An urge for innovation since 2018

Learn about EatFirst's history and get to know the team.

Our History

Spring 2021

Expansion to the Netherlands and Germany

From this spring, we have expanded our range, so that we can now also serve teams in the Netherlands and Germany in their catering requests.

2021


Fall 2020

Rebranded to EatFirst and expanded to England

We are changing the order-in for Eatfirst and internationalizing our products and services. We launch our first office in London, UK.

Focus on Australia

Because of COVID 19 we have decided to spend all our energy on Australian market. In addition, we will merge the B2B Food Group with Order-In. As a result, we are closing Caterwings in Germany, Lemoncat and Monbanquet.

Spring 2020
January 2020

Acquisition of Monbanquet

The B2B Food Group takes over Monbanquet



2020

Acquisition of Lemoncat

The B2B Food Group acquires Lemoncat

August 2019
2019


November 2018

Acquisition of Order-In and Caterwings

B2B Food Group acquires Order-In, the market leader in Australia, and Caterwings.

June 2018

B2B Food Group was founded

Adrian Frenzel founds the B2B Food Group, driven by the desire to improve the quality of the dishes served in the workplace with an innovative technical solution.

2018

Meet the team

Adrian Frenzel

CEO / Founder

Before founding EatFirst, Adrian has been the Co-CEO of HelloFresh US and Chief Operations Officer of Rocket Internet. Prior to that, he was COO of EPIC Companies, ProSiebenSat.1’s Berlin based incubator. Adrian started his career at McKinsey working across the globe on Operation topics as Engagement manager. Adrian is living with his wife and 2 kids in the heart of Berlin.

Christoper Chaaya

Country Manager

Christoper joined EatFirst in 2019 as Country Manager. Prior to this, he worked as a Management Consultant for Bain & Company. He experienced the consumer goods corporate environment as well by working at P&G. He graduated with honors in Industrial Engineering & Product Innovation at Politecnico di Torino.

Markus Albert

Managing Director Australia

Before being EatFirst’s Australian Managing Director, Markus covered the role of Operation Manager at Hellofresh AU. Previously he had experienced the Investment Banking sector at Credit Suisse and Lehman Brothers. He only later joined the startup ecosystem by founding & managing INCENT Corporate Services in Berlin before moving to Australia

Martijn Suister

Director, Netherlands

Martijn’s extensive knowledge in the food & beverage industry traces back to 2003 when he joined RedBull as a Market Striker. Since then, he has worked as a Sales Manager at Just-eat Netherlands & Benelux, Market Manager at Hungr and finally Managing Director at Quandoo. In 2018 he joined b2bfood group, and now takes the reigns as Director for Oh My Lunch in Netherlands.

Meet the team

Adrian Frenzel

CEO / Co-founder

After a career at McKinsey as Engagement Manager in Operations and a background marked by international professional experiences, Adrian spurred its entrepreneurial spirit joining the startup environment. From being the COO at Rocket Intern, to US co-CEO of the phenomenon Hellofresh & then Co-founder of Moonfare, in 2018 he founded eatfirst.

Sidney Francois

VP Product

Sidney totally dives into the Berlin startup scene. From being Product Manager and Frontend Engineer at Delivery Hero, to co-founder and CPO at Veyo Care and having done product consulting projects for customers as UBER and NOWADAYS, he joined Lemoncat in 2017 as Head of Product. From 2019 he is VP of Product at eatfirst.

Christoper Chaaya

Country Manager

Graduated with honors in Industrial Engineering & Product Innovation at Politecnico di Torino, Chris matured professional experience in both corporate and consulting environments at P&G and Bain & Company. After having found its own startup for mid-term renting in Turin, in 2019 he joined eatfirst as Country Manager.

Markus Albert

Managing Director Australia

Graduated in Finance, Accounting & Controlling at WHU School of Management, Markus started his career in Investment Banking with experiences at Credit Suisse and Lehman Brothers. He then joined in the startup ecosystem, founding & managing INCENT Corporate Services in Berlin and moving later on in Australia as Operation Manager at Hellofresh. From 2018 he is eatfirst Australian Managing Director.

Martjin Suister

Managing Director Netherlands

Martijn’s extensive knowledge in the Food Beverage industry and sales skills trace back to 2003 when he joined RedBull as Market Striker. Since then, he worked as Sales Manager at Just-eat Netherlands & Benelux, Market Manager at Hungr and finally Managing Director at Quandoo. From 2018 he joined eatfirst as Netherlands Managing Director.

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