Archive of ‘Food & Beverage’ category

- 06 Jan 2017

Meet our award-winning Kitchen Team!

Meet our award-winning kitchen team featured above celebrating the last working day of 2016 in London’s recently crowned ‘Best Private Dining Venue’, One Great George Street.  Standing from top left to right is Charlene Basan – Head Chef, Joey Castro – Kitchen Porter, Bayani Balba – Kitchen Porter, Kamila Hajduk – Chef de Partie and David Wilkinson – Executive Chef. Seated from bottom left to right is Roberto Timbreza – Kitchen Porter, Oren Grant – Sous Chef, Marian Gal – Chef de Partie and Judith France – Lead Chef de Partie. A big thank you also goes to our Lead Sous Chef Amanda Staunton.

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- 13 Dec 2016

Family Secret Revealed – The Wilkinson Christmas Pudding Recipe

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Before I begin please let me assure you that details I provide below relate to my real family recipe. Whether it is a secret or not is up for debate, but the fact that this recipe was handed down from my maternal Great Grandmother is beyond question. As for its secrecy it may be more accurate to say that this is a recipe shrouded in apathy because to my knowledge only my mother and I from the Wilkinson clan have ever used it. (more…)

- 07 Dec 2016

A Square Meal at One Great George Street

The Stephenson Room

The Stephenson Room

We scooped up our recent award for Best Private Dining Venue, which was conveniently in the nick of time for our re-opening since the summer refurbishment. It was almost like we had foreseen this; that I had pre-planned a spectacular private dining experience for our Squaremeal Ambassadors met during the 2016 Squaremeal Show. Of course we were proud of this title and therefore we wined and we dined our 20 guests like we had never before! And this is what they had to say…

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- 01 Nov 2016

Confessions of a Frustrated Engineer

David Wilkinson - One Great George Street
This may be hard to believe but my road to One Great George Street (OGGS) really began way back in 1979, a few years before I left school, and was heavily influenced by just one individual. That person’s name was Margaret Thatcher.

“Strange,” I hear you say, “I don’t remember Maggie setting up too many catering initiatives in the formative years of her premiership” and you would be right, but in those early years there was very little else left.

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