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Executive Chef Karen Poynter is made a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Cooks of London

Karen Poynter, Ampersand’s Executive Chef, has been made a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Cooks of London. 

Historic Royal Palaces extends partnership with Ampersand for a further five years
The partnership between Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) and Ampersand, CH&Co Group’s specialist venue and visitor attraction catering business, has been strengthened with an extension of the catering contract for a further five years.

Rum & Sugar’s award-winning menu

Congratulations to the team at the Rum & Sugar. It’s mouth-watering, Caribbean-influenced menu scooped the Menu of the Year award at the SLC (Sport & Leisure Catering) Awards 2017.

The Orangery restaurant at Kensington Palace wins global award for ambiance and atmosphere

The team at The Orangery, Kensington Palace, is celebrating winning the Best Ambiance & Romantic Atmosphere Award, Northern Europe at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2017.

Laura Amos wins the ACE Robyns Award 2017

Congratulations to Laura Amos, Ampersand’s catering manager at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, who was crowned the 2017 ACE (Association of Catering Excellence) Robyns Award winner, last night.

Karen Poynter scoops Banqueting and Event Chef Award at Craft Guild of Chefs Awards 2017

Congratulations to our talented executive chef for the commercial division, Karen Poynter, who won the Banqueting and Event Chef Award at the Craft Guild of Chefs Awards 2017.

Laura Amos scoops Employee of the Year award

Laura Amos, the talented catering manager for Ampersand at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, was crowned Employee of the Year at the CiS (Catering in Scotland) Excellence Awards 2017.

Ampersand Events’ group general manager wins Event Catering Award

Richard Meyer is the toast of Ampersand Events. The Group General Manager won the coveted Event Catering Award at the FSM Awards 2016. 

Ampersand Events is shortlisted in the FSM Awards

The announcement of the FSM Awards 2016 finalists gave Ampersand Events great cause for celebration. Richard Meyer the group general manager at Ampersand Events has been shortlisted for the coveted Event Caterer Award.

Ampersand’s executive chef triumphs at inaugural SLC Awards

Ampersand’s executive chef, Peter Thompson, triumphantly lifted the Chef of the Year award at the inaugural SLC (Sport & Leisure Catering) Awards.

Ampersand Events strengthens venue portfolio with new and retained supplier accreditations

Innovative events and catering business, Ampersand Events, has expanded and strengthened its portfolio of London venues with two new supplier list accreditations and six re-listings.

The Ampersand Wine Guild Put Rosé to the Test

True to Ampersand’s learning culture, we have created a rather special educational experience for all Ampersand staff members who wish to pursue an in-depth understanding of wine and its origins, the Ampersand Wine Guild.

CH&Co Catering Merges with HCM Group

We are delighted to announce the merger of our parent company CH&Co and the HCM Group.

On Our Doorstep – A Magical Night at Perkin Reveller

For this year’s client event, we wanted to celebrate the wonderful work of suppliers local to our beautiful restaurant Perkin Reveller. So we invited a key group of current, past and potential clients to enjoy a selection of dishes made with fresh seasonal ingredients – many of them local.

Growing a new relationship with Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Ampersand has now been appointed as catering partner for the beautiful Birmingham Botanical Gardens, where we will be serving diners in the Pavilion Tea Room and catering for events taking place in the Gardens’ three elegant function suites. 
Champagne Academy Names Ampersand Operations Director as Chairman
Ampersand Director of Operations, Martin Dibben, was today installed as Chairman of the Champagne Academy – an organisation of more than 50 years’ standing and with over 600 members devoted to promoting Grand Marque Champagne in the UK. 
Ampersand welcome guests to Rum & Sugar to explore the world of Foraged & Found
Last night Ampersand invited guests to explore a world of forgotten culinary delights at our Foraged & Found evening at Rum & Sugar
Celebrating nature’s secret ingredients at Foraged & Found
Foraging is mankind’s oldest occupation, and we are built to be hunters and gatherers, both physically and mentally. Our Foraged & Found feast is designed to offer our guests a chance rediscover their wild side as they taste the natural delights that sustained our species for millennia. 
Restaurant at The RIBA celebrates Chocolate Week with three choctastic dishes using ‘Divine’ chocolate
For the ultimate chocolate fix this Chocolate Week (8-14 October 2012), chocoholics will be delighted to discover that Restaurant at The RIBA, based at 66 Portland Place, London, has created three extraordinary chocolate infused sweet and savoury courses using luxury Fairtrade brand ‘Divine’ Chocolate.
Perkin Reveller opens its doors
A celebration of all the finest things in life, food, drink and merriment, Perkin Reveller is an exciting new restaurant which pays tribute to Chaucer’s bacchanal Cook’s Tale character, just opened in the heart of historic London.
Strawberry Fields for Ampersand
Ampersand Operations Manager JC Roumignac recently had an opportunity to visit one of our suppliers, Haygrove Sidlesham Ltd. This family run business provides us with many of the top quality berries we use in our dishes.
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Rum & Sugar recieve Gold Food and Health Award
March saw Paul Williams, General Manager for Rum and Sugar, receive a Gold Food and Health award from Tower Hamlets Borough Council in conjunction with "change 4 life”.

Keeping it light at Le Manoir
Ampersand chefs took part in an inspiring salt Master class with Raymond Blanc OBE at his two Michelin-starred Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons restaurant in Oxfordshire.
Ampersand wins prestigious catering contract with Historic Royal Palaces
Ampersand has won a five and a half year public catering contract for Historic Royal Palaces worth a combined estimated sales value of £60 million.  
No.11 Cavendish Square extends catering contract with Ampersand
No.11 Cavendish Square has extended its catering contract with Ampersand following a strong pitch against three other catering companies.
East Wintergarden and Ampersand support children’s Magical Taxi Tour
East Wintergarden and Ampersand were proud to host the ‘Big Breakfast’ for the annual Children’s Magical Taxi Tour for terminally ill children – one of London’s most unique charity events.