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    • Bolton Whites Hotel, De Havilland Way, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL6 6SF

About Heathcote & Co.

Heathcote & Co. are an event and stadia catering company, running quality catering events at parties, festivals and permanent stadiums. Clients include Armani, Boodles and Jaguar Land Rover, as well as personal clients such as Sir Alex Ferguson and Sir Paul McCartney.

There’s a long history dating back to 1983, involving two young chefs - Paul Heathcote and Gary Bates - peeling potatoes in the Lake District before moving up the career ladder and reuniting in 1997 to form Heathcotes Outside.

In 2007, they merged with Lindley Catering, making a £20m business a £60m business overnight. The company was sold in 2013 but the pair formed Heathcote & Co. that year.

Today, based at the Macron Stadium - home of Bolton Wanderers Football Club - and employing 21 staff, Heathcote & Co. retain their old values of high-quality, locally sourced, seasonal food with picture-perfect presentation. Among the company’s awards and achievements is an MBE for Paul.

What is it like to work for Heathcote & Co.

My Manager
My Manager
Appraisals are held every six months, but managers can gain feedback through regular one-to-ones. Senior management have an open-door policy for support, advice and development.
Heathcote offer gym and spa facilities discounted from £48 to £20. There’s also a 20% discount for hair and beauty treatments. Employees enjoy food and drinks throughout the day, including breakfast once the breakfast area is closed to guests.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Reward cards are given for great performance, plus a ‘Man of the Match’ award for each event. Staff can exchange points for gift vouchers, drinks or a meal in the restaurant. Employees of the Month get to run for Employee of the Year, worth two nights in Prague.

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  • Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

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    45% / 55%


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