Eurest, the global leader in providing food services and cafeterias management, has been confirmed as the Official On Couse Caterer at the World Corporate Golf Challenge World Final. This last stage of the competition will see entrepreneurs from over 30 countries take part in the World Final at Oitavos Dunes, Cascais, Portugal from June 30th to July 5th.
Before the worldwide final, the tournament went through regional and national stages, where Eurest was also the Official On Course Caterer at the national events in Portugal.
Approximately 8,000 corporates from over 30 countries and 5 continents will have competed in the 2015 edition of the worldwide tournament. The World Final in Cascais will bring together the best players of the lot.
“It is an honor to sponsor the WCGC 2015 World Final, one of the most prestigious golf events within the global business community. Networking opportunities like these are instrumental in the global market, so we didn’t hesitate to support this initiative, knowing that the event will be bringing so many foreign business men and women to Portugal” said Henrique Leite, CEO Eurest Portugal.
Portugal has been represented at the World Corporate Golf Challenge World Final since 1998. The competition is between teams of two corporates, usually a person from the participating company and a guest (client, supplier, etc.). In 2014, the World Final took place in Sotogrande Cádiz, in the south of Spain and in the year before it took place in Scotland – the birthplace of this sport – for the first time.
Eurest is the leading global provider of food services and dining areas management for the private and public market. Operating in Portugal for over 40 years, Eurest currently employs 4,300 people and has more than 1,000 catering units. In Portugal, Eurest works in areas as diverse as the Collective Catering, Catering, Public Restoration, Service Areas and Vending. Founded in 1974 by Nestlé and the International Compagnie des Wagons – Lits et du Tourisme, Eurest was acquired by Compass Group in 1995, currently one of the world’s ten largest employers, with more than 500 thousand employees.