GCG Group President Mr. Stewart Massiah in the city of Guayaquil - Ecuador

July 11, 2018

The president GCG Catering, Mr. Stewart Massiah has visited the city of Guayaquil - Ecuador. In the course of the morning he visited, the newly opened BRASSAS, together with Esteban Viteri, General Manager GCG ECU.

 

At the meeting held with Brassas staff, several business topics were discussed, such as Customer Service, among others.

 

In the afternoon he had the opportunity to visit the Main Plant of Guayaquil, meeting with the Administrative Team, congratulating the team for the effort and management, encouraging to continue working as a team for the growth and success of the organization.

GCG Guayaquil on The Presentation of the New Board of Directors of Goddard Enterprises Limited

July 10, 2018

 

On the night of May 3, at the facilities of Ecuakao (Guayaquil), members of the Board of Directors of GEL, Representatives of Ecuakao, Representatives of Goddard Catering Group Guayaquil, Clients and Suppliers of Ecuakao were present.

 

The presentation of the new Board of Directors of Goddard Enterprises Limited, as new owners, before the Clients and Suppliers of ECUAKAO was carried out through an elegant reception.

 

Mr. Anthony Ali, CEO GEL, made his speech explaining to all the guests where our Corporate Group comes from, and all the business deals in which GEL has ventured, emphasizing its Core Businesses.

 

Additionally, he commented that he chose to continue investing in Ecuador as part of its expansion in Latin America, since it is a politically and financially stable country with a currency that benefits and…

Goddard Catering Group St. Thomas Celebrates Patricia Losch

June 21, 2018

Ms. Patricia Losch joined the Goddard Catering Group St. Thomas through the special need employment program in 1996. Her welcoming presence has become a fixture in GCG St. Thomas' Catering Kitchen ever since. It has been 22 years since her arrival.

 

"Pat" as she is affectionately known completes daily tasks consistently and with pride. She can often be found working studiously in the kitchen wrapping silverware early in the morning. She can be heard joyfully discussing current events with her co-workers or reminding visitors to comply with HACCP regulations. Pat was born in Florida and migrated to St. Thomas where she went to school. She enjoys coming to work, is never out of uniform, and is always on time. Pat is committed to her job and will often contact the General Manager Mr. Jahmal Dyer on her cellphone to inquire about different Airline’s schedule when…

GCG Uruguay accompanies the Uruguayan Soccer Team to the World Cup

June 11, 2018

On Saturday, June 9, the Uruguayan soccer team left for the 2018 World Cup as 3 million fans wished them luck. 

 

GCG Uruguay was honored to provide the catering service aboard the charter jet that flew the players to Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. 

Congratulations to GCG El Salvador's Team!

May 24, 2018

UAL Americas Managing  Director Mike Gallagher, Pedro Flores Operations Manager GCGSAL and Juan Bain General Manager of UAL El Salvador.

 

On May 2nd GCG SAL was recognized with the United Airlines Safety Excellence Program as part of their outstanding performance regarding their Employees Safety.

The award was received on behalf of GCG SAL by Pedro Flores, our Operations Manager.

Congratulations to GCG El Salvador Team for maintaining Ramp Safety as a Priority in their daily operations, a critical part of our Customer Service Spirit!

GCG Guatemala Celebrates Mother's Day!

May 24, 2018

All GCG Guatemala Mom’s were appreciated with a special breakfast on Saturday, May 12th. They each received a gift and were surprised with a Mariachi and Karaoke entertainment!


 

GCG Bogota on The Air France Golf World Tour Colombia 2018

May 24, 2018

On May 10th, the Air France Golf World Tour took place at the Country Club of Bogotá, an event organized by the French Airline in 19 countries around the world to strengthen relations with its frequent flyers, VIP clients, presidents and top executives of French and national companies, and people from the diplomatic community. GCG Group was presented in this third version of the tournament in Colombia, with a stand where they tasted sweet and salty snacks which the brand GCG CATERING promoted.

These are some photos of the event:

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Goddard Catering Group Announces and Welcomes

May 17, 2018

Goddard Catering Group HDQ Announces an Internal Promotion

Ms. Danae Pena has been promoted from Office Manager to Accountant for GCG HDQ! In this role, she reports to GCG’s VP of Finance, Emilio Marti.

