YO! Sushi founded in 1997 brought the concept of Japanese ‘kaiten’ sushi bar, delivering food to customers via a travelling conveyor belt, to the UK. Originally based in London, the group has grown to 84 worldwide restaurants serving 6 million customers a year, with the introduction of the new Allergen Legislation meant it was vital that YO! Sushi were able to provide consistent and reliable allergen information to these customers.
Lincolnshire County Council is one of the largest Local Authorities in the UK to roll out Nutritional Analysis integrated with cashless catering technology within secondary schools.
With over 300 schools in the authority, how would the catering team integrate two solutions to maximise uptake whilst offering greater menu choice within the nutrition standards?
The Highland Council provides catering services, incorporating school meals, welfare, staff and leisure centre catering, from their head office in Inverness with four satellite offices across the Highlands.
Covering an area equivalent in size to Belgium but twice as remote, The Highland Council faced the challenge of the introduction and monitoring of nutritional standards across 200 locations whilst also improving operational efficiency.
Interserve is one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies, offering advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and front-line services to the public and private sectors. Interserve’s aim was to drive forward the catering side of the business through consolidation of reporting, a more streamlined purchasing process, reduced wastage and more accurate recipe and menu management, ultimately befitting their clients.
In 2011 UKWEZA were invited to tender for the catering services at Mediclinic, a leading private health care company with a range of hospitals across the country. With hospitals ranging from 20 to 400 beds requiring numerous dietary, ethnic and medical requirements of patients, staff and visitors, UKWEZA required a solution that enabled cost effective management of the quality, nutritional analysis and costing with scalability to grow as new sites were implemented.