Suzanne Martin – Interim Head of Facilities – All academies
I have worked for STEP since April 2012 and I oversee the management all of our onsite catering teams.
I have worked in catering since 2003 and enjoy working with the kitchen staff and being part of STEP.
Our mission is to encourage children to make healthy choices, but also giving them the opportunities to experience a wide variety of different cuisines.
Stefania Cavaliere – Senior Catering Manager – All academies
I started working with STEP Academy Trust in 2013 as a Kitchen Assistant. During this time, I have been fortunate to have been able to recognise my potential and develop my passion for cooking and catering.
My current role is to ensure that the standards throughout the academies represent a friendly and professional dining experience; from our staff as well as the quality of our selected produce in order to deliver a balanced and healthy meal.
Jo Sparks – Area Catering Manager – Applegarth, Beddington Park, Benedict, David Livingstone, Gonville, Heathfield, Park, Tudor and all six East Sussex academies
I have worked in catering since 2006. I started to work for STEP Catering in 2012, working within one of our kitchens at Gonville Academy.
In September 2020 I moved into the role of Area Catering Manager overseeing ten of our South London academies and our six STEP Academies in East Sussex.
My role involves training the Associate Catering Managers to ensure the smooth running of the kitchens and lunchtime service.
I am passionate and committed to ensure that STEP provides a healthy, tasty meal for all our pupils.
Clare Gould – Associate Catering Manager – Beddington Park, David Livingstone, Park and Tudor
I have worked in catering since 1997, working in fine dining restaurants, hotels and experiencing big events such as London Olympics and Open golf.
I started to work as a cook at Beddington Park Academy in 2017.
I took a new role in the September of 2021 as an Associate Catering Manager, this role is to support and oversee the running of kitchens within the Trust.
My passion and commitment to food helps me to deliver the children a healthy and well balanced meal and to support other Cooks to do the same.