking and eating, two of our favourite pastimes, we’re proud to announce that we were the winners of the ‘Service Excellence’ category and runner up in our ‘Enterprising Business’ entry and. A category we’re very proud of winning, to be recognised by our peers and fellow business leaders for meeting the needs of our clients providing them with the best care possible.

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    Bluefest

    When a line up comprises Mick Hucknall, Ronnie Wood, Van Morrison & Robert Plant, to name but a few, Eat to the Beat know it will be an event to remember.

    Taking place at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall, ETTB were brought on board by Live Nation, to provide artist and crew catering plus dressing room riders for all performers during the 4 day event with freshly cooked fare including honey roast gammon with apple gravy.

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    Jessie J

    She’s been a judge on the voice, performed flawless sets at festivals across the UK, shaved her head for Comic Relief & most recently embarked on a sell out arena tour of the UK – it could only be Jessie J. A crew of 7 led by Susan Power made sure that each meal was prepared fresh using local ingredients including panfried lemon sole with potted brown shrimp & cockles during their stops in Bournemouth and deep apple pie & custard made with seasonal British apples!

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    Voting for TPi Awards

    You only have until Thursday to register your votes online for your favourites at www.tpiawards.com/voting/. The votes will decide the shortlist of nominations in areas including Production Manager of the Year and Favourite Catering Company. The TPi Awards will be held at the Novotel in Hammersmith on 10th February 2014. Voting for the TPi Awards is an open vote so we would encourage you to vote and pass the word on.

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    Just-in

    Its official, we are the newest beliebers in town. Justin Bieber was in Shanghai for show #134 of his ‘Believe’ world tour. After touring for such a long period of time, we made sure all of the production, crew, dancers and artists enjoyed some home comforts. A well balanced variety of western classics and chinese favourites were thoroughly enjoyed by the tour personnel and the packed out Mercedes-Benz arena was a huge success!

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    ‘Merri’ Summer

    Across the pond, this summer has seen Eat to the Beat’s 6th year catering in-house at The Merriweather Post Pavilion, an outstanding amphitheatre nestled between Washington D.C. & Baltimore. This summer saw some fantastic artists and a whole host of hungry crew as they passed through Merriweather. With the likes of Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Lumineers, Fun, Marilyn Manson & The XX all performing, ETTB’s specialist team produced some quality home cooked meals such as barbeque beef brisket, mesquite salmon fillet and meatloaf with garlic mash.

    Looking forward to seeing you if your passing through next summer!

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    The Last Night

    Rounding off with one final spellbinding show, BBC Proms is a spectacular display of classical musical talent, taking shape as a season of performances throughout the summer. This year ETTB were ecstatic to be working with the BBC onsite at the Royal Albert Hall for the entirety of this event catering for their hardworking crew! However, our services didn’t stop at the Royal Albert Hall. ETTB were called upon by the BBC and our friends at Festival Republic to cater The Last Night of The Proms in both Hyde Park, London and at Caerphilly Castle in Wales.

    Everyone knows an army marches on its stomach and at ETTB, we know TV crews do too!

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    Capital Summertime

    Taylor Swift, Jessie J, Lawson and Will.I.Am, The Saturdays – the list goes on. The Capital Summertime Ball is not to be missed and is a teenagers dream! Working alongside AEG ETTB were onsite for 9 days at Wembley Stadium providing 3 meals a day for the crew working on the event and a rolling buffet in artist catering for performers and their guests on show days. A resounding success for AEG in the festival’s third year, the weekend saw thousands of spectators, some amazing acts and a fantastic atmosphere – at ETTB we loved it!

    Right off to pack for Ellie Goulding, Jessie J and Lawson tours now…

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    #Carl’s Job

    ETTB were thrilled to once again to be working alongside ITV, catering for the crew of 60 Minute Makeover! Catering from one of our kitchen trucks means that ETTB can be onsite and cooking breakfast within minutes – making for a very happy crew – just what we like! Running from April to August ETTB provided 30 sporadic days of catering for all those involved. None of which could have been possible without, of course, help from Carl Machin – 60MM Designer turned Prep Chef for the daily task of #CarlsJob.

