Eat Smart.  Train Hard. 

Welcome to Cafe AF at the Athlete Factory gym in Chester, where health meets performance in every bite!  
Our menu, crafted by our expert Chef and designed in collaboration with our Performance Director and Nutritionist Coach Paul Reed, ensures that everyone, from fitness enthusiasts to casual diners, enjoys a perfect blend of taste and nutrition.  
Dive into a range of chef-prepared meals, energising snacks, and protein-packed shakes. Craving a caffeine kick? We have coffee covered too!  
For those pushing their limits, our sports-centric meals, drinks and supplements are tailored to elevate your performance. Whether you're grabbing a meal to-go or settling in for a post-workout treat, Cafe AF is your go-to for nutritious delights.  
Eat Smart, Train Hard and elevate your health game with us! 

Coach Paul Reed - Performance Director & Nutritionist 

From working with UFC stars such as Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann, to leading weight making protocols for the Professional Fighters League's (PFL) european division, to acting as Head of Performance at the English Mixed Martial Arts Association, Paul has a wealth of knowledge and experience in sports nutrition across athletes of all levels. 
As one of the UK's leading sports nutritionists, Paul has a long-standing track record of achieving high-level results with athletes from all areas and specialises in the combat sports arena. From amateurs to some of the best professionals in the UK and Europe, he's provided top quality nutrition plans and advice for a wide range of clientele. 
Paul has created Cafe AF to bring his incredible sports nutrition knowledge to everyone! 

Our Food 

At Cafe AF, it's all about fueling your tastebuds as well as your performance. Our Chef collaborates with Sports Nutrition Specialist, Coach Paul Reed, to craft a menu that's both delicious and nutritionally optimised.  
Looking to refuel post-workout? Whether you're an athlete pushing boundaries, a gym enthusiast smashing your goals, or someone simply seeking a wholesome lunch or dinner - we've got something for everyone. 
Our menu options includes breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Plus protein shakes, coffee, juices and sweet treats! 
Conveniently located upstairs at the Athlete Factory, Cafe AF is the ideal spot to recharge after an intense session or to grab a quick, balanced meal on the go. And for those days when you're on a tight schedule or prefer to dine at home, we've got you covered with our partnership with Deliveroo, ensuring our nutrient-packed meals are delivered right to your doorstep. 
For those with specific fitness goals or dietary needs, Cafe AF is proud to offer a specialised food preparation service. Drop by or get in touch to discover how we can customise our dishes to perfectly align with your training regimen and nutritional goals. 
Let's elevate your fitness journey, one meal at a time! 
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