About Us

We help independent catering businesses succeed.  

Whether you’re a Street Food business, festival & event caterer or independent bar, pub or restaurant, we’re here to support you.

NCASS Member

From just starting out to expanding your offering and everything along the way, NCASS has the systems and services you need at each step of your business journey.

Who we are

We’re the only specialist organisation for independent food & drink businesses in the UK and have been supporting our members to be safe, legal and profitable for over 30 years.

What we do

We provide ongoing support, legal documentation, professional services, training courses, work opportunities and exclusive discounts to ensure you save time and money when it comes to running and making your business a success.

We’re always working on developing, supporting and growing our sector and have a range of training courses and services that can help you along the way.

Who we

work with

From associations across the food and events sector to festivals, Government bodies and  Street Food collectives, we are part of a network that works together with one aim in mind – to support you; our members. 

Caterers

You are at the heart of everything we do.

Government

Working with Government means that we’re ahead of the curve when it comes to changes that could affect our members and most importantly, we are able to protect your interests through our lobbying work. 

The Events Industry 

From festival and event associations to event organisers, concession companies and suppliers, we’re here to bridge that gap and raise the profile of our sector within the events mix. 

Enforcement

EHOs and Local Authority departments across the UK trust NCASS to promote best practice and make their jobs as easy as possible when it comes to inspections and getting the information they need. 

Partners

It’s key for us that we work with the right partners for you. Whether it’s saving you money on things you need day to day or getting the right expert advice and services, we always put you first. 

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Our Memberships

Being an NCASS member will give you help and support whenever you need it. We’ll save you money and simplify the legal and compliance stuff, providing more valuable time for you to focus on your business.

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Our Partners & Suppliers 

NCASS members can benefit from the best deals, discounts and cashback schemes from our valued partners & suppliers, helping you to save and make money whilst you spend.

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Reviews

Want to find out what existing members and catering professionals have thought of their experiences with NCASS? Head to our Reviews page to find out. 

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