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The Convention Centre Dublin extends partnership with Fitzers Catering

Fitzers Catering announcementPictured: Dermod Dwyer, Executive Chairman, The CCD; Sharon Fitzpatrick, Owner Director, Fitzers Catering; Leonard Fearon, Director and Executive Head Chef, Fitzers Catering; Barry Storey, Managing Director, Fitzers Catering; Stephen Meehan, Chief Executive, The CCD; Paula Fitzpatrick, Director and Quality Assurance Manager, Fitzers Catering; and Killian Carroll, Finance Director, The CCD. Photo Credit: Jason Clarke Photography.

DUBLIN – 8 May 2017 – The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) announced that it has agreed another five year contract with its catering partner, Fitzers Catering Ltd.

Fitzers Catering has managed hospitality at The CCD since the venue opened in 2010. Known as CCD Hospitality, the team prides itself on setting new standards of excellence in event and conference catering and this news comes just days after The CCD was awarded silver status by the World Obesity Federation’s Healthy Venues Award programme.

Speaking about the continued partnership and prestigious accreditation, Stephen Meehan, CEO of The CCD said, “We are delighted to continue working with Leonard and the team at Fitzers and are excited about the innovations they will bring, particularly in light of our Silver Healthy Venue accreditation.”

Leonard Fearon, Director and Executive Head Chef at Fitzers Catering added, “We are thrilled to extend our partnership with The CCD. It’s a testament to the long-standing relationship we have with the team as well as our continued commitment to service excellence. What we have shown here today is a sample of the healthy menu options we offer in The CCD, using only the finest of Irish ingredients. I’m excited to work with the team on new ideas and innovations for visitors to The CCD over the coming years.”

Fitzers Catering is an award winning company having been named as one of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ companies for four years in a row in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme. While CCD Hospitality won ‘Best Event Caterer’ at the 2011 Event Industry Awards and ‘Best Banqueting Team’ at the 2012 Event Industry Awards.

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Press Contact
Suzanne McGann
Head of Marketing & Communications
The Convention Centre Dublin
Email: suzanne.mcgann@theccd.ie 

About The CCD
The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) opened in September 2010 and is Ireland’s only purpose-built international convention centre. Located in the heart of Dublin city, just 15 minutes from Dublin Airport, The CCD has won a total of 34 industry awards since opening.

About Fitzers Catering
Fitzers Catering is an Irish owned company committed to buying and supplying Irish produce and working closely with the Irish supply chain. It relies on the diverse set of culinary skills that it has developed since its inception in the 1980’s to creating peerless service and signature menus for each event. For more information, visit www.fitzerscatering.ie