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Each and every one of AIR’s Supplier Partners is tried and trusted, having been used and recommended by at least one of the AIR Co-Founders. They come with AIR’s special endorsement, having consistently supplied outstanding products or expertise alongside great value and service.

If you are interested in finding out more about Partner opportunities please contact AIR Hospitality at hello@airhospitality.co.uk.

AIR partners

The Full Range

The Full Range provides purchasing, culinary and management services and support to operators across the foodservice sector. It harnesses its collective buying power to enable clients to purchase the best products at the best prices. Culinary services include everything from kitchen planning and menu design to recipe development and master classes. Its bespoke online management system can also boost business efficiency across the board.

“The Jolly Fine Pub Group had 3 sites, 3 kitchens, 3 Head Chefs and way too many suppliers! The Full Range has helped me streamline our supplier base and – crucially – find the best suppliers in terms of quality, price and service. This required analysing a lot of data, which the guys at The Full Range did with no cost attached. It has reduced the workload of my Head Chefs whilst improving GP across all 3 sites. What more could you want?”

Paul Merrett Air Co-Founder

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Big Flavour

Big Flavour is passionate about helping hotels, restaurants & bars to make their mark online by delivering fresh websites and full-flavoured marketing strategies for our clients. With almost three decades of experience providing expert digital solutions for luxury travel groups & independent hotels, we understand the challenges & opportunities that hotels & restaurants face when marketing themselves online.

“Big Flavour have been instrumental in delivering a fresh, functional website and formulating an online marketing strategy to drive revenue and engagement.”

Erick Kervaon Air Co-Founder

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Bedford insurance

With insurance premiums set to rocket, now more than ever, you need to know you have someone fighting to get you the very best deal. Which is where Bedford Insurance comes in. It promises to save you 12.5% on your existing business insurance policy but will not stop there – that is just the minimum. And because it offers both personal and commercial cover, you could save at home as well as at work. What are you waiting for?

“Margins are tight enough already without being further squeezed by insurance hikes. So, if you’re looking to save money, give Steve at Bedford Insurance a call and he’ll do just that. Guaranteed. Last year, he saved us a massive 40% on one of our policies. Insurance brokers you can believe in”

Paul Merrett Air Co-Founder

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Kobas

Hospitality management system, Kobas, can make your business life easier across the board, helping you to manage and grow your team, control your costs … and keep your customers happy! By streamlining EPoS, stock operations, recruitment, rotas, reservations, loyalty and customer communications, it can save you time, money and headaches. And, being Cloud-based, it means you can always be on top of things, any time, anywhere.

“James and his team at Kobas have proved to be a most invaluable Hospitality management solution, helping us to keep vital track of stocks and costs as well as serving as a really useful HR and marketing tool. The support we receive from Kobas is always prompt and efficient, giving us great peace of mind!”

Lawrence Hartley Air Co-Founder

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M&A Hygiene

Whatever your cleaning, janitorial or catering dilemma, M&A Hygiene will be able to help. With one of the largest product ranges and some of the lowest prices – in the whole country – it is bound to find you the best solution for your business. And with nearly 30 years of looking after customers, you know you will be in safe hands. Big enough to cope, small enough to care. Win-win.

“M&A Hygiene has supported us with all our essential janitorial needs ever since we took over the reigns at Joe Allen in 2012, not only supplying us with quality products but also providing us with assured advice and information, as David and his team are still very much hands-on. And they’ve never been beaten on price, so you can’t say fairer than that!”

Tim Healey Air Co-Founder

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My HR Director

Ever wished your business had an HR Manager or Director but found it hard to justify the cost? If you join forces with (My) HR Director, it will be like having your very own HR Director on your team but at a fraction of the cost of directly employing one – all of the upsides, none of the downsides. Its services cover all aspects of HR and can be tailored to the specific needs of your business.

“I’ve only ever heard good things about (My) HR Director from my frontline team at Joe Allen and Orso who deal with Mark on a daily basis: he looks you in the eye and listens. He inspires you to think about HR as a positive part of your day and will empower you to resolve your issues and to learn from what you previously thought were problems. He actually makes HR fun!”

Lawrence Hartley Air Co-Founder

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Off To Work

Do you worry about keeping up to speed with the latest compliance legislation or about losing key members of your team on training days? Well, worry no more! Off to Work can neatly solve both, taking the sting out of compliance through its impressive range of eLearning courses, including Level 3. All online, so your team can complete them at a time and pace that is right for you and your business. A flexible training solution. Ready when you are.

