Archive: November 2015

Inside Story – The Cardiff Commis Chef

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We would like to introduce you to Terry’s story [not his real name]. He has been in prison for the past seven and a half years but joined The Clink’s rehabilitation programme at HMP Cardiff last year, as part of his rehabilitation and the future […]


The Clink at HMP Cardiff named 10th best restaurant in the UK

The world’s largest travel site TripAdvisor has announced The Clink Restaurant at HMP Cardiff as the 10th best rated fine dining establishment in the UK in the 2015 Travellers’ Choice Awards. Based on the millions of diner reviews, award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quality and quantity of reviews for each restaurant around the world.

The awards honour travellers’ […]


Wahaca co-founder becomes a Clink Ambassador

Thomasina Miers
In October this year we welcomed Thomasina Miers, the director and co-founder of Mexican street food restaurant chain Wahaca, to The Clink Charity as the Chef Ambassador for The Clink Restaurant at HMP Styal in Cheshire and we’re looking forward to working together to add a little Mexican spice to the prisoners’ training.
Thomasina shot into the public eye as the winner of MasterChef 10 years […]


Albert Roux at The Clink Canapé Cookbook launch party

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The Clink Canapé Cookbook is the first book we’ve published and brings together 100 recipes carefully crafted by Alberto Crisci, The Clink Restaurant founder, Clink trainees and graduates, ambassadors and friends of the charity. Contributors include The Clink’s group chef ambassador and world renowned restaurateur Albert Roux, Michelin star chef Angela Hartnett, Clink chef ambassadors Cyrus Todiwala, Antonio Carluccio and Giorgio Locatelli and […]


Tickets available for The Clink Charity Ball 2016

Changing attitudes, transforming lives and creating second chances.
Prisoner rehabilitation initiative The Clink Charity has opened bookings for its New Year extravaganza, The Clink Charity Ball 2016 (#ClinkBall16) in association with Lancaster London on Hyde Park.
This celebratory evening, taking place on Friday 15 January 2016 at the iconic Lancaster London, is the first event of its kind organised by The Clink Charity. All profits from ticket sales will be re-invested into the charity’s work to reduce the reoffending rates of ex-offenders […]


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