Kudos secures catering contract with Port of Felixstowe

Kudos Catering has been awarded the catering and hospitality contract at the Port of Felixstowe.

After a competitive tender process Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe appointed Kudos as its exclusive catering provider, strengthening the independent catering and hospitality provider’s position in the B&I sector.

The port, operated by Hutchison Ports, is the UK’s busiest container port and operates 24 hours a day, 363 days a year. Kudos will provide breakfast, lunch, deli, a coffee bar, hospitality and vending services to over 3,000 port employees, visitors and contractors at Trinity Container Terminal, Berths 8&9, Tomline House and other sites around the port.

Kudos is working closely with the port to create a tailored offer that includes freshly made seasonal, local, healthy and innovative menus, designed to be engaging for the onsite workforce and sustainable for the port; including introducing recycle, reduce and reuse initiatives for single-use plastics, food waste and coffee grounds.

June Smith, Procurement Contracts Supervisor at Hutchison Ports, said, “Congratulations to Kudos for being awarded the Catering Tender, I am looking forward to implementing new initiatives at the Port of Felixstowe.”

Graham Turner, Senior Operations and Commercial Director of Kudos, said “We’re thrilled to be working with the Port of Felixstowe and we’re really looking forward to building a strong and sustainable partnership with the port.

'Mobilising during the COVID-19 lockdown has presented us with a unique set of circumstances and challenges. Fortunately, we are a very diverse and adaptable business and we have pulled together all of our expertise and wisdom, ably supported by the central resources provided by Crown Partnership to launch the operation and allow us to manage the business through and beyond these unprecedented times.

'Our dynamic and passionate team are the life and soul of Kudos and with the support and commitment of our clients and suppliers we will focus on doing what we do best; delivering award winning food and drink for our wonderful clients, customers and visitors.”