IBC/MPC Temporary Kitchen and Dining
The IBC and MPCs house the world’s press covering a major games, and due to deadlines and different time zones in home countries, are required to be operational at all times. With the number of journalists and press personnel often similar, if not greater than the number of participants in an international event, the catering operation in these venues is incredibly demanding throughout the period of a games.
Catering infrastructure for media and broadcast centres often involves a complex installation of catering equipment into an existing building or into a purpose built temporary structure. Catering infrastructure typically involves a number of large scale production kitchen facilities or central production units, complemented by a large number of servery areas (typically in excess of 500m of servery counters) with a small number of production facilities to back them up.
These are typically used to provide various types of menu to cater for the range of different nationalities using the facility.