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Synchrony Australia Company Newsletter


Welcome to the New Year 2016 and second edition of our newsletter!

The past few months has been very exciting for Synchrony Australia. We are delighted to be working with new clients and developing exciting and innovative solutions for their facilities. Our focus for 2016 is to continue providing high-quality and personalised food and support services in response to our clients changing needs.

In the past year of operating, Synchrony Australia has proven to thrive in a climate of fast-paced change, delivering on the promise of synchronised solutions for our clients. Synchrony Australia is excelling in a constantly changing environment and is proud to announce our new food service partnership with Oracle Australia and New Zealand wide. 
As the company grows, Synchrony Australia will continue to provide the same level of responsive, flexible and hands-on support to our clients.

Sincerely,
Sumeet Luthra

Executive Director
Business Strategy & Operations

Synchrony Australia's Clients


Synchrony Australia is proud to provide quality food and support services to our valued clients including; HPM Legrand, Atlassian, CSIRO Marsfield, Curwood Lawyers, De Longhi, Oracle and Westpac VIP functions. On behalf of Synchrony Australia, thank you for your ongoing patronage and continued support.  

New Contract: Oracle Australia Awards Synchrony Australia
Synchrony Australia is delighted to welcome major global computer technology corporation Oracle as a new client. From January 2016, Synchrony Australia commenced food and support services for Oracle’s Australia and New Zealand offices. The Synchrony Australia team has successfully and seamlessly mobilised seven Oracle facilities including sites in Auckland and Wellington. As part of the contract, Synchrony will offer Oracle employees access to SyncLife, including...

New Corporate Hospitality Executive for Atlassian: Kathrine Slobodetsky
Synchrony Australia is delighted to welcome Kathrine to the team as Corporate Hospitality Executive at Atlassian. Kathrine has worked within hospitality for 11 years across companies including Hoyts Entertainment Quarter, St.Michael's Golf Club and now Synchrony. Throughout her career, she has enjoyed coordinating and managing events of all sizes, including weddings, fundraisers and large scale corporate events. Her dynamic and personable approach to each and every job makes her a great asset. Kathrine is friendly, efficient and of course, hospitable! 

Synchrony Australia Celebrates Success with End of Year Bash!
In early January, the Synchrony Australia team gathered together to celebrate the achievements of the year past. Since being established in 2014, Synchrony Australia has grown into a reputable and trusted organisation providing food and support services across Australia and internationally. Our staff work enthusiastically to deliver the best services for our clients and we are very proud of their hard work. A very big thank you to the incredible Synchrony Australia staff members for your effort, enthusiasm, talent and contribution in 2015. 
Atlassian and Synchrony Australia Christmas Get Together
The Atlassian Experience Team joined staff from Synchrony Australia to celebrate Christmas and reflect on the incredible achievements from 2015. Stories from the year were swapped over afternoon snacks and wine, providing a great opportunity for the teams to socialise. Synchrony Australia is appreciative of how well the two teams work together and seamlessly integrated in the workplace.  Synchrony Australia thanks the Atlassian Experience Team and look forward to progressing things further in 2016. 
HPM Legrand goes French for End of Year Celebration
At the end of 2015, HPM Legrand put on a French themed luncheon to celebrate a successful year past. In typical French style, Synchrony Australia organised a large selection of gourmet cheese, Foie Gras and fresh bread along with beautiful salami to be served to employees. Congratulations to HPM Legrand staff for a successful year in 2015 and well done to the Synchrony Australia staff members for putting on such a memorable and delicious event. 

CSIRO celebrates Christmas with Hawaiian-themed party!
In December 2015, Synchrony Australia threw a fun Hawaiian themed Christmas party for Staff Christmas party for 150 people at the CSIRO facility in Marsfeild, NSW. The celebration was a great opportunity for staff to mingle, let their hair down and taste some of the delicious food on offer including beef sliders and chicken kebabs. Yum! 

Atlassian Honours Australia Day with Lamingtons and Meat Pies
Synchrony Australia hosted a true-blue Australia day party for the employees at Atlassian's Sydney office. To celebrate the occasion, staff were treated to a range of delicious foods including lamingtons with mini Aussie flags and meat pies served with tomato sauce. The event was a big success as employees shared a laugh - and some quality Aussie food. 

Follow Synchrony Australia on Instagram!
Synchrony Australia has just launched their Instagram feed and invites you to follow us on social media for a behind the scenes look into our business and food and support services. We will be sharing delicious food shots, service information and health tips from our SyncLife program. 
SyncLife
Recipe of the Month


Kale, Quinoa + Pumpkin Salad

This seasonal recipe was one of 13 developed for Atlassian staff to enjoy as part of their rotating Summer salad menu bar.

The Kale, Quinoa and Pumpkin Salad is a vegetarian option that was designed by our resident dietitian Lyndi Polivnick to provide 
the perfect balance of healthy carbs, lean protein and healthy fats to fuel active brains. Naturally low GI, this meal also provides slow burning carbohydrates to keep staff energised throughout the afternoon. 
Ingredients
1 cup kale
1 cup mesclun leaves
50g grilled pumpkin
1/3 cup of quinoa
20g of peas
15g feta
10 slices of red onion
2 tsp. pumpkin seeds
Balsamic vinegar

 
Method
1. Place kale, mesclun leaves, poached chicken, grilled pumpkin, quinoa, peas, and red onion into a bowl and toss to combine. 
2. Sprinkle with feta and pumpkin seeds. 
3. Drizzle with Praise balsamic vinegar and a pinch of salt and pepper.
The Synchrony Australia team having a wonderful time at the end of year Christmas party. 
A special thank you to Synchrony Australia's valued clients:
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