Lucy is an experienced operator with a long background in hospitality. Years spent developing F&B concepts for airports across the world has grown her love and interest in food.
Lucy’s belief that all children should foster a healthy relationship with food from a young age drives her vision to ensure Holroyd Howe retain their position, not only as market leaders in catering within the independent sector, but also as educators of children in the importance of the relationship between gut and mind. Internal succession and empowering people to be the best versions of themselves is a value which Lucy holds dear and she drives an agenda with training at the core.
A wealth of experience surrounds our senior leadership team, having been instrumental in the growth and development of Holroyd Howe. Not only does our founder, chief executive and directors have a genuine love of food, they also bring inspirational expertise and a drive to ensure that everyone at Holroyd Howe is immersed in our supportive, energetic and joyful culture.
From operations management to food development and everything in between, our regional support team is filled with real foodies with a drive to make a difference. Drawing on their collective expertise, this team is constantly looking for ways to refine how we best serve our schools, and play a pivotal role in the development of our health and safety, sustainability, and food development initiatives.
Melissa manages our London and Home Counties regions with her team, and enjoys knowing that everyone she works with genuinely cares about providing a brilliant service.
Our on-location teams include our chefs, general managers and hospitality assistants, who support our schools directly within their own environments. They are our eyes and ears, working in the heart of each establishment to provide a service that’s tailor-made to our school’s individual needs. Welcoming and approachable, our on-location teams are always raring to go when to comes to making mealtimes exciting for the pupils we serve.
Our support office houses a real variety of specialities, all working together as one to provide Holroyd Howe with the very best in marketing, sustainability, nutrition and concept development. Here you’ll find our brand gurus, our food experts, and our sustainability specialists helping our schools and pupils to be at their best.