bartlett mitchell, one of the UK’s leading independent caterers, has announced the signing of three major contract wins.

The wins, with Freshfields, White & Case and Man Group all run across three to five-year terms and will see the caterer provide services ranging from client lounges and cafés to high-end hospitality.

All contract awards were part of a competitive tender process, with bartlett mitchell specifically being commended for its commitment to a sustainable supply chain, its focus on local sourcing and its strong emphasis on broader CSER (corporate, social, and environmental responsibility) activity.

The Freshfields contact, at its newly built Manchester-based offices, is a first for bartlett mitchell in the city and also the first ‘Magic Circle’ firm in its portfolio. The company is providing café, hospitality and free issue services for the company’s 550 employees based in Manchester.

Both White & Case and Man Group contracts are based in the heart of the City, growing bartlett mitchell’s ever-increasing footprint in the area. The company will provide restaurant, café and hospitality services for both clients, along with a newly-designed client lounge at White & Case.

It will employ approximately 63 people as part of the contracts.

bartlett mitchell has won more than £25m of new business in the last six months.

Ian Thomas, CEO, bartlett mitchell, said: “We are absolutely delighted to announce the signing of these three contracts.

“Each contract is incredibly different and demonstrates our ability to work with a broad range of partners and clients.

“As an independent and agile business, we are able to work with our clients to ensure that we create offers which represent their culture and values. These three very different contracts are testament to this.

“Food plays a significant role in each of these clients’ businesses and we are proud to contribute to their ongoing success by powering their teams with delicious and nutritious food. These new relationships will create even more career development opportunities for our existing team and attract new talent to join our business”.

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