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21 October 2016 | Updated 01 January 1970
 

Grazing Catering, a flexible workplace and venue food company, was launched week ending October 21, aiming to offer customers an unconventional foodservice.
The company, focussed solely on the business and industry sector, will provide contract options ranging from traditional fixed-term agreements, right the way through to a new 'pay as you go' model. that will enable clients to avoid being tied into long-term contracts.

Services range from full in-house workplace restaurants, hospitality and directors dining, to regular or ad-hoc breakfast and lunch deliveries prepared off-site at the company’s new kitchens on the edge of the City.

The purpose-built kitchens, costing around £400,000 to construct, will provide Grazing Catering with the ability to prepare a broad range of fresh food services for companies that don't have their own onsite facilities.

The business is being launched by Sam Hurst, founder of Grazing Food, which currently operates an event catering and food delivery company to clients across London and the South East. Hurst said: "The traditional contract catering landscape is changing dramatically. We've seen dilution of boundaries between high street and workplace catering, with the former increasingly offering direct to office services.

"The flexibility these businesses provide means traditional caterers need to be more nimble with their approach. Whilst our new business will offer traditional contracted services, including investment where required, we will also offer quality food on a daily rolling basis. No contracts or long-term commitments are required.”

Hurst added: “We appreciate that space is at a premium in the City and there are many businesses looking to maximise every square foot possible, that’s why our offsite kitchen gives them that additional flexibility.”

Picture: Sam Hurst

Article written by Cathryn Ellis | Published 21 October 2016

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