GIG Sport

Podium - Keeping you going for gold

Keeping you going for gold

Rev - DRIVING YOU FORWARD

DRIVING YOU FORWARD

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WE HAVE KEPT AMG, ASIAN GAMES, ASTON MARTIN, ATP WORLD TOUR, AUDI, AMGEN, BAR, F1, BARCLAYS, CHANNEL 4, CITROEN, COMMONWEALTH GAMES, DELOITTE, FORMULA 1, ITU WORLD TRIATHLON, JAGUAR, JP MORGAN, LAUREUS SPORTS AWARDS, LEXUS, LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS & PARALYMPICS, MERCEDES BENZ, MINI COOPER, NIKE, PORSCHE, PRINCES TRUST, RED BULL, RIDE ACROSS BRITAIN, SKY SPORTS, SMART, SPORT RELIEF, THRESHOLD SPORTS, UEFA, UNIVERSIADE, UPSOLUT SPORT, VIRGIN LONDON MARATHON, FIGHTING FIT, ON TOP OF THEIR GAME, GOING FOR GOLD, FUELLED UP, AHEAD OF THE FIELD AND AT TOP SPEED.

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ELITE SUPPORTERS & FOODIES

GIG SPORT offer a complete turnkey catering solution for all manner of live sporting and automotive events. Whether on an Olympics event field, the ice lakes of Mongolia, world class stadiums or the slickest of racetracks, GIG SPORT have the experience and knowledge of large scale sporting events essential for delivery on this scale.

All of GIG SPORT’s menus are designed with the target audience in mind. They are perfectly tailored to provide a complete nutritional balance with freshly cooked meals and a variety of choice to suit the cuisines of the world.

Portfolio

The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA)
The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA)

Pit Stop

The Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA) has earned an impressive fan and media following since its launch in 2003 and GIG Sport are proud to have been involved for the past 6 years.

In 2016, GIG Sport were on hand to provide innovative food & beverage solutions as well as all necessary equipment, key staff and operational experience from its office in Shanghai.

VIP luxury catering to match that of the cars
VIP luxury catering to match that of the cars

AMG Driving Academy

Performance, speed and horse power usually enjoyed only by the pros, AMG Driving Academy gives consumers the opportunity to unleash their inner speed demon at some of China’s top racing tracks.

GIG Sport are proud to be going into the 7th year of our successful partnership with AMG Driving Academy. On-site to offer VIP luxury catering to match that of the cars, including all day refreshments and a lunch buffet offering a mixture of Western and Asian fare. During the year, 4-5 driving school events take place from April to November at some of Asia’s most prestigious race circuits including Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu & Zhuhai.

RBS 6 Nations
RBS 6 Nations

RBS 6 Nations

A highlight of the rugby calendar, The Six Nations Championship is an international rugby competition involving six European sides including England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales.

Since 2007, GIG Sport has been on-hand to provide backstage catering to O2 priority guests. Keeping it traditional, GIG Sport served up warm hearty pasties shaped as the Iconic Rugby ball!

London 2012 Olympics
London 2012 Olympics

London 2012

During the London Olympics 2012 GIG SPORT were onsite at 5 Olympic venues providing catering for Athletes, Workforce, VIP & Games Family, Media, Technical Officials and Spectators plus catering for the Host Broadcaster at 22 venues.

A complex event – GIG spent 18 months planning the logistics and operational aspects for the Games including kitchen and CAT plans, food suppliers and deliveries directly into site from our VCP secure warehouse in Chesham.

Serving over 205,000 meals throughout the duration plus catering for over 750,000 spectators at Horse Guards Parade alone GIG had over 3,500 crew onsite from 34 nations across all venues.

Porsche Snow Force
Porsche Snow Force

Porsche Snow Force

21 days on an ice lake in Inner Mongolia with temperatures falling to below -30 degrees, coupled with an extreme race track and some of Porsche highest spec cars – it’s safe to say, Porsche Snow Force is one of GIG Sports most looked forward to events of the year!

Since 2011, GIG Sport has been providing an all-day hospitality service including, morning tea, Western & Chinese Buffets and afternoon tea. Plus, fuel for the crew throughout the day to keep the cold at bay!

