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Our benefits team is constantly working behind the scenes to negotiate great offers to add to the hundreds already available to all employees via Sodexo Discounts. So we’re excited to announce a brand new offer for you …

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This week, 16-20 October

IT’S WASTELESS WEEK!

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This week, 16-20 October, Sodexo is holding its annual WasteLESS Week, and we would love to invite you, your clients and your consumers to take part.

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Celebrate Diwali with us

The festival of lights

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It’s a time for firework displays, family feasts and fun with loved ones – and millions of people across the world will be celebrating Diwali later this month. Here’s the low down on this key event in the Hindu calendar. And if you’re celebrating, why not post some pictures to the Sodexo Facebook page?

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Springfield hospital

NEW CONTRACT FOR HEALTHCARE

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South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust has appointed Sodexo as its new soft services provider.

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This year, marks the thirty year anniversary of Black History Month with thousands of events happening around the UK.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

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This year, marks the thirty year anniversary of Black History Month with thousands of events happening around the UK. 

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Jonathan Grififiths (pictured right) won £100 in Say Shopping Vouchers

321 Zero competition winner announced

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Jonathan Grififiths won £100 in Say Shopping Vouchers after being picked as the winner in Sodexo’s safety 321 Zero competition.

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Sodexo Ireland’s Veronica Palacios crowned champ

2017 Barista of the Year

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Veronica Palacios, a barista for Sodexo at the An Post staff restaurant at the GPO in Dublin, was crowned the 2017 UK and Ireland Barista of the Year at the Sodexo Salon Culinaire in Ascot Racecourse.

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Salon Culinaire Best in Show winner Phil Clark admitted to being ‘over the moon’ after he bounced back brilliantly from a bad performance in last year’s event to come out top in 2017.

PHIL CLARK IS BEST IN SHOW

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Salon Culinaire Best in Show winner Phil Clark admitted to being ‘over the moon’ after he bounced back brilliantly from a bad performance in last year’s event to come out top in 2017.

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Istvan ‘Steve’ Jonas

Glasgow chef is apprentice of the year

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Istvan ‘Steve’ Jonas, 29, was thrilled to be named as Sodexo’s apprentice chef of the year at last week’s Salon Culinaire.

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Sodexo pulled out all the stops

SALON CULINAIRE 2017

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Sodexo people pulled out all the stops for this year’s Salon Culinaire at Ascot Racecourse, making it one of the best events yet. We’ll be bringing you competitor stories, all the pictures and some great videos in the coming days. Check back soon!

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This sacred festival Sharad Navratri is a nine-day long fiesta

CELEBRATE NAVRATRI

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The Navratri Hindu festival began last week, running this year from Thursday 21 September until this Saturday, 30 September.

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Congratulations to the 11 graduates: Kristian Trend, Alison Harper, Deborah Thomas, John Kidney, Joyce Simpson, Jan Janssen, Kathleen Murray, Kathryn Morgan, Nick Galloway, Gerry Furlong and Samantha Kinloch.

EMPLOYEES HONOURED FOR COMPLETING IFM PROGRAMME

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Huge congratulations go out to a second group of employees who’ve successfully complete Sodexo’s British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) accredited training programme.

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Pictured left to right: Dennis McCarroll, baker, Ulster Independent Clinic, Belfast; Dan Cruickshank, head chef, St Andrews College, Dublin; Niall Byrne, head chef, Astellas, Killorglin; Adam Stewart, chef de partie, Allstate, Belfast; Mark Tindale, head chef, Almac, Craigavon; David Fountain, executive chef, PayPal, Dublin and Dundalk and Nicky Reid, executive chef, Almac, Craigavon, 2017 Chef of the Year.

SODEXO IRELAND INNOVATION EXHIBITION AND SALON CULINAIRE

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The stunning setting of the Cliff at Lyons estate in Co. Kildare was a fitting backdrop to the successful Sodexo Ireland Innovation Exhibition, supplier showcase and Salon Culinaire on 7 September.

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Sodexo has announced the acquisition of leading London contract caterer, The Good Eating Company.

