Vine dining 17 January 2020 Andrew McKenzie and the 2019 Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year Romain Bourger on the Vineyard’s winning wine formula
In this week's issue... Vine dining Andrew McKenzie and the 2019 Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year Romain Bourger on the Vineyard’s winning wine formula
Read More
Search

ISS Eaton wins £19m catering deal with O2

14 February 2008 by
ISS Eaton wins £19m catering deal with O2

Business and industry (B&I) caterer ISS Eaton has won a £19m deal to provide catering services for mobile phone operator O2, and has revealed plans to make a number of acquisitions.

The O2 deal, worth £3.8m in annual turnover over five years, is the caterer's largest win to date and will see it provide catering services at seven sites including Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester and head office in Slough. Previously run by Compass Group's Eurest, the contract includes staff feeding and hospitality, as well as some fine dining.

ISS Eaton boss Simon Titchener has also revealed that the company is in advanced talks to purchase a community meals provider to bolster its Fresh CM division, plus an event caterer and a B&I caterer.

The deals, if successful, will more than double ISS Eaton's turnover from £24m last year to about £60m.

Titchener, who joined the firm six months ago from Aramark, wants to make the company a £100m-turnover heavyweight.

The caterer has also taken the catering contract for foreign exchange company Travelex's head office in Peterborough from rival BaxterStorey, in a deal worth more than £500,000 over two years. These recent deals follow other wins, including Lego and consumer goods group Sara Lee, both in Slough, Berkshire, each valued at £350,000 in annual turnover.

Eaton Group was taken over by ISS Facility Services in a £15m deal in September 2004.

View more news on contract catering here >>

Caterer Blog: Ringing the changes >>

3663 signs £27.5m deal with ISS >>

ISS launches new division to focus on services >>

By Chris Druce

E-mail your comments to Chris Druce here.

The Caterer Blog Catch up with more news and gossip on the Caterer Blog here
Newswire For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our e-mail news alerts.
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!