GIG SPORT’S primary objective was ensuring that 12,000 athletes in the Athletes Village had their every nutritional need met daily
GIG SPORT’S primary objective was ensuring that 12,000 athletes in the Athletes Village had their every nutritional need met daily

Shenzen

After successes during the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, and 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games. GIG SPORT’S international consultancy reassembled to consult, support and direct the locally appointed master caterer of the Universiade 2011.

GIG SPORT’S primary objective was ensuring that 12,000 athletes in the Athletes Village had their every nutritional need met daily. A demanding operation, serving around 35,000 meals per day with a variety of world cuisines available at every meal serving over 400,000 meals with the support and structure instilled by GIG Sport.

London Virgin Money Marathon
London Virgin Money Marathon

London Marathon

For the fourth year running GIG Sport were again at the finish line for the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon. Ensuring we kept our 800 Virgin VIP guests warm in the April showers, we provided a selection of delicious fresh baguettes & wraps, warming baked sweet potatoes & homemade soups. The atmosphere and excitement from participants, guests, and staff makes it one of our favourite events of the year!

JP Morgan Corporate Challenge
JP Morgan Corporate Challenge

A Corporate Challenge

GIG love a challenge, especially the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge – 13 cities, 7 countries, 5 continents. Working with JP Morgan to ensure their VIP and corporate hospitality guests were well fed and well looked after in 2010, 2011, and 2012 in London to Shanghai.

GIG created separate hospitality zones with their own kitchen and dining area – versatile BBQ menus were designed with both athletes and guests in mind and feeding over 20,000 people across the 2011 event alone! In Shanghai 2012 GIG also provided their catering services for spectators too, offering a wide range of foods designed to suit every palate.

Baku 2015
Baku 2015

Baku 2015 European Games

Baku 2015 European Games, an international multi-sport event featuring 50 countries competing in 20 different sports in Azerbaijan. GIG Sport were honoured to be assigned procurement of food and beverages for all catering and hospitality areas for the 23 days’ games period. They served up an incredible 450,000 meals for the athletes, 120,000 for the workforce and 47,000 for the media.

Consultancy services
Consultancy services

Guangzou Asian Games

With 10,000 guests including media broadcasters and technical officials alone from across the globe plus athletes and spectators the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou was set to take centre stage and needed the tools for the job!

With a team of international chefs and operations directors GIG Sport provided a consultancy service alongside the local caterer for the Media Centre, the Media Village & the Technical Village from October through till December 2010 providing daily support, consultation and guaranteeing a smooth operation over the three different sites which cumulatively served up to 15,000 meals every day.

Consultancy to the local caterer
Consultancy to the local caterer

Doha

In 2006, Doha, Qatar hosted the 15th Asian Games, it was the first time that all 45 member nations of the Olympic Council of Asia took part.

GIG Sport were approached to provide consultancy to the local caterer following our involvement with other large sports events including the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games.

GIG provided pre, during and post Games support including, kitchen design, food preparation & production process, operational systems, front of house design & service procedures as well as menu design with the help of our own nutritionist ensuring that daily operations ran smoothly and that the service was to the highest level.

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    2000 - UKTI

    Having worked on sports events for the past 16 years in 2000 with the help of UKTi it was time to focus on the global sports stage with a dedicated sports division to offer a complete catering service to large scale sports events.

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    2001 - YOUNGEST SIBLING

    This was the first year that GIG Sport operated as a separate division of the Global Infusion Group. Operating out of the same headquarters and warehouses. Our first event? – the Racing Car Launch for BAR F1.

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    2002 - Commonwealth

    In our second year of operating GIG Sport were heavily involved in the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games as well as delivering a season’s worth of cricket across a multitude of venues with our fleet of kitchen trucks for Channel 4 and Sky Sports.

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    2003 - Tourin' the US

    This year was the first year that GIG Sport went on tour and as we all know, what happens on tour, stays on tour.. All we can divulge is that we went across 16 US States with the Mercedes-Benz Roadshow.

