Our Food

a passion for exceptional food

We invest in the communities we operate in by sourcing local, sustainable, quality produce to enhance the wellbeing of our customers and deliver memorable food experiences.

Fresh is always best

We believe that fresh, quality produce makes all the difference to our delicious dishes and our chefs are always thinking up new and wonderful menus to showcase the best of the seasonal produce.

Our Supplier Map

Sourcing locally, serving globally

We pride ourselves on our company’s local ownership and integrity and are committed to significantly contributing to the local community wherever we work in the world.

Our Suppliers

  • Caber Coffee

    We are exceptionally proud to be chosen as a supplier of Entier and we are similarly proud of the quality of the FRESH branded beverages that we supply. For Caber Coffee to be selected alongside other exceptional local Aberdeen businesses is an honour that not only demonstrates Entier’s enviable commitment to sourcing locally but ably demonstrates the standard of produce available from businesses in the area.

    Findlay Leask, Caber Coffee
  • McWilliams

    McWilliams of Aberdeen buy the majority of their fresh meat products from quality Scottish farms (almost 100% of products).

    McWilliams
  • JG Ross

    “Entier are different. We supply a wide range of freshly baked products daily to their sites, much wider than one would normally expect a caterer to buy.”

    GRAEME ROSS, COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR
    JG Ross
  • Sandwich Larder

    “We have enjoyed a great working relationship with Entier for the past 9 years. We pride ourselves with supporting them in their concept of providing their customers with fresh, handmade products in a variety of ways. For example, rustic baguettes are only one hour old when received on their sites.”

    Sandwich Larder
  • Strachans

    Through Strachans, part of Wrist Ship Supply, Entier have access to a global network of knowledge and resource and assurance of the capability to deliver the quality of service consistently across the globe.

    Strachans
  • Jack Taylor

    A fish processing company based in Fraserburgh, their strategy is simple: providing the best quality white fish in the UK.

    Jack Taylor
  • Simon Howie

    With over 20 years experience Simon Howie work with farmers to ensure their extra mature beef is hand selected and strictly graded before being conditioned on the bone for a minimum of 21 days to develop the texture and flavour.

    Simon Howie
  • St Brides Poultry

    Poultry is supplied by our friends at St Brides Poultry Farm based in Strathaven. It’s a small family run farm producing slow growing, flavourful breeds. Slow grown birds live happier lives and taste so much better than the mass produced product.

  • Campbell's Bakery

    Based in Comrie, Campbell’s Bakery serves us with all our bread and baker products and is a family-run artisan bakery with shops in both Crieff & Comrie.

    Campbell's Bakery
  • Highland Game

    All our game produce is supplied by the folks at Highland Game. Since it was founded in 1997, specialist venison producer Highland Game has doubled in size many times over supplying major retailers as well as the wholesale trade distributing to Catering & Restaurants, Quality Butchers and Deli shops.

    Highland Game
  • Braehead Foods

    When we’re looking for something a little bit out of the ordinary our first port of call is Braehead Foods. Supplying us with everything from veal to Venison, they have a vast range or well sourced products to suit our changing requirements.

  • Mackie's of Scotland

    “[Mackie’s and Entier] both pride ourselves on high product quality and fully utilising the best resources located in our local area.”

    BILL THAIN, MACKIE’S OF SCOTLAND
    Mackie's of Scotland

Meet our award-winning chefs

Andrew Hamer

Andrew Hamer

A passion for world food and attention to detail saw Andrew become finalist in the Scottish Chef of the Year 2015, a current member of the Academy of Culinary Arts, a former Executive Chef at the prestigious Gleneagles Hotel and twice a finalist in Game Chef of the Year, a national competition.

David Mathieson

David Mathieson

David works within our offshore team and spent his time previously working at Meldrum House Hotel, the Marcliffe Hotel & Spa, Milton Brasserie and finally at the celebrated Moonfish cafe restaurant as Sous Chef before joining Entier.

A lover of the classics, David’s favourite chef is Satwant Singh, owner of the two Michelin Star restaurant ‘Sat Bains’ in Nottingham.

David is a multi-award winning chef, recently winning the Gold Medal and first place at the Scottish Contract Catering Chef of the Year Awards.

Ali Macsween

Ali Macsween

Entier's Executive Chef, Ali Macsween, previously worked as head chef at the acclaimed Moonfish Cafe in Aberdeen.

Ali has a passion for Scottish seafood and enjoys working with shellfish, in particular langoustines and scallops. In Autumn, Ali loves nothing more than cooking with game like partridge and venison as well as girolle mushrooms. In the springtime, however, you will find lamb and asparagus taking centre stage on this creative chef's seasonal plates.

