Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Sport, Leisure and Hospitality business has retained a £7 million contract with the world-famous Henley Royal Regatta.
The five-year deal will see Compass continue to provide catering services within the prestigious members only Stewards’ Enclosure, delivering first class food and service to the Stewards and their guests throughout the week of the Regatta. The Steward’s Enclosure offers a diverse array of bars and luncheon facilities, including the all-day Mile and 1/8th restaurant, an ever-popular seafood restaurant and the traditional members’ luncheon marquee.
Having worked with the Henley Royal Regatta over the past 15 years, Compass is set to build on its strong existing client relationship to further develop the food offering and dining environment, providing contemporary solutions that are nevertheless firmly rooted in the traditions of the Regatta.
“It is an honour to have the opportunity to be able to continue to work with the team at the Regatta and support such a prestigious event,” says Andrew Latham, business director for Sport, Leisure and Hospitality at Compass Group. “We are really looking forward to continuing to evolve the food and experience we provide, building on our success at the Regatta and the excellent feedback we’ve had from visitors over so many years.”
Regatta chairman, Mike Sweeney, adds: “I am delighted that Compass has retained the contract to provide catering services in the Stewards’ Enclosure at Henley Royal Regatta. Compass has delivered excellent quality and high levels of service over the past 15 years and I am very pleased that our relationship will be continuing.”