Servest wins lucrative BBC catering contract

By Carina Perkins

- Last updated on GMT

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Servest will provide catering to 18 BBC locations
Servest will provide catering to 18 BBC locations
Servest Group has won an £8.5m contract to provide catering to the BBC.

The three-year contract will see Servest manage 27 outlets at 18 BBC locations throughout the UK, including staff restaurants, deli bars and Costa Coffee concessions. It will also providing catering for meetings and events such as the Commonwealth Games.

The contract begins on 1 April 2014, with a possible two-year extension after the initial period.

Local focus

Alan Bainbridge, director of the BBC's facilities management re-procurement project, said the broadcaster was impressed by the ‘value and local focus’ offered by Servest.

“Having been successful in winning all the procurement lots, the BBC will benefit from both consistency across all sites but local sourcing wherever possible,” he explained.

Henry Watts, managing director of Servest Catering said the company was ‘thrilled’ to have won such a big contract with the prestigious broadcaster.

“Our aim is to do for staff and visitors to the BBC, just what we do best every day,” he said.

That is to provide a contemporary catering service that has great people and local, seasonal produce at its core.”

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