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Relief for House of Fraser caterer after talks with Mike Ashley lead to agreement

Massarella Catering Group – which operates 47 coffee shops and restaurants inside House of Fraser stores – believes the department store’s takeover by Sports Direct leaves its own business better off than it would have been had the previous CVA proposal gone ahead. Sports Direct snapped up all of the UK stores of House of

EXCLUSIVE: Compass trials telemetry to gain clearer insight of kitchen operations

The UK’s biggest caterer has begun trialling telemetry on water filters to make it easier for staff to know when replacements are due and reduce the potential of coffee machine breakdowns. Compass Group is trialling the concept at the Fareham branch of its Caffe Dallucci concept. It is the first public-facing coffee shop site that the

Boss of world’s biggest caterer shocks market with resignation

The CEO of the world’s largest caterer is to step down from his position next year, it has been announced.   Richard Cousins, the boss of Compass Group (pictured), will exit his role on 31 March 2018 and retire from the company on 30 September 2018 in a move that has taken the market by

Crack team of 12 chefs devises menu to keep TV stars well fed

It took a 12-strong team of expert chefs to create the menu for last week’s National Television Awards, the caterer responsible for the event has revealed. Global Infusion Group’s bespoke corporate catering division ‘GIG…fyi’ has catered for the awards for the last 15 years but the latest instalment was arguably among the most challenging yet.

Multi-site caterer invests in state-of-the-art production kitchen

Contract and event caterer, Grazing, has invested £400,000 in a new 5,000sq ft production kitchen and tasting space in Bermondsey, south east London.  Situated in two adjoining railway arches, the new base sits next door to the recently opened central production unit and delivery kitchen for Bone Daddies. Established in 2007 on Great Tower Street

Art gallery tenders plans to bring in new catering partner

An award-winning art gallery has put out a call for a catering partner to come and run the food offering at its venue. The William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow is looking for a company that can provide a catering service for its Tea Room overlooking Lloyd Park. Waltham Forest Council, which owns and runs the

Caterer gallops ahead to win £60m Goodwood contract

Rhubarb, the brand and event caterer, is to add Goodwood Estate in West Sussex to its already impressive client list. The contract, worth around £60m, commences on 16 March 2016 and will see rhubarb take the catering operation at the Estate’s key festival events to another level. Goodwood attracts over 800 thousand visitors a year; these