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St Paul's School
for Girls

Catering

 

Information about free school meals is provided at the bottom of this page so that you can check your child's eligibility.

 

Catering at St Paul’s School for Girls is provided by Alliance in Partnership.
 
Alliance in Partnership are a specialist education caterer based in the West Midlands and one of the few education catering companies in the UK.
 
We are a vibrant company with a fresh and enthusiastic approach with drive to provide healthy, nutritious food to our customers. Our offer is tailored to our clients’ needs and the success of our contract is down to the close working relationship we establish with our customers and our clients.
 
Our core values have been developed with our staff to ensure we continue to provide the highest quality service with respect, honesty, integrity, transparency and fairness. We aim for the highest possible standard by creating and maintaining an environment which values our staff and customers, recognises achievement, and uses our resources effectively and efficiently.
 
AiP hold Food for Life Catering Mark Bronze accreditation which shows our commitment towards fresh, sustainable foods in our schools and towards the environment. Our food is sourced locally wherever possible, we use farm assured meats and MSC fish throughout our business. We hold the Gold accreditation within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. This is achieved on 50% local purchases, 30% organic and MSC fish. 
 
Our school portfolio now stands at 147 contracts. We have committed and enthusiastic local support within all of our areas of business with our management structure having come from a craft based background. We have short reporting lines to ensure decisions are quick and effective and keep our business moving forward. This enables us to be reactive to the changing needs of our customers.
 
Our Food Offer
 
Breakfast: offering a wide bakery selection, toast with a selection of preserves, cereals, seasonal fruit and yoghurt pots. We will launch a new hot chocolate and bean to cup coffee offer.
 
Morning break: offering a variety of homemade hand held snacks including paninis, hot baguette melts, baguettes, bloomer sandwich range and a daily guest special.
 
Lunch: we offer a traditional style meal with a vegetarian choice along with the introduction of our food concepts Bellissimo, Deli...licious, Soul Food, Asian Creation to bring variety and seasonal offers.
 
Deli Range: our brand deli.....licious offers a wide variety of bread products and freshly prepared fillings with firm favourites and daily guest specials. We ensure that the deli offer maximises the tariff spectrum as we look at both premium and regular sandwiches/ baguettes along with half-sizes for those with limited appetites or budgets.
 
Beverage Range: AiP have a wide and varied beverage offer allowing students a good choice and value for money. We will launch a bean to cup coffee offer along with hot chocolate as we believe this would be welcomed and adds a cosmopolitan element to the core services. 
 
Our Food Concepts
Our range of food concepts bring along a new trendy food offer to the pupils for example:
 
 

The Deli....licious is the deli food concept which allows us to offer a large choice of bread products filled with a selection of hot and cold fillings and accompaniments. 

 

The King Edward food concept: a crisp baked potato with a variety of hot and cold toppings daily which include the firm favourites of baked beans or tuna mayonnaise.  We also look to offer a daily guest special which is seasonal and increases the choice.

 

Bellissimo is all things Italian and embraced by pupils.  This follows our Italian flair offering a selection of pizzas and pastas with authentic homemade toppings. Pasta varieties will include spaghetti, fusilli, penne, tagliatelle and many more with chilli beef, arrabiata, bolognese, cheese, carbonara, and mushroom toppings. A selection of pizza bases with various toppings including margherita, Hawaiian, spicy pepperoni and many more.

 

Asian Creation is a concept which follows cuisine from the countries of Asia bringing through dishes of cultural diversity.  Asian Creation will incorporate many tasty delights with food from China, India, Thailand and Japan.  Noodle dishes, rice dishes, curries, oriental stir fries are some of the many fusions and flavours to tempt your taste buds with.

 

Soul Food is our hearty and wholesome concept which encompasses dishes like homemade soup, hot pot and casseroles, and food from the Southern United States. Typical Soul Food is influenced by the African Americans and is distinguished by its cultural foods.  Soul Food was traditionally cooked in cast iron skillets and iron

pots. The wholesome and hearty homemade soups and crock pot dishes will add variety to this concept using fresh seasonal products.

 

Arabica is our bean to cup beverage offer, giving a real flavour of the high street offering quality coffee products barista style drinks would be available such as Americana, latte, cappuccino and mocha along with hot chocolate and tea.  The Arabica concept would feature our Arabica Loyalty Card scheme when you buy nine drinks you get the tenth free, or Arabica Meal Deals such as buy a coffee and get a cookie half price.

 

Cakes and Cookies Concept is our home baked range offering tray bakes, flapjacks, muffins and cup cakes.  Our cakes and cookies concept offers a selection of twelve best sellers made fresh every day.

 

Cashless Catering:

Current cashless catering system will remain.  All cheques to be made payable to Alliance in Partnership.