Accent Catering is one of the most notable and distinctive operators in the Independent Schools contract catering market, having provided award-winning services to some of the most prestigious Schools in England for over 15 years. Combining the personal touch and attention to detail of an owner-operated business, with the peerless quality of our fresh-food menus devised in conjunction with each school by Paul Merry (our Food Development Director), we take care of the smallest details that make the biggest difference in Independent Schools Catering.
We make no apologies for our unstinting commitment to delivering our customers the freshest, locally-sourced food prepared from scratch on site, each and every day. From our extensive use of Red Tractor-approved meat to our ‘Good Egg’ award for only using RSPCA free-range eggs in our food, locally sourced quality suppliers means we minimise the time food spends ‘on the road’ to ensure it arrives on the plate as fresh as possible.
Our approach to a successful service is simple and reliable: we work in true partnership with our Clients, never enforcing our ideas on them but listening to what they want, and using our expertise and innovation to organically develop a service that is perfectly tailored to their requirements. Our talented and intuitive marketing team is always on hand with ideas and designs to transform dining rooms, and make them as appealing as the food we serve.
Our all-round approach means we develop all aspects of each service, including match teas, canapés and special functions, homemade samples and cakes for Open Days, prestigious black tie dinners and buffets for staff and parent evenings.
We have always known that the key to delivering the best service is to ensure we attract the highest-calibre team members. For the last 15 years we have operated a recognition and reward scheme called “Shining Stars” to recognise staff who exemplify our “Can do” attitude. Our teams are well-trained, motivated and happy to work for Accent and our clients. We’ve been voted in the Top 10 ‘Best Employers in Hospitality’ or ‘Best Places to Work in Hospitality’ for the last 5 years, something of which we are very proud.