The education arm of leading caterer Harbour & Jones, Principals Catering, which provides healthy and nutritious meals to schools in the South East, today announces the appointment of three new recruits to its growing team.
Neil Price takes on the role of Company Chef at Principals after gaining extensive experience in the hospitality industry. Neil’s previous role was at The British Council where he was Head Chef in charge of a busy staff restaurant for over 12 years.
Additionally, Jane McIntyre joins the Principals team as Group Operations Manager. With over thirty years’ experience in education catering, Jane is not only responsible for compliance and managing the team but also brings her nutrition knowledge to menu development and planning.
The third newest member of the Principals team is Peter McKenna who joins the team as Sales Manager with responsibility for driving new business, creating marketing initiatives and driving engagement. Peter’s extensive experience in the catering industry includes working for five years as Food and Beverage Manager at Selfridges and managing branches of high street chains such as Costa, Caffé Nero and EAT. Peter comments: “I am delighted to join Principals and I am looking forward to applying my knowledge to driving an effective sales strategy and to introducing some exciting new initiatives, including employing the latest technology.”
Nathan Jones, Co-Founder and Director of Harbour & Jones, comments: “Peter, Neil and Jane are all welcome additions to our growing Principals team and we are looking forward to seeing how their knowledge and experience will further develop the leading schools caterer for the South East; we know that they will have lots of fresh ideas to bring to the table.”