Award Winning Sodexo Chef to Create Culinary Getaway for 400 Seniors at Sailing Event
March 28, 2018
Australia, March 28, 2018 – On Wednesday 4 April 2018, award winning Sodexo Executive Chef Bert Lozey, together with the team of chefs from the Uniting Care contracts/sites will use over 100 kilograms of beef, chicken and salmon, 600 sausages and 400 ice creams to cater for approximately 400 seniors at the Uniting Residential Aged Care sailing event, held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre.
The event, which will kick-off the Uniting Residential Aged Care Senior’s Week celebrations, will be catered by Sodexo with a customised menu that will fuel the seniors throughout the action-packed day.
Sodexo’s Executive Chef, Bert Lozey said:
"Extensive prior planning goes into catering for an event of this size. We spend over three weeks planning the menu, purchasing the ingredients, organising the transport and storage of the food and preparing and cooking the meals.
“We planned a barbeque menu for the day to coincide with the sailing activities organised for the residents and wanted to expose them to different flavours and experiences through the menu.
“Sodexo is passionate about improving the quality of life for aged Australians through nutrition, housekeeping, landscaping, security or catering services.
“We are proud to support this event with our catering services to provide Uniting Residential Aged Care residents with an array of delicious meals. Since the creation of Sodexo, our mission has been to improve quality of life of our employees and all who we serve and to contribute to the economic, social and environmental development of the communities, regions and countries in which we operate.”
On the day residents will enjoy choosing from six main dishes and three side salads including Romesco marinated salmon fillet, sticky char sui beef kebabs, cauliflower and quinoa falafels and potato, sweet corn, green pea and chickpea salad with a herb Caesar dressing.
To finish off the menu, residents can indulge in an ice cream, sponsored by Sodexo’s partner Unilever, and a selection of sweet treats.
This is the third year Sodexo has partnered with Uniting Residential Aged Care to cater for this event.The Sodexo team members look forward to providing its residents with a delicious barbeque menu onthe day.
For over 30 years, Sodexo has provided Quality of Life services to aged care facilities in Australia, contributing to the physical, mental and social well-being of residents. The event will be held on Wednesday 4 April 2018 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the Sydney International Regatta Centre, Old Castlereagh Road, Penrith.
About Sodexo in Australia: Sodexo in Australia employs a diverse workforce of over 5,000 employees. Sodexo delivers a unique array of over 100 integrated services lines including: catering, facilities management, concierge services, security, asset maintenance and hospitality services in the following segments: Corporate, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Justice and Energy & Resources both on and off shore.
About Sodexo: Founded in Marseille in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organisational performance. Operating in 80 countries, Sodexo serves 100 million consumers each day through its unique combination of On-site Services, Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Through its more than 100 services, Sodexo provides clients an integrated offering developed over 50 years of experience: from food services, reception, maintenance and cleaning, to facilities and equipment management; from services and programs fostering employees’ engagement to solutions that simplify and optimise their mobility and expenses management, to in-home assistance, child care centres and concierge services. Sodexo’s success and performance are founded on its independence, its sustainable business model and its ability to continuously develop and engage its 427,000 employees throughout the world.
Sodexo is included in the CAC 40 and DJSI indices.
Key figures (as of August 31, 2017)
20.7 billion euro in consolidated revenues
19th largest employer worldwide
100 million consumers served daily
17 billion euro market capitalisation (as of January 10, 2018)
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