Bid for prizes in Hospitality Action's October Ball

13 October 2009
Bid for prizes in Hospitality Action's October Ball

Hospitality Action (HA) has opened up its silent auction to Caterersearch readers ahead of its annual ball on Wednesday, 14 October.

The auction forms part of the HA's efforts to raise money for the charity, which helps people in the industry who have fallen on hard times.

Prizes up for grabs include lunch at the Waterside Inn and dinner for two at Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons. To enter a bid email

Places are still available for the Hospitality Action Ball on Wednesday 14 October at the Lancaster hotel, London - to reserve your place, email this address.


  • A midweek overnight spa break at Chewton Glen, Hampshire (£200), donated by Chewton Glen hotel
  • A one night weekend stay at Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill including evening cocktails, canapés and dinner in the Montagu restaurant (£150), donated by Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill
  • Two places at any Adventure Gourmet Master Class in November 2009 or in 2010 (£100), donated by Café Spice Namaste
  • An overnight stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Canary Wharf including full English breakfast, donated by Four Seasons Hotel Canary Wharf (£100)
  • Sporting memorabilia - a football signed by the current Arsenal squad no Reserve, donated by Delaware North Companies
  • A private chef and waitress for a dinner party for four in your very own home, including food and wine (£100), donated by Contract Options
  • An overnight stay at the Sofitel Hotel Gatwick or Heathrow, no reserve, donated by Arora International Hotels
  • A two-night stay in a best room with sea view and balcony at St Brides Spa hotel, Pembrokeshire. Includes dinner, breakfast and use of the thermal suite and vitality pool, donated by St Brides Spa hotel (£150)
  • An overnight weekend stay for two at the Lanesborough hotel in a deluxe double room, including dinner at Apsleys (£200), donated by Lanesborough hotel
  • One day's use of the spa for two at the Grange St Paul's hotel, London inclusive of use of gym, pool and any classes, no reserve, donated by Grange hotels
  • Three-course Á la carte dinner for two in the Ascot Green Restaurant at the Grange Bracknell hotel, no reserve, donated by Grange Hotels
  • An overnight weekend stay in a king room at the Andaz hotel, Liverpool Street, including breakfast and healthy minibar (£100), donated by Andaz hotel
  • A two night stay at the Hilton Avisford Park, Arundel (£100), donated by Hilton Hotels
  • An overnight stay including dinner for two at Great Fosters, Surrey (£100), donated by Great Fosters
  • Lunch or dinner for four at Michel Roux's famous Waterside Inn, Bray (£150), donated by the Waterside Inn
  • A two-night stay on a bed and breakfast basis at a Premier Inn of your choice, donated by Whitbread Hotels & Restaurants, no reserve
  • Two nights bed and breakfast at the new Apex London Wall Hotel opening November 12th 2009 (£100), donated by Apex Hotels
  • A two-night weekend break including Scottish breakfast at the luxury boutique Glasshouse hotel, Edinburgh (£150), donated by the Glasshouse hotel
  • A two-night stay including dinner and breakfast at the Thurlestone hotel, Devon (£100), donated by the Thurlestone hotel
  • - An overnight weekend stay in an executive room at Brown's hotel including full English breakfast (£100), donated by Brown's hotel
  • A table d'hôtel dinner for two at the London Marriott hotel, County Hall, no reserve, donated by the London Marriott hotel
  • A five-course meal for two at Grado, Manchester, no reserve, donated by Heathcotes Restaurants
  • A two-night stay including dinner and breakfast at any Hand Picked Hotel (£150), donated by Hand Picked Hotels
  • - A two-night weekend stay including full English breakfast at the Park Lane hotel, London, (£150) donated by the Park Lane hotel, London
  • - Dinner for two at Raymond Blanc's two-Michelin starred Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons with Champagne, (£100), donated by Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons
  • A midweek overnight stay including breakfast at the Stadhampton Crazy Bear hotel (£100), donated by The Crazy Bear Group
  • A box at The o2 Arena seating 15 to see Disney on Ice Princess Wishes at 