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Quality Catering to the Education Sector

HCL is an exciting people-orientated company, which is committed to delivering quality-driven services to the education sector. Led by a professional and innovative management team, HCL provides cost-effective catering services to schools and colleges within and beyond the greater-Hertfordshire area. We are experienced education caterers with the skills, knowledge and commercial know-how to meet our clients’ needs. HCL is entirely customer-driven.

We can provide a wide range of services

Not Just School Dinners

Our Food and Services

We offer a wide range of catering services. These include, but are not limited to, Breakfast, Mid-Morning re-fuelling, After School Activity snacks, Packed Lunches, Staff Meals and a range of professional and competitively priced hospitality and event selections. Whether it’s coffee and biscuits, a working breakfast, buffet lunch or full day refreshments for an Inset Day, nothing is beyond HCL’s versatile team!

HCL understands the additional responsibility a school has with regard to maintaining a meal service and ensuring legislative compliance. We offer a dedicated service to schools which has proven to be a valuable cost effective service, for example, statutory gas tests, deep cleaning extractor hoods or mobilising the repair of a faulty piece of equipment, etc.

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We are proud of our

Outstanding Service

We are committed to the delivery of excellence

HCL has a golden thread of passion drive and commitment to delivering excellence in education catering. We have a 83% market share in our home county of Hertfordshire alone; more than 16 million meals were served in 2018/19. We currently operate in 41 Secondary Schools and over 380 Primary Schools, including many academies and Multi-Academy Trusts in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and North London.

The secret of our success is meeting customer expectations, versatility and a desire to succeed.

We are proud to hold the Silver Food for Life Catering Mark.

Our standards are high, we are committed to the delivery of service excellence and our efforts have been acknowledged and rewarded with a number of industry awards.

Our Awards

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Please complete this form if you would like us to contact you about our catering services. If you wish to make a general enquiry, please use the form on our contact page.

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