Catering

United Kingdom

The Whitaker Catering Contract

Elior has secured a new 3-year contract to provide café, restaurant, kiosk, and event and meeting catering services at TheRead More »

United Kingdom

Brimming with Welsh Pride

Welsh food service provider Just Perfect Catering Ltd is celebrating double success with a top industry award. The Bridgend-based companyRead More »

United Kingdom

Compassion Celebrates Historic UK Ban on Live Animal Exports

Compassion in World Farming is celebrating the passage of a law banning the cruel trade in live animal exports fromRead More »

United Kingdom

Appointment Supports BaxterStorey with Vietnamese Food

UK hospitality business BaxterStorey has teamed up with chef and author Thuy Diem Pham to help the company’s chefs broadenRead More »

United Kingdom

Deaf Awareness Week

As the UK marks national Deaf Awareness Week, Peter Cunningham, a head chef for Restaurant Associates, shares what it wasRead More »

MEA

Supporting School Cooks in the Gambia

David Mulcahy, Sodexo UK & Ireland’s Food Innovation and Sustainability Director for schools and universities, recently returned from a week-longRead More »

United States

Hospitality Partnerships Supports Post Grads

Aramark Collegiate Hospitality and the University of South Florida’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management know a strong educational foundationRead More »

United States

PGA of America and Patina Restaurant Group Announce 2024 Championship Menu

The PGA of America and Delaware North business and official PGA Championship catering partner Patina Restaurant Group have unveiled foodRead More »

United States

Supporting Welfare and Sustainability in Aquaculture

Ecolab is collaborating with Steen-Hansen’s NetCare program for fish farms as part of a broader initiative to address welfare and biosecurity in theRead More »

United States

ASM Global Expands Hospitality Division

SAVOR, the hospitality business of ASM Global, has added two key players from the food and beverage industry to itsRead More »

United Kingdom

Kent Cricket Extends Sodexo Live! Partnership

Kent County Cricket Club has re-awarded an integrated services contract for hospitality, conference and banqueting, retail bars and player cateringRead More »

News

Compass Completes CH&CO Acquisition

Compass Group UK & Ireland has finalised the acquisition of Gather & Gather, Vacherin and Company of Cooks owner CH&CORead More »

United Kingdom

Veganuary in Workplace Restaurants Boosts Plant-based Choices Over Full Year

The benefits of a Veganuary campaign in workplace restaurants can last way beyond January – with sales of plant-based itemsRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Aramark-SAP Restaurant in Germany Recognized for Sustainability

The Aramark-managed restaurant at the SAP headquarters in Walldorf, Germany has been recognized for its commitment to upholding environmentally sustainable practicesRead More »

United Kingdom

Elior Hosts Allergy and Wellness Forum

To commemorate Allergy Awareness Week (from the 22nd to 28th April) contract caterer Elior UK hosted an internal allergy and wellness forumRead More »

United Kingdom

James Hutton Institute Awards Soft Services Contract

Contract caterer Elior UK will deliver catering, hospitality and cleaning services at two sites operated by The James Hutton InstituteRead More »

United Kingdom

Top Ranking for Surrey Hospital Catering Staff

The catering team at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (ASPH) in Surrey has achieved the highest ratingRead More »

News

Springboard Charity Partner of the Year

Sodexo UK & Ireland has been named Partner of the Year at the Springboard Awards for Excellence 2024 with DavidRead More »

United Kingdom

Wingstop Opens on Clapham High Street

Wingstop UK has brought its iconic wing flavours to Clapham High Street where the first 100 customers to visit itsRead More »

United States

Aramark Interns Explore Careers

At Aramark’s bustling headquarters in Philadelphia, two seemingly unassuming interns are having an important impact. Mahogany Moten and Adale Brown,Read More »

United States

ASM Global to Eliminate Single Use Plastic in US Venues by 2025

ASM Global Acts, the corporate social responsibility platform of the world’s largest producer of entertainment experiences, has joined with reuseRead More »

United Kingdom

UK’s Built Environment Sector Responds to ONS Inflation and Labour Market Figures

Senior figures from the built environment sector comment on the latest UK inflation figures and worse than expected Labour MarketRead More »

