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The proof is in the pudding

Our clients are our lifeblood. Since our launch in 1998 the company has grown through strongly-forged partnerships with clients, where mutual trust and understanding has allowed us to provide the very best advice and practice particular to each circumstance and need.

The spread of our client base, from Business and Industry through to Education and Healthcare, means that we can share our accumulated knowledge and experience of these sectors to ensure that not only do all our clients get outstanding value for money, their clients and staff are provided with interesting, healthy and well prepared food and drink.

Food should be a pleasure to prepare and a pleasure to eat so we are also deeply involved in the environment in which both activities take place. We have developed an innovative design and build service for kitchens and eating areas alike to provide safe, productive and pleasant working conditions and comfortable and attractive restaurants, dining rooms and break-out areas.

The Pride Customer Promise – We promise to put our customers first in everything we do. We provide fresh food and fresh ideas combined with a fresh approach. We work in partnership with our customers and clients to make quality our way of life.

“Pride Catering have been the contract caterer at Laurel Court for 3 years and have always worked to a very high standard and offered quality food throughout this time. The Residents are very happy with the quality and choice of food being prepared for them on a daily basis.”

February 2015

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John Stanley, Estate Manager
Peverel Retirement (First Port)

“I just wanted to drop you a line to thank you for inviting us to the conference yesterday, both Chris and I enjoyed the conference very much. We are glad it was a success for you all. It is a good time for us to catch up with everybody.

We do attend quite a few of these events; the location is fantastic, being able to browse while you get on with the business side is a bonus. The other very noticeable point is that all of your delegates appear to enjoy themselves.

Thank you again and hopefully see you at the next one.”

November 2014

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Catherine Colton
Director – West Horsley Dairy

“Pride’s business and culture have developed over the period since the last full assessment in September 2012, in line with the company’s principles of quality, commitment to excellence and continual improvement”

January 2015

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John Burchell, Hospitality Assured Assessor 
Institute of Hospitality

“At Whitgift House we are committed to the highest standards of care and we feel it is important to provide healthy and nutritious meals for residents using fresh, locally sourced produce. Not only are our residents benefitting from a healthier diet, they are also enjoying their food more. This award is our guarantee to them and we are absolutely over the moon to have achieved Gold!”

December 2013

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Philomena Kavanagh, Head of Care at Whitgift House

“Teaming up with Pride was one of the best decisions we ever made. I can’t recommend Pride enough.”

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Richard Rosewell, Deputy Head – Vineyard School, Richmond

“We recently had an Ofsted inspection and received excellent comments on the standard of the lunchtime food and what a pleasure it was to eat in the dining room.”

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Sue Sawyer, Head teacher – St John the Baptist Church of England Primary School

“Another benefit apart from well-fed and happy children, is the increase in free school meals…for which the school will receive additional funding.”

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Barbara Chevis, Head teacher – Burlington Primary School

“The change in the standard of food has been completely metamorphic. To see the pleasure on children’s faces at lunchtime is a delight.”

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Shelagh – Bursar St Stephens