HC3S - Hampshire County Council Catering Services

Catering services for schools, venues, workplaces and attractions. Serving thousands of meals across 500 venues each day.

  • Carbonara

  • Risotto

  • Tomato pasta

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Food to
Flourish

We ensure that only the finest and freshest ingredients go into our food. We take pride in what we do, and this pride can be found in every meal we serve.

More about Food to Flourish

From farm to fork, we care about everything we do

  •  Only the best, from local suppliers
  •  Protecting our food supply
  •  Great taste, better health
  •  Recipes you'll want to make at home
  •  Delicious meals - for everyone

More about our food

Top of the class, and served in your school

HC3S is the catering partner chosen to provide nutritious and tasty meals in your child's school or nursery. We cater for many different tastes, serving a mix of British classics and foods from around the world. We know that a nutritious lunch full of fresh ingredients will help your child to succeed.

Our teams are passionate about making healthy eating fun. Year group assemblies, visits with suppliers and our ever-popular theme days are just a few of the ways that we can get involved.

Primary schools

Secondary schools

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Catered in Hampshire

Our coffee shops are part of the local community. We've created relaxed spaces where you enjoy curling up with a good book or meeting friends for sandwiches and cake. All our coffee shops double as the perfect venue for business meetings.

We can also provide catering for events and meetings. We offer everything from fresh salads, wraps and sandwiches to pastries. With a variety of fresh and ethically sourced drinks including locally roasted Mozzo coffee and award-winning Birchall tea, you'll find a welcome with us.

Find out more about our catering services

Work with us

  • Every day brings a new challenge. The work is varied, fast paced and customer centred
  • Gain invaluable knowledge by educating the next generation on the importance of a healthy balanced diet
  • Work as part of a committed and enthusiastic team
  • Develop your skills, receive training in Food Safety, Allergens, Health and Safety, Manual Handling and further developmental training if you are interested (e.g. NVQs)
  • Great work life balance as lots of our roles are term time only

Learn more about our roles, and apply

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