  • PASTA ALICIA KEYS

    The Girl is on Fire

    ETTB were lucky enough once again to have worked with AEG Live on the European leg of the Alicia Keys world tour this year. We provided a remarkable team of 6 catering crew, lead by the exceptional Susan Power, who’s been working with ETTB since 1990. With a passion for food that developed before she could walk, this tour was left in more than capable hands. Serving the full breakfast, lunch & dinner plus dressing room requirements throughout 24 shows in 10 cities, our crew remained dedicated to satisfying every appetite, every day from beginning to end.

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    Maiden England

    Having done more tours with Iron Maiden than we can count, we were very happy & honoured to be yet again the solo caterer for Iron Maiden’s European leg of their 2013 world tour. This year, older & not necessarily wiser but with a great working relationship, we were off again across Europe during May. ETTB like working with Iron Maiden so much, Tony once let Bruce Dickinson shave his head!

  • BARBRA

    LIVE!

    Following a dazzling tour of North America, Barbra Streisand made her way to Europe for a 12 day whistle stop tour. Eat to the Beat were delighted to be working with Live Nation again to provide exceptional catering along the way. Prior to the tour kicking off, ETTB provided catering for a week of rehearsals in London, giving us plenty of time to memorise and adapt to the tastes of everyone involved. ETTB thoroughly enjoyed providing a home away from home on this tour with freshly cooked meals locally sourced in each city.

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    Glasto!

    The tickets sell out in a matter of minutes to thousands of excited punters. Pop stars and rock stars alike all love performing at Glastonbury! And here at ETTB we love catering Glastonbury too! Our 15th anniversary at Glastonbury Festival was marked in 2013 and we were honoured to work with EnTEEtainment Ltd catering the ‘Pyramid’ & ‘Other’ stages. We also worked alongside BBC and Aggreko catering their compounds onsite. 20,000 meals and a lot of washing up later, we packed up our 4 purpose built kitchens from all areas of Glasto.

  • PROMS

    The Face

    Contracted by Princess Productions to provide crew catering for an exciting new television series called ‘The Face’ with presenter `Naomi Campbell on location in Model HQ, Tanner Street, London. ETTB catered throughout filming during May and the second stretch which ran from May through to June. With no onsite kitchen, this was the perfect job for one of our self contained kitchen trucks. The expertise and diversity of our crew’s abilities shone through on the menus, ETTB had all taste buds tingling on this job.

  • SHIP LAUNCH

    SHIP LAUNCH

    The Royal Princess – named by Kate Middleton & launched in a lavish, traditional boat naming ceremony at Ocean Terminal, Southampton Docks. With performances from Natasha Bedingfield and a royal appearance from HRH Duchess of Cambridge it was a case of all hands on deck. Eat to the Beat provided our wealth of expertise in the shape of catering lunch and dinner as well as managing hospitality in the press room. ETTB were lucky enough to stay on The Royal Princess itself for a week while onsite doing what we do best!

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  • FREELANCE CREW

    Global Infusion Group are always looking for people to come and join our crew team.

    Site Leaders: Responsible for the overall event on site. Our Leaders run their teams and liaise with our clients as well as dealing with Health and Safety, food ordering and budgets.

    Chefs: We use all grade chefs to make up our teams whether you are starting out as a Commis up to Head Chefs.

    Front of House Team: We are looking for enthusiastic hard working caterers who are proud to serve some of the best food and drink in this industry.

    Kitchen Porters: An essential part of any kitchen team.

    Drivers: We have a fleet of vehicles that are used on location. We need drivers for our fleet from Sprinters up to 18 tonnes.

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  • Stores Assistant/Driver

    Global Infusion Group is a successful event catering company who is looking for a Stores Assistant/Driver to join their Stores and Transport department immediately.

    Working within a fast-paced environment, you will work closely with the departmental manager and aid the smooth, efficient operation of the department.

    Stores duties include collating, packing, checking, repairing and cleaning of catering equipment, stock control and loading and unloading of vehicles which will involve some heavy lifting. A qualification in Forklift and PAT testing would be advantageous as would previous warehousing experience.

