Tag Archives: Contract catering

Sodexo extends contract with leading chef for a second year

Sodexo has confirmed that its corporate services business will continue to work with leading chef and restaurateur Adam Handling for another year. Mr Handling will continue to support Sodexo’s corporate services culinary teams, inspiring its chefs through masterclasses and providing the company’s clients with exquisite hospitality at special events and functions. He will also help

Catering firm gains prestigious ‘Three Stars’ from SRA after mammoth sustainability push

CH&CO has become the largest and most diverse contract caterer to be awarded the top-level Three Star rating by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). The SRA rating, which is regarded as the Michelin Stars of sustainability, encompasses the whole CH&CO business, including workplaces, destinations, venues, events, education, livery and healthcare. Sustainability is an important long-term

Vertas Group makes acquisition to become a national contract catering provider

Vertas Group has completed the acquisition of Churchill Catering in a deal which sees it become a national contract catering provider. The company’s food proposition has primarily focused on the education sector up to now, with 40,000 meals prepared daily for school children and college students across East Anglia. The takeover of Churchill sees Vertas

Caterer ditches coffee cups sourced from the Far East to reduce carbon footprint

London event and retail caterer Kudos has launched eco-friendly coffee cups across all its venues around the country. Kudos is working with DCS, its disposable and catering supplies service to replace their existing coffee cups with a more sustainable cup across all its retail outlets. The company has opted for a 12oz cup from the

THE BIG INTERVIEW: BaxterStorey’s chef director Matt Hay talks food trends, retail competition and kitchen spaces

With a diverse list of clients that ranges from banks and law firms to fashion houses and Premier League football clubs, BaxterStorey offers a catering proposition to suit any workplace scenario. FEJ met the man responsible for executing its culinary vision, chef director Matt Hay, to find out why innovative, space-saving kitchen equipment holds the

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