Schools & Co is part of the Wixted Catering brand family and is Darwin based, locally owned & run by chefs and identical twin brothers, Andy & Mark Wixted. They have cooked and trained chefs all over the world, with over 40 years’ experience between them.
Being one of the most sustainable caterers, providing fresh, seasonal and delicious food, we are made up of an ever-growing professional team, with the same shared passion for using local ingredients where possible, as well as free range meat and poultry and sustainably sourced fish.
Mark is also a head lecturer and examiner in Culinary Arts at a leading college and is charged with training the next generation of chefs. Andy oversees an ever-growing portfolio of restaurants and catering contracts. They both have consulted on food and drink product development and innovation projects, for leading global brands
We are an enthusiastic team of food lovers; all of us are passionate about great service and great results. We are a people business and the quality of the service that we provide and the engagement that we have with our clients and consumers is down to the dedication and hard work of our great people. We want everyone in our business to feel valued, respected, supported, cared for and happy. We celebrate individuality, diversity and appreciate everyone’s contribution.
Finally, we support and encourage everyone to build their skills and fulfil their potential, working as part of a positive and caring team. We care for each other and our customers and we enjoy what we do
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WANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM?
We’re not what you might expect from a schools contract caterer. We are a young team of specialists, working hard to provide the best schools food and dining experience to some of the most innovative schools across Australia.
We’re always looking for great people to join our kitchen team as well as more specialists to work in our innovation and school operational teams. If you think you’ve got the skills to drive our business forward, drop us a line
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