THE GOOD EATING COMPANY JOINS SODEXO

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Sodexo has announced the acquisition of leading London contract caterer, The Good Eating Company.

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Jailbirds and Gaol Craft

Support our prison rehabilitation enterprises

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Sodexo Justice Services has been helping to change lives for the better since 1993. HMP Peterborough runs several initiatives to rehabilitate offenders and reduce re-offending following release. The Government has called for prisons to become places of real work and meaningful activity — and we’re leading the way through workshops and skills training.

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Lea Eastman-Thomson

Salon champion’s success

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Lea Eastman-Thomson was encouraged to get into culinary competitions by Steve Wylie, his first head chef at Sodexo.

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WasteLESS Week is coming!

WasteLESS Week is coming!

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This year’s WasteLESS Week takes place from 16 to 20 October and it’s going to be out biggest and best yet, with two competitions running in tandem. Talk in your teams, chat to your manager and see what you, your clients and your customers can do to take part. 

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Eid Ul Adha

Capturing the spirit of Eid Ul-Adha

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Eid ul-Adha (meaning ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’) is being celebrated this year from 1 August to 4 September, and it’s a magical time when Healthcare business development manager Sajna comes together with family to feast, spend quality time with her loved ones and provide her ‘Qurbani’ (sacrifice) of sheep or cow for the less fortunate. This year her Qurbani will feed the poor in Bangladesh.

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The hunt for Sodexo’s best chef has begun!

Are You Our Chef Of The Year 2018?

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This year’s challenge to find Sodexo’s Chef of the Year has begun, with heats soon taking place across the UK and Ireland.

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Call for entries

Salon Culinaire 2017

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This year’s Salon Culinaire returns to Ascot Racecourse on 27 September with guest judges, chef demonstrations, a supplier exhibition, a street food market, as well as new and exciting categories to enter.

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Sodexo has been given the highest badge of honour from the Ministry of Defence for its commitment and support to the UK armed forces community

Sodexo awarded gold from Ministry of Defence

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Sodexo has been given the highest badge of honour from the Ministry of Defence for its commitment and support to the UK armed forces community.

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l/r Manisha Beeharry, FSA, Central Bank, Spencer Dock; Douglas Parmigiani, FSA, Davy; Niltanielle Bispo, FSA, Central Bank, North Wall Quay; Colin Byrne, chef manager, Central Bank, North Wall Quay, Ana Paula, FSA, Central Bank, North Wall Quay, Sigitas Zubrickas, catering manager, Central Bank, Spencer Dock, Aisha Keshinro, FSA, Central Bank, Spencer Dock and Audrius Ruzgus, supervisor, Guinness Storehouse.

Sodexo supports 2017 GAZE Film Festival in Dublin

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Sodexo was delighted to support the gala opening night of the 25th anniversary of the GAZE Film Festival, sponsored by Accenture, on Thursday 3 August in the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin at which the world premiere of The 34th – the Story of Marriage Equality in Ireland was screened. 

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Jane Farrell is first female trade association chair

Jane Farrell is first female trade association chair

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The new head of security at Sodexo has become the first female chair of the International Professional Security Association (IPSA) in its 59-year history.

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Business win with the DWP

Business win with the DWP

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Sodexo has secured a contract with the Department of Work & Pensions (DWP) to provide an integrated asset and estates management service.

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Did you know that 8.4 million people in the UK are struggling to afford to eat?

Summer Volunteering

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Did you know that 8.4 million people in the UK are struggling to afford to eat?

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Remembering Srebrenica podcast

Remembering Srebrenica podcast

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Marking Srebrenica Memorial Day (11 July).

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Margot Slattery (left) with Sandra Ondraschek-Norris and senior director, Catalyst Europe.

Women in Tech

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Sodexo Ireland teamed up with global non-profit organisation Catalyst on Tuesday 11 July in Dublin, for the ‘Disrupt the Default-Closing the Gender Gap for Women in Tech event.

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17-year-old apprentice chef, Katie Cooper

FutureChef winner enjoys Henley first prize

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The 17-year-old apprentice chef who won Springboard’s FutureChef 2017 competition spent a day with the Sodexo team at Henley Royal Regatta as part of her first prize.

