Established in 1997 Cuisine Royale is a small independent, dry goods/store cupboard ingredients supplier based near Great Dunmow, Essex.
We hold an extensive range of products and pride ourselves on our personal and prompt service. We endeavour to meet our clients’ requirements, always happy to be flexible and source goods we may not currently stock, with a little notice we aim to please.
MEET THE TEAM
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Rob worked in Finance in the city of London for 20 years. He brought to the business his expertise of Foreign Exchange and understanding of markets. Vital to our buying processes, he has transformed our opportunities and understanding of our marketplace. Rob joined Cuisine Royale in 2007, initially to help Lesley run her hobby business. He is now the driving force behind the company, Managing Director and main shareholder, he runs the company day to day. Not afraid to do any job needed.
Lesley took over Cuisine Royale in 2002 as a hobby business. She had worked in catering and Corporate entertaining for 20 years, married with children, she had always worked – but wanted something to fit in with her family life. Robert taking over the running of the business, has given her the chance to take a back seat, concentrating on the food aspect of the business and time for HR.
Sara is our office manager and has worked at Cuisine Royale forever!! She processes your orders with lightening speed and efficiency at the crack of dawn each day, having already organised her children for school. Sara knows the product list thoroughly, she is a never ending source of information. She is a talented cake maker, much appreciated by the rest of the team.
Mr Shorts ! Only seen him wearing trousers once – that was in a Wedding photograph. Efficient, organised and punctual, Warren regularly drives our South Essex run and as some of you know, has a passion for football.
Wildlife Officer and Mr Happy. Nigel lives locally to our base, he could walk to work. He frequently returns with photos of deer, birds and the beautiful countryside on his route. Nigel drives the North Essex run daily, and will cover the other routes when drivers are on holiday, always happy and enthusiastic.
Affectionately known by the staff as Olden ! John drives our Northern run up the M11 corridor and beyond. He keeps the rest of the staff entertained, with all of his interests (deep sea diving included) Especially his stories of his past occupation in security in the Rock Music world. Look on You Tube - he can be found on stage at Live Aid 1985 in the Queen set!