Elior UK has won the five year contract to supply catering to vocational training specialist, Henley College Coventry.

The leading contact caterer has created and introduced a range of new food and beverage concepts to meet student tastes and deliver a contemporary and relevant ‘high street’ offering. This includes: design your own burger concept Heavenly Burger; hand crafted pizzas from Pizza Foundry; deli prepared sandwiches and salads from GO!SASA; and ChU*, an exciting street food offer based on pan-Asian and American street food.

To complement the food offer, Elior has also introduced the ’We proudly serve Starbucks’ brand which includes Starbucks Fairtrade hot beverages and iced drinks.

Nigel Dunnill, head of hospitality & creative studies, Henley College Coventry comments: “Elior has mobilised our contract with a high degree of efficiency and effectiveness. Staff have been supported well in the transition from the incumbent and the quality of décor, food and service has improved significantly to date.”

Paul Fisher, director; education, Elior UK says: “We have had some very positive feedback from both students and staff at the college. We are delighted that the new food and drink concepts have been so well received by all.

“The college, which has over 5,000 students and 408 teaching staff, is currently undergoing a major £7m re-building and modernisation programme to improve the physical environment and facilities. This includes refurbishment of the refectory to provide a modern dining experience for customers.”