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HCL has a golden thread of passion, drive and commitment to achieve our VISION to be the First Choice in Education catering; renowned for achieving excellence in service delivery and keeping our customers at the heart of everything we do.

94% of HCL’s market share is within the county of Hertfordshire, providing a catering service for 400 Primary Schools, 50 Secondary Schools and an increasing number of Business and Industry contracts.

Launched in September 2013, HCL continues to have a successful track record of contract retention and year on year growth in new business development.

This success is attributed to a focus and ability in meeting and delivering customer expectations, together with an innovative approach, versatility and desire for success.

HCL’s portfolio includes Academies, Multi-Academies and Schools and spans a developing geographical range over Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and North London.

Over the last year HCL served in excess of 15 million main meals alone, to our Schools, Academies and Commercial customers.

However, Education Catering is changing and HCL is ahead of the game, taking a proactive approach, offering new and innovative ideas and concepts which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Two course Primary meal choices with starter or dessert
  • Year 6 options, developed to entice
  • Pioneering dishes to provide healthier, international and vegetarian dishes
  • Tantalizing meal offers, aimed at Key Stages 3 to 5
  • All day catering solutions for students and staff
  • Investment plans to enable the creation of a unique restaurant atmosphere
  • Interactive pre-ordering and cashless and online payment

If you are considering the option of a new catering provision or want to find out more, please complete the Contact Form to the right or follow this link and we will be in touch.

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