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event catering

Network on the move with Ascot Racecourse’s new tasting bowls

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Structured meeting arrangements are not suited to every type of corporate event with companies often seeking a more relaxed and convivial way of conducting business or networking. Ascot Racecourse has introduced a new tasting bowl menu designed to cater for exactly this scenario. This clever solution from the accomplished and creative team from 1711 by […]

Searcys pilots new menu to reduce food waste across venues

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Events caterer and restaurateur Searcys has revealed company-wide menu waste management targets across its venues. Catering for conferences, events and private parties, Searcys’ have introduced a new set of menu planning procedures, with the hope of reducing food and packaging waste by 20%.  Searcys ays its chefs at all venue will continue to use local, seasonal […]

For comfort & joy this Christmas, celebrate with a Pie Party

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Pieminister has been dishing up delicious pies at Christmas festivities for more than a decade. During this time, party food trends have come and gone, but one winter dish that is certainly not a flash-in-the-pan fad is the great British pie. Comfort and joy on a plate, Pieminister’s pies look as good as they taste, […]

30 Euston Square agrees exclusive Kosher catering partnership with Celia Clyne Banqueting

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Following a significant rise in requests for bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs, 30 Euston Square has embarked on a partnership with well-known Kosher caterer Celia Clyne Banqueting to provide Kosher catering in its State Rooms and Rooftop Terrace. Working with the Searcys catering team at 30 Euston Square, Celia Clyne Banqueting will be able to […]

Number of vegetarians attending events more than three times higher than national average

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30 Euston Square’s latest research across 177 event organisers and delegates reveals a significant difference between national averages and delegate respondents when it comes to dietary choices. According to the 2014 National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS), 2.6% of adults are vegetarian. In 30 Euston Square’s research, 11.36% of delegates responded saying they were vegetarian. […]

Grazing Events strengthens senior management team

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Grazing Events, the premium event catering and party planning specialist, has today announced the appointment of Ben McEwen as head of business development. As part of a newly created role, McEwen will be responsible for developing the company’s sales and marketing activity, as well as leading on relationship management and offer development. He joins from […]

84% of organisers are putting delegates at risk from allergies

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A recent survey conducted by 30 Euston Square has revealed the need for more dietary information to be gathered by organisers ahead of their events. The results show that of 131 organisers surveyed, only 16.3% specifically asked for details of potentially life threatening allergies. “Our research shows that 84% of organisers need to be more […]

Dish debuts HYGGE event concept and menu on board the Erasmus

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Yesterday (2 February) independent caterer Dish launched its new HYGGE event concept and menu on board Thames Luxury Charters’ (TLC) boat the MV Erasmus (pictured above). A Danish and Norwegian word, hygge (pronounced hue-gah), expresses a type of mood – cosyness, conviviality and togetherness. Nick James, CEO of Dish said: “We want to change the […]

3 top tips to overcome the allergens challenge

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Yvette Chatwin, General Manager at 30 Euston Square provides top tips for staying safe in the allergens minefield. When it comes to allergens and the UK’s allergen legislation, it’s imperative that the severity of its impact is understood, particularly by event organisers, which is a task that so often falls to PAs. This year the […]

Buffets best for lunch but naughty treats top meeting agenda, BMA House research shows

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BMA House gets to the fork of the matter on all things food at meetings and events. A staggering 93% of all event bookers and PAs surveyed by the central London venue agreed that poor catering ‘always’ reflects badly on an event. Food is top of the meetings agenda, with 31% agreeing it was what […]

How to choose the right caterer: Top tips from Grazing Catering

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Let’s face it; lunch is the best part of the working day. Not only does it signal that you are (thankfully) half-way through the day, but after a busy morning of meetings, conversations and telephone calls it also means you can spend some time entertaining your other senses and catch up with your office friends. […]

Gherkin’s new Michelin-starred executive chef to take DDR packages to new heights

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Ex-restaurateur and Michelin-starred chef Barry Tonks, who has taken over as Executive Chef at The Gherkin, part of the Searcys collection of venues, believes there is significant room for improvement in the world of event catering. “Great quality food is in my DNA; it is part of my ethos, has been a cornerstone of my […]