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Catering firm signs raw vegan coach to food development team and eyes new menu design

Catering firm signs raw vegan coach to food development team and eyes new menu design

Catering firm Kudos has brought a nutritionist and raw vegan coach into its food development team in a clear sign of how menu trends are changing. Rochelle Costa joins the business having worked in Malaysia, South Africa and Portugal and will work in unison with chief executive Matthew Herter to influence the recipe and menu

EXCLUSIVE: Caterers crave clever kit as clients consolidate kitchens

The availability of compact equipment that doesn’t compromise on performance is absolutely necessary if contract caterers are to adapt to the structural changes taking place in their market, one of the UK’s leading caterers has claimed. Manufacturers have been ploughing huge sums of money into developing kit that fits into tighter footprints or has more

£3.3m contract with The Royal College of Anaesthetists is just the medicine for growing caterer

Contract caterer Kudos has been appointed as the new exclusive caterer at The Royal College of Anaesthetists in a five-year deal worth £3.3m, as part of a larger framework launched by LUPC (London Universities Purchase Consortium). Taking over from Mayfair Ltd, the previous caterer, Kudos claims that its services will provide a more flexible, modern

Catering firm cooks up sales of £30m as it admits ‘stars aligned’ for business last year

Contract catering provider Wilson Vale has grown its turnover to in excess of £30m for the first time in its history. Audited results for the year to December 2017 reveal the company’s sales grew 20% year-on-year after it added eight major contracts to its portfolio and extended several others. The company is one of the

Top Sodexo chef says its kitchens are not afraid to lead corporate food trends

The onus on commercial kitchen operators to meet demand for more vegetarian and vegan food, coupled with a desire to be more environmentally-friendly, is rapidly catching fire in the corporate events space too, a leading chef at one of the country’s top caterers has claimed. Ben Dutson, head chef for Sodexo’s major events business, oversees

BaxterStorey creates industry’s first in-house service academy

BaxterStorey has launched a new training initiative that it claims is a “first of its kind” for the catering industry. The contract caterer has created the Service Academy, which is designed to ensure hospitality staff across its business are equipped with the skills and confidence to provide a service to rival that of a five-star

Contract caterer hires BBC Masterchef star as development chef manager

Contract catering firm T (n) S Catering has appointed Wayne Sullivan – a former semi-finalist in BBC show Masterchef: The Professionals – as its development chef manager. The Leamington Spa-based firm says his skills will support the business’s ambition in closing the gap between food innovations on the high street by bringing similar provisions to


Equipment plays starring role in differentiating Compass’ new coffee brands

Multinational contract foodservice firm Compass has ramped up its branded operations by rolling out two new B2B coffee brands across the UK and Ireland with varied USPs. With its new brands, Peak St. and Crackle & Hum, which were unveiled yesterday at a special press launch, the company is using its choice of coffee machines to