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About Us

Who we are

Foodservice Options is a specialist procurement organisation providing a complete range of services to assist schools with their catering needs.

Foodservice Options provides catering and support services to schools throughout the UK. We offer a unique service, giving customers access to our qualified catering support teams, including nutritionists and registered trainers. We can provide many testimonials (see link) with regards to the operational and financial benefits of using our service.

As increasing numbers of schools are joining Multi Academy Trusts, we recognise the importance of compliance.  FSO can provide the infrastructure for your catering department that will ensure consistency throughout each school.  We can ensure you meet all levels of legal requirements from compliant menus, excellent purchasing arrangements to full paperless management systems.  We are the experts in delivering a high quality robust provision to suit all individual or group needs.

If you would like any further information or a general discussion on the services that Foodservice Options provide then please contact enquiries@fsoptions.com.

We have assisted schools nationwide in undertaking the transition of managing their own catering operation. The schools that use Foodservice Options have benefited in a number of ways; schools can make their own decisions regarding pricing, staffing structures and menu choices. Our support services ensure schools receive benefits such as:-

  • Free of charge access to legally compliant food and equipment supply contracts that offer not only full traceability but also the financial benefits of our large buying power
  • Access to our bespoke software package, which enables schools to analyse their menus to ensure that they nutritionally balanced and meet the required nutritional standards
  • Professional catering support services including health & safety audits, CIEH registered food safety and healthier food training and consultancy from our experienced team

Food Service Options are able to provide an externally managed bespoke catering solution to match the requirements of individual schools.

  • Offering nutritious and desirable menus based on fresh and wholesome ingredients
  • Each individual catering operation has access to the Food service Options support and resources infrastructure
  • All aspects of the service are covered by a transparent costing model

To assist schools with the appointment and ongoing management of a third party organisation i.e. contract caterer to manage a schools catering service on their behalf.

  • Access to CIPS qualified procurement specialists
  • Expert sector and service provision knowledge
  • Defined tender specifications, evaluation and contract award processes
  • Ongoing contractor management

Foodservice Options currently provide such catering and support services to schools throughout the UK. We provide a unique service, providing our customers with access to our qualified catering support teams including nutritionists and registered trainers. We can provide many testimonials (see link) with regards to the operational and financial benefits of using our services.

If you would like any further information or a general discussion on the services that Foodservice Options provide then please contact enquiries@fsoptions.com.

A support infrastructure which enables schools to self-manage their own catering

We have assisted schools nationwide in undertaking the transition of managing their own catering operation. The schools that use Foodservice Options have benefited in a number of ways; schools can make their own decisions regarding pricing, staffing structures and menu choices. Our support services ensure schools receive benefits such as:-

  • Free of charge access to legally compliant food and equipment supply contracts that offer not only full traceability but also the financial benefits of our large buying power
  • Access to our bespoke software package, which enables schools to analyse their menus to ensure that they nutritionally balanced and meet the required nutritional standards
  • Professional catering support services including health & safety audits, CIEH registered food safety and healthier food training and consultancy from our experienced team

The provision of an externally managed catering function

Food Service Options are able to provide an externally managed bespoke catering solution to match the requirements of individual schools.

  • Offering nutritious and desirable menus based on fresh and wholesome ingredients
  • Each individual catering operation has access to the Food service Options support and resources infrastructure
  • All aspects of the service are covered by a transparent costing model

The provision of professional procurement services

To assist schools with the appointment and ongoing management of a third party organisation i.e. contract caterer to manage a schools catering service on their behalf.

  • Access to CIPS qualified procurement specialists
  • Expert sector and service provision knowledge
  • Defined tender specifications, evaluation and contract award processes
  • Ongoing contractor management

Foodservice Options currently provide such catering and support services to schools throughout the UK. We provide a unique service, providing our customers with access to our qualified catering support teams including nutritionists and registered trainers. We can provide many testimonials (see link) with regards to the operational and financial benefits of using our services. If you would like any further information or a general discussion on the services that Foodservice Options provide then please contact enquiries@fsoptions.com