Archive: February 2012

City Hall event with the London Food Board

This Thursday 23rdFebruary 2012, The Clink Charity will be hosting an exclusive reception and dinner at The London Living Room, 9th Floor, City Hall, London to raise awareness, support and funds for the charity. There are just a few tickets left for this event at £95 per person. If you would like to attend please email today.
The decadent five course menu has been designed by legendary Indian chef Cyrus Todiwala and The Clinks founder trustee Alberto Crisci. The meal will […]


Clink Team on the run

On Sunday 26th February Chris Moore, Chief Executive of The Clink, Petra Clayton and Alexandra Bertram from Custard Communications, who  donate PR and marketing support to The Clink Charity and Sonja van Praag and Toby Wand of Fresh Montgomery are running the Hotelympia 10k to raise funding for Springboard and The Clink Charity.
If you would like to sponsor Team Clink in their 10k run please click here


The Springboard Charity and Clink partnership launch

On Wednesday 1st February over 96 Senior Executives from the catering and hospitality industry gathered in the restaurant for the launch of the unique partnership between The Clink and Springboard. 
After a three course lunch cooked and served by the prisoners, Ross, one of the ex-offenders that trained in the restaurant spoke about his life and how it has changed since graduating The Clink and starting full time employment. He is currently working at one of the top hotels in London […]


Toast of Surrey Business Awards

The Toast of Surrey Business Awards is set to celebrate the success of local businesses, recognising their contribution to the economy, community and prosperity of Surrey.
We are delighted that The Clink has been chosen as a finalist in the awards and with the award ceremony being held on 2nd March we will have the results for you in next month’s newsletter.


SRA Award for Innovation

On Thursday 26th January, The Clink were recognised for their dedicated approach to recycling, ethically sourcing and sustainability when they were awarded the Sustainable Restaurant Association’s (SRA) Award for Innovation, sponsored by Closed Loop Recycling and voted for by the SRA’s Advisory Board.
Kane Sterling, the Administration Manager for The Clink, collected the award on behalf of the charity at the awards ceremony held at The Cinnamon Club Restaurant in London.
The judges were extremely impressed by a whole host of innovative […]


Wine Training – Without the Wine

Gerard Basset OBE, currently the only person in the world to hold the combined titles of Master of Wine, Master Sommelier and World’s Best Sommelier was set a near impossible challenge by our Restaurant Ambassador, Vic Laws MBE. Gerard’s challenge was to hold a training workshop for the trainees of The Clink to teach them about different wines and how they should be served ‒ without the use of any wine…
Gerard jumped at the chance, rising to the challenge and […]


Al Crisci & Giorgio Locatelli to speak at Hotelympia

Chef Al Crisci and Giorgio Locatelli will join forces to present The Clink at this years industry trade show – Hotelympia.  The session will provide spectators with the opportunity to learn more about The Clink Restaurant and Charity and to pose questions to Al and Giorgio.  Hotelympia will be open from Sunday 26th February to 1st March and is free to attend providing you register in advance.
Al and Giorgio will be appearing on the main stage at 11 O’Clock […]


Chris Moore set to run 10k for The Clink

Our Chief Executive, Chris Moore is taking part in the Hotelympia 10K on 26th February to raise money for The Clink Charity and would really appreciate your support.
It’s a tough 10k around London on an early Sunday morning but teamed with his son Oliver, FreshRM and Custard Communications the Team Clink is hoping to raise enough money to secure funding for the rehabilitation of at least one Clink graduate this year.
The aim of The Clink Charity is to reduce re-offending rates of […]


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