“It’s been great working with Off to Work over the years – nothing’s too much trouble. It’s by far the best staffing agency we’ve ever worked with: the event staff they provide are always extremely professional, courteous and efficient while the permanent staff are just that – once placed, permanent! Their new updated online training is fantastic, allowing us to keep up to date with all our certification needs … and proving great value, too.”

Tim Healey Air Co-Founder

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Powerful Allies

Energy broker, Powerful Allies, promises to quickly reduce the amount your business spends on electricity and natural gas, primarily through innovative energy buying and contract restructuring. It can also help you to develop a green energy strategy and to cut energy used. Its unique procurement process combined with ultra-tight margin control mean that it has never failed to provide cost savings to clients, whichever sector they are in.

“We’ve been using Powerful Allies at the Bingham for the past four years and over that time, they’ve saved us a huge amount of money. My main contact is James, who I find very pro-active and not pushy at all – I like that he always asks if I have a preference for a particular supplier before proceeding and is transparent in his fees. He has a very personable approach and is just a great person to deal with.”

Erick Kervaon Air Co-Founder

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Thomson Snell & Passmore

Thomson Snell & Passmore is a full service law firm which prides itself on taking a common sense approach to the law. It has worked with clients from across the restaurant & hospitality sector, with dedicated teams for Food & Beverage and Owner Managed Businesses. If longevity is what you are looking for, know this: TSP has just been honoured by Guinness World Records as the oldest law firm still in operation in the world, first established in 1570!

“I have used Thomson Snell & Passmore in the purchase of a business and have always found them to be very professional and straight to the point. I particularly like the fact that you know how much it will cost you before taking them on, so there are no surprises!”

Erick Kervaon Air Co-Founder

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WMT Chartered Accountants

Call on us when you want to minimise your tax bills, outsource your payroll, improve cashflow, set up a tronc scheme, or simply take the hassle out of meeting your obligations to HMRC and Companies House. We can work with you to develop your business, manage costs and risks as well as prepare it for fundraising, growth or sale. Should you need it, we’re here to assist you with HMRC enquiries, particularly when they involve employment taxes.

“With their specialist knowledge of the hospitality sector and the issues operators face, WMT are the ideal accountancy partner for us and our members.”

Erick Kervaon Air Co-Founder

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TRADE

TRADE is a Soho-based members’ club where the hospitality community comes to relax, socialise, meet and learn.

“AIR is very happy to be working with Xavier Rousset of TRADE, a new members club just opened in Soho, London. TRADE is offering memberships to hospitality professionals. A social place to eat, drink and relax and talk to industry colleagues. We at AIR see this as a very good relationship with our members of independent owner and operators.”

Tim Healey CEO. AIR

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Time & Leisure

Time & Leisure

Time & Leisure is a marketing agency offering design services to fully created customer magazines, and the leading lifestyle media publisher across south West London and Surrey.

“AIR has just started working with Time and Leisure online magazine, we find Commercial Director Mike Reed’s enthusiasm for AIR, inspiring and exciting, and working with him is turning out to be a wonderful partnership”

Tim Healey CEO. AIR

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RSVP

RSVP is an online platform built by and for the industry as well as a global community that can be leaned upon for knowledge, help, or collaborations. With RSVP’s tools, you can manage your daily restaurant bookings as well as any onsite and offsite events that require a guestlist or ticketing. We are trusted by the likes of MAD Symposium, Parabere Forum, the World Restaurant Awards, Quo Vadis, Franceschetta58, and Soho House, to name a few, so you are in good hands.

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Jon Spiteri Restaurant and Bar Consultant

Over 40 years in the hospitality industry, Jon can help with everything from design, style, cuisine, menu, staffing, promotion and everything needed to open a restaurant or bar.

“Jon Spiteri. Restaurant consultant, has been a maitre d’ and restaurant manager, through the 70’s 80’s and 90’s in many iconic restaurants, including Joe Allen, St John, Quo Vadis, Holborn Dining Room and more. What a legend… great to have him now as a partner of AIR.”

Tim Healey CEO. AIR

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Hospitality Action

Hospitality Action offers financial, emotional support. Mental health difficulties can strike any of us at any time, so it’s heartening to know that there’s a specific charity out there to provide help and support if things go wrong, even in retirement.

“This industry is down to the people who work by our side on a daily basis, which is why all of us at AIR see it as essential that we support Hospitality Action as our chosen charity. Maybe you’d like to, too?”

Lawrence Hartley, Founder, AIR

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Below are just a few of the 450+ restaurants and hotels that have enlisted as members of AIR. We would love to feature a picture of your business too.

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