June 5th , 2018 Singapore
Marché Mövenpick Restaurants Singapore wins the Excellence in People & Skills Award
Singapore based company gets recognition for its focus on People & Skills
Marché Mövenpick Restaurants Singapore (Marché), one of the pioneers of front cooking, has been honored for its dedication to the skills development of its employees. The Singapore based company that also works with local polytechnics and Institute of Higher Education (ITE) to provide internship opportunities to students, has evolved as the winner of the SwissCham Excellence in People & Skills Development Award 2018. The Award, now in its second year, has been created by the Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Singapore (SwissCham).
« Putting strong emphasis on the human factor and on talent development is key for preparing our society for industry 4.0 », explains Dr. Tom Ludescher, Chairman of SwissCham. He comments that Swiss companies have a long-standing tradition in investing in people and skills, nursing a culture of innovation and successfully building up talent clusters for every key industry.
« Marché is a great example of adopting this model to the needs of the Singaporean market, where talent management and investing in the great local talent pool is not only becoming crucial for building up a sustainable business, but also warmly welcomed and actively supported by local initiatives such as SkillsFuture Singapore », adds Ludescher.
Marché is a subsidiary company under Marché International, a global, innovative catering company with its roots in Switzerland. It has 180 businesses under its arm, managing over 2800 employees in 11 countries.
Commenting on the award, Roger Nagler, director of Marché Restaurants Singapore, said: “This is an important milestone for us and a reassurance to our training and development efforts in the region. We are deeply honored by this prestigious award.”
Marché adopts a unique European marketplace concept, where dishes are prepared before your eyes. Guests get to watch the entire cooking process, from choosing the ingredients right up to when their food is served to them.
With strong emphasis on freshness, quality and customer service, Marché has now expanded to 5 outlets islandwide, it also serves as a base for the Asian franchise expansion and training hub.
Marché is committed in providing lifelong learning for their 300 staff and in nurturing future talents of the F&B industry.
Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Singapore
c/o Embassy of Switzerland
1 Swiss Club Link, Singapore 288162
Marche Restaurants Singapore Pte. Ltd.
51 Cuppage Road
Vivian Khoo, HR Manager
Phone: +65 6690 5669