We only recruit for values. #openrecruitment..

And now we have the results to prove why! In 2016 our staff turnover was typically high for a business like ours. People understandably come and go and so we keep recruiting to replace them. But, this is not great for keeping a team together. During 2017 we revolutionised the way we recruit our people […]

The search is on..

We are looking for a talented commercially focused person to join our team and immerse themselves in our values, purpose and products. It will be your job to find new opportunities to grow the business as well as maximise the value of existing business. Our brand is rooted in values of optimism, loyalty, community, growth […]

We climbed a mountain!

We climbed a mountain, and so could you! Last week Dominic and I set off on a day trip to end all day trips! Leaving Hove at 4am we boarded a flight to Geneva where we met up with the Dream Valley crew, Jack & Arno.  A swift mini bus ride to the base of the […]

Optimist Beers

Nike have a famous trademark, Just Do It.. this story has nothing to do with trainers, but loads to do with Just Doing It, and quite a lot to do with great beer. Some business ideas just seem to have a momentum and life of their own from inception. The Optimist Beer Co, created as […]

New York Tribute specials are here!

Introducing our delicious New York inspired fillings. Available in all stores NOW! Following a recent trip to NYC, our CEO Anthony created these 4 new specials directly inspired by the places he visited, the amazing people and history of the bagel culture in the city. We bring to you; Black Seed – Inspired by the […]

Research trips to NYC. It’s a tough job…

but someone’s got to do it.   In October last year we went back to NYC, home of the modern bagel, for menu inspiration and a good time… we were not disappointed!     If you find yourself in New York, you could check out any of these and be impressed- 1 – Black Seed […]