Awards

Adam Thomason awarded Master of Culinary Arts

Adam Thomason, Executive Head Chef for Restaurant Associates, has been awarded a prestigious Master of Culinary Arts (MCA) by the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts two days after taking second place at the National Chef of the Year Awards. Since its inception in 1987, the MCA ceremony has celebrated those who display a mastery of […]

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Celebrating Exceptional Talent! And the winners are…

3rd place culinary – James Cousins, Freshfields 3rd place FOH – Magdalena Kozak, Morgan Stanley 2nd place culinary – Luke Hastings, Deloitte 2nd place FOH – Caroline Carter 1st place culinary – Mark Armstrong, KPMG Number Twenty 1st place FOH – Nicolas Arouete, BNP Paribas Restaurant Associates, hosted our annual Hospitality and Culinary Skills competition, a celebration of the exceptional chef […]

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Corporate Responsibility Report – outlining commitments for a sustainable future

Download our CR Report here We are proud to release our 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report, representing the programme of activity which will guide us as part of the wider Compass Group to a sustainable future and create a positive social impact. The Report maps out how we will harness change, responding to new consumer needs […]

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Hospitality & Culinary Skills Competition 2015

On Wednesday 30th September, 16 of Restaurant Associates’ brightest front of house and chef talents showcased their skills at our 13th annual Hospitality & Culinary Skills Competition, held at Pillars Restaurant, University of West London.

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Two Finalists in KP of The Year Award

We’re really proud to announce that two of our amazing Kitchen Porters have been chosen on the shortlist for 2015 KP of the Year award, run by The Caterer. Stephen Butler and Siva Subramaniam have been chosen on the 7-strong shortlist, and as the only contract caterer represented we’re even more delighted that our great […]

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Celebrating our ‘Hidden Managers’

Last year we launched our second cookbook, ‘Hidden Chefs’, celebrating the hard-working chefs hidden away in our clients’ buildings across the UK & Ireland.  Yesterday, 17th September we were celebrating our people again, but this time our ‘Hidden Managers’ – those managers on the front line of our restaurants, cafes and coffee shops, hidden away […]

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City Social Retains Michelin Star

We’re very proud that our restaurant, in collaboration with Jason Atherton, City Social, has retained it’s Michelin Star in the 2016 Michelin Guide.  A great effort by all involved in the restaurant, and hats off to Jason Atherton and his team including Exec Head Chef Paul Walsh and General Manager Andy Downton.

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Stacey Harris Success at Royal Academy of Culinary Arts

We’re very proud to congratulate chef Stacey Harris on his success at the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Annual Awards of Excellence dinner held on 14th July at Claridges.

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Jeremy Ford receives Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Fellowship

Restaurant Associates’ Chef Director, Jeremy Ford, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA). The Fellowship recognises individuals who have made an outstanding contribution.

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