Carolyn's role as Catering Manager with Scolarest
The Compass Star Awards recognise our excellent people and outstanding customer service. In 2015 Carolyn Tyrrell was awarded the NSW Site Manager of the Year and Loreto Normanhurst, was awarded Site of the Year (Education Sector).
As Site Manager, Carolyn runs the catering operations of Loreto Normanhurst which has a boarding school with 900 day students, 200 boarders, and 200 staff.
Carolyn has worked at Loreto Normanhurst for 11 years and has been Site Manager since 2007.
In recent years the site has received several achievement awards including the prestigious 2012 NSW Industrial/Institutional Caterer Award at the Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence.
Carolyn's "awesome" team of 13 run the school café, tuckshop, as well as catering for the Boarding House and special functions. She says her success is due to the commitment of her staff and the great relationship they have with the school leadership.
"We are focussed on providing the freshest food and the highest quality standards for our girls. Themed dinners are really popular. We are big on home-style cooking while also being mindful of nutrition. Ours is a genuine partnership with the school leadership. We are supported to have open conversations with management and my team feels totally integrated with the Loreto school community."