MEET THE TEAM
THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE FOOD
BEHIND YOUR PEOPLE
Our experienced senior management team members are as diverse as our ingredients. But, just as with a great recipe, they combine perfectly, each adding a little magic and each working towards the same goal: to impress you and your colleagues every time you sit down to eat.
CCSL offers our clients the best of both worlds - a company that is small enough to care a great deal about your business and offer you a personal service, whilst also being big enough to provide you with an unmatched level of support and resources.
We create great food, using fresh, locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients. We invest in training our teams to the highest levels while always encouraging creativity and ownership of ideas.
The CCSL company culture is positive and friendly, resulting in a happy workforce who engage with customers positively and who are simply passionate about great food.
Mary has steered CCSL to its market-leading position. She started the company back in 1991 and is still fully involved in the day-to-day business, visiting clients and remote teams and making sure the vision of her company remains on track while continuously finding ways of improving our service.
Bette oversees the strategic development as well as tactical oversight of the day-to-day management of the business ensuring that the vision and values of CCSL are realise in our programmes of innovation and continuous improvement of the services we deliver to our clients now and in the future.
Mary keeps all of the wheel turning. A hotel management graduate, she has worked in the catering industry for nearly 25 years. She manages all company contracts, both operationally and financially, by developing our business relationships and driving constant improvement within our operations.
Bette has over 30 years’ experience in the Hospitality Industry working across both Operational and Business Development roles. Bette oversees the strategic development of CCSL with a strong focus on existing client business and new business development as well as tactical oversight of the day to day management of the business ensuring that the vision and values of CCSL are realised in our programmes of innovation and continuous improvement of the services we deliver to our clients now and in the future.
Orla is a fountain of knowledge, gleaned from over 30 years in the business. Our go-to person for quality and compliance issues, hygiene, crisis management and client relationships, comfortably setting standards that set us apart from our competitors.
Quality & Compliance Manager
Caroline is our people person. With over 25 years’ experience in human resources gained both in Ireland and the UK, Caroline makes a real difference by putting processes in place to inspire leadership and innovation, lead and nurture change and encourage creativity.
Commercial Regional Manager
Commercial Relationship Manager
Open and empathetic with a genuine passion for the business. Cathal has over 28 years' industry experience. He works collaboratively with his teams to develop effective operating models and relationships to ensure all activities are aligned to meet client requirements, commercial objectives and above all delight the customer.
Commercial Relationship Manager
Tara's chief responsibility is to create and implement innovative strategies which increase awareness of the CCSL key differentiators and also to enhance the communication strategies of existing clients in terms of dining and its benefits.
John is your local contact. He has over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and has worked a number of well-known hotels, including as a GM in the education sector where he managed a contract serving meals to over 4,000 people every day.
Neil’s strong customer focus and commitment to consistently providing excellent catering services has proven to be an asset to our catering team and the services we provide. Neil has excellent planning and organisational skills, implementation and adherence to ISO and HACCP standards as well as proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
Julie Is the implementer of change, working strategically with clients. She is a high energy manager, achieving her goals by focusing on business strategy, organic growth, streamlining overheads, continual improvement of customer and client experience and raising business standards.
Anne is the numbers specialist. She leads a team of accountants and account technicians as well as the payroll department, ensuring everything runs smoothly. She also liaises with the operations managers to oversee the performance of their units and ensures that everything is ready for our clients on time
Margaret can make food dance on plates. Her passion is for food innovation and development, working with talented chefs and reputable, high quality local food suppliers to produce new dishes to exceptional standards. She has been with CCSL since 2002 and is an expert in special event catering.
Food Innovations Manager
CCSL doesn't just adhere to the industry standards. We surpass them.
That means we never fail to deliver on our promises and leave every client happy and well-fed. These are the recognised quality control accreditations that CCSL work within:
- ISO 9001:2008
Quality Management System
- ISO 14001:2004
Environmental Management System
- ISO 22000:2005
Food Safety Management System
- OHSAS 18001:2007
H&S Management System
Reducing food miles is one of our top considerations whenever we look to source new ingredients or plan each CCSL site.
We work closely with our local teams and suppliers, sourcing from within the community when we can, streamlining our product ranges, finding solutions to storage demands and changing habits and behaviours to reduce frequency of deliveries.
Excite & Engage
It is an indisputable fact that good nutrition leads to happier, more productive workforce and therefore meals planned, prepared and delivered by CCSL boost employee engagement.
Working with HR managers and managing directors amongst our clients around the country we have identified the five best strategies to boost employee engagement through food.
For over 32 years CCSL has been feeding companies and bringing healthy food to workplaces across Ireland. With a combination of the best local produce, talented chefs, technology and innovative thinking we bring you an award-winning suite of services.
Every day we prove that good nutrition makes for happier employees which, in turn, brings improved productivity. Now we’d like to prove it to you.
THE CCSL TEAM
The CSSL team is made of the best and most experienced people in the industry. But we’re growing and we’re looking for bright, talented innovators to join us as we feed the nation’s workforce with heathy, nutritious, delicious fresh food.
Send in your CV and we’ll get right back to you.