Lexington bags four new deals
Lexington Catering has announced four new contracts which add up to a total annual turnover of £2m. Lexington has started three-year deals at Singer & Friedlander bank in the City to provide directors' dining, and at Mitsubishi Electric in Welham Green, Hatfield, Hertfordshire. It starts one-year rolling contracts at four Cancer Research UK sites in London and Potters Bar from January, and starts its first public catering contract at a Country Homes & Gardens centre in Royston this month.
£1m contract at Stock Exchange Compass fine-dining division Restaurant Associates has signed a three-year contract with an annual turnover of £1m to provide catering to the London Stock Exchange at its new headquarters in Paternoster Square. Restaurant Associates will cook up modern British cuisine in the private-dining facilities on the first floor, which it claims will rival some of London's best restaurants and hotels. It will also offer corporate hospitality in the first-floor media and business complex that will range from a working lunch for two to canap‚s for up to 300 people.
Holroyd Howe bags DCMS job Holroyd Howe has won its first Government contract to cater for 400 staff and visitors at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in Cockspur Street, off Trafalgar Square in London. The contract, which was won from Eurest, runs for three years and is worth £175m in annual turnover. A team of five Holroyd Howe staff will run a caf‚-style operation as well as provide extensive hospitality and vending services and support the DCMS's Get Fit and Healthy Eating campaigns.