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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

£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

Restaurant Associates’ culinary director leaves for new post at rival caterer

Restaurant Associates’ culinary director Jeremy Ford has quit to join rival contract caterer Gather & Gather, where he will take on the director of food role. Mr Ford will be part of Gather & Gather’s senior leadership team, taking responsibility for culinary development across the company and its specialist events business Creative Events. His will

‘Bullying’ Centerplate ordered to pay football club £1.3m in damages after breaking catering contract

Contract caterer Centerplate has been branded “unprofessional” and “bullying” by a judge following a legal dispute with Gillingham Football Club. Centerplate was told to pay the League One club damages of more than £1.35m after a judge ruled in its favour following a walkout in 2015. Judge Sir Alistair MacDuff was extremely critical of the

Fast-growing catering outfit undergoes “total” rebrand after 50% growth in business

UK foodservice company Harbour & Jones has announced a complete rebrand for its growing collection of businesses to support its future growth plans. The company, which this year celebrated 12 years in business and acquired two new companies in December 2015 resulting in a 50% growth, has unveiled new and distinctive identities for all five

Caterer relishes chance to scale after equipping kitchen with latest British kit

A fast-growing workplace caterer that relocated to a state-of-the-art production kitchen earlier this year could double its business following the investment it has made in additional space and new equipment. Grazing Food spent more than £400,000 moving from the centre of London to a purpose-built CPU in Bermondsey and managing director, Sam Hurst, told FEJ

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

Gather & Gather bolsters sales team as it bids to win new contracts in the south

Contract caterer Gather & Gather has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new sales director as it continues on its drive to develop its brand across the UK market. The company has hired Michael Namock to join the team with a remit for growth across London and the south east. Namock previously held