Food for thought

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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Women who mean business

Encouraging women to compete in roles across all sectors of industry is essential to build a stronger workforce and generally improve quality of life for communities.  As a responsible member of the private sector this is a calling we take quite seriously at Restaurant Associates. Action to promote gender equality must be real life practice […]

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Ramael Scully, Head Chef of NOPI Restaurant, co-author of NOPI cookbook and general Salad Whisperer spends some time in the kitchen with our chefs.

  Gone are the days of tossed salads with a vinaigrette dressing!!  Ladies and gentlemen salads just got sexy…   It’s a buzzing kitchen atmosphere observing the chefs in action.  I had the pleasure of getting an invite to one of Scully’s training sessions with some of our chefs to take photos and taste the […]

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The Great British Bake Off returned to our screens this week – but with somewhat of a twist…

Hosted by Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge, Crème de la Crème showed the battle of three teams of professional patisserie chefs competing to prepare show stopping desserts in an effort to impress the formidable judges. In the right corner representing Restaurant Associates were our very own Pastry Chefs Neil Rankin, Ana Paula Oliver and Alice Ross, […]

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Lisa Roukin Joins RA as a Guest Chef

“Perhaps the most intimate relationships each of us will ever have is not with another person – instead it’s between our bodies and our food”. Lisa Roukin From the yearly January detox to being ready for your summer clothes, everyone has their own relationship with food. No one knows this more than Lisa Roukin whose […]

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Annual Summit

To celebrate a fantastic 2015 and to set the tone for the year ahead, we held our annual summit where over 150 associates gathered together at the Excel centre in London to ensure that we start the year as we mean to go on. As you would expect we are all about the food and […]

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Restaurant Associates and Wrap release ‘Wasting Less Food” Guide

Wrap, the charity that promotes and encourages sustainability across multiple sectors, including the food industry, partnered with Restaurant Associates to look at reducing food waste in banqueting, meetings and events catering, with stunning results.

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