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Projects & Consultancy

Projects & Consultancy

Project Management Consultancy

Cost Effective Catering offers its clients an objective, expert consultancy service that can help them review their current and future catering requirements.  Our strategic approach will address issues such as space planning, equipment, labour, productivity and compliance.  At all times, our advice will help you meet best practice requirements.

Our consultancy work allows us to draw up a meaningful catering strategy that accurately and clearly sets out your objectives and shows how these can be best achieved.  We can assist you in compiling tender documents for every aspect of your catering operation and, should you require it, oversee the total works programme - ensuring that the project is delivered on time and on budget.Our consultancy work includes:

  • new build kitchens
  • major kitchen refurbishments
  • new service counter solutions
  • innovative catering solutions, including intranet sites and cashless operations

Operational Management Consultancy

When you are busy running your own Independent catering operation, it can be difficult to take a step back to assess its progress.  That’s where our independent eye comes in.  We can help you benchmark your operations against comparable industry standards and show you how the latest innovations can be of benefit to your business.  This isn’t theory, this is practical problem solving that can make a real difference to your business.

Here are just some of the areas we can help you review:

  • hygiene management systems
  • purchasing
  • menu planning
  • vending solutions
  • staff training

Purchasing Network

Cost Effective Catering has strong purchasing power for a wide range of food lines and kitchen equipment. Our technical knowledge allows us to specify a number of different solutions, source the best equipment for the job and secure the best deals possible.

Clients can either choose Cost Effective Catering to run their whole in-house catering operations or they can decide to join our purchasing network.

Our procurement team are vastly experienced using their skills and expertise to achieve the best quality and prices for all levels of products from dry goods to fresh foods. Contact us to find out more information about our purchasing consortium and sign up to be a part of our group for better prices and a more reliable and regular service.

Vending Services

The range of vending equipment on the market at the moment can be quite bewildering. At Cost Effective Catering, we take confusion out of the equation by helping you choose the solution that fits your needs best.

Not only we will set-up your vending operation, we will also take responsibility for maintaining the machine and supplying all product lines - securing the best possible deals through our strong purchasing network.


If you’d like more information about our services, pricing or to make a booking, please get in touch!


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