Transparency is the Key to Success

May 09, 2022 editor

Red Box can provide the expertise and support fully integrated facility management to ensure the catering service and facilities management services within your schools achieve high standards. So how do we do this?

Within the ever developing world of the independent school marketplace and increasing state school move to inhouse operations, there remains the need to provide a nutritious and sustainable catering offer and best value facilities services. High quality catering and facilities gives schools the competitive edge. Red Box aim to provide a competitively priced consultancy service to our independent and state schools whether this is to support in house teams or outsourced contracts. We are very proud of delivering a Value for Money service.

Red Box  has strengthened its position by partnering with industry-leading experts to provide a fresh approach to working with our school clients’. The most exciting of those partnerships are detailed below:

NWCE, Catering Service Equipment- They offer sales and installation for a range of catering settings, they also offer service and maintenance plans to help keep your equipment working as efficiently as possible. If anything does go wrong, they offer a 24 hour breakdown service as well.

Redesign Projects – Consultancy. Rachel from RE Design Projects has over 20 years’ experience in design and branding for B2B and B2C marketing, print and interior design. Delivering consistently high quality solutions that make brands stand out, her work maximises potential and promotes growth. From design concept through to final installation of graphics or a full refurb, projects are tailored to a client’s needs – adding value through creative flair and thoughtful strategy at every stage. Solutions are cost-effective and Rachel works closely with clients to understand their business and get the best results, every time.

With vast expertise in catering and retail sectors, Rachel understands the key role that branding plays. Clients include Leeds City Council (branding for school catering, leisure centre cafes and hospitality),Manchester Metropolitan University (brand creation across 11 catering outlets), Chesterfield Royal Hospital (restaurant branding and interior design) and more. Rachel has also worked with ASDA (POS, campaigns and advertising), McDonalds (managing the graphics overhaul of restaurants in the north of England) and Booker Wholesale UK (retail packaging and POS).

Red Box  are very excited by these informal collaboration and the tangible benefit it brings to our clients, engineered to provide a complete and unified level of service and transparency, in a way not previously seen.

Similar partnership collaborations with leading entrepreneurial branded food supply companies, procurement specialists, Health and Safety experts, and use of our internal Highfield Qualified Trainers. Red Box  Consultancy Services are a registered examination centre for any legislative and developmental training needs, which round out the level of support and expertise that using Red Box  as your food service consultancy will bring to your school.

By using this experience, these partnerships and utilising the expertise we have internally, we are able to analyse, scrutinise and deliver in-depth, robust changes and improvements to a school’s catering performance and delivery in a sensitive and empowering manner. The beauty of the approach lies in its systematic simplicity and we rigorously and diligently form a clear picture and understanding of any catering operation.

We work with in-house catering teams and with schools who outsource. We can help you in all areas – whether you seek financial agreement, a complete food strategy, a kitchen and dining space design, implementation of robust allergen procedures, front of house training, recruitment for the perfect catering leader, procurement and full tender management.

In this era of being ‘nutritiously aware’, we know the importance of children and young adults eating the right foods, however, the key to an engaged dining room is more than the right foods, it’s about balance, education and fun! We have qualified Nutritional expertise within our Consultancy portfolio and extensive experience in reviewing menus provided by third part Contractors.

It is vital that your chosen partner mirrors your core values and ethos, that they enable your school to flourish. We will help you find them and will be on hand to ensure, contractually, they keep their promises and deliver beyond your expectations.