Co-founder & CEO, Pieminister

 

Jon Simon- restaurant 3

Jon has over 20 years’ experience in the food industry which spans pubs and restaurants, manufacturing, wholesale, retail and catering. Jon is the co-founder and CEO of multi-award-winning, ethical food manufacturer (Pieminister) which operates its own branded restaurants, and a BRC grade AA manufacturing facility in Bristol. Pieminister is currently the number 1 premium pie brand in the UK. Their portfolio of customers include all the major supermarkets as well as independent pubs, restaurants and retailers. Pieminister also operates a catering business which supplies both corporate and private clients. Prior to founding Pieminister, Jon was the founder & CEO of award winning pub co. in London which he successfully exited in 2004.


Jon is also a Director and co-founder of Good Sixty, and online platform designed to enable independent food retailers and small producers to compete as a collective force online. Launched in 2017 Good Sixty has grown into multiple cities across the UK, supporting hundreds of independent retailers in the process.

As a keen supporter of entrepreneurship and start-ups, Jon offers support and mentoring for a number of small businesses. He is also a keen investor in innovative food brands and technology start-ups where he can offer support and insight from his many years in the industry.

Region: South West England