Servest - Armed Forces Award

Global service provider, Servest, has received an Armed Forces Covenant Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award. The ceremony, which took place on Thursday 23rd November at Fitzwilliam College in Cambridge saw Commodore Matt Harrison OBE Royal Navy, on behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), award Servest with the prestigious accolade that celebrates the achievements of Servest in supporting the Defence community. The Employer Recognition Scheme was launched in 2014 to

Bennett Hay Guest Awards

After two years of successful Guest First Awards, Bennett Hay hosted its third colleague party at the Tanner Warehouse near London Bridge last Friday evening.   Bennett Hay, named as one of the best places to work in hospitality by The Caterer, for the second time last year, believe people engagement is critical for the hospitality industry, which has traditionally had a high staff turnover rate. The company’s annual event

Compass Group Great Hospitality Show

Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, is celebrating after a number of its talented chefs won a haul of medals at the Great Hospitality Show.   Thirty-five chefs from across the Compass business showcased their talent, bringing back 42 awards between them, having competed at the Salon Culinaire at the Great Hospitality Show, held at the Birmingham NEC, between 23 January and 25

Adam Handling Sodexo

Sodexo, the world’s largest services company, has appointed dynamic celebrity chef Adam Handling as a consultant to support the continued development of its Corporate Services business in London. The critically-acclaimed chef, 27, will work with Sodexo Corporate Services to introduce the very latest modern British cuisine and fine dining into client sites in the capital, creating signature dishes and delivering master skills classes for Sodexo chefs. Sodexo’s Corporate Services segment

Sodexo strikes five-year deal at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park

Sodexo, the world’s largest services company, has won a five-year contract with the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park.   The £6m deal sees Sodexo provide food and beverage retail and hospitality services for all matchday and non-matchday events at the Belfast venue, as well as selling conference and event facilities through Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events. Following redevelopment last year, the National Football Stadium has been enlarged to more

Sodexo University of Nottingham

Sodexo has won the 10-year catering contract worth £5m at the University of Nottingham’s new David Ross Sports Village which opens next month. Sodexo will run The Clubhouse, a sports café, in the £40 million sports complex at Nottingham’s University Park campus.   Sodexo currently operates five outlets at the university’s Sutton Bonington campus, on the border of Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire, 10 miles south of the main university site. The

Sodexo Catering Aquire

Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, has today announced the acquisition of the public catering contracts business of Peyton and Byrne, which operates the food and drink outlets at some of London’s most high-profile visitor attractions.    Peyton and Byrne was founded in 2005 by renowned restaurateurs Oliver and Siobhan Peyton. The company has expanded organically over the past 11 years, operating both a modern British retail bakery

Sodexo Eggs

Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, announced today the acquisition of procurement specialist PSL.   Established in 1993, PSL has become a leader in fresh food procurement in the UK with its integrated approach of procurement, operations and systems support. This acquisition will reinforce Sodexo’s proposition to deliver market-leading food cost management solutions to its clients including real-time e-platforms to facilitate efficient procurement and operational support to maximise


More than 800 competitors went head-to-head at Sodexo’s annual Salon Culinaire at Ascot Racecourse this week (12 October).   Live and static culinary competitions, a street food challenge, the National Barista Challenge, an innovation tent with SME suppliers and live demonstrations from celebrity chefs were all part of the show as around 1,500 people descended on the Berkshire venue. Lea Eastman-Thompson and Sarah Wade from the Independents by Sodexo’s contract

Compass Group Apprentice

Compass Group UK & Ireland, the UK’s largest food and support services firm, celebrated 200 of their apprentices graduating at the stunning setting of the Pavilion Terrace at the Houses of Parliament.   With nearly 600 apprentices already honing their crafts within Compass, and a further 3000 qualified over the past four years, this year’s cohort of graduates marks the company’s highest number to date. The event was hosted by