Danae joined GCG in March 2012 as Accounting Clerk, carrying over four years of Property Management and Accounting experience. In January 2015 she was promoted to Business Office Manager. Last year she completed a Masters Degree in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University and has plans to pursue a Florida license as CPA (Certified Public Accountant).

In Danae’s new role she will be responsible for the accounting of GCG Grand Cayman while continuing to support other accounting functions for the GCG Division Office in Miami.

 

Goddard Catering Group HDQ Welcomes Leonor Cardenas Esquivel

On May 7th Ms. Leonor Cardenas Esquivel joined the GCG Miami…

Goddard Catering Group Holds 2018 Financial Controllers Conference

May 10, 2018

Once again, the Financial Controllers of the Catering Division met in Fort Lauderdale, FL for their annual Financial Controllers Conference.

Natasha Small, The Chief Financial Officer of Goddard Enterprises, Ltd welcomed the group.  She then proceeded to provide a presentation on the Role & Expectations for the Financial Controller “of the future”

Emilio Marti, VP of Finance for the Catering Division then provided an overview of the Year-to-Date operating results of the Catering Division.

Anne Wilkinson, GEL Group Accountant, and Emilio Marti provided a review of key areas we find in the monthly consolidation packs and on their proper completion.

Ernst & Young was invited to give a presentation on new IFRS changes and how they can impact our future financial disclosures requirements.

Berardo Ortega, our Group Accountant, then provided a review of how our Monthly Financial Statements should be…

GCG Uruguay Partnering With Starbucks

April 23, 2018

The first Starbucks has been just opened in Uruguay and we could not be happier! Even more exciting is the news that GCG Group in Uruguay will be providing Starbucks with some of the food they will feature at the location.

GCG Ground St. Thomas Achieves 1St Place Again In March

April 10, 2018

GCG Ground St. Thomas was “crowned” by Delta Airlines as #1 in the Caribbean for on-time departure rate (D0) again during the month of March!

Plus, they were named a “Process Perfect Station” for having achieved 100% Boarding Door Shut rate in March – meaning the station was one out of 95 total, that shut the boarding door at least 5 minutes before departure on every flight, every day, 31 days in a row!

GCG Group Opens a New Restaurant in Ecuador

April 10, 2018

We are so excited to announce the opening of La Brassas restaurant in Ecuador, which successfully opened April 5th, 2018. 

  

GCG Group Success in Uruguay

April 09, 2018

Natalia Tassino, Human Resources manager of GCG Group, is interviewed on the continual success of GCG Group in Uruguay. 
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GCG Group St. Thomas Hosts Flu Vaccination Event

March 12, 2018

GCG Group St. Thomas’s Health and Safety Committee Coordinated a Flu Vaccination Day at Cyril E. King Airport on Friday, February 9, 2017.

Regional Manager Mr. Pedro Corbin was able to attend this initiative while visiting the station. The Management Representative and Safety Coordinator Mr. Kerry Rhymer was on hand to ensure that customers and airport neighbors were able to take advantage of the vaccination. Mr. Rhymer got in contact with members of the Health Department to provide the free service.

The team of four from the Virgin Islands Department of Health came stocked with literature, vaccines and plenty of band-aids. Individuals who received vaccination were given a t-shirt stating "Keep Calm, I'm Vaccinated." The initiative was well received as many individuals were able to get their flu, tetanus, and pneumonia vaccinations at gate 9. Participants were treated to fruits and yogurt provided GCG Catering St…

GCG Ground St. Thomas Named Among the Top 10 Delta Stations Internationally

February 22, 2018

GCG Ground St. Thomas was listed as #1 in the Caribbean for on-time departure rate (D0) and ranked in the top 10 internationally. Management and staff gathered at the Delta Counter at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, to celebrate the company’s successful 100 percent on-time departure rate for Delta Airlines in the month of January 2018. The on-time departure team was rewarded with a trophy and accolades from Delta.

The team also celebrated successfully achieving a Perfect 5 for Zero Aircraft Damages and Zero Security Violations. Even after two Category 5 hurricanes, the crew safely operated two humanitarian flights and earned a ranking of #4 Station of the Year, as well as a ranking in the top 10 10 International KPI League.

 

The Event was coordinated by the event committee, which is comprised of team members from GCG Catering, the GCG…

People on the Move at GCG Group | February 2018

February 21, 2018

We’d like to extend our congratulations to the following new promotion and hire for GCG Group.

