Our Values

  • Fresh Food
    We deliver exceptionally high quality, freshly-cooked delicious food for every occasion. We work with the best quality ingredients to produce dishes of the highest standard.
  • Local Suppliers
    We hand-pick local and artisan suppliers to bring us the best of each season’s produce, helping to support the communities in which we operate.
  • Amazing People
    We empower our chefs to run their kitchens as if they were running their own restaurants, enabling them to develop fantastic relationships with our clients and create a unique atmosphere in each location.

Our Approach

Our Founder

  • Frank Bothwell


    In 2005, Frank Bothwell and his wife, Emma Bothwell, set out to found a contract catering company with a difference. Focussing on freshly produced food cooked from high-quality, locally supplied ingredients, they quickly built a reputation for exceptional quality food and superb, personal service.

    From the very beginning, Thomas Franks has been a company which focuses on people: our employees, clients, suppliers and partners. The business is firmly rooted in our values of family, friendship and trust.

    Frank’s open-door approach has enabled him to remain fully hands-on as the company has grown over the past fifteen years. Thanks to the hard work of each and every individual who is part of the Thomas Franks team, the company has grown and expanded outside the UK, with operations in Malta, Portugal and Ireland.

    Over the years we have stayed true to our original vision for the company: we are a legacy business, family owned and run. Thomas Franks has always been, and will always be, about family – ours and the ‘families’ of our partners.

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