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Archive for July, 2011


Catching up with one of Sodexo’s home grown experts, Colum Fullerton!

Category: Prestige London, Sodexo stories by Foodie folk on July 29, 2011 Leave a comment

A Which? report this week revealed that an incredible 1 in 4 Britons are now growing their own fruit and vegetables. Although a number of people indicated this was in order ‘to eat more healthily’ , the overriding reason was that as food, fuel and energy prices continue to rise, many are looking for new ways of saving.


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Alan’s Appetisers #3

Category: Food by Scot_Chef on July 21, 2011 Leave a comment

BBQ season arrived this month with the team at Thales optronics in Glasgow taking pride of place with a massive 750 guest meat extravaganza, then it was the turn of WL Gore in Livingston with a further 250 guests all queuing for a freshly made beef burger or tikka marinated river cobbler, not to mention the piri piri marinated prawns, Thai chicken, hot Smokey chicken thighs and 5 fresh summer salads!


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Win-Win

Category: Sodexo Prestige news by Foodie folk on July 20, 2011 Leave a comment

Last week Sodexo corporate affairs director Phil Hooper picked up a Catey and this week 17-year-old, commis chef, Sam Barber won the West Suffolk College Work Based Chef of the Year award.


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And the Catey goes to…

Category: Contract catering, Sodexo stories by Foodie folk on July 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Corporate Affairs Director for Sodexo, Phil Hooper!

“Phil is a tremendous asset to the food service sector, knowledgeable and dependable.”

“I have enormous respect for him – for what he has achieved in Sodexo and through his work to the industry as a whole.”

“Phil is a great ambassador at all levels for our sector in particular and the industry in general.”

Just a few of the quotes from the panel of judges that might give you a clue as to why Phil picked up the 2011 Caterer and Hotelkeeper’s Food Service Caterer Award.


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Local Sourcing – Co-operation the key

Category: Sustainability by Foodie folk on July 7, 2011 Leave a comment

Sodexo have been firm advocates of locally sourced produce for a long time. As nationwide contract caterers, we cover events and venues across the country and constantly strive to support the local economies of the respective sites. This may be through training initiatives, local staffing or raising the profile of the area through PR and marketing. However, perhaps of most importance to us are local farmers and producers who play such a fundamental role in our business and help us cut down on our food miles.


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