Contract Caterers

Managing a catering service in a primary or secondary school and making healthy, nutritious meals at the same time can be a logistical nightmare for caterers.

It is vital that you have software that eases this burden by assisting with centralisation and automation wherever possible.

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ParentPay Contract Catering

Traditionally, paper is used in all areas of kitchen management, from menus and recipes to reporting and health and safety documentation. ParentPay digitises all of these processes, reducing the risk of error by allowing your catering operation to become fully paperless.

  • Kitchen staff manage all aspects of their kitchen using a supplied tablet
  • Save time and money by distributing paperless forms and documents direct to kitchen tablets from your central office
  • Data inputs instantly sync back to your back office team
Streamlined processes

ParentPay’s caterer specific applications offer total centralisation of administrative tasks; our cloud-based software allows for holistic reporting and instant aggregation of data across your school.

  • Compile shopping lists from your integrated suppliers and manage orders and deliveries with ease
  • Utilise our pre-orders functionality to increase school meal uptake and reduce food and paper waste
  • Calculate cost per portion across your menus 

The in-tablet messaging module enables direct communication through two-way messaging between onsite catering teams and the back office team.

  • Utilise priority-based messaging functionality that pops up directly on your supplied tablet
  • Send direct messages to one, a selection, or all of your kitchens at any one time
  • Increase engagement between kitchen staff and head office by moving away from paper-based and email communications
Caterers  benefit from
Meal Manager

Our cashless and paperless meal management system is trusted throughout the UK. Maximise efficiency, improve safety, and take the strain out of school dinners with our all-in-one solution.

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Whether you’d like us to answer your questions, provide your school with a quote, or give a free demonstration of our system, we’re here to help. And, if it’s easier, we can come to you. Simply arrange to see us in person and we’ll show you how it all works.

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