Paul Rankin
Paul Rankin
Nigella Lawson for Whittakers Chocolate
Nigella Lawson for Whittakers Chocolate
BUDDY VALASTRO - CAKE BOSS
BUDDY VALASTRO - CAKE BOSS
Theo Randall
Theo Randall
JOHN THORODE
JOHN THORODE
NADIA
NADIA
FRED
FRED
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CASTING THE MOST EFFECTIVE CELEBRITY CHEFS FOR THE ADVERTISING, MARKETING & PR INDUSTRY SINCE 1985

Useful Chefs has been matching Celebrity Influencers with brands for over 35 years. Our extensive experience is at your disposal to select the right Celebrity Ambassador for your brand, on time, as briefed and within budget.

Our team of experienced celebrity agents knows which methods work best when approaching celebrities and have built-up extensive networks of contacts to save our clients time. We also know what qualities brands should be looking for in their chosen celebrity to maximize results.

Useful Chefs is one of the best, most reliable and longest established celebrity Chefs agencies based in the UK. This is because we understand that authenticity is an essential component to building a successful campaign. Couple this with a strong PR approach that will engender plenty of media coverage and you have a winning formula.

We also understand that many content avenues exist for applying a celebrity’s talents. This has become increasingly important in the digital era as the younger generation is both media- and marketing-savvy. Therefore, we think long-and-hard on what communication tools are available, and which will best drive a successful collaboration.

Useful Talent, Useful Chefs, Useful Sports, Useful TV, & Useful Speakers with offices in London, New York, Monaco, Los Angeles and now, Abu Dhabi have been responsible for negotiating innumerable celebrity-led endorsements, advertising contracts, PR campaigns, corporate entertainment, product launches and personal appearances ranging from the very modest to multi-million dollar campaigns.

Our directors and staff are an enthusiastic group of young professionals qualified in advertising and public relations. We speak the same language as our agency clients as well as being highly skilled in negotiating the best deals with managements when buying Talent.

We have saved advertisers huge sums of money by cutting out unnecessary middlemen, whilst generating millions in income for our Talent. And because we are independent, not acting as an agent for anyone except our advertising & PR clients, we have an outstanding reputation for skill and integrity in matching the aspirations and strategic marketing plans of major international advertisers with precisely the correct celebrity spokesperson.

SOME OF OUR YOUNG TEAM

OF FRIENDLY TALENT AGENTS

 

Useful Chefs has long established contacts directly with many celebrities, personalities, and sports stars as well as with their representatives, managers, publicists, attorneys, personal assistants, and agents. We are able to access major British, European, and Hollywood talent with the minimum delay and have an outstanding reputation for matching advertisers with precisely the most appropriate celebrity spokesperson.

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WHAT’S OUR USP?

We consult with our clients in the Advertising, Marketing, and PR industry to identify the celebrity or personality with the strongest appeal to the target market who will deliver the best possible results at the most economical cost for any proposed celebrity led advertising or endorsement campaign. We give our clients unlimited ideas and suggestions completely FREE of charge.

We will contact the appropriate celebrity, personality, sports star, musician, comedian, or Hollywood star by the method THEY have requested to negotiate the best terms on behalf of our client. We prepare, issue and negotiate water-tight contracts to bind and protect both the client and the celebrity. We deal with the payment of deposits and arrange for the collection and payment of subsequent contractual monies. If necessary we will arrange for payments to be made in ways designed to reduce the tax burden of the Talent concerned.

Sometimes it is only through thoughtful accounting in conjunction with our experienced lawyers and taxation experts that will encourage a particular Talent to agree to undertake a contract. We can make financial arrangements a big advertising agency could not.

We make all the necessary arrangements for the travel and attendance of the selected Talent at the studio or other venue and personally supervise whatever activity is called for under the contract. We are one of the most experienced and reliable agencies in the world for any commercial activity concerning any type of Talent.

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AN INTERNATIONAL TALENT AGENCY

Useful Talent is one of the best and most reliable commercial Talent agents. We understand that authenticity is an essential component to building a successful commercial relationship. Couple this with a strong management approach that engenders trust and you have a winning formula.

TALENT AGENTS WITH ADVERTISING & PR EXPERIENCE

We are an enthusiastic group of Talent agents, qualified in advertising and PR, who speak the same language as our agency clients. We pride ourselves on being highly skilled negotiators, able to secure the best deals with when buying Talent. Very few other agencies has our 30 years of experience in securing Talent for long-term Ambassador deals that continuously create value for the brands they represent.

AN INTERNATIONAL TALENT AGENCY

Useful Talent is one of the best and most reliable commercial Talent agents. We understand that authenticity is an essential component to building a successful commercial relationship. Couple this with a strong management approach that engenders trust and you have a winning formula.

TALENT AGENTS WITH ADVERTISING & PR EXPERIENCE

We are an enthusiastic group of Talent agents, qualified in advertising and PR, who speak the same language as our agency clients. We pride ourselves on being highly skilled negotiators, able to secure the best deals with when buying Talent. Very few other agencies has our 30 years of experience in securing Talent for long-term Ambassador deals that continuously create value for the brands they represent.

Clients Testimonials

We were delighted to have worked with you and Pollyanna Woodward & Ortis Deley on the THREE campaign

Alexis Bicknell

3Monkeys P

Thanks for arranging Pierluigi Collina to work with Mars Foods Ltd. on Snickers

Maxine Thompson

Head of Business Affairs

Without your involvement the TVC with Steffi Graf for SURE deodorant would never have happened. Thank you.

Joan Arnott

Head of TV

We will definitely be using your fantastic service again

Georgie Bradshaw

Account Executive

It was such a pleasure working with you

Sylvia Palamoundian

Account Executive

We were so pleased that you managed to arrange Bill Bailey for us on behalf of our client FACE

James Covill

Producer

Pippa Mass

Account Executive

We hope you will accept this Fortnum  Mason hamper on behalf of Jenni Falcone

Emma Sanderson

Senior Account Manager