Innovate Services shortlisted for three industry awards in the EDUcatering Excellence Awards 2014
Judges confirm Innovate as a finalist for ‘Contract Caterer of the Year’, ‘Specialist of the Year’ and ‘Marketing Award’
Innovate Services, the innovative school catering company, has been shortlisted for three categories in this year’s EDUcatering Awards, which aims to showcase the top achievers in the UK’s school meal industry. Innovate has been announced as a finalist in the highly coveted Contract Caterer of the Year award, in addition to Paula Lee, compliance manager shortlisted for the Specialist of the Year award, and Hannah Croy, marketing coordinator for the Marketing Award.
The EDUcatering Excellence Award is considered to be a highly prestigious accolade and is one of the most sought-after acknowledgements of merit throughout the school catering industry. The winners will be revealed at a gala dinner reception, which is being held on 13 October at the Royal Garden Hotel in London.
Having previously won the Contract Caterer of the Year award in 2012, Innovate’s CEO, Derick Martin said: “To be recognised once again as a finalist in the prestigious EDUcatering awards is a fabulous achievement, as we are being judged by our industry peers. To be shortlisted in the Contract Caterer of the Year category for the second time is really impressive and illustrates the difference we are making in delivering a school meals service that is shaping real change. I would like to congratulate the entire team for their fantastic work, which has led us to reaching the finals. I would also like to commend Paula Lee and Hannah Croy for being recognised for their efforts in the Specialist and Marketing categories.”
Based in West Byfleet, Surrey, Innovate Services is the catering partner for secondary schools and colleges across the UK, and today operates in over 90 sites to deliver a fresh approach to school meals provision. For a full list of the EDUcatering Excellence Awards 2014 finalists, click here, or for more information regarding Innovate Services, visit www.innovate-services.com or telephone 0845 494 0005.