Feb 8, 2022

Tom Aikens and Thomas Franks Ltd. Announce New Partnership, Connecting the World of High-End Restaurants and Boutique Catering

Independent boutique corporate dining company Thomas Franks announced their new partnership with one of the UK’s most acclaimed and inspirational British chefs, Tom Aikens.

This announcement not only further emphasises our ethos about being chef led, it also cements our commitment to delivering the very best product and service to our clients throughout these extraordinary times.

Paul Hurren, Managing Director of Thomas Franks London, (pictured below) states ‘For many years I have admired and enjoyed Tom’s trailblazing culinary excellence, we could not have found a better partner to work with’.

Tom will be acting as a Consultant for Thomas Franks London, alongside Candice Webber, Food Director. They will elevate Thomas Franks London to become the City’s leading workplace, employee, and guest dining company. With Tom’s guidance, we will be able to offer a first-class menu offering as London firms return to the workplace.

Chef teams will have the opportunity of work experience at Tom’s Michelin starred restaurant Muse, bringing Tom’s philosophy and vast experience to our London clients.

Frank Bothwell, Founder of Thomas Franks, commented ‘being an ethical company, one of Thomas Franks’ keystone values is our investment within the local communities; we champion our neighbourhood artisan suppliers.’

Tom states, ‘I am delighted to be partnering with Thomas Franks, a company that shares the same values in terms of using ethically sourced produce and having respect for freshly sourced and seasonal ingredients to create authentic, delicious food. I look forward to developing further the existing locally sourced and sustainable menu already in place at Thomas Franks and to help them continue to elevate the proposition as a whole.’

With the pedigree of Tom Aikens, Thomas Franks’ will become the go-to premier caterer in London and across the UK.


Anna Davies, Head of Marketing and Communications, Thomas Franks Ltd anna.davies@thomasfranks.co.uk or T: 07814 871 659


Thomas Franks

Are a privately-owned international boutique company, proud to have quietly earned their reputation as a leader in the industry, thanks to their bespoke approach within the corporate and independent school sectors.

Passion for great food and service has been the foundation for Thomas Franks’ success. They deliver an exceptionally high standard of freshly made, delicious food, sourced from local and regional suppliers, and cooked by well-trained chefs. Thomas Franks offer a flexible, bespoke approach which matches and complements the aspirations of their high-profile clients.

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