About US

 

Our aim is to provide an excellent service allied with competitive prices to catering establishments throughout East Kent.

01. Strategic

Our client base covers just about the whole of the catering industry from Schools, Nursing Homes to Restaurants & Pubs.

02. Extensive Range

Our range of products (well over 1500 lines) is mainly ambient and cleaning but also paper products and some dairy.

03. Dedicated

We pride ourselves in having excellent customer service, we have achieved this by maintaining a good rapor with our customers.

A Team Of Professionals

Bill Plews

Managing Director

Bill started E.K.F. in 1992 having spent all his working life in Catering Wholesale. A hands on M.D. He regularly speaks to all our clients and his knowledge of products and where to source products is second to none. Bill with the help of our dedicated staff has built E.K.F. to the successful Business it is today which is still growing at an incredible pace.

TIna Plews

Company Secretary

Tina has been working within the company for 13 years in various different capacities assisting Bill and trying to lighten the load, Pre children Tina worked within the hotel industry working for two international companies bringing with her, high standards of customer care and attention to detail. Tina runs the administration side of the business.

Billy Plews

Director - Operations Manager

Billy is Bill’s eldest son and has been with the company for over a decade now, previously working in the warehouse and as a driver and will soon enough also work in the office. Having excelled in both roles he is now in charge of operations. He loves his rugby and plays for his local team Dover Rfc.   

Tom Plews

Director - Office Manager

Tom is Bill’s youngest son and has been with the company from the age of 16. Tom has done both the warehouse and office side of the job with a view for him to eventually go out on the road delivering giving him an opportunity to understand all aspects of business. Tom is an avid Liverpool fan

Dannel Craig

Sale Representative

Danny has been with us from 2017 and has vast amount of experience in the sales field having previously worked for manufacturing companies such as P.G. TETLEY & RHM. In his spare time Danny enjoys cycling with his wife and friends and can often be found spectating at Canterbury Rugby Club.

Dave Davies

Driver/Warehouse

Dave has been with us for 13 years and is a fantastic member of the team. He is the benchmark of all staff with the standard he sets, nothing is too much trouble as long as the customers are happy. In his spare time Dave can often be found either supporting his Grandchild’s football team or Marshaling  at racetracks such as Lydden and Brands Hatch.

Scott Stevens

Driver/Warehouse

Scott has been with us for 6 years now having previously worked within the industry. He is an extremely cheerful and helpful member of staff. Scott is an avid gardener who loves growing his very own vegetables. Gig enthusiast and possibly Pink Floyds number 1 fan.

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Lloyd wright

Driver/Warehouse

Lloyd is in his second spell with us having left to work on the ferries coming back in 2015. Again is a valued member of the team here at EKF despite being a Man Utd fan. Lloyd is a keen darts player participating in the Deal Darts League and is becoming a keen cyclist too.

sTEVE hOWELL

Driver/Warehouse

Steve is our newest member of the team joining in 2018, however is no stranger to the industry and is already a valued member of staff. Steve loves his football and is a big Man Utd fan.

mICK uNSWORTH

Part Time Driver/Warehouse

Having worked for us for around 10 years Mick has just about done it all, he started as a Driver/Warehouse-man before becoming our Salesman bringing a wealth of experience from previous jobs at the likes of Nestle. Mick is a keen gardener as well as football fan.