Around £5 million worth catering contracts supporting 2,000 jobs are now up for grabs at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in the Birmingham.
The organising team has launched the tender process for the games next summer to feed and water spectators, athletes, officials, volunteers and staff.
There are five separate tender opportunities to supply both competition and non-competition venues including Alexander Stadium, Sandwell Aquatics Centre, Sutton Park and fan zones.
Successful suppliers will be expected to demonstrate initiatives that deliver social value to Birmingham 2022, the city and local community.
The contracts will be awarded this summer.
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John Crabtree, chairman of the Birmingham 2022 board, said: “These games have always been about providing tangible, transformational opportunities and this is a great demonstration of how real those benefits can be.
“We have a well-earned reputation for delivering incredible food in the city and region and I know there are talented, ambitious, proven suppliers who will be relishing the opportunity to bid for these lots.
“This is about so much more than winning a contract, the successful bidders will provide jobs, training and further opportunities for more people, expanding the positive impact and benefits the games bring.”
The games will run from July 28 to August 8.