Award winning catering

HCL is an award-winning specialist caterer with a foundation in the education sector. We provide quality services to academies, colleges and schools whilst maintaining a clear social ethos and bringing the acumen drive and passion of a rapidly growing commercial organisation.

We are passionate about providing fresh, local and seasonal food to schools; improving the school meals service and making lunchtime an integral part of the whole school experience. We endeavour to provide dishes that are not only popular with students but will also comply with healthy eating standards and guidelines. We like to make food fun and we encourage an inviting dining experience.

Our menus are full of tantalising and nutritious recipes. We utilise fresh and high quality raw ingredients from a supply chain with a proven track record. We deliver dishes with a focus on taste, value and reassurance of the provenance of our meals.

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Education Catering

HCL is an entirely customer-driven organisation, delivering innovative solutions to the challenges of a fast-developing market and a demanding customer base. Working in partnership and supporting each client’s objectives. HCL creates an enhanced meal service with increased participation.

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HCL working closely with Hertfordshire County Council and all of our schools

Hertfordshire Catering Limited (HCL) is, as the supplier of school meals to 430 schools...


Knebworth Primary School caterer scoops top prize in national baking competition

Some of the most highly-skilled talents in educational catering took part in the annual...


LACA Finishing Touches Competition 2018

To all HCL Colleagues It’s that time of year again where we begin to think about t...


Our staff are our greatest asset and we are pro-active in providing the tools to develop individuals into motivated teams. Our exceptional in-house Training Department delivers high quality training packages which are tailored to specific needs and present the conduit to provide the opportunity to reach their optimum potential.

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