News

Outstanding Contribution of a Coach Award

Ian Gribben, Account Director – Universities at Sodexo, has received the ‘Enactus Outstanding Contribution of a Coach’ award in recognitionRead More »

United Kingdom

Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and Savoy Educational Trust Launch College Community Programme

The Savoy Educational Trust (SET) has awarded The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) funding just shy of £300,000 toRead More »

United Kingdom

Raising Vital Funds for ParalympicsGB

Compass Group sports and entertainment hospitality business Levy UK has launched the 1,000-Mile Relay fundraising initiative in support of long-termRead More »

United Kingdom

Eight RoSPA Medals and Four President’s Awards for Sodexo

Sodexo UK & Ireland have been recognised with six gold and two silver medals in the 2024 RoSPA awards programmeRead More »

United Kingdom

Ninth Consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal Award for Levy UK + Ireland

Compass Group sports and entertainment sector business Levy UK + Ireland has maintained its Gold Medal Award status for SafetyRead More »

United States

Bee the Difference

Delaware North has launched its second annual ‘Bee the Difference’ campaign in partnership with The Bee Cause Project to promote awareness ofRead More »

United States

Mark This! IN2Work Graduates Speak

A special edition of Aramark’s podcast series Mark This! focuses on graduates of the company’s IN2WORK educational pathway to post-incarcerationRead More »

News

Honoring WCK Team Members Killed in Gaza

“These are the heroes of World Central Kitchen. These 7 beautiful souls were killed by the IDF in a strikeRead More »

United Kingdom

Sodexo to Introduce Carbon Labelling on Menus

Research commissioned by Sodexo confirms the growing expectation of UK consumers for low-carbon options and carbon labelling on menus.  Read More »

News

Inspiring Culinary Innovation, Creativity and Collaboration

Delaware North reports its ‘Culinary & Hospitality Challenges’ are contributing to the growth and development of food and beverage leadersRead More »

United States

Recognition for Aramark Supplier Diversity Program

Aramark has been included in DiversityComm, Inc.’s annual listing of the Best of the Best Top Supplier Diversity Programs forRead More »

News

University College London Pilots Food Carbon Tracking App

UCL, CH&CO and climate tech company Reewild have teamed up to introduce a new food carbon tracking app across UCLRead More »

United Kingdom

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Raises £286,000 at Annual Dinner ​

Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation welcomed distinguished supply partners, clients, charity partners and friends to its annual event celebrating the impactRead More »

UK & Ireland

Passing of BM Caterers Co-founder

Wendy Bartlett, Co-founder, BM Caterers (formerly Bartlett Mitchell), celebrates the life of fellow Co-founder Ian Mitchell. It is with greatRead More »

News

Partners with Purpose

Sodexo UK & Ireland welcomed 43 supply partners to Brighton & Hove Albion’s Amex Stadium for its second ‘Partners withRead More »

News

Improving Community Connections

Compass One, which combines the expertise of Compass Group’s ESS government and defence, healthcare and One Retail businesses, has establishedRead More »

News

EcoVadis Gold for BM Caterers

BM Caterers has been awarded a ‘gold medal’ for ESG performance by EcoVadis.  The medal places the specialist caterer in theRead More »

United Kingdom

Vacherin Partners with Silo to Reduce Food Waste

Vacherin has launched an innovative sustainability initiative in partnership with renowned chef and restaurateur Doug McMaster and his team atRead More »

News

Renewal of Sodexo Hospital Contracts

The award of a new 10-year contract as part of a private finance initiative (PFI) has extended a partnership betweenRead More »

News

Sodexo UK&I Recognised for Workplace Inclusivity

Sodexo UK & Ireland is the highest-scoring organisation for D&I in the hospitality, travel and leisure industry according to aRead More »

News

Levy UK + Ireland Celebrates Landmark Sustainability Partnership

An exclusive partnership between Compass Group sports and entertainment venue business Levy UK + Ireland and sustainable packaging innovator NotplaRead More »

News

Compass Launches Maternity Jacket

Compass Group is claiming an industry first with the launch of its own maternity jacket on International Women’s Day. DesignedRead More »

News

Sodexo Duo Included in Women to Watch Index

Inna Lim, Sodexo UK & Ireland director of strategy, marketing and execution for Corporate Services and Jo Eagling, finance directorRead More »

