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Talkington Bates Ltd

Ingleby Farm

Ingleby Paddocks

Enslow, Kidlington

Oxfordshire

OX5 3ET

UNITED KINGDOM

Telephone: (01869) 350 192

Email: Sales@talkingtonbates.com

Talkington Bates Ltd - Contract Catering & Hospitality is Registered under Company Number: 03937653 - All Rights Reserved

Meet Our Head Office Team

JANICE TALKINGTON

Co-founder

Janice is a front of house & HR specialist. Overseeing staff training & development, front of house presentation & marketing.

PAUL COOKE

Operations Director

Paul has extensive experience in catering operations management, spanning from small businesses to FTSE 100 companies. He uses this expertise for the benefit of our national operations.

NIGEL SWATRIDGE

Operations Manager

Nigel joined TB in November 2018 as a Business Support Manager, quickly establishing himself as an asset. Now he oversees our London & Region Operations.

PAUL BATES

Co-founder

Paul is a career chef trained in Boodles, London and industry panellist. Acting as Chief Financial Officer & Catering Innovation Lead.

MEL KILBURN

Operations Manager

Mel is a highly skilled food operations professional with a wealth of experience. She oversees our Home Counties regional operations.

JAMIE HIGGS

Executive Development Chef

Jamie's background is in a Michelin Star Restaurant He works with Paul Bates & our operations team to drive food innovation across TB.

LOUISE HORNE

HR Manager

Louise has been with TB for 3 years overseeing; recruitment & TUPE, training & development, employee relations & HR compliance.

CLAIRE GOODWIN

Accounts  Administrator

Claire joined TB 5 years ago,  supporting the accounts department as first point of contact  and  core  administrative duties. 

JAYKE ROUSE

Business Development

Jayke joined TB in early 2018, working across sales & marketing, IT & digital transformation.

SUSAN POWELL

Accounts Manager

Susan joined TB in early 2018, as a career accountant Susan has worked within businesses across a wide array of industries. 

HELENE PHILLIPS

Creative Designer

Helene joined TB in early 2019, working across all areas of the business from bid writing & Marketing to internal documents. 

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