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December 9, 2016

Kiwi flavour shapes new programme

The Eat Well, Live Well collateral includes: table talkers and posters. These will be placed in key settings including at schools, hospitals, food retail outlets, and defence force dining areas.

Students and hospital visitors and staff are just a few people who will be supported to make better nutritional choices, thanks to Compass Group New Zealand’s Eat Well, Live Well programme.

Eat Well, Live Well will be launched in 2017, as part of …


December 9, 2016

Middlemore team spreads cheer

Compass Group’s Food Services Coordinator Sherry Ning adds the finishing touches to her festive beverage trolley.

Compass Group’s great team of Food Service Associates (FSAs) is always keen to brighten up a patient’s day at Middlemore Hospital.

The team recently decorated its beverage trolleys to celebrate the upcoming festive season. Food Services Coordinator Sherry Ning says patients appreciate the team’s special efforts to make food and beverage service fun.

“We always try to …


December 9, 2016

Meals on Wheels gets thumbs-up

Dunedin’s Meals on Wheels Volunteer Drivers test drive the new menu.

Meals on Wheels (MoW) volunteer drivers – invited to give Compass Group’s new MoW menu a test drive at a Dunedin Hospital tasting session this week – have given the new menu a big thumbs-up.

Created by Compass Group’s Medirest specialist team, the menu was tested on Monday 28 November making Dunedin one of the first cities in New …


December 9, 2016

Passion for food reaps benefits

Massey resident Dwain Tokoara is always looking for fresh ways to create new menus for clients.

A love of food, great team work and passion to succeed all contributed towards chef Dwain Tokoara’s success in the NZ Chefs’ Association National Salon competition.

Based at Middlemore Hospital, Dwain was supported by his team and Food Service Manager Karen Reynecke to participate in the live MasterChef-style event. Competing against nine others in the Senior …