Tasting Notes

The AA Hospitality Awards 2012-2013

The AA Hospitality Awards took place at the Hilton Park Lane last night, celebrating the best of the UK’s food, drink and hotel industry

The evening kicked off with a Champagne reception before guests sat down to a pre-recorded opening tributeto the Awards courtesy of Heston Blumenthal and Raymond Blanc. Jason Atherton of the Pollen Street Social, awarded his fourth AA Rosette on the night, created a three-course menu of scallop ceviche, salt roast lamb and tiramisu, prepared by the hotel’s kitchen team under Atherton’s direction. After dinner, Kate Silverton...

September 24, 2012

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Cornwall Food & Drink Festival

The festival returning to Truro on 28-30 September 2012 with a jam-packed timetable celebrating the cream of Cornish produce.

The event, now in its ninth year, is firmly established as one of the nation’s favourite food festivals, attracting in excess of 43,000 visitors in 2011. With around 60 exhibitors, a packed timetable of chef demos, foodie talks, fun for kids in the Funky Food Zone and lots more, there is something for everyone over the three action-filled days. This year, Michelin starred Nathan Outlaw and eco chef Arthur Potts Dawson top the bill in...

September 20, 2012

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AA to celebrate hospitality industry achievements at the AA Hospitality Awards 2012

The countdown has started: On Monday 24th September, the great and good of the country’s hospitality industry will come together for the AA Hospitality Awards

They will discover who has won the coveted AA titles including Hotel and Restaurant of the Year for England, Scotland, Wales and London, Pub of the Year and Wine Awards for England, Scotland and Wales, Eco Hotel and Eco Hotel Group, Small and Large Hotel Group, as well as Chef’s Chef and the Lifetime Achievement Award. The evening at the London Hilton, hosted by Kate Silverton, will also celebrate 20 years of the iconic AA Restaurant...

September 18, 2012

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Teatum Jones showcase Autumn/Winter 2012 collection with exclusive fashion tea at The Dorchester

British fashion talent Teatum Jones are to hold a fashion show at The Dorchester during London Fashion Week, transforming “The Promenade” with an exclusive viewing of the label’s A/W 2012 collection, a fashionable tea, and specially created Odyssey c…

The “Teatum Jones Fashion Tea” will be held on “The Promenade” at The Dorchester on Tuesday 18 September, the same day that a printed silk scarf by the designer-duo named ‘The Dorchester’ and inspired by the iconic luxury London hotel launches at “Liberty”. At the heart of the hotel, the redesigned Promenade welcomes guests with its rich coral-coloured silk draperies and custom gold-framed mirrors. The glamorous new...

September 16, 2012

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