At Jamie’s Italian, we showcase the amazing produce of small British suppliers wherever we can!

Our Food and Beverage Director, Ed Loftus, recently spoke to, to explain exactly how we source the best ingredients for our menus. “We rarely buy off the shelf and we’re always looking for young, relatively new start-ups to work with” he explains.

Our welfare bible

As well as highlighting some of our wonderful suppliers and products (such as Cobble Lane charcuterie and Westcombe Dairy cheese), Ed explains how every supplier must meet our Jamie Oliver Food Standards. This substantial manual outlines the high levels of welfare, sourcing and ingredient standards we insist on across all parts of the business.

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It’s incredibly important to us that we support small, innovative businesses that do things the right way. We believe our menu has some of the best sourcing standards and welfare credentials on the high street.