Purchasing made to measure

Central Purchasing Corporation of Deutsche Hospitality

As the central purchasing corporation of the Deutsche Hospitality, H.E.A.D is responsible for the strategic and operational procurement. This includes the planning, management and implementation of assortments and enterprise resource planning in the areas of Food & Beverage, Non Food, IT, Supplies & Services and Energy. This enables H.E.A.D. to represent all relevant categories and product groups of hospitality purchasing. By demand pooling and efficient optimization of procurement processes, products and services according to the Steigenberger quality standards and conditions can be ensured.

Food & Beverage

FOOD: bread, convenience products, fish, meat, poultry, vegetables, sea fruits, dairy, fruits, pastries, frozen foods, dry products, cold cuts

BEVERAGE: beer, coffee, mineral water, juices, sparkling wine, soft drinks, spirits, tea, wine



Purchasing volume: 17 Mio. € (FOOD) & 6,5 Mio. € (BEVERAGE)

Non Food

bedding, office supplies, equipment (cutlery, china, glasses, etc.), fitness equipment, guest room articles, professional dishwashers, sanitary articles, coffee makers, audio-/video equipment, kitchen consumable articles, illuminants, paper napkins, cleansing material, technical equipment, uniforms, maid trolleys, guest room safes etc.


Purchasing volume: 7,4 Mio. €

IT, Supplies & Services

WAN-/LAN-/WiFi-/wired- and mobile-connections, professional services, ePayment, soft- and hardware, hotel TV, infrastructure, leasing, waste management etc.


Purchasing volume: 8 Mio. €


Stock market based tranche purchasing of electricity and natural gas,
Consulting for teleheating and other energy forms


Purchasing volume: 10 Mio. €


Category Manager
Food & Beverage

Matthias Kutzbach

069 66564 674

Category Manager
Non Food

Rainer Schwalm

069 66564 675

Category Manager
IT, Professional Services

Ingo Hieber

069 66564 663

and Procurement Controlling

Vera Böttcher

069 66564 667