Cost Sector articles

Care group chefs given a taste of kitchen innovation

Care home operator HealthCare Management Solutions (HCMS) is aiming to give its residents Michelin star meals by sending its chefs for a training session with culinary expert Brakes Bros.  HCMS kitchen staff attended a Chef Innovation Day at the Brakes kitchen in Covent Garden. Tony Stein, Chief Executive of HCMS, said: “The comfort and care

Hospital simplifies breakfast service with bespoke catering equipment

One of Belfast’s main hospitals has taken delivery of a new catering trolley that has been customised specifically for its breakfast needs.   The Ulster Hospital in Dundonald has begun using the Moffat trolley in four new ward kitchens that have been installed at the site after consultation with catering staff. Features include an ergonomic

Amadeus secures contract for museum cafe concept

Amadeus food has been appointed catering provider at the Herbert Museum and Art Gallery in Coventry, part of the Culture Coventry group of venues. The caterer has been awarded a contract to manage the 120 seat food area within the Museum and Art Gallery – which underwent a  £20m redevelopment in 2008 – by installing its

Catering equipment maker courts care home kitchen buyers

Victor Manufacturing has confirmed it will be making its debut at the National Association of Care Catering’s Annual Training and Development Forum later this month in a bid to show delegates how they can optimise their foodservice provision for care home residents. The Bradford-based catering equipment maker will be demonstrating key products from its portfolio

Tyneside council bosses cheer champion kitchen project

The catering management team at South Tyneside Council have been popping the champagne corks after scooping an award for the creation of a state-of-the-art kitchen and dining facilities at one of its schools. The kitchen at St Wilfrid’s RC College in South Shields picked up the North East & Scotland LACA Catering Operation Award for

Moffat donates £10,000 kitchen upgrade to Scottish hospice

A hospice serving 1200 terminally ill patients per year in central Scotland has been given a significant kitchen upgrade for free by E&R Moffat. Strathcarron Hospice had to upgrade its ward-level kitchen, which provides meals, drinks and snacks for 24 in-house patients, ward staff and visitors in order to meet stricter standards in Scotland. “It