Harbour & Jones has been awarded the catering and reception services contract at Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG), an international insurance broker based in the heart of the financial district within its state-of-the-art new offices in The Walbrook Building.
Situated on the ground and seventh floor of the impressive nine-story building, AJG moved into its new offices in September. The exclusive five-year contract, sees H&J brought on board to offer a combined service including reception and hospitality.
“We worked with AJG from the beginning, helping them plan their kitchen and also advising them on the best layout for their dining areas in order to engage and enhance the customer journey,” said Patrick Harbour, co-owner and director of H&J.
More reception and hosting contracts
An ever-increasing part of the business, H&J has continued to take on more reception and hosting contracts at some of London’s most prestigious addresses. The company has also recently started working with an expert in the field to ensure it is providing the best services that are available in the city.
“Reception services are now an integral part of our business and we are already seeing efficiencies at our sites like AJG, where we run both front and back of house. We are able to streamline the entire process and make sure customers experience a consistent high level of service from the moment they walk in the door to when they leave.”
Arthur J. Gallagher
Arthur J. Gallagher, the brand name for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. outside of the United States, employs 3500 staff across the UK, Australia, Singapore, Caribbean, Canada, Chile and Norway, and is an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.
About Harbour & Jones (H&J)
H&J has been exciting its customers with inventive food and service since 2004. Provenance and seasonality are at the heart of the dishes and talented chefs create food using the very best British produce. With a focus on simple, consistent, delicious and uncomplicated food, the bespoke menus offer everything from the highly refined to the fun and flamboyant.
H&J hold contracts across a number of B&I sites including Selfridges, Aegis Media and Global Radio, as well as some high profile legal and financial companies. H&J also run the public catering at St Paul’s Cathedral and famous tea-clipper Cutty Sark in London’s Greenwich.
H&J also has a sister company called Harbour & Jones Events, which offers a complete events management service and has exclusive access to some of London’s most prestigious venues including the Royal Society, Royal Society of Arts, Prince Philip House, RADA and 41 Portland Place, as well as being a listed caterer at Cutty Sark and St Paul’s Cathedral.
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