Established in 2003, C3 Food Services has a successful track record of years of experience in Contract Catering and Hospitality Services. We are a vibrant and creative team of passionate foodies, devoted to providing a high-quality consistent service tailored to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients. C3 is an owner-managed company and the Directors are actively involved in the day-to-day operations of the business. Our objectives are simple: To be recognised as the leading contract catering service provider by offering personalised, innovative and authentic catering solutions complemented by a dynamic and professional workforce.

Our Food

C3 Food Services’ approach to food and nutrition is based on an eat-well ethos that promotes a healthier lifestyle (C³lever Eats – be smart, eat well, feel great). We live fresh food and quality ingredients, South African produce and provenance. To ensure optimum nutrition and health, menus and recipes are expertly developed by our Company dietician. We give priority to freshness and offer a selection of cleverly balanced nutritious, seasonal and tasty meals crafted from locally sourced produce; prepared with love and attention to detail.

Our Clients

Who We Work With

We offer a tried and tested service which is represented in all major centres in South Africa and in various sectors of the economy. Our client portfolio encompasses a diversity of national contracts including Business & Industry, Leisure, Healthcare in the Private & Public Sector, Retirement Villages, Mines, Education and Government Institutions.

Business & Industry

With the move towards healthier eating and the revolution of the modern employee’s demands and expectations, C3 Food Services continues to keep up-to-date with food service trends and specialises in bringing a ‘high-street café culture’ to the workplace.  We make every effort to offer great South African fare tailored to suit the needs and budget of each of our clients.


Experienced and dedicated teams in our leisure division concentrate on bringing great food and quality service to local and international customers in a way that fits their needs, budgets and facilities.  In addition to conferencing and event catering, our services include the operation of restaurants, cafés and bars.


C3 Food Services are specialists in catering for the educational sector.  Quality and nutrition is at the heart of all meals served as we understand that eating well is crucial to improving physical and mental development.  We never compromise on our commitment to providing freshly prepared, nutritionally balanced, homely meals that are attractively presented at affordable prices.

Retirement Villages

The value of dining options, service levels and social importance of meal times for retirement village residents is not taken lightly by C3 Food Services. Our trained and experienced staff go the extra mile in preparing nutritious and balanced meals to meet the high expectations of residents. In conjunction with the company dietician, C3 makes use of advanced menu-planning systems to ensure a good rotation of options for residents as well as proper nutrition planning across all meals.


We specialise in full facilities management solutions to the mining, oil, gas and industrial sectors within South Africa and across the continent. We offer a bespoke service to the most challenging environments and isolated locations. We understand that a healthy meal is more than just satisfying, it keeps your workers safe and productive. C3 Food Services offers a diverse range of meals that incorporates religious and cultural tastes and dietary requirements. We provide food that is the highest quality, nutritionally balanced and on budget.


We consider ourselves specialists in private and public healthcare catering services with a focus on fresh, healthy and tasty tailored meals that are vital to patient healthcare and meet pre-agreed budgets. We are sensitive to the nutritional needs of each patient, offering affordable high-quality menus and delivering with warm, consistent service that shows we care. Cleanliness and best practice are paramount and our systems and processes reach the highest industry standards.

Government Institutions

C3 Food Services work with a number of clients in the government sector tailoring innovative packaged solutions to meet individual needs and budgetary requirements.

Our People

With traditional family style values, C3 Food Services puts our people first. Our staff complement comprises of more than 450 employees. Company policies and strategies place high value on creating a workplace culture where people are appreciated, engaged, productive and thriving. C3 Food Services supports the principles of good practice of the Skills Development Act. We are passionate about growing talent and precedence is given to investing in our workforce’s development; in doing so inspiring higher employee motivation, improved customer service skills and increased customer satisfaction. We work closely with The Tourism and Business Institute of South Africa, as well as a number of accredited training providers, in offering a variety of individual development programmes to assist employees at all levels in identifying and fulfilling their full potential.

Naz Kell
Operations Director
Naz has 19 years’ experience in contract catering. Naz joined Royal Foods Services in 1993. She worked as Catering Manager of Toyota Automotive Components and ran three plants for them feeding over 2500 people daily. Naz was later promoted to Area Manager and managed over seven contracts which included industrials, corporates and private hospitals. As her entrepreneurial spirit became stifled in what was now a large corporate, she joined C3 Food Services.
Julian Boulter
Sales Director
Julian founded Royal Food Services together with Peter Madasa and played a major role in the growth of the company. He has 22 year’s experience at directorship level in the catering industry. Julian has extensive experience in the B&I sector having been a stakeholder in Star Caterers UK. His knowledge of this competitive market, where the company serviced major clients such as Sony Ericsson, Abbott Laboratories and B&Q Head Office as well as an Oxford University residence, is a great asset to the company. Julian is the founding member of our company and has a day to day responsibility of managing C3 Food Services.
Greg Beattie
Managing Director
Greg comes from a marketing background. He found his passion for the food industry when he joined Supervision Food Services (KKS) and was appointed Regional Manager for the Eastern Cape. Greg then started Capitol Caterers and grew this business to eventually have 40 contracts, many of which were in the Residential Care facilities.

“Take care of your employees and they’ll take care of your business.”

Richard Branson

National Foot Print

We have a national footprint
in the following provinces:
Western Cape
North West

National Head Office

First Floor, Amdec House
Steenberg Office Park
Silverwood Close Tokai,
Cape Town, 7945
Tel:  (021) 701 1121
Fax:  (021) 701 1131

C3 Food Services