 

GCG Group Grand Cayman Promotes Mr. Anthony Franklin

Anthony Franklin has been promoted to General Manager of GCG Group in Grand Cayman!

Anthony joined our company in Barbados in 1987 where he moved up through the ranks being asked to assist with the sister companies of St. Lucia and Grenada in 1994. In 1995, he was promoted to Chef of GCG Group Grand Cayman and was subsequently asked to also step into the role of Operations Manager while still wearing his Executive Chef hat.

 

GGC Group Curacao Welcomes Ms. Sahira Antonia

Ms. Sahira Antonia has been named Financial Controller at GCG Group Curacao. Although Sahira joined us on January 2, she is not…

Benefit Event

February 20, 2018

With the passage of Hurricane Irma & Maria and the devastation left in their path, a group of concerned persons organized a benefit concert to help in the aid process. The concert had no shortage of regional and local performers. GCG Events Antigua was approached to partner in this venture and was asked to fully manage a VIP section for the event. The request came one (1) week before the date of the concert, but given the importance, we jumped on board. We worked tirelessly towards the execution of the event organizing venue, security, décor, bars and of course the food. From all indications, the patrons were wowed, but most importantly, the concert was a success and a substantial amount of money was raised towards the relief effort. GCG Antigua is proud to have been involved with this event and would like to thank all our staff for going above…

GCG Events Uruguay's 2017 Year in Review

January 23, 2018

GCG Events Uruguay has been working so hard in the last year, particularly in December. Their team has provided services for National Maroñas Racecourse (for 450 people), American Airlines, Educational and Cultural Ministry, and others.
See GCG Events Uruguay's year in review: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNkbtdJjr4s&feature=youtu.be
 

VI’s Best Major Airline Serving the Virgin Islands

January 23, 2018

GCG Ground Services’ Delta Team has been voted as the VI’s Best Major Airline Serving the Virgin Islands’.

Once again, GCG Ground Services’ Delta Team has been voted as the VI’s Best Major Airline Serving the Virgin Islands’ in a poll taken by readers of local newspaper “The Virgin Islands Daily News.” The Annual ‘Best of VI Readers Poll’ showcases nominated businesses favored by consumers in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The voters were able to cast their votes electronically as well as by filling out ballots. The coveted blue ribbon award is displayed prominently within Delta’s Office as a reminder of the hard work and dedication put forth by the above and below wing agents. Both the above and wing agents along with the catering team strive to accommodate the customer through fast, friendly, and effective service. GCG Ground Services Above Wing Delta Team beams proudly with their hard…

Gastronomy - Food, History and Good Company

December 08, 2017

WESTERN BUREAU: Jamaica has had a long history of first-class gastronomy. Last Thursday, the country's tourism minister, Edmund Bartlett pushed the envelope by hosting a 10-course Gastronomy Experience at the 200-year-old Chukka Good Hope Estate in the hills of Trelawny. Read more.

GCG Events caters VIPS at top gear festival Barbados

November 14, 2017

GCG Events Barbados were appointed as the preferred caterers for the VIP Tent and various Corporate boxes at the recently concluded Top Gear Festival held at the newly upgraded Bushy Park Circuit Inc., world class facility on May 17th and 18th. The VIP section catered to 1200 patrons each day and they were treated to a first class culinary experience, perfect for the occasion for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. From delicious open face smoked salmon sandwiches, mini-jam puffs and dainty quiche for breakfast, to a sumptuous buffet with Miso Glazed Chicken and Seared Snappers, accompanied by delightful sides and sauces. The live Asian station was a hit with made to order stir fried noodles with prawn crackers and crispy spring rolls. VIPs were being treated to something special on and off the track. The premium bars were solid and flowed non-stop from start to finish, providing patrons with whatever

GCG Health and Wellness Initiatives Roll Out

November 10, 2017

GCG St. Thomas' Insurance Provider Elan Insurance Group partnered with HIMA Health Puerto Rico to provide a Health Fair for all of GCG's Employees on Wednesday April 5, 2017. The Fair, which lasted from approximately 9 a.m. through 1 p.m. provided pertinent Health Care information along with Cholesterol Screening, Blood Sugar Screening and Blood Pressure Screening. Following Each screening the employees were given healthy tips based on their results. Key Players of GCG STT's Health and Wellness Committee were also on hand to encourage employee Health Screening among the team.