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Setting new targets for 2025

Creating a Better Tomorrow plan

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Corporate responsibility is at the heart of how we do business, and delivering on our commitments is part of our Ambition 2025 corporate strategy. That’s why we’re pleased to be able to share with you Better Tomorrow 2025 – the next stage of our corporate responsibility journey.

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New catering contract with Clifton College

New catering contract with Clifton College

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Sodexo has been awarded the contract to provide catering and hospitality services at Clifton College, Bristol, one of the UK’s leading independent, co-educational public boarding schools.

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Sodexo Chef of the Year joins Michelin-starred Pascal Aussignac

David gets insect cooking bug

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David Hussey joined Michelin-starred chef Pascal Aussignac at a Taste of London event, showcasing insects as a food of the future.

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Check out the new scheme and you could win £50!

New Cycle to Work provider

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Hundreds of Sodexo people have already taken advantage of our fantastic Cycle to Work benefit, and we’ve now teamed up with a new provider to try and encourage even more of you to sign up. What’s more, we’re celebrating by offering two £50 Say Shopping vouchers to anyone who checks out the scheme online during July*, via the Reward Hub.  

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Well done to the whole team!

Trinity Square named ‘Newcastle Student Hall of the Year’

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Northumbria University’s student accommodation, Trinity Square, has won the ‘Newcastle Student Hall of the Year’ at the recent North East Student Housing Awards.

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Louisa Tinkler, Alex Fellows, Andrew Sutcliffe, Paul Docherty, Ted Lindsay and James Bourn worked at the Queen Anne kitchen to bring James Tanner’s signature menu to life

Sodexo chefs pop up at new Royal Ascot celebrity restaurant

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Six Sodexo chefs were given the opportunity of a lifetime, cooking alongside celebrity chef James Tanner at his new pop-up restaurant at Royal Ascot.

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Sodexo Ireland supports Inspirefest 2017

Feeding hearts and minds

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Sodexo Ireland will be feeding ‘hearts and minds’ once again as a supporter of Inspirefest, the unique sci-tech and arts festival with diversity and inclusion at its heart. It is taking place this year at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin from 6-8 July.

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Tatiana Blagorodnova, domestic service manager at Hammersmith Hospital, won the national Cleaning Services Manager of the Year Award.

Double Win For Cleaning

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Sodexo is celebrating two wins at the 2017 Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (AHCP) National Awards.

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Glynn Lawrence: chef of the year

Glynn Lawrence: chef of the year

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The executive chef responsible for Sodexo’s global airline lounge business has been awarded contract catering chef of the year award at the prestigious 2017 Craft Guild of Chefs Awards.

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Chevalier Award for Margot Slattery

Chevalier Award for Margot Slattery

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Margot Slattery, country president of Sodexo Ireland, has been named Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite by Mr Jean-Pierre Thébault, the French Ambassador to Ireland, at a ceremony at the French Residence on Ailesbury Road on Thursday 8 June 2017. It is bestowed to reward distinguished civil and other achievements by French citizens and other nationalities.

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•Newcastle United’s St James’ Park was the winner of the Directors Choice Award, voted for by club directors visiting away matches.

Sodexo stadia sweep the board at industry awards

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Sodexo Sports & Leisure teams from across the country swept the board at the Stadium Events and Hospitality Awards 2017, held at Anfield in Liverpool, picking up an impressive eight accolades.

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In red holding the award is Edwina Hughes, CR Manager

Footprint award for Green & Lean meals

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More great awards news to share! Sodexo picked up the ‘Sustainability in Education Award’ at the recent Footprint Awards, for a Green & Lean sustainable meal project.

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Contract extension with Aberdeen FC

Contract extension with Aberdeen FC

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We’ve secured a new three-year contract with Aberdeen Football Club in Scotland.

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•	Sodexo head of digital communications Stephen Marshall is named number one of 30 EMpower Top Ethnic Minority Future Leaders

Two Sodexo employees among top BAME role models

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Two Sodexo employees have been named among top ethnic minority leaders, published in the Financial Times.

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Annie Zaidi (pictured), listed in The Independent’s 50 most influential women in sport, led a breakout session on her career as a football coach from a BAME background.

