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Exciting London Venues for the First Quarter of 2014

Create an extra level of interest at your next event that is certain to generate an exciting buzz. Impress your guests by treating them to a soiree at some of London’s most inspiring and unusual venues. We have an exciting collection of venues to choose from, including: Florence’s Footsteps – The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Celebrity at the Florence Nightingale...
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Venue showcase: Guildhall

Wow, it's been such a great week! All of us so busy, catering for amazing events at stunning venues. Working at Party Ingredients means serving breakfast at Sixty One Whitehall, seconds from Trafalgar Square, then moving on to a corporate lunch in Trinity House overlooking the Tower of London, and finishing off with a grand state dinner right in the heart...
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Escape to the City at the Weekend

The City of London was a wonderful place to be this weekend.  The usual attractions were teeming with happy tourists and Londoners alike, spilling out into the sunshine on the streets surrounding The Tower, St Pauls and the Tate.  A few short streets away, in the lanes between Great Tower Street and the River, lies a wonderfully photogenic hideaway.   St Dunstan in the East was...
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Five really cool things in England to celebrate

One person's birthday falling on today's date would cause a larger ripple of celebration than the entire nation will feel from St George's Day today. That might be down to the fact we don't know what we should be partying about. So let us kickstart the party by listing five really cool things about England. Cheese English cheese is so delicious that we...
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Meet Lucinda the happy hog who will be spit roasted at Ruth's wedding tomorrow at Royal Hospital Chelsea

Lucinda will be cooked by uniformed chefs & carved into Granary Buns in the gardens of Royal Hospital Chelsea tomorrow. Served with Apple Sauce and Whole Grain Mustard, there'll also be Jacket Potatoes and Leafy Salad.  Lucinda will be served in the evening of the wedding reception. She's been cut open, stuffed with a marinade then stitched back together. Our recipe for...
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110th Annual IMarEST Dinner labelled a "Resounding Success"

On Friday we were proud to again cater at Guildhall for the annual round-table dinner of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST). A video of the event beautiful captures Guildhall, which never fails to steal the show, and (if you skip the video to 2:55) the guests enjoying their food and our catering service.
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Easy Recipe for Homemade Jam and Marmalade

We're giving away some of our homemade jams and marmalade at our open day at SixtyOne Whitehall this afternoon (drop-in for 20 minutes between 3.30pm - 6.30pm if you fancy a venue look-see and afternoon tea). For those who are participating in our treasure hunt, look for the treasure chest - you'll be sipping bubbles before you know it! Recipes They can complete...
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Stop the search for the perfect wedding cake with our March offer

Our brides love to choose our stunning handmade three tier chocolate curl cake for their wedding.  The cake stole the show at a very sophisticated wedding reception at Skinners’ Hall recently, captured in all its beauty in the wonderful image by Antoinette Eugster, below. We are thrilled to be able to offer you a promotion that allows you to have...
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Catering for a Children's Birthday Party at Guildhall, Central London

Today we catered for a Children's Birthday Party for 150 at Guildhall. We created individual brightly coloured party picnicboxes of Mini Pizzas, Chicken Nuggets, Finger Sandwiches, Fairy Cakes and Grapes. The Fairy Cakes were decorated with Smarties and Jelly Tots. We think they are adorable!
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Big Oil and Gas Industry Evening Dinner and Dance at Banqueting House

On Monday 18th February Party Ingredients will proudly run an event that has it all: venue, formal dinner and late-night dancing. The event is hosted as part of International Petroleum week, an annual forum that brings 2000 key influencers and decision makers to London for a full programme of conferences about future energy directions, technological developments and how investments can...
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