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Featured interview with Gastronomes Member – Don Irwin

Featured interview with Gastronomes Member – Don Irwin

Don Irwin is not only President of The League of Club Chefs, but he is also a founder member and Vice President of the Craft Guild of Chefs. He started his career with a five-year indentured apprenticeship in the hotel industry. His club career spans 3 decades and...

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Featured interview with Gastronomes Member – Theresa Maw

Featured interview with Gastronomes Member – Theresa Maw

A Senior Consultant and Advisor (General Manager) working with prestigious brands throughout the globe within the hospitality and consumer industries. Uniquely positioned as one of the leading experts having opened/operated over 25 luxury five star Hotels. A long...

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Keep Right on

Keep Right on

When war was declared in September 1939, we had no idea how long it was going to last. Indeed, as we leave May 2020 having celebrated the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day 1945, we are indeed facing our own battle with the Corona Virus Pandemic. We don't know...

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Marching On……..

Marching On……..

“An Army Marches on its Stomach” has been a phrase used over the centuries and something that is more than well known by people in the hospitality industry of course some regard them as Caterers, nevertheless however you perceive people in the industry, they are often multi skilled, resilient, resourceful and often the unsung heroes at times of distress and emergency.

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The Combination of Food, Wine and Music

The Combination of Food, Wine and Music

The objectives of the Reunion to promote the appreciation of Good Food and Wine in convivial and harmonious environs can be somewhat challenging at times like this. Many are using the internet to converse and stay in touch via conference calls on many different...

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Tribute to Past President Alan Fairbrass

Tribute to Past President Alan Fairbrass

I have known Alan since I was a seventeen-year-old schoolboy as he was one of the Assistant Mangers at the Charing Cross Hotel in 1953-54 which my father managed. One of his colleagues was William (Willy) Wainwright who was also a Gastronome and died a few years ago.

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President’s Report to the AGM – 9th March 2020

President’s Report to the AGM – 9th March 2020

Introduction – A very warm welcome and thank you for attending and, once again, my grateful thanks to Past President Simon Roberts for his generosity and hospitality in hosting this year’s AGM and dinner at the National Liberal Club. It doesn’t seem possible that I...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Royal College of Surgeons

    November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  2. Advent Service in St George’s followed by lunch at the Royal Overseas League

    December 5 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Dinner at The Guildhall Club

    January 10, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
  4. Dinner at Mosimann’s Club

    February 28, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
  5. AGM at The National Liberal Club

    March 21, 2022 @ 5:00 pm