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Awards

We are proud of our industry awards as they demonstrate a proven track record of successful performance as judged by our peers and industry partners.  Although our core focus is excellence in catering we are very proud of the recognition we have also received in the areas of environmental sustainability, workplace safety and Indigenous engagement.


2016

  •  2016 Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence
    National winner: Site Contract Caterer, Eurest Links Café at Powerlink, Virginia

    Powerlink

    Compass Group State Winners:
    QLD/ NT Site Contract Caterer Award  - Eurest Links Café at Powerlink, Virginia
    NSW Site Contract Caterer of the Year Award  - Eurest’s team at Novartis

    Novartis team

    NSW Regional Award for Institutional Catering -  Chartwells’ Team at the University of New England
    WA Site Contract Caterer of the Year-  ESS Spinifex
    WA Industrial/ Institutional Caterer Award– Chartwells’ team at St Thomas More College
  • Compass Group has been awarded the Workforce Innovation Award by the Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) at the 2016 National Conference Gala Dinner in Perth. Compass Group received the award for its ground breaking Village Life model which was developed to enhance resident experience across our ESS accommodation villages and which has changed the traditional perception of mine site accommodation.

    Village Life    Village Life   Village Life

  • Compass Group Australia was announced the Supply Nation Corporate Member of the Year In recognition of excellence in engaging and transacting with Supply Nation certified suppliers or registered Indigenous businesses and for demonstrated leadership in supplier diversity.
  • Compass Group also received the Supply Nation Innovation for Impact Award for significant impact in driving sustainable supplier diversity – Awarded to Shaun Hodgins, General Manager - Supply Chain  (Non Food & Beverage Categories).

    Workforce Innovation Award

2015

  • Our team at Melbourne Zoo was awarded the Green Table Award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainability at the 2015 Savour Australia™ Restaurant and Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence. This is the 4th win for Compass Group in this category which recognises our commitment to reducing negative impacts on the environment and to developing processes to ensure sustainability in the future.
  • Our team at Taronga Zoo, NSW received the Silver Shovel Award from The Taronga Conservation Society in special recognition of the ‘most successful year of partnership with Taronga Zoo’, with mention made of these significant improvements in functions and retail spaces as well as the great working relationship between our staff and the Zoo.
  • Our ESS Gorgon Catering Team on Barrow Island has won Site Contract Caterer of the Year at the WA 2015 Savour Australia™ Restaurant and Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence.  The Chevron Australia-operated Gorgon Project is one of our largest operations comprising both remote and offshore sites. The Gorgon Catering Team feed  8000 residents 3 meals per day every day – including 2 vessels - adding  up to nearly 9 million meals per year. 
  • Our Eurest team at Schneider, Gepps Cross – Café 500 won the Site and Industrial Caterer Award category at the 2015 South Australian Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence.
  • Our ESS Food Consolidation Centre, Compass Group Supply Chain and the entire ESS operations team on Barrow Island received 3 awards from Chevron Australia in recognition of quarantine performance at the Gorgon project on Barrow Island.
  • The Compass ESS Larrakia team at Manigurr-ma Village in Darwin won the INPEX World Environment Day Award. The 3500-bed Manigurr-ma Village produces approximately 10,000 meals per day, with kitchens generating up to seven and a half tonnes of food scraps each week. The ESS Team took a sustainable approach to waste management, investing in a food waste dehydrator which acts like a large oven to process food waste which is then used for compost.
2014
  • Supply Nation Corporate Member of the Year: recognising Compass Group's work in supplier diversity leadership and advocacy, and engagement in supplier development activity.

2013

  • Golden Gecko Award for Environmental Excellence: Compass subsidiary ESS Support Services Worldwide was awarded the Golden Gecko in partnership with Ashoil – a wholly owned subsidiary of Ashburton Aboriginal Corporation – for their exclusive agreement which sees more than 200,000 litres of used cooking oil from ESS sites in Western Australia recycled into biodiesel every year.
  • Savour Australi™ Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence: George Mure Professional Development Award.
  • Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence: Site Contract Caterer, Restaurant Associates – Qantas Club Lounge, Perth Western Australia.
  • Restaurant & Catering Australia Lifetime Achiever Award presented to Gerhard Poelzl, former Group Managing Director - Pacific.
  • Australian HR Awards: Best Recruitment Strategy.

 2012

  • Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence: National Caterer of the Year, Eurest – Westpac Banking Corporation, Sydney NSW.
  • Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence: National Corporate Caterer, Eurest – Westpac Banking Corporation, Sydney NSW.
  • Supply Nation (formerly Australian Indigenous Minority Supplier Council - AIMSC): Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year.
  • Service Skills Australia Excellence Awards: Compass Group and training partner William Angliss Institute awarded the Industry Collaboration/Partnership Award for collaborative efforts in Indigenous employment.

2011

  • Golden Gecko Award for Environmental Excellence: Certificate of Merit.
  • Restaurant & Catering NSW: Gold Licence Caterer accreditation for Restaurant Associates at Targona Zoo.
  • Chevron Quarantine Operational Discipline Award: for the company Origin Foods concept.
  • NSCA/GIO Workers Compensation National Safety Awards of Excellence: Lend Lease Best
  • Implementation of a Specific OHS Management System Award. 
  • Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence: Green Table Award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainability.
  • Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence: Industrial/Institutional Caterer, Scolarest – Flinders Housing, South Australia.
  • Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence: Site-Contract Caterer, Eurest – HP (formerly EDS), South Australia.

2010

  • Food Industry Association Westpac Food and Beverage Industry Awards: Environment and Sustainability Award for Origin of Food Innovative Catering Concept.
  • Food Industry Association Westpac Food and Beverage Industry Awards:  Finalist Innovation Award.
  • Victorian WorkSafe Awards: Finalist Best OHS Management System.
  • Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA): Industry Innovation Award for Indigenous Leadership.
  • Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence: Excellence in Catering, ESS Kambalda Village, Western Australia.

2009

  • National Restaurant & Catering Awards: Award for Excellence in Environmental Sustainability for Green Table accreditation.  
  • IFAP/CGU Gold Safe Way Achiever Award Winner.
  • 2008/09 Western Australia Restaurant & Catering Awards Best Site Caterer: ESS DPU Kangaroo Hill Village.

2008

  • IFAP/CGU Gold Safe Way Achiever Award Winner.
  • LearnX Asia Pacific E-Learning & Training Awards: Best E-Learning Implementation on a Budget Award, presented to William Angliss for Compass Group Induction Training.

2007

  • Rio Tinto Iron Ore Supplier Recognition Program: Excellence in Contribution to Sustainable Development.
  • Safety Institute of Australia: Corporate Partnership Awards, Bronze Award.

2006

  • Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence: Best Site Caterer, ESS – Sunrise Dam.
  • Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence: Best Site Caterer, ESS – Telfer.

2005

  • Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence: Best Site Caterer, ESS – Telfer.