Yellow Door appointed caterers for Ulster Museum
Published: 14 May 2012
Yellow Door has been appointed as the new catering franchisee at the Ulster Museum - one of Northern Ireland’s busiest and best-loved visitor attractions.
The contract will see Yellow Door manage all catering requirements for the award-winning museum, including its popular Girona café and restaurant, as well as its wedding, corporate hire and events portfolio.
Yellow Door, which is based in Portadown, currently employs 80 full-time and a further 80 part-time staff. The new Ulster Museum contract could create up to 6 additional full-time and 10 part-time jobs.
Gillian McLean, Director of Marketing, Communications & Trading for National Museums Northern Ireland said, “We are delighted that Yellow Door has been appointed as caterers at the Ulster Museum. The Ulster Museum is one of Northern Ireland’s top visitor attractions and we are keen that our world-class exhibitions are accompanied by a very high standard of hospitality.
“From morning coffee with freshly baked breads and pastries, to hand-made canapés and exquisite banquets, Yellow Door’s professional team will bring a flexible and innovative approach to all aspects of daytime and event catering. The company’s commitment to excellence, value and attention to detail secured its appointment for this three-year contract”, said Gillian McLean.
Andrew Dougan, said, “We are delighted to win this contract and to be working with the Ulster Museum for the next three years. It is an exceptional venue and offers us a great opportunity to showcase the very best of Northern Irish produce. We are passionate about great food and offering museum visitors exceptional, locally-sourced dishes. Yellow Door is one of the most experienced wedding and events caterers in Northern Ireland so we are pleased to bring this experience with us to the Ulster Museum.”
Since reopening in October 2009 following a major rejuvenation, the Ulster Museum has welcomed over 1.3million visitors. It has also won numerous awards including the coveted UK Art Fund prize.
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