Fly Cup Catering benefits from the donation of Dolphin Drilling


Fly Cup Catering Inverurie has welcomed a donation of £ 4000 for new catering equipment.

Aberdeen-based Dolphin Drilling has pledged money for the purchase of a new bakery oven which will be used to support Fly Cup Catering’s training program for adults with learning disabilities.

Dolphin Drilling, a harsh environment drilling contractor for the offshore oil and gas industry that operates a fleet of drilling rigs from offices around the world, has selected Fly Cup Catering as its local charity for 2021 and planned a series of fundraising efforts as well as manual operations. on volunteer support to the charity.

Fly Cup Catering – which provides training and employment opportunities for adults with learning disabilities in the restaurant and hospitality industry – welcomed this support by revealing organizational development plans.

Improved product and service offerings will see home deliveries, which began following the lockdown, become a frequent service offering, while plans are also underway to expand the organization’s bakery ordering service. via a new website and online ordering function.

Lesley Allan of Dolphin Drilling visited Fly Cup Catering to hand over the donation. Photo: Kirsty Brown

Fly Cup Catering Administrator Fiona Allan said: “We are very grateful to Dolphin Drilling for their generous donation towards the purchase of our new oven.

“We strive to provide our interns with the most up-to-date training and experience in the industry, and access to modern catering equipment is important to achieve this.

“Demand for our products has increased due to the evolution of our offerings during the lockdown period, and now that our cafe has also reopened, our staff and interns are eager to meet this growing demand.

“The purchase of a new oven in the near future will certainly support this.”

Dolphin Drilling Charity Representative Lesley Allan said: “Dolphin Drilling has a long history in the North East of Scotland and we are passionate about giving back to the community and proud to support the local charity. Fly Cup Catering this year.

“The newly refurbished cafe looks fantastic, and we were delighted to be able to contribute £ 4000 for a new bakery oven as part of the overall development plans.

“The Dolphin team and our charity committee are excited to launch our fundraising activities to help support this important cause.”


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