News

IWD2024: Fuelling Individuality

On International Women’s Day British caterer BaxterStorey has appointed Louise Denton and Eimear Hargaden to its board. Denton has beenRead More »

United Kingdom

Compass Joins Tent UK

Compass Group UK and Ireland has joined the Tent UK coalition of 70 major companies committed to helping refugees becomeRead More »

News

Women’s History Month: Delaware North Partner Spotlight

As the United States commemorates Women’s History Month, Delaware North is featuring women-owned business partner, Truly Good Foods. Angela BauerRead More »

News

Aramark Introduces Plant-based Menu at Coors Field

Aramark Sports + Entertainment, the exclusive food and beverage partner of Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies, is launchingRead More »

Argentina

École Ducasse and Instituto Gato Dumas Announce Collaboration

École Ducasse, a network of schools dedicated to the transmission of outstanding French expertise and excellence in the culinary andRead More »

UK & Ireland

BM Awarded Multiple New Catering Contracts

BM Caterers has announced several new contracts with clients across the legal, investment, real estate and media sectors.  The newRead More »

News

Connecting Refugees with Jobs

Sodexo UK & Ireland has become a member of the UK branch of the Tent Partnership for Refugees, joining 70Read More »

News

Springwatch Presenter Announces Winners of Inaugural Sustainable School Food Awards

Conservationist and TV Presenter Chris Packham has announced Waltham Forest Catering and Plant-based School Kitchens as the inaugural National ChampionsRead More »

News

Fighting Food Insecurity: Refugees Develop Recipes for Coventry University ​

A collaboration between Sodexo UK & Ireland and social enterprise and educational charity Enactus UK & Ireland has introduced twoRead More »

UK & Ireland

Sodexo Live! Announces New UK & Ireland CEO

Sodexo Live! has appointed Claire Morris as CEO for the UK and Ireland. Morris has been with the business forRead More »

News

Sheffield United Extends Levy Partnership

Sheffield United Football Club has renewed its contract with Compass Group sports and entertainment catering business Levy UK + Ireland.Read More »

News

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Renews Sodexo Contract

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) has extended its partnership with Heritage Portfolio, a specialist events and catering company inRead More »

Europe

AstraZeneca Extends Cross-border Sodexo Collaboration

AstraZeneca has re-awarded its integrated services contract to Sodexo in the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. The collaboration betweenRead More »

News

Sodexo Live! and Nestlé Professional to Host Career Workshops​ for UK Secondary School Students

Sodexo Live! is partnering with the Choose Hospitality Pledge and its co-founder Nestlé Professional to host three mass career workshopsRead More »

csr

Black History Month: In Pursuit of Happiness

As the United States marks Black History Month, Delaware North is highlighting its partnerships with Black-owned businesses including Buffalo, NewRead More »

News

Sodexo Retains Wellington Contract

Wellington College has re-awarded an integrated soft services contract to Independents by Sodexo for a further ten years with theRead More »

News

Compass and Community Partners Open Regional Training Hub

Compass Group UK & Ireland has inaugurated Xcelerate with Edgbaston, a state-of-the-art regional community skills and learning centre for trainingRead More »

Europe

HIT Chef Apprentice of the Year

Tay-Jaun (TJ) Moore, an apprentice chef for Sodexo Live! has been named Chef Apprentice of the Year at the HITRead More »

News

Developing Young People in Catering

BaxterStorey has taken on its first-ever cohort of Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) apprentices as the UK celebrates National Apprenticeship Week.Read More »

News

Minimising Downtime in Commercial Kitchens

An innovative mobile app from Farnek’s home maintenance business Hitches & Glitches (H&G) helps restaurant and commercial kitchen operators monitorRead More »

News

Minimizing Waste with Holistic Food Management

An innovative approach to processing orders and preparation is helping Aramark and the Kansas City Chiefs prepare just enough foodRead More »

France

CPD ‘A’ for Sodexo

Sodexo has joined the top tier of 346 companies out of 21,000 to be graded with an ‘A Score’ byRead More »

News

Compass Expands Apprenticeship Funding

Compass Group is supporting 250 apprentice programmes at 170 organisations across the UK after committing more than £3 million toRead More »

