Country Court is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the Care Home Group Caterer of the Year award at the Care Home Catering Awards. The hospitality team at Country Court has garnered recognition for their dedication to ensuring that residents' voices are heard both during and after mealtimes. Notably, they have implemented a systematic approach to gathering and valuing feedback from residents, which is then documented and considered during resident and family meetings. This proactive effort exemplifies their commitment to providing an exceptional dining experience and fostering a culture of attentive and responsive care.
Commenting on the award Anwar Kajee, Director of Hospitality at Country Court said, “We take immense pride in our recent award win, as it reflects the exceptional standards maintained by our dedicated catering and hospitality teams daily. We firmly believe that this recognition is well-deserved, considering the unwavering commitment they demonstrate. We provide our talented chefs with opportunities to refine their skills through training and mentorship from our Catering Support team.
At our homes, we embrace a culture of continuous improvement and innovation. We actively seek out suggestions and feedback from our residents and their families. By listening to their valuable input, we can identify areas for enhancement and implement meaningful changes. This collaborative approach enables us to constantly evolve, ensuring that we deliver an exceptional dining experience that meets the unique needs and preferences of our residents.”
The Care Home Catering Awards was presented at the Care Home and Hospital Catering Forum, held at Haberdashers Hall in London on Thursday 8th June. During the day, speakers shared their insight with attendees on a range of topics facing the sector, providing presentations on how to manage food waste, tackle the importance of textured-modified diets in vegan and vegetarian dishes, as well as several case studies.