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Catering by Churchill Wins Scout Association Contract

February 4, 2015

Gilwell Park in Chingford, London is the home of the Scout Association, the world renowned organisation that is concerned with improving the lives of young people.

The extensive estate includes a head office building housing 200 employees; a training & event centre serving the corporate & wedding market, a multi-purpose activity centre and the White House building – home to meeting rooms, a restaurant, and customer bedrooms.

Also scattered around the grounds are 5 lodges; each capable of housing 50 young people from various organisations.

Following an exhaustive tendering process, Catering by Churchill served its first meal on Monday 5th January, a feat in itself considering that there was just a two week mobilisation window, and that was over Christmas!

Scope of Service:

The Catering by Churchill team are now delivering the following services;

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner for White House customers
  • Lunch for Scouts Association staff
  • Conference delegate catering
  • Private dining services
  • Wedding breakfasts
  • Residential packages for lodge customers
  • Large scale event catering

“This is an exciting new business win for Catering by Churchill; it gives us a great strategic platform for future growth, and a great opportunity to bring our fantastic fresh food culture to a diverse customer base.”

Huw Morgan – Business Development Manager

“I knew straight away that we had made the right decision, we have not had food this good for a long time! The level of support we have received has been amazing, within a week of starting we welcomed in excess of 1,000 scouts on a winter camp, and they all went home well fed and happy”

Andy Lanham – Centre Manager