Search
The Caterer

Aramark wins £2.4m Wirral Metropolitan College catering contract

19 November 2012 by
Aramark wins £2.4m Wirral Metropolitan College catering contract

Contract caterer Aramark has got to work on a new £2.4m education contract at Wirral Metropolitan College.

The five-year deal sees the company invest in the refurbishment of the dining space, a new Starbucks café and a new food offer at the split campus site in Birkenhead.

The Conway Park campus features a refurbished ground floor reception and catering area, creating a new "grab and go" outlet and a new social space for students.

Designed together with both students and the college, the food offer also features internationally-influenced street food as well as theatre cookery.

Meanwhile, the Twelve Quays campus offers a hot meal service, a "grab and go" offer and the Starbucks café.

"The education market is increasingly competitive and outstanding new facilities can be a real differentiator for both staff and students. We look forward to developing our proposition further throughout the life of the contract."

Sue Wysocki, marketing manager for the college, added: "Aramark has been very receptive to the ideas and contributions from college students, who have played an important role in informing both the design of the area layout, and also the menu offer."

The news of this latest contract win in the further and higher education sector comes hot on the heels of last week's announcement that Aramark had picked up a £7m bundled services deal at the University of Worcester.

Other new academic clients this year include the University of Salford, Sunderland and New College Durham, the University of Westminster and Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College.

By Janie Manzoori-Stamford

E-mail your comments to Janie Manzoori-Stamford here.

Tabletalk
Tabletalk
If you have something to say on this story or anything else join the debate at Table Talk - Caterer's new networking forum. Go to www.catererandhotelkeeper.com/tabletalk

Catererandhotelkeeper.com jobs

Looking for a new job? Find your next job here with Catererandhotelkeeper.com jobs

Blogs on Catererandhotelkeeper.com ](http://www.catererandhotelkeeper.com/blogs) Catch up with more news and gossip on all Caterer's blogs
[E-Newsletters](http://www.catererandhotelkeeper.com/email-newsletters.htm)[ For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our E-newsletters
Â
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!