Inclusion Conference

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Regional chair Sean Haley welcomed more than 250 delegates at Goodison Park, who listened to a variety of external and internal speakers focused on diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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There were some truly inspirational stories on the day, not least the winner of the Kathy Ridgard Award – Alan Lenthall from Wellington College. Alan is pictured here with Kathy's family.

Service Excellence Awards 2017

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Service stars from around Sodexo’s UK & Ireland business attended the 2017 Service Excellence Awards, this year held at Ascot Racecourse in May.

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Sodexo named in The Times chart for fourth year in a row

Top 50 Employers for Women

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Sodexo has been recognised for its leadership on workplace gender equality by being named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2017.

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Gemma (first image, middle) and Maureen (second image, middle) named as winners in national competition

Sodexo double at Cost Sector Catering Awards

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Sodexo had two winners at the Cost Sector Catering Awards in April.

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Sodexo acquires Prestige Nursing + Care

Sodexo acquires Prestige Nursing + Care

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We are excited to announce the acquisition of a leading UK home care provider, Prestige Nursing + Care.

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New contract at Hamilton Park

New contract at Hamilton Park

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Sodexo has secured a new 10-year contract with Hamilton Park Racecourse in Scotland, worth in the region of £20m.

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Vote for Ian Morris

Good Luck Ian!

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Ian Morris, the head diet chef for Sodexo at Birmingham Children's Hospital, has be named as one of the finalists for the Craft Guild of Chef's People's Choice Award.

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All set for Vaisakhi celebrations

Vaisakhi

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Sikhs from across the world will be coming together in their communities to celebrate Vaisakhi on 14 April. 

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Northumbria Named In Top 10

Northumbria Named In Top 10

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Great news for our team at Northumbria University Newcastle!

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Costco voucher
 

JOIN COSTCO

Our benefits team is constantly working behind the scenes to negotiate great offers to add to the hundreds already available to all employees via Sodexo Discounts. So we’re excited to announce a brand new offer for you …

 
This week, 16-20 October
 

IT’S WASTELESS WEEK!

This week, 16-20 October, Sodexo is holding its annual WasteLESS Week, and we would love to invite you, your clients and your consumers to take part.

 
Celebrate Diwali with us
 

The festival of lights

It’s a time for firework displays, family feasts and fun with loved ones – and millions of people across the world will be celebrating Diwali later this month. Here’s the low down on this key event in the Hindu calendar. And if you’re celebrating, why not post some pictures to the Sodexo Facebook page?

 
Springfield hospital
 

NEW CONTRACT FOR HEALTHCARE

South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust has appointed Sodexo as its new soft services provider.

 
This year, marks the thirty year anniversary of Black History Month with thousands of events happening around the UK.
 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

This year, marks the thirty year anniversary of Black History Month with thousands of events happening around the UK. 

 
Jonathan Grififiths (pictured right) won £100 in Say Shopping Vouchers
 

321 Zero competition winner announced

Jonathan Grififiths won £100 in Say Shopping Vouchers after being picked as the winner in Sodexo’s safety 321 Zero competition.

 
Sodexo Ireland’s Veronica Palacios crowned champ
 

2017 Barista of the Year

Veronica Palacios, a barista for Sodexo at the An Post staff restaurant at the GPO in Dublin, was crowned the 2017 UK and Ireland Barista of the Year at the Sodexo Salon Culinaire in Ascot Racecourse.

 
Salon Culinaire Best in Show winner Phil Clark admitted to being ‘over the moon’ after he bounced back brilliantly from a bad performance in last year’s event to come out top in 2017.
 

PHIL CLARK IS BEST IN SHOW

Salon Culinaire Best in Show winner Phil Clark admitted to being ‘over the moon’ after he bounced back brilliantly from a bad performance in last year’s event to come out top in 2017.

 
Istvan ‘Steve’ Jonas
 

Glasgow chef is apprentice of the year

Istvan ‘Steve’ Jonas, 29, was thrilled to be named as Sodexo’s apprentice chef of the year at last week’s Salon Culinaire.

 
 
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