    Driving duties will involve driving to various sites and the delivery of vehicles and rigs. It is essential that you hold a clean driver’s licence that allows you to drive up to a 7.5 tonne vehicle and being a Tacho card holder would be preferable.

    Please forward your CV together with a covering letter stating why you would be suitable for the post and what your salary expectations would be to hr@globalinfusiongroup.com

     

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  • Receptionist

    Salary negotiable

    Global Infusion Group is a leading event catering company based in Chesham and is currently looking for an experienced, full time Receptionist to join them.
    You should be confident and have an excellent telephone manner, be calm and organised under pressure and enjoy working in a busy environment. You will have plenty of opportunity to use your initiative and will possess good administrative and computer skills in Microsoft Office.

    Living locally would be advantageous; a car driver is essential.

    Interested applicants should send their CV with a covering letter stating their availability and salary expectations to hr@globalinfusiongroup.com as soon as possible.

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    Global Infusion Group (GIG) is a global catering, logistics and brand support company with 30 years experience across the globe. A live event support specialist, with offices & facilities in Asia, Europe, the Americas & the Middle East in addition to an extensive worldwide network of partners and suppliers.
    From the global sporting events to international festivals, music tours and corporate hospitality for the most exclusive of guests, Global Infusion Group are ideally placed to ensure quality and consistency at any major event across the globe.

  • fyi

    GIG…fyi understand all the ingredients of an event from a sit down dinner for 50, a cocktail reception for 2000 or an intimate gathering of 12. GIG…fyi have all the tools at their disposal to create something deliciously different for your wedding, corporate function or launch to suit every palate and any occasion.

    From concept through creation to completion GIG…fyi pull together all the finishing touches – putting the posh in nosh and innovating the art of entertaining GIG…fyi will design a bespoke menu and style perfectly suited to your event.

  • e2b

    Getting your Brand where it needs to be
    e2B offer unique event services, distribution strategies & storage solutions with 19 years experience in logistics & brand support.
    With over 90,000sqf of warehousing e2B safely and securely store a huge array of event equipment, sampling products and stock.
    With a team practiced in complex kit consolidation, accurate picking & an extensive knowledge of our storage system & stock e2B works seamlessly.
    e2B support their clients creativity as they continue to build brands that perform.

  • sport

    GIG SPORT offer a complete turnkey catering solution for all manner of live sporting and automotive events.
    Whether on an Olympics event field, the ice lakes of Mongolia, world class stadiums or the slickest of racetracks GIG SPORT have the experience and knowledge of large scale sporting events essential for delivery on this scale.
    All of GIG SPORT’s menus are designed with the target audience in mind and perfectly tailored to provide complete nutritional balance with freshly cooked meals and a variety of choice to suit the cuisines of the world.

  • BI

    Brand Infusion is a specialist Prop & Product Placement Agency which establishes targeted exposure for brands within the content of Television, Film, Online & Live Events. We are based at Elstree Studios, London’s No. 1 TV & Film Studio.

    In an increasingly fragmented media environment, brands require creative solutions. Bringing together top flight industry professionals from the Product Placement & Event sectors, Brand Infusion achieves effective, accountable brand exposure.

  • GSM

    Globestar Management is our specialist entertainment company working across the UK and globe, specialising in show stopping performances from London’s brightest young talent; from the fabulous Globe Girls, our Pearls n Pecs Boys, to the enormously talented singers who make up The Show Must Go On and Geek Chic.

    Neil Armishaw (the original Globe Girl) Director of Globestar Management has brought together some of London’s finest performers to make your event simply amazing. Globestar always provides “entertainment with experience”.

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    Dunes Catering are our partner company in the Middle East. Specialising in Contract catering and Lebanese Meze for clients including Hilton Hotels, Ramani Hotels, Spinneys, W Hotel, St Regis Hotels, The Four Seasons & Qatar Airways. Dunes also provide retail products to Carrefour, MegaMart & C4 Market.

    With a wide base of experience covering retail items; the provision of canapés and finger food for hotels and restaurants; on site location catering; Dunes Catering are the indisputable choice when selecting a caterer to exceed your expectations.

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