The Restaurant Association Gala Dinner At The Savoy

11 September 2018

Join UKHospitality and The NTH Degree Club for The Restaurant Association Gala Dinner on Monday 25th February 2019 at The Savoy with thanks to our headline sponsor No.1 Botanical Soda. Celebrating Excellence in Food & Wine Service, the event brings together leading hospitality figures for this special dinner at The Savoy in the heart of London.


The glamorous event held by The Restaurant Association (part of UKHospitality) and The NTH Degree, will include a prestigious dinner with proceeds going to Springboard, which is the leading charity of the sector that helps young people achieve their potential.


The Springboard Charity helps young people achieve their potential and unemployed adults into gainful employment. It also works to support people in or at risk of poverty, by helping them to overcome their challenges, and begin rewarding, long-term careers in the hospitality industry. Find out more about Springboard Charity – Springboard

Date – 25 February 2019

Time: – 18.15 Champagne Reception | 19.15 Dinner | 23.00 Carriages

Address – The Savoy, Strand, London WC2R 0EZ

Dress code – Black tie

No1 Botanical Soda

Read more about our headline sponsor No1 Botanicals here.

No.1 Botanical Soda – Headline Sponsor

Introducing No1 Botanical Soda, a brand new range of 10 sugar free, pure botanical extract mixers containing no artificial sweeteners or preservatives. Made with active herbal extracts and authenticated by the leading botanical scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Produced in iconic white 200ml crown cap bottles and available in 10 unique flavours all with distinctive aromas and added health benefits. Ten herbs carefully chosen to complement spirits brilliantly and add something different to your cocktails. It’s time to mix with a better sort.

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Cayman Islands Government

Cayman Islands – Platinum Sponsor

Cayman Islands

A British Overseas Territory, the Cayman Islands are located in the western Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba and north west of Jamaica. Comprising three islands, all offer something different from the barefoot elegance of Grand Cayman, to the adventurous spirit of Cayman Brac and the tranquillity of Little Cayman.

Boasting more than 200 restaurants and culinary influences from all over the globe, the Cayman Islands provide an endless array of options to suit any palate. Quality accommodation ranges from beachfront villas, dive lodges to luxury hotels all within easy reach of the beach.

Well known for dining, world-class diving, beautiful beaches and tranquil turquoise seas and incredible wildlife, the Cayman Islands offers a memorable and luxurious experience for visitors of all ages and interests. Watch the sun rise with the stingrays, explore spectacular coral reefs, relax in a beach hammock and eat at a five-star restaurant – all in one day.

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Alpha Rewards

Alpha Reward – Platinum Sponsor

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The Barracuda Club – Gold Sponsor


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Barracuda – Gold Sponsor
Situated at Number One Baker Street, the Barracuda Club is a little piece of indulgence right in the heart of London. Whatever the reason for your visit, the team at the club will welcome you warmly – and you’ll leave wanting to return again and again. So much more than a casino, the environment is effortlessly sophisticated. The premium feel comes from the attention to every detail of the design, the welcome and the service. Guests can enjoy a perfectly-poured cocktail freshly prepared by the professional bar team, a glass of chilled wine from our carefully selected list or a Stolichnaya on the rocks. Our à la carte menu, caters for a wide variety of tastes including Arabic and Chinese dishes – you won’t be disappointed. Our Speciality chefs have been preparing the favourite dishes of our clientele from around the world for many years and the feedback we have received is unrivalled.
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DRS Bond Management

DRS Bond Management – Gold Sponsor

Chris and Fiona - DRS Bond Management

Founded in 2009, DRS Bond Management has grown rapidly to become the leading independent Surety specialist and covers the whole of the UK, Ireland and international companies. DRS is proud to count many leading construction companies amongst its clients. That list is growing as Surety is rising to the fore over and above bank guarantees as the best way to meeting bonding requirements.

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Fabergé – Gold Sponsor


Welcome to Fabergé, a Gold Sponsor of the Restaurant Association Gala Dinner. Explore the world of Fabergé and discover incredible fine jewellery creations and collections, including stunning Fabergé eggs, watches and accessories. Fabergé fine jewellery egg pendants represent a playful interpretation of Fabergé’s illustrious heritage, translating the iconic egg shape into contemporary fine jewellery pieces for today, featuring an extravagant colour palette using both guilloché enamel and exquisite gems, offering a range of styles suitable for every occasion.

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The Wine Cru – Gold Sponsor

The Wine Cru

Ambitious, innovative and gratifyingly different, The Wine Cru is an online wine merchant specialising in high quality artisan wines from around the world.

Considered an industry maverick, The Wine Cru, our Gold Sponsor of the Restaurant Association Gala Dinner seek out hidden gems that might be unfamiliar to the UK wine enthusiast but soon become favourites due to their superior quality. The Wine Cru has a portfolio of 150 wines each of which has been sourced by our Master of Wine, Robin Kick.

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Orhan London Tailoring

Orhan London Tailoring – Gold Sponsor

Orhan London Tailoring

A tailor to royalty, rock stars and the truly individual –Savile Row meets East End creative energy at Orhan London Tailoring –the destination for a wardrobe with uniqueness, distinction and dash. Celebrating the character of each individual, we create custom-made style that is not dictated or imposed, but discovered and refined –an extension of each inimitable personality.

