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Caterer makes dual appointment in bid to penetrate new areas of the market

Caterer makes dual appointment in bid to penetrate new areas of the market

Amadeus has made two senior executive appointments as it looks to bolster its event and venue catering portfolio. Paul Bate will take up the post of operations director for Amadeus’ ‘home venues’, which includes managing the catering for four million visitors per year at the NEC Group venues. Mr Bate previously held the position of catering

Amadeus creates conference catering industry’s first online menu selector

Amadeus has created a bespoke online menu creator for the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham in what it claims is a first for the conference industry. The online tool is designed to help organisers planning a networking event, conference, exhibition or banquet build the perfect menu to enhance their event. The unique technology solution

Counter redesign drives 50% increase in Starbucks NEC serving capacity

Amadeus Food has embarked on an extensive counter refurbishment programme at the two Starbucks stores it operates within Birmingham NEC, which will see serving capacity at the venue increase by as much as 50%. The first store, located in the NEC’s atrium, unveiled its new look earlier this month, while the flagship Starbucks store in

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

Caterer makes extra £35k from beverage equipment

Contract caterer Amadeus claims to have achieved “record-breaking sales” following the introduction of a standalone drink concept strategically placed in the NEC Group Arenas in Birmingham. Capitalising on the success of ‘beer hawking’, Amadeus has developed a solution that dispenses alcoholic beverages quickly to consumers in high footfall areas, reducing wait time and increasing service

Caterer careful to make sure that kit matches its ambitions

Amadeus is a caterer on the up. Borne out of the NEC Group — it still serves the organisation’s big arenas and exhibition centre — the business has rebranded and is now winning external contracts across the land. FEJ meets the man responsible for ensuring its teams have access to the catering equipment they require

Balancing the equipment budget comes with the territory for expansive caterer

The food and beverage director of one of the UK’s fastest growing caterers has described the challenge of balancing catering equipment expenditure with the operational requirements of a rapidly diversifying customer base. Marc Frankl, who oversees the kitchens for Birmingham-based Amadeus, is part of an executive team brought on board a few years ago to

Caterer nets £2m contract with Northants estate

Contract caterer Amadeus has been awarded a five-year contract worth £2m for the exclusive supply of catering and sales for Boughton House, historic venue and visitor attraction in Northamptonshire.   Amadeus will be responsible for event sales predominantly for the Tapestry Suite, which has been newly created to provide facilities for corporate events, weddings, meetings

Amadeus recruits foodservice veteran to operations team

Amadeus, the NEC Group’s retail, conference and and hospitality caterer has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Tony Baldock as operations director. He brings more than 35 years’ experience in the catering industry and will use his knowledge and expertise to support the ongoing growth of the business.  Before joining Amadeus, Baldock