News

Beyond the Plate

A new series of lectures from Aramark will provide employees with the cultural background to many of the diverse foodRead More »

News

BM Caterers 2024 FOODIES Awards

British contract caterer BM have announced the winners of internal competition, the 2024 FOODIES Awards. Dodou Jobe was selected by the company’s foundersRead More »

News

Sodexo UK & I Appoints Chief Growth Officer

Sodexo UK & Ireland has appointed Dan Weiss to the newly-created role of Chief Growth Officer. Weiss has 25 years’Read More »

News

Veganuary Supports 1.8 Million to Try Vegan

10th anniversary sees campaign reach astronomical heights.

France

Supporting Green Football Weekend with Plant-Forward Burgers

A partnership between Sodexo Live! and The Devil’s Kitchen will champion a tasty, low-carbon, plant-forward burger at football clubs BlackburnRead More »

News

Grazing Appoints Chef Director

UK office and venue catering specialist Grazing has promoted Sebastian Price to chef director – a new role for the business. The role will seeRead More »

News

Aramark and University of Hertfordshire Students Embark on Culinary Journey

In 2023 Aramark Group Executive Chef Stuart Fildes engaged students at the University of Hertfordshire in a bid to discoverRead More »

News

Compass to Acquire CH&CO

Compass Group has agreed to acquire food business CH&CO which operates in the UK and Ireland subject to regulatory approval.Read More »

France

Sodexo Opens Applications to Global Accelerator Programme

Sodexo is accepting applications for its 2024 Global Accelerator Programme, an initiative aimed at boosting its collaboration with innovative companyRead More »

News

BM Caterers Launches Central London Kitchen

Workplace catering company BM Caterers has invested in a new 1,200sq ft offsite kitchen in London’s Millbank that will supportRead More »

News

Lexington Catering Launches Fat Macy’s Café and Training Space

Elior Group business Lexington Catering has opened a dedicated café space at the site of a financial services client inRead More »

News

Delaware North Announces Senior Appointments

Delaware North has selected company veteran Scott Socha to lead its Travel division which manages food and retail services atRead More »

Blog

A Clingy Affair

Ashleigh Taylor, Head of Environment – Compass Group UK & Ireland, explains how addressing cling film usage is supporting theRead More »

News

New Contract to Enhance Catering and Events on UA92 Campus

A new three-year partnership between Sodexo UK and Ireland’s Corporate Services Team and University Academy 92 (UA92) will enhance theRead More »

News

The Mindful Kitchen

Elior Group business Lexington has launched a social value led initiative bringing together health, nutrition and wellbeing. The Mindful Kitchen willRead More »

France

Sodexo’s First Annual Sustainable Food Barometer for the United Kingdom

Sodexo UK and Ireland has unveiled results from its first annual Sustainable Food Barometer which utilises data from research undertakenRead More »

France

Sodexo Reports Increase in Meat-free Meals

Eleven per cent of more than 2.7 million meals sold across 285 Sodexo UK and Ireland client sites in 2023Read More »

Blog

Why Embrace Food Recycling in 2024?

Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood, says food waste recycling should be a priority for facilities managers in the UK.Read More »

News

Compass Appoints Chief People Officer

Compass Group UK & Ireland has appointed Carol Sommerville as Chief People Officer (CPO). Sommerville joins from Watchfinder, a luxuryRead More »

News

Delaware North Selects Galbani Italian Cheese for Pizza Toppings

Galbani® cheese, produced by Lactalis American Group in Buffalo, N.Y., and in Nampa, Idaho, now being used by Delaware North locations throughout the United States.

News

Elior UK Announces Scottish Gas Murrayfield Appointment

Elior UK has appointed Amanda Brown as director of sales and marketing for Scottish Gas Murrayfield – Scottish Rugby’s biggestRead More »

News

New Graduates from Compass Global Female Leader Programme

Claire Steele, Head of Operations for Chartwells and Regional Operations Manager at Compass Retail Leanne Smith, recently graduated from CompassRead More »

News

BM Caterers Expands Business Development Team

BM Caterers has made two new appointments as well as an internal promotion to its business development team. Deniz Inceer joins theRead More »

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