Looking far beyond a stereotypical ‘house cut’ or style, Orhan London Tailoring’s mission is the realisation of your perfect garments: a thoughtfully crafted marriage between fabrics, finish, silhouette –and you. Spearheading our elite team is master tailor Orhan and co-founder Denise, offering a rare expertise of ladies’ and gentlemen’s tailoring that elevates traditional workmanship for an adventurous clientele. With four decades of bespoke experience, two generations of artisan heritage, and our signature camaraderie-express, impress and feel your sartorial best with Orhan London Tailoring.

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Nordaq Fresh – Gold Sponsor

Nordaq Fresh

Crafted in Sweden, Nordaq is a premium water branddeveloped for a ‘superior taste and a clean planet’and used by many of the world’s top chefs and hoteliers. Nordaq’s unique, patented water filtering system turns local tap water into a restaurant water of the highest quality.

Cited by top chefs and sommeliers as the ‘purest tasting water’ enhances the flavour of food and wine in a way that no other water comes close, due to its palate-cleansing qualities.The micro filtration technology removes impurities and undesirable flavours from water but retains natural salts and minerals. The result is a neutral, balanced and rounded taste, uncompromised by the preservatives found in bottled mineral water.

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Boadicea the Victorious

Boadicea the Victorious – Gold Sponsor

Boadicea the Victorious

Celebrating 10 years of the Luxury Perfume Collection, we introduce Decade from Boadicea the Victorious. The spirit of Queen Boadicea, leader of the fabled Iceni tribe some 2,000 years ago, provides the inspiration for the indomitable growth of Britain’s finest luxury perfume brand. Boadicea the Victorious has captured hearts and minds, its discerning customers identifying with the fierce independence of a proud and fearless leader.The company’s evocative collections of gender neutral scents continue to set the standard in both production and presentation.

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The Caterer – Gold Sponsor

The Caterer

For the past 140 years, The Caterer has been the leading media brand to the UK hospitality industry. Our mission is to empower the leaders of today and the aspiring leaders of tomorrow by equipping you with the tools, knowledge and skills to help you make better decisions for your selves and your businesses. We do this through our portfolio of market leading print, digital and event products, designed to help you build better businesses and careers. You can see just some of the ways we do this on the opposite page, and some key dates to put in your diary for the year ahead.

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Falco Capital – Gold Sponsor

Falco Capital

Falco Capital Ltd, a boutique asset management company that specialises in originating and asset managing alternative investments. Falco Capital Ltd was founded in 2012 to originate and operate alternative investment opportunities across the UK and Continental Europe for its core base of investors and external capital raisers.These include real estate debt finance, residential & commercial property development, EIS qualifying investments and renewable energy projects.

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Overfinch – Gold Sponsor


Longbottom & Co. – Silver Sponsor

Longbottom & Co.

The story of Longbottom & Co. began in 1988 when the founders, Ed & Greg met at school. Together, they’ve been making mischief ever since. They started making hot sauce as a hobby back in 2009. By early 2018 demands from friends for more regular supplies, and our, by then, infamous Virgin Mary saw Ed give up his day job and a business was born. We want to make things that we love, that bring delight to others as well. Fine British Good, in every sense of the word.

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Fiona Barratt Interiors

Fiona Barratt Interiors – Silver Sponsor

Fiona Barratt Interiors

Introducing Fiona Barratt Interiors, a leading luxury, award winning, interior designers and architects. The brand was founded in 2006 by the award-winning designer and entrepreneur Fiona Barratt-Campbell, one of Britain’s leading figures in the international interior design world.

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Chelsea FC – Silver Sponsor

Unilever – Silver Sponsor


The Savoy – Partner

The Savoy

London’s most celebrated and glamorous hotel, The Savoy, is the only luxury hotel on the River Thames. The Savoy provides a quintessentially British setting from which to make the most of the hotel’s exceptional location, steps away from vibrant Covent Garden. The 267 luxury guest rooms and suites, many of which boast spectacular river views, feature either Art Deco or Edwardian style and are accompanied by some of the best restaurants in London. Kaspar’s at The Savoy showcases contemporary seasonal fare, and great British fixtures include the Savoy Grill by Gordon Ramsay and Simpson’s in the Strand. Afternoon Tea continues to this day in the Thames Foyer and, as day becomes night, the setting becomes more intimate for dinner and evening drinks accompanied by live music. Also ideal for evening guests, the Beaufort Bar provides a theatrical atmosphere for innovative mixed drinks and the award winning American Bar harks back to the golden age of cocktails in the 1920’s.

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UK Hospitality

UKHospitality – Partner


UKHospitality is the powerful voice representing the broad hospitality sector – covering everything from bars, coffee shops, contract catering, hotels, nightclubs, visitor attractions and other leisure venues. Its main aims are to represent the sector, promote the sector, share best practice and create an unrivalled networking platform.

The sector is a major contributor to the UK economy, employing 2.9 million people and generating £130bn in economic activity, while paying £38bn in taxation to fund important local and national services. Hospitality is the 3rd largest private sector employer in the UK; double the size of financial services and bigger than automotive, pharmaceuticals and aerospace combined.

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Event Exec – Partner

Event Exec provide ticketing solutions and corporate hospitality for all sport, music and leisure events, with direct access to all London theatre shows. Visit the website here

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