SCCC & Thomas Franks Embark on Exciting New Catering Partnership


Somerset County Cricket Club and Thomas Franks Ltd. have forged a dynamic new partnership in a venture that promises to elevate every element of the catering offering at the Cooper Associates County Ground.

Thomas Franks is a privately-owned international boutique company, proud to have quietly earned their reputation as industry leaders thanks to their bespoke approach within the corporate and independent school sectors. They offer a flexible, bespoke approach which match’s and complements the aspirations of their high-profile clients.

Fresh Ideas

Passion for great food and service has been the foundation for Thomas Franks’ success. They deliver an exceptionally high standard of freshly made, delicious food, sourced from local and regional suppliers, and cooked by well-trained chefs.

Both parties share a vision for exceptional dining experiences at the home of Somerset County Cricket Club. With a keen focus on community involvement, Thomas Franks will proudly emphasise the use of local suppliers, further reinforcing their commitment to supporting regional businesses, producers, and farmers.

Fresh Ingredients

Known for their unwavering dedication to high-quality food and service, Thomas Franks bring culinary prowess to the forefront of this partnership which will perfectly dovetail with the various requirements and dynamic nature of the venue.

Members, supporters, and our Conferencing & Events clients can expect menus crafted with care and expertise, featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Fresh Approach

Speaking about the collaboration, Frank Bothwell, Owner and Founder of Thomas Franks Ltd. expressed his enthusiasm, saying, “We are thrilled to embark on this exciting journey with Somerset County Cricket Club. Our shared commitment to quality, community, and fresh, locally sourced ingredients will undoubtedly result in an unparalleled dining experience for cricket enthusiasts and event-goers alike. This partnership is a celebration of the best in local flavours and a testament to our dedication to providing exceptional food and service.”

Somerset CCC CEO, Gordon Hollins, added: “As has been well reported, the hospitality industry has been severely impacted by the consequences of COVID, and as a club, we have been working tirelessly to improve standards over the last two years. Our partnership with Thomas Franks allows us to take the experience of all those who visit our ground to another level, which is important and exciting.”