Hospitality Action turns the tables on industry leaders for charity dinner

30 January 2015 by
Hospitality Action turns the tables on industry leaders for charity dinner

Industry leaders will soon be polishing up their service skills in preparation for a return of the Back to the Floor fundraising dinner, in aid of Hospitality Action.

Joining them as waiters will be Andrew Stembridge, managing director, Chewton Glen and Cliveden House hotel; Peter Crome, chairman and managing director, the Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle; Richard Ball, managing director, Calcot Hotels; Andrew McKenzie, managing director, the Vineyard at Stockcross; and David Morgan-Hewitt, managing director of the Goring.

Meanwhile, sommeliers for the night will include Mark Lewis, publisher, The Caterer; Simon Numphud, head of AA Hotel Service; Julia Sibley, chief executive; Savoy Educational Trust; and Kate Levin, general manager, the Capital hotel.

Peter Hancock, chief executive, Pride of Britain will compere throughout what is expected to be a fun-packed evening, as well as oversee a charity auction.

Duncan Palmer, regional vice-president - Europe and managing director, the Langham London, said: "We are delighted to host Hospitality Action's Back to the Floor 2 at the hotel and with a list of such outstanding industry luminaries, it is set to be a wonderfully entertaining evening and I have no doubt it will raise a considerable sum for Hospitality Action".

Conceived by Pecorelli and Newman-Hall, the original Back to the Floor event in 2013, held at Penny Hill Park, Bagshot, Surrey, raised £25,000 for Hospitality Action, the industry's benevolent charity.

Tickets for the dinner can be reserved by contacting Kate Offord on 020 3004 5516 or at Tickets cost £150 per person or £1,200 for a table of 10.

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