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A flourishing start to the new decade

We are only three months in to the new year and Graysons is already in the process of launching five new contracts in 2020. These fantastic new wins come off the back of an equally successful end to 2019, where we launched bespoke services at IMG in Stockley Park and Chiswick Park, the iconic Sotheby’s in Mayfair and QVC in Liverpool.

Our 2020 launches include The Royal Pharmaceutical Society, The National Education Union’s, Haberdashers’ Hall, McCann World Group and The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

The outset of 2020 has also seen the retention of Graysons’ contract with Mitsubishi Motors in the UK, as well as the contract extension and mobilisation of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists at their freshly developed home in London Bridge, following a strategic departure from their historic Regent’s Park residence.

Another huge development project for 2020 is underway at The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew at Wakehurst. Since launching the contract in 2018, Graysons is investing in partnership with Wakehurst to transform the main restaurant and cafés for visitors.

The key to this success?

Graysons is focused on delivering flexible, bespoke catering offers, which succeed in growing sales year on year. This is achieved with personal involvement from our Managing Director, Tim O’Neill, and Business Development Director, Simona Oproiu, who are intrinsic to contract development from mobilisation and beyond.

Graysons has also successfully positioned itself ahead of the curve on sustainability. We were recently put forward as ‘the most sustainable caterer in the UK’ by Slow Food UK for popular France 24 television series, Down to Earth.

The episode, ‘Food security and seeds: Inviting wild relatives to the table’, culminated in an interview with our Group Executive Chef, Barry Nichols, and Shane Holland, Executive Chairman of Slow Food in the UK. It shone vital light on the importance of protecting our British food heritage and biodiversity.

Simona Oproiu, Business Development Director, highlights:

“Facts speak louder than words: Graysons has enjoyed a 100% retention rate for the last five years as well as sustained organic growth. This is something we are immensely proud of! It is testament to how we do things differently and offer a wholly personal approach to every partnership.”