A Dar es Salaam-based catering and hospitality firm, FOODEX, yesterday unveiled its new national plan to improve services delivery in the country’s hospitality industry.
“We want to transform catering and hospitality industry services in this country and provide high quality and standard services to domestic and international customers,” said FOODEX Chief Executive Officer, Safa Erzurumlugil during a press briefing on the company’s new strategy in Dar es Salaam.
The company’s plan intends to complement the sixth government initiatives to improve catering and the hospitality industry, which is a key to ongoing national economic and business growth and development strategies.
“We are determined and committed to supporting government strategies aimed at transforming the hospitality industry,” said Safa Erzurumlugil, adding that “the move will attract investors and tourists from different parts of the world to come to Tanzania.”
He said as the government took long-term strategic steps to boost the business and investment environment, the provision of high quality and up to standard catering and hospitality services was inevitable.
“Business and investment growth will definitely need high quality food, catering and other related services. That is why FOODEX has come up with a new strategic plan that will ensure Tanzanians and foreigners doing business in the country are provided with standard food and catering services.”
Expounding on food and catering service delivery, the company top official said his company would provide catering services that embraced all types of events and occasions, delivering outstanding culinary experience to its esteemed clients and guests.
“We have a team of experienced chefs, event planners and service members of staff who work closely with each client to create customised menus that reflect their unique tastes and preferences. We use the freshest and high quality ingredients, sourced locally whenever possible, to create delicious and visually stunning dishes,” he said.
He explained that their extensive menu offers included a range of international cuisines such as Italian, Indian, Chinese, as well as special dietary options such as vegetable, vegan, gluten-free, halal, hot and cold buffets, plated meals, and snack platters.”
As regards corporate services, FOODEX catering services have been designed to provide business with high quality, delicious food for different types of corporate events, board meetings, training sessions, office parties and so on with the main goal of providing customers with stress-free event experience and high-quality services, according to CEO.
In fact, FOODEX is a modern catering firm that innovates with modern gastronomy and commercial services that integrate customer relationships. “FOODEX has a rapid development team, feedback collection units with a large customer base, providing full food and services management and prefers to invest in this geographic area because of the welcoming environment.”