JIC constantly strives for excellence. The awards and recognitions received both from within the Middle East and internationally are validation of JIC’s exclusive practices and performance. Al Jazeera International Catering LLC is the first and the only caterer in the UAE region to have achieved a range of accomplishments and awards that celebrate high standards in organizational excellence, best practices, CSR, sustainability and in achieving international benchmarks.

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Teams at JIC are highly motivated to push the envelope on excellence with every new award that comes their way. Each award has unravelled new learnings that have systemized JIC’s service and delivery standards to global benchmark levels in excellence, in the hospitality sector. This has also paved the way for personal and career specific growth among the employees of JIC.


JIC is deeply committed and vested in addressing the core Issues of social, economic, environmental and civic disruption. Organizational sustainability ranks high on JIC’s CSR list, with policies and practices based on the GRI Framework. AL Jazeera International Catering’s sustainability practices revolve around the 4 core pillars of the organization:
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  1. Arabia CSR Award–  2019
  2. 19th Cycle Of  Emirates Environmental Group Award – 2019
  3. Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award – 2019
  4. BTOES – 2019
  5. Future Workplace Awards– 2018
  6. Global Islamic Business Excellence Awards– 2018
  7. Middle East Waste and Recycling Awards– 2018
  8. Golden Globe Tiger Award– 2018
  9. Golden Peacock Sustainability Award– 2018
  10. Middle East Customer Excellence  Award– 2018
  11. Hospitality Excellence Award  – 2017
  12. Arabia CSR Award– 2017
  13. BIZZ Peak of Success Award  – 2017
  14. Emirates Environmental Group Award– 2017
  15. International Business Excellence – 2017
  16. Global Benchmarking Award – 2016
  17. Middle East CSR Award – 2016
  18. European Business Assembly Award – 2016
  19. European Society Quality Research  – 2016
  20. Emirates Environmental Group Award– 2016
  21. Abu Dhabi Sustainability Award–  2016
  22. Arabia CSR Award–  2016
  23. Green Era Award– 2015
  24. Arabia CSR Award–  2015
  25. Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award – 2015
  26. International Best Practices Award  – 2015
  27. Global Benchmarking Award – 2015
  28. Emirates Environmental Group Award – 2015
  29. International Best Practices Award  – 2014
  30. Arabia CSR Award–  2014
  31. Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award – 2014
  32. BIZZ Award – 2014
  33. Abu Dhabi Blood Bank Award – 2014
  34. Emirates Environmental Group Award – 2013
  35. Emirates Environmental Group Award – 2012



Operations Manager

Sugin started his career in 2007 as an Assistant Cook at Gulf Catering Services –Dubai.
His dedication to his daily roles and responsibilities was noticed by the management and his hotel management degree added weightage to his performance and paved way to his promotion as a Training supervisor when JIC was formed and thereon his growth success was tremendous.
Throughout his journey in JIC, Sugin has handled various positions which include Camp manager, Unit Head and Project manager. He has been the master catalyst for smooth mobilization of various onshore projects of JIC.
His commitment and dedication towards the operational process of JIC, has been the secret behind his success to achieve his current position of Operations Manager heading the overall operation in the UAE. He always believes that HARD WORK NEVER FAIL.

Mr.Loganathan Murthy

Head – Business Excellence and Strategic Planning.

Loganathan Joined JIC as a Laundry Manager in the Year 2010, for a project based in Abu Dhabi.
JIC Management recognized his eagerness to learn new things and indulged him in other organizational functions which include HSET and Catering Operations.
His involvement was duly acknowledged and he was promoted as a Camp Manager for an onshore project for a prestigious oil filed client in the western region.
His dynamic nature, helped him take over as the Head of HSET when the opportunity arrived in the year 2012. Since then he has been the management representative for implementation of various systems of JIC and has coordinated JIC in various Regional and International Awards.
Loganathan’s passion and interest towards learning and development has paved way for his development within JIC and helped him grow to his current role as the Head of business Excellence and Strategic planning, taking care of organizational development and performance excellence. He believes in constant learning and strives for excellence.

Mr.Manikandan Palchamy

Dining Manager
In 2010, Manikandan Joined JIC as a housekeeping cleaner and was allocated in one of the Abu Dhabi project.JIC management witnessed his contribution toward improvement and up keeping of housekeeping standards and gave him the opportunity to undergo the Essential Food Safety Training.  Manikandan with his dedication and hard work passed out with flying colors in the exams conducted by the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority.

His achievement was further recognized and he was promoted as a waiter in our dining department. His continuous commitment enabled him to climb the ladder as a dining supervisor.He was further nominated as and candidate for Sareeyah Development program of JIC, where he was put through a rigorous training for 6 month for taking up the position of Dining Manager.As usual Manikandan completed the course with extraordinary results and got posted as dining manager since Dec 2017. He feels Sky is the Limit for the potentials.

Mr.Purna Bahadur Gaha

Store Keeper
Basically an introvert by personality, Purna bahadur always wanted to grow in his career and explore new things.

He Joined JIC as a housekeeping cleaner in 2010 and was posted in Abu Dhabi project. During his initial stage he was shy and hesitant to seek guidance. However his dedication and commitment towards his work was in the limelight and JIC management never failed to notice it.

JIC management, utilized the In-house training platform and trained him on personality development skills and Essential food safety requirements. He passed the EFST training conducted by the Abu Dhabi food control authority, post which he was promoted as stores cleaner.

Management of JIC, further identified him as a diamond in rough and nominated him for  Sareeyah Development Program(SDP). He was trained as a Tr.store keeper for a period of 6 months and was appointed in his current position as Tr.Store keeper on successful completion of the SDP program.

During the SDP course, he enjoyed learning the soft skills and other technical skills related to his job function and completed his course with excellent outcome. He advises all his colleagues to strive hard to ensure success in their journey towards excellence.