BAS diversifies: Signs Contract to Provide Full Catering Services for King Hamed University Hospital
May 30, 2012
BAS was selected as the best and most credible bidder to provide full catering services for the King Hamad University Hospital (KHUH).
A five year contract was signed to provide all patients meals and manage a commercial outlet serving meals & snacks to hospital staff & visitors. "The Government is keen to turn the hospital into a pioneering health and medical hub in Bahrain and the region" commented Brigadier Doctor Sheikh Salman Bin Atyatallah Al Khalifa, KHUH CEO. “Bahrain Government has already equipped the hospital with the latest in advanced medical equipment in the field of treatment and general health services”
In line with the KHUH’s vision, BAS Catering division's knowhow, impeccable hygiene standards and stringent quality control processes gained recognition and ultimately won the business. The contract sees BAS Catering preparing and serving daily all meals plus snacks for 310 patients and nearly 2000 staff. BAS will also prepare special meals for tube-fed patients under the direct supervision of KHUH nutritionists in accordance with world-class health and medical care standards. Hi-tech menu screens are set in all hospital rooms for patients to choose their desired meals, taking the patients health condition into account.
The hospital has been also equipped with hi-tech equipment - the first of its kind in the Middle East - to preserve meals at required temperatures for both cold & hot dishes simultaneously and avert food contamination. The high tech equipment would also save costs and optimize food distribution at the right temperature to all patients.