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Eventist Group reshuffles board, hints at further acquisitions

Eventist Group has made changes to its boardroom team after what it reports as “a series of high-profile strategic acquisitions”.

Former Rhubarb director and Mustard Catering MD Glen Sutton (pictured) has joined the company as managing director, while founder Tim Stevens has become group CEO.

The group, a portfolio of hospitality brands, reports that turnover at the end of 2020 is forecast at £38m. In the last year it has acquired Alison Price, Zafferano and Food By Dish. It other brands include Tapenade, Best Parties Ever, iE live and Tobacco Dock Food. There are plans for further acquisitions.

Tim Stevens, CEO, said: “Eventist Group now has the strongest portfolio of event catering brands in the UK and a significant inventory of spectacular venues. We’ve built one of the best teams in the industry and being a privately-owned company, we can remain nimble and react very quickly to opportunities. Glen is a very welcome addition to our group and shares our collective appetite to be the best.’’