The Caterer

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The Caterer (formerly Caterer and Hotelkeeper)
EditorChris Gamm
Year founded1878
CompanyTravel Weekly Group
CountryUnited Kingdom
Based inLondon
LanguageBritish English

The Caterer is a weekly UK business magazine for hospitality professionals.

The publication covers all areas of the hospitality industry (including restaurants, hotels, foodservice, pubs and bars) providing news, analysis and features about senior industry professionals, businesses and trends. It also includes monthly reviews of the latest hospitality products, from kitchen equipment to food and beverages.

History and profile[edit]

Caterer and Hotelkeeper (now The Caterer), first issued in 1878, was published by Reed Business Information until 2012, when it was bought by Travel Weekly Group and Jacobs Media Group owner Clive Jacobs.[1]

It employs around 30 staff and is based in Victoria, London, UK. It is published by Jacobs Media Group. As of 2 January 2018, the editor is Chris Gamm.

On 2 July 2014, Caterer and Hotelkeeper rebranded as The Caterer. Its coverage of the industry stayed the same but the name was changed and the website rebranded to adapt to the growing digital age.

Events and awards[edit]

The Caterer runs several events each year, including:

Other awards events include:

  • The Hotel Cateys
  • The Foodservice Cateys
  • The UK Sommelier of the Year
  • The Acorn Awards
  • The Hotelier of the Year Award
  • The Product Excellence Awards

The Caterer Top 100[edit]

The Caterer Top 100 is a list of the 100 most influential people in the hospitality industry. The list is compiled by industry experts who rank candidates on criteria including direct power, success, innovation, future potential and their wider influence across the industry. Previous recipients of The Caterer most influential person in the industry include Jamie Oliver and Alastair Storey.


  1. ^ "Caterer and Hotelkeeper sold to owner of Travel Weekly Group". Press Gazette. London. 17 October 2012.

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