Overview

Accent Catering was established in 2002 and is celebrating it's 15th year of business!

The numbers…

  • Over 600 team players with a "Can-do attitude"
  • Operating in over 70 contracts 
  • We serve over 25,000 delicious meals a day
  • Our 2016 turnover was £15 million

Food

  • Fresh food cooked from scratch with the finest ingredients
  • Our ingredients are of the highest quality and sourced locally wherever possible
  • Accent is committed to healthy eating across the business
  • Our food is nutritious, tasty and appealing to the eye

People

  • We recognise our staff are our most important asset so with that in mind we make sure we nurture them
  • 97% of Accent staff would recommend working for us
  • Excellent service and a ‘can-do’ attitude is rewarded through our ‘Shining Stars’ Employee programme
  • Training and development is actively encouraged, with many staff completing NVQ’s and external courses at every level

The environment

  • We only use biodegradable, recyclable or compostable material for our packing
  • Recycled paper is used across the business and we have paperless invoicing 
  • 75% of our fruit and vegetables are sourced from the Home Counties

Support

  • We install a computer in every contract so all bookwork is computerised
  • Derek Warman- Finance & IT Director oversees every stage of the accounting process to ensure client invoices are accurate and on time
  • Dimensions – our internal procedures manual is a comprehensive document covering HR, health and safety and food hygiene

Company strategy

  • We fund growth of 8-10 contracts per year investing in top resources as we grow 
  • Retaining our existing clients and continuing to build solid partnerships