We are committed to our hard-working team who are the backbone of our company. Our staff members regularly take part in team building events, manufacturer training and appraisals. We also have various policies in place to ensure our staff are happy and satisfied in their job roles, as this ensures that customers are provided with the best possible service.
The national apprentice scheme is something we invest time and resources into. Not only does it support training young people to gain valuable knowledge we also feel that it enables us to pass on important skills and maintain our high standards of both engineering and customer service.
All your Catering Equipment, Service and Product Requirements.
Supporting charity's is also something we are passionate about. Over the years our employees have taken part in many different events for a variety of different charities including, Macmillan, Action Medical Research and Circus Star. We support our employees to participate in local or national events and provide sponsorship and other support where we can.
Updates about events we have participated in and upcoming events can be found on our News Page.
Meet The Team
Kevin Sime - Managing Director and Service Manager
Kevin qualified as a catering engineer in 2001 when he worker as a Service Engineer for one of the Country's Leading Catering Equipment Specialists.
In 2008 Kevin decided to become self employed and from this in 2009 Sime Catering Equipment became a limited company. Since this the company has grown from strength to strength on the reputation and customer relations built by Kevin.
Ann Kahrman - Director and Accounts Manager
Since completing her OND in Hotel and Catering Management in 1974 Ann has worked in many settings within the Commercial catering Industry. As an Operations Manager for Warwickshire County Caterers, she managed the kitchens of approximately 50 school across the county and then went into a similar role for Coventry City Council within Social Services.
Ann became part of the Sime Catering team in October 2015, she has brought with her a vast amount of knowledge and understanding of the industry and an inside perspective of our customers requirements.
Emily Sime - IT Manager
Emily works alongside Ann and Scarlett in the office completing a range of administration tasks, and working with our engineers to support them in their use of technology. Emily has experience working in an office environment.
She also has previously worked in a commercial catering environment in a social enterprise, teaching adults with learning disabilities to train in different roles in the catering industry.
Mark Carr - Service Engineer
Mark has over 30 years experience within the industry and spent 17 years working for one of the Country's Leading Catering Equipment Specialists.
Mark specialists in Rational equipment and pressure boilers. He has also trained six apprentices, including Kevin, throughout his career.
Callum Jackson-Higgins - Service Engineer
Callum has a background in plumbing, pipe installation and boiler fitting and moved to the commercial catering sector in 2012.
Since then Callum has gained a range of qualifications and knowledge specific to commercial kitchens in a range of different environments.
His current area of expertise lies in installations and servicing. Moving forward Callum is looking forward to expanding his skill set in to the area of refrigeration.
Pig - Office Dog
If you visit our Head Office in Atherstone, you are in for a warm welcome from Pig. Visitors are her favourite part of the day.
Scarlett Keilty - Office Assistant
Scarlett works in the office with Ann and Emily, supporting customers and doing administration tasks.
Scarlett has a range of experience working on a one to one basis with a variety of customers in a range of different environments. Bespoke customer service is her area of speciality and she always aims to provide the best customer service she can.
This is to ensure that experience using the website is the best possible.
You can find out more about the cookies we use by reading our cookie declaration.
What are cookies? Cookies are small files stored in your web browser to help the website interact with you. Without cookies, every time you visit a new page the website thinks you are a new visitor. This would mean for example shopping baskets would empty each time you clicked onto a new page. If you would like to read more about cookies , Wikipedia has a detailed article.
What if I do not want cookies stored on my browser? You can block cookies via your web browser. You can find out specific instructions for your browser via Google. Please note though we provide no guarantee against unexpected results should you choose to block cookies on this website.
What cookies do you store on my browser? Details of the cookies we use on this site are listed below:
CookieMessage - This records the answer you gave regarding accepting our cookies. Without this the cookie notification would pop up every time you went to a new page
PHPSESSID - Allows the website to function correctly such as retaining a shopping basket
Occasionally the way third-party add-ons store cookies change. Because of this the list above may not always contain an exhaustive list of the cookies which are saved. We do regularly audit the cookies stored as a result of visiting our website.