Sodexo Prestige, Sodexo’s corporate dining, hospitality and events division, has appointed Mark Parfait to the role of Creative Food Director.
Parfait is now part of the Sodexo Prestige executive team, taking overall responsibility for food development for the division in the UK and Ireland. He will lead the Sodexo Prestige and Corporate Services culinary team and drive the development of innovative food concepts, brand standards and menus for workplace dining and hospitality, major sporting events and leisure venues.
Parfait joined the business in September 2011 as Head of Food Operations for Sodexo Prestige in London having previously worked for catering groups including Harbour and Jones, where he was Food Director, and Lexington, where he was Group Development Chef.
“I fully understand the business and share its passion for food,” says Parfait. “I am delighted to be taking on this new role driving forward our food development and building on what we do best, which is delivering fresh, innovative food consistently across our client estate.”
Parfait’s menu that he created for the Siemens Crystal Café in London recently won the premium staff dining category in the Menu Innovation and Development Awards 2013.
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