The Convention Centre Dublin’s (The CCD) new cash catering concept, The Food Dock, was launched in March 2019 at Ireland’s newest health, fitness and wellness event, Thrive Festival.
DUBLIN – 18 April 2019 –Launched by CCD Hospitality, the cash catering service gives event organisers the option of offering delegates a wide range of food and beverage choices at their convenience throughout the venue.
As a Silver Healthy Venue, accredited by the World Obesity Federation, The CCD is committed to offering delegates healthy food and beverage choices, and providing opportunities for movement and physical activity in and around the venue. The Food Dock was developed to meet the changing preferences of clients and their delegates and ensures to use the freshest and finest local ingredients to keep delegates feeling alert and refreshed during events. The new offerings include Kombucha teas, super grain salads and a new healthy approach to homemade pot noodles for those on the go!
Offerings can be tailored per event requirements and can be customised to meet the needs of delegates. CCD Hospitality is committed to sourcing fresh, seasonal and local produce, and all dishes are prepared inhouse. Some dishes from the new cash catering menu - The Food Dock, include a selection of seafood, meat, cheese and vegetarian dishes. Some sample dishes include ‘Hand carved Irish smoked salmon on brown bread with lemon’ and ‘Beef and barley country stew with buttered champ potato’.
Michael Fox, General Manager of Hospitality commented, “As a green venue we are committed to long term sustainability, with a view to setting best practice across our industry. We ensure our outputs are environmentally friendly, using sustainable packaging in line with ISO 20121. We have partnered with our CCD Sales team to enhance the offerings made to clients during the pitch stage, to enlighten the senses and deliver a more memorable experience.”
Mobile units can be positioned throughout the building in the halls and foyers for optimum impact and convenience for delegates. One mobile unit is recommended per 400 delegates attending an event. Please get in touch with your event manager for more information on The Food Dock.