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    2004 - Racing Ground

    It’s not often that Formula 1 cars are flying round London’s busy streets but this year we were there to see it and play our part, providing catering services for those involved!

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    2005 - Taste of Luxury

    With our roots in tour catering we love to tour! This year we went out with Lexus on their Taste of Luxury Tours in the US with two tours running simultaneously. Meanwhile, back in the UK we were on-site at the Red Bull Air Race in the UK.

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    2006 - Going Global

    3 continents – consultants for the Asian Games in Doha; across California with AMGEN Cycling Tour; in 46 states for Lexus Taste of Luxury US Tour; Catering at the Laureus Sports Awards, Barcelona and feeding Sky across the UK.

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    2007 - Whole way round

    Black Rock Tennis Masters Tournament at the Royal Albert Hall, Britcar 24 Hour Race at Silverstone and ‘Tea Lady’ around France providing refreshments on the Tour de France.

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    2008 - Road Tripping

    Back to the States for the Mercedes Benz GLK Tailgate Road Show! In the UK, Epsom Derby, Princes Trust Football Tournament, Red Bull Air Race, the Mazda 6 launch and Russia for the Laureus Sports Awards in St Petersburg.

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    2009 - Giving you wings

    2009 was encompassed by our involvement at Red Bull X-Fighters where we provided crew and VIP catering to judges and competitors with over 25 days onsite and 6,500 meals!

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    2010 - Competition Time

    In-house at Crystal Palace FC, Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. John O’Groats to Lands End in the UK, Sport Relief Million Pound Bike Ride, and Deloitte’s Ride Across Britain plus the AEGON Masters Tennis and rugby at Twickenham.

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    2011 - 10 Years Old

    Getting ready for 2012 it was off to the Junior World Rowing Championships, Beach Volleyball Olympic Test Event, Road Cycling Olympic Test Events. 26th Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China, JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.

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    2012 - An Olympic Year

    Sole caterer at 5 Olympic venues; the Broadcast caterer at 22 Olympic venues. The BT London Live Site in Hyde Park. At high speed it was off to the AMG Driving Academy, Porsche Carrera Cup, Citroen DS Launch & the Mercedes B-Class Launch.

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    2013 - Onwards

    What a year – 6 Nations Rugby at Twickenham, Virgin London Marathon, UEFA Champions League Festival, World Triathlon Grand Final, AMG Driving Academy, Porsche Carrera Cup & SnowForce, Jaguar F-type launch & the Porsche 918 Spyder!

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    2014 - The Big One!

    We could say this was GIG Sport’s biggest year yet! From the Winter Olympics in Sochi, to Prince Harry’s inaugural Invictus Games, to the World Endurance Championships in Shanghai and so on, and so forth – 2014 was an absolute belter for GIG Sport that we will remember forever!

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    2015 - On Your Marks...

    …get set, GO! ‘AND WE’RE OFF’ – 2015 is shaping up to be an impressive year for GIG Sport and with plenty of sporting events kick-starting in 2015 & 2016 across the Globe, we’ve got plenty to get our teeth stuck into!

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    2016 - The Greatest Show on Earth

    For the largest international multi-sport event in the world, GIG Sport had an expert team fly to Rio to cater across 22 venues. GIG Sport also catered at 6 Nations Rugby at Twickenham, ATP Tennis World Finals, Virgin Money London Marathon, AMG Driving Academy, Porsche Carrera Cup & Snow Force.

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Global Infusion Court,
Nashleigh Hill, Chesham,
Bucks,
HP5 3FE,
United Kingdom
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  • 01494 790 701

UK and Europe

Unit A1 & B1, Greatham Road,
Watford,
Hertfordshire,
WD23 2NZ,
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USA

12400 Ventura Blvd, #356,
Studio City,
California,
91604,
USA
  • +1 805 766 3349

Asia

108a & 108b German Centre, 88 Keyuan Road,
Pudong, Shanghai,
201203,
China
  • +86 21 289 863 78 (Catering and Office)
  • +86 21 289 863 77 (Restaurant)

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PO Box 114477,
Dubai,
Dubai
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