The £1 million catering contract for Birmingham's Town Hall has been awarded to Amadeus.
Being the catering division for the NEC Group, Amadeus will offer full conference and banqueting catering for all commercial hire events, while also developing a wide range of signature menus for the venue. The contract was awarded to the firm after a six-way tender process.
Director of operations at Town Hall Birmingham Nick Loveland said: "We are thrilled to have Amadeus on board, having identified them as our ideal catering partner. We were looking for a caterer who could match up to the impressive surroundings of Town Hall by offering creative catering at the highest standard."
The Grade I listed site is collectively managed with Symphony Hall and hosts a wide array of public events such as awards evenings, catwalk shows, conferences, drink receptions, gala dinners, weddings and film screenings. It is hoped that, through this contract, new hospitality jobs will be created for the local region.
This win also follows Amadeus' other win of a £2 million contract for the Library of Birmingham, which was recently refurbished. Kevin Watson, managing director of Amadeus, added: "This is a significant win for Amadeus and we are pleased to be adding yet another landmark city centre venue to our portfolio. We already hold the catering contracts for the NIA and the ICC Birmingham, so to be awarded the contract for another two of the most iconic buildings in the country’s second city, in the space of just a few months, is a huge triumph."
Amadeus was founded around 36 years ago, and has since offered its catering services for a huge range of large-scale events such as Crufts, The BBC Good Food Show, The Scottish Open and the Ryder Cup.