Food & Drink

Our work in the food and drinks sector speaks for itself. Whether we’re helping to launch a new bar or restaurant, pushing new products in front of wholesalers or improving brand awareness, we’re experts in creating a healthy appetite for your business.

By staying on top of the industry’s latest trends, we’re able to create relevant and innovative content that can place your brand in front of those that matter most and – in some cases – even go viral. Our detailed PR, marketing and digital communications strategies are tailored to each business’ individual needs so we can help to formulate a bespoke recipe for your success.


Whether you want reservations at your restaurant or guests at your bar, our team of super-organised event planners can help to ease the stress of your launch so you can enjoy the opening night.

With an impressive guest list under our belt, we make sure that you get the right people attending your VIP launch and that the event goes off without a hitch. From helping to design and issue invitations and working the door on the day, to sourcing external suppliers and managing media relations – we have all the skills you need to make the best first impression on the hospitality scene.


As well as filling reservation books, we get brands talked about where it matters the most; whether that’s in a trade title, a regional business magazine, a glossy consumer mag, or online through content marketing, video and social media.

We’ve worked with major food and drink brands to raise their profile in specific trade titles, as well as leading consumer-facing campaigns – including video development, blogger liaison, social media content strategy and optimised website copy, such as inspiring blogs that support SEO.

We can also help to develop tone of voice documents for emerging and established food and drink brands, and build successful websites to launch products and services.


In an ideal world, there would never be any controversy surrounding your brand. But unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Should a crisis occur, we can be on hand 24/7 to offer consultancy services and help to manage difficult media enquires that – if handled badly – could damage your reputation as a business.


Creating a viral and friendly nationwide debate about the clear North/South divide on whether mashed potato belongs on a Christmas dinner plate.

Working closely with national potato supplier Branston, we set out to discover what the nation’s preferred Christmas dinner plate comprises.

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Bistrot Pierre

Cartwright Communications supported the growing French restaurant brand Bistrot Pierre from 2015, growing the brand in new markets, promoting seasonal menu launches and engaging with younger consumers.

One of our favourite campaigns was the launch of the 2018 summer menu. A branded e-recipe book, Chez Vouz, was created featuring a selection of Bistrot Pierre’s newly-launched dishes and summer cocktails for customers to try at home.

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Addo Food Group

We’ve been boosting consumer awareness of two of the UK’s best-loved snack brands and managing the corporate reputation of the UK’s premium producer of chilled savoury pastry products since 2019.

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With the exponential growth of Fulfil in the Irish forecourt and convenience market,  the team was commissioned to launch the protein bar to a UK mainland trade audience.  Fulfil’s founders needed to be positioned as key product innovators and all media relations had to communicate the product’s unique proposition in both confectionary and healthy eating categories.

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Alchemist opened its 10th UK restaurant & bar in Nottingham – marking its first for the brand in the East Midlands. Cartwright was appointed to help manage the launch event, using the team’s expertise in the food and drink sector and in-depth knowledge of the city’s foodie culture.

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Read what our clients have to say…

Thank you and the rest of the team for such an awesome opening in West Bridgford, it has been the most successful so far!

Tony Griffiths | Gusto


Our offices are open from Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm.
Call us on 0115 853 2110 or use the contact form below…

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