Ali recently gained Gold in the Scottish Contract Chef of the Year competition and Silver at the Grampian Chef of the Year competition.

Ali's favourite recipe
Andrew Laycock

Andrew Laycock

Andrew joined Wilde Thyme in 2008. He completed a ‘pressure cooks’ course at the Ashburton Cookery School on leaving the Service. 

A passion for world food and attention to detail saw him rapidly gain experience and he was promoted to Head Chef of Wilde Thyme in 2013.  He was a finalist in the Scottish Chef of the Year 2015, and twice a finalist in Game Chef of the Year, a national competition.  Andy thoroughly enjoys the diversity his role brings. 

Orry Shand

Orry Shand

Orry Shand has worked in some of the country’s finest restaurants as well as holding the honour of being the current Captain of the Scottish Culinary Olympics team leading the country to competitions all over Europe.


Growing up in Aberdeenshire, Orry has worked in numerous Michelin starred kitchens including the Number One at the Balmoral, Edinburgh and the country’s only 2 Star restaurant, Andrew Fairlie’s at Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire.

 

Orry holds various gold medals to his name including Scottish Chef of the Year and Gold Medal for the North East Chef of the Year competition, and is now a key member of the Entier family.

 

Alix Frost

Alix Frost

Having completed her SVQ in Professional Cookery in 2015, Alix has went on to win the coveted Young Grampian Chef of the Year Award 2017 and has worked throughout the FRESH business a Manager at one of our smaller sites and is currently Head Chef at our largest onshore site, Caledonia House for Apache North Sea.

Daniel McArdle

Daniel McArdle

Daniel has been with Entier in 2014 but previous to life offshore, he worked in luxury hotels in several high end establishments in St Andrews including his role as Head Chef at the 2 rosette restaurant Esperante at the Fairmont Hotel, St. Andrews.

Daniel is a fan of big bold flavours, and of Chefs who really push the boundaries of local, fresh cuisines as well as Asian cuisine and in particular, his favourite Chef, Gaggan Anand, who works at the 7th best in the world.

Although I am fairly new to the competition side of cooking, my first competition was this at the Scot Hot competition competing in the Scottish Contract Chef of the Year category, where I was delighted to win a Silver award.  This has really given me the taste to more competition work and get some more for Entier in the future.  

Daniel McArdle, RSG Chef

Andrew Forbes, Offshore Chef Manager

Andrew Forbes, Offshore Chef Manager

Andrew is currently one of the youngest Chef Manager's in the North Sea  working on board the Forties Echo platform but he has already got a established career as a highly talented young Chef.

Before joining Entier in early 2017, Andrew, worked at the prestigious Gleneagles Hotel and it was during his time here he won the 'Young Masterchef of Great Britain' award.  After his time at Gleneagles, Andrew headed for the Mediterranean where he worked at the two Michelin Star Ritz Carlton Hotel Arts in Barcelona.

Since joining Entier, Andrew won Gold and 'best in house' at the 2017 Scothot competition for 'Contract Chef of the Year', and came second with a silver for Senior Chef of the Year' at this year's Grampian Chef of the Year Awards.  

James Forbes, RSG Chef Manager

Michael Middleton, RSG Chef

Michael Middleton, RSG Chef

Before joining Entier, Mike was Head Chef at the Cock and Bull Restaurant in Aberdeenshire where he guided the kitchen brigade in winning best gastro pub food in Scotland twice; once at the prestigious Scottish Restaurants Awards and once and also at the Scottish Entertainment Awards.

Since joining the Entier family, Mike won Gold at this years' Scothot 2017 for Scottish Contract Chef as well as picking up Silver for the same category at the Grampian Chef of the Year Awards 2015.

Mike is a huge fan of Martin Wishart's restaurant in Leith and said "the two restaurants on my wish list to visit would have to be Blue hill at Stone Barn Potantico Hills, USA (rated No 11 in the world), where they have taken the Field to plate philosophy to the next level and produce and serve the majority of there produce from the grounds of their restaurant, as well as Alinea in Chicago (rated No. 21 in the world).



A focus on healthy eating

A focus on healthy eating

Dr Alex Johnstone

THE ROWETT INSTITUTE

Our menus and recipes are nutritionally analysed by Dr Alex Johnstone of the Rowett Institute, who is a registered UK nutritionist.

Our Healthy Eating Charter strives to reduce salt and fat and promote healthier cooking methods.

(Entier) actively reduce the amount of fat, salt and sugar in the food they serve, with nutritional profiles available for all soups and main meals.

DR ALEX JOHNSTONE, ROWETT INSTITUTE

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