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Thurrock Catering Services is the in-house provider for Thurrock Council. We provide the highest standards of food quality and service so parents can be assured that:
Children use up a great deal of energy during a full school day. They need to concentrate during lessons, let off steam at play times and recharge their batteries for the afternoon. Eating a school meal helps to achieve this and provides the following:
Our new menus contain many of your child's old favourites such as sausages and burgers, and now Quorn dishes. These are fresh and of the highest quality. Our fish dishes are accredited by the Marine Stewardship Council as coming from sustainable stocks. We also offer a number of new exciting dishes to tempt your child to try something different. We try and source our food from the UK and local suppliers, providing fresh local ingredients wherever possible.
Thurrock Catering Services has been awarded the Gold Food For Life Award by meeting the following criteria:
Is your child missing out? There is such a thing as a free lunch!!
You could be entitled to free school meals if you receive:
Working tax credit is not an entitlement to free school meals.
You may be entitled to apply and receive free school meals for your child. For further details please see our page on free school meals.
Thurrock Catering Service employs over 150 local staff to work across the borough in our school kitchens, at hours to suit the school day. If you would like to be part of a successful catering organisation with hours that fit around your family life, working 1-4 hours per day, term time only, please contact 0870 787 1176 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are always looking for ways to improve our service so any comments or suggestions you may have would be gratefully received.