What is Food Services?
Food Services is a very large and important sector in the Hospitality Industry employing over 12,000
Food Services includes working in catering operations like:
- Residential Care
- Boarding Schools and hostels
- Contract catering (including corporate cafes)
- Large scale stadium and event catering
- Government and Defence Force
- Airline Catering
Where can a career in Food Services take me?
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Who to contact
Pippa Saxon – National Clients Advisor
Pippa looks after clients and businesses within the Food Services sector from large catering organisations, stadium and event catering through to smaller hospital sites, residential care, staff cafeterias within corporate businesses and prison kitchens; helping clients to implement training into these types of businesses and advising people around suitable qualifications and training options along with arranging subsidy for all eligible businesses.
Phone 09 589 1357
Mobile 0274 300 485
Fax 09 589 1367
Andy Simmons – Food Services Coordinator/Assessor
Andy’s role is quite a new one for HSI, as along with being the coordinator for the new apprenticeship he is also the assessor for all of the practical components of the programme. Andy will assist employers and apprentices with their training plans and visit them regularly to complete practical assessments and make sure they’re generally on-track and making good progress with each training module along the way.