Advice and Guidance relating to the Catering Service to Lewisham Schools
Lewisham Council’s Education Catering provides advice, guidance and information relating to the Catering service to Lewisham schools.
In addition, the unit provide dispute resolution through the complaint procedure.
The Education Catering Team sits within the Estates Management & Contracts group and includes Janet Smith (Catering Manager), Kirsty Salmon (Catering Monitoring Officer) and Tracey Britton (Facilities Management (FM) Officer).
The team’s primary role is to manage the centrally managed schools meals service on behalf of 71 schools ensuring compliance from Chartwells, our current meal provider and Thermoseve, our kitchen facilities manager.
The contract currently operated by Chartwells (part of the Compass Group) employs around 500 staff.
In addition to the School Meals Contract, the Council manages the Facilities Management of kitchens ensuring they run efficiently, covering day to day repairs and statutory maintenance for kitchen equipment.