Newrest Group

With origins in Group Catair in 1996, and founded by its Co-CEO’s Olivier Sadran and Jonathan Stent-Torriani, Newrest is the only major catering company active in all catering and related hospitality segments including: Airline catering, buy-on-board, duty-free on board, Catering, Remote site and support services, Rail catering, airport and motorway Retail.

With 2020/21 revenues under management of almost 861,9 Μ€ and more than 28,980 employees world-wide in 56 countries, Newrest is also the first largest ‘independent’ airline caterer world-wide.

At year end closing 2020, Newrest is 94,6% management-owned, with its managers holding its capital (340 managers). The remaining capital is held by trusted private investors.

Key Figures


861,9 M€

sales in 2020/21


Activity Sectors
Inflight / Catering & Remote Site/ Rail / Retail






Organization Chart

Our Values

Quality of Service

Because our business sectors relate to food and hospitality, we work in fields that are rigorous, sensitive and demanding, Newrest Group implements extremely strict hygiene and quality guidelines. Quality of service is a major concern of all Newrest employees: client’s needs and requirements are at the centre of our daily work. Our degree of service excellence is therefore non-negotiable.

Human Resources

Consideration and constant development of its human resources is a cornerstone of our group strategy. The respect of working conditions being a fundamental value; we are committed to social responsibility, local hiring, internal promotion and constant staff training. Newrest’s recruitment policy favours experience and dynamism, and encourages decision-making and entrepreneurial spirit.

Sustainable Development

Only an intact ecological balance can guarantee a perfect match between human needs and nature in the future. Because sustainable respects and adheres to fundamental environmental values. The use of local and seasonal products, waste treatment and the plan of a 0% paper policy are only some goals illustrating the convictions of Newrest Group.

Long term vision

Newrest’s strategic choices are based on a global, long-term vision, allowing for calculated risks but favouring enduring opportunities and long-term investments. A taste for challenges is encouraged, as illustrated by our company’s capacity to identify and seize new opportunities. To promote this long-term vision of business at a management level, we always strive for transparency and fairness, with a full confidence in our managers.

Shareholder Structure

A solid economic development of a company requires a solid shareholder structure. Newrest Group’s capital is majority-owned by its management with the remaining shares held by trusted private investors. The company is therefore in control of its strategic choices – and shall continue to choose long-term sustainable development over short-term gains.