Lexington Catering signs £20m deal with London Business School
Lexington Catering has renewed its contract with the London Business School (LBS) in a five-year deal worth £20m in total turnover.
The new contract, which will start in January 2016, will see Lexington provide the catering offer for the LBS campus in Regent's Park. The team will manage all retail catering onsite, dining, events and hospitality services.
Mike Sunley (pictured), chief executive of Lexington, said: "We have worked in partnership with LBS, since 2009, to evolve the catering offering, providing a service that meets the needs of its international business community, delivering value for money and a personalised service.
"By refreshing all retail spaces and introducing new innovations, which include expanding the social media opportunities and smart phone technology, we've been able to improve engagement with the school's community."
Lexington Catering has also recently formed a new partnership with Galvin's Restaurants to deliver an apprenticeship and graduate training programme.
The partnership will enable apprentices going through the Lex School of Talent and Galvin's Chance training programme, along with graduates across the two organisations to share best practice and training opportunities.
Rob Kirby, chef director at Lexington, and Galvin's group chef, Warren Geraghty, have been the driving force behind the new relationship.
Lexington Catering is part of Elior UK, following its acquisition by the French-owned caterer last year.
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