Helping you deliver unforgettable guest experiences

Underpinning the success of any hospitality business are strong, efficient purchasing and menu management processes. At EF-group, we will help you maximise your profitability and boost that bottom line.

We’ve helped hundreds of hospitality businesses to deliver savings and improve performance and profits using our in-depth expertise. Using CaterCloud, our solution, you can manage food safety risks and compliance with current and upcoming legislative law.

From the procurement of food, beverages, kitchen equipment and uniforms to nutrition and allergen management software, we work closely with hospitality partners to deliver outstanding products, solutions and services. Now your team is free to focus on creating a truly memorable experience to delight your guest.

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Cost saving and efficiency

Spend less time on admin and more time wowing your guests with incredible food and memorable experiences. With EF-group, you’ll get a streamlined and efficient supply chain, along with a system that manages your purchase-to-pay processes in one place.

Our CaterCloud platform is designed by chefs for chefs, cutting down on admin tasks and ensuring compliance across all legislative law. Without paperwork to deal with or deliveries to chase, your kitchen teams are free to manage and finetune a winning menu.

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Streamline your processes

Through EF-group’s simple, streamlined system, you’ll no longer waste time chasing deliveries, placing individual category and supplier orders, keeping track of credit notes and finding alternatives to out-of-stock products.

And through fixed price list transparency and accredited allergen training, your chefs can create cost-effective menus that are fully compliant, reducing costly errors, and providing complete peace of mind.

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Advanced menu management

Equipped with an extensive database of nutritional and allergen information, CaterCloud also features QR code functionality, own branded menu creation, compliant labelling and live costings.

You’ll find easy-to-interpret key data and reporting to help your decision-making. Our system simplifies recipe costing and stock control, and reduces food waste, giving you control over your profit margins.

Whether you need a procurement or menu management tool, we have you covered.


Boost your buying power with Freshmarkets

Manage every step of your supply chain, from order to invoice, in one simple-to-use system.


Stay compliant with CaterCloud

Manage your menus with the industry’s most flexible allergen, nutrition, menu planning and costing solution.

Our Suppliers

Certified by Red Tractor, BRC and Food For Life, we work with secure and traceable local and national suppliers, so we can source the best quality products.

We’ll even show you how many food miles your order has travelled before it reaches you.

Alternatively, if you already have your own preferred suppliers, our systems support external integration.

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EF-group solutions make a difference


items across 10 categories


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respected suppliers

Case Study

The Youth Hostels Association is a charitable organisation providing youth accommodation and education throughout England and Wales.

For almost a century, the YHA has been providing escapes to the country and education for young people across various locations in England and Wales. Providing access to the great outdoors has proven beneficial to young people for nine decades, introducing them to nature and brand-new activities.

EF-group supplies fresh produce, dairy and bakery to YHA’s country-wide network of accommodation that includes 40 youth hostels.

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EF-group have successfully supplied YHA for over eight years, through its carefully managed network of local suppliers, a network that has proven capable of serving even the most difficult-to-reach sites.

The shared values of supporting the local economy through local supply, an area in which EF-group has deep experience and expertise, has really cemented the relationship.

YHA use EF-group’s Freshmarkets system that dramatically simplifies supplier administration with an end-to-end ordering, invoicing and payment solution. The system allows YHA to enjoy the benefits of local supply without the paperwork mountain and costs associated with managing such a large network.

Changing the way YHA serves you


Accommodating local supply chains


Minimised invoicing reduced YHA’s admin hours and costs


Purchasing is now more tightly controlled and visible at multiple levels

Our ideal supply chain

"Through EF-group, we have our ideal supply chain and support at site level - something that is essential as some sites really are off the beaten track and need special arrangements to get supplies to them."

John McGrath Head of Enterprise & Procurement

Join EF-group to revolutionise your menu management and procurement