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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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January Supper 2020 – L’oscar Hotel, London

January Supper 2020 – L’oscar Hotel, London

Member get Member Supper  Monday 20th January 2020 L’oscar Hotel, Southampton Row, London The Member Get Member Supper took place at L’oscar Hotel, following the Committee meeting where 15 new members were elected to the Réunion. L’oscar is a boutique style hotel,...

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Annual Church Service and Lunch – Sunday 1st December 2019

Annual Church Service and Lunch – Sunday 1st December 2019

The Réunion’s Honorary Chaplain, and fellow Gastronome, The Reverend Roderick Leece, extended a warm welcome to the service at St George’s, Church, Hanover Square. The service included music specially selected for the occasion, and the truly heavenly choral singing by...

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The 101 Annual Banquet – Friday 1 November 2019

The 101 Annual Banquet – Friday 1 November 2019

The Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel London  The 2019 banquet took place in the stunning ballroom of the Kimpton Fitzroy hotel, which contains many original features.  Originally opened as the Hotel Russell in 1900 the hotel reopened in 2018, after a massive renovation, as the...

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Grouse Supper – Monday 23rd September 2019

Grouse Supper – Monday 23rd September 2019

Brooks's, St James's Street, London About Brooks's The Club that was to become Brooks's was founded in March 1764.  The Club is now located in the 1778 purpose-built Palladian style clubhouse in St James's Street.  The Club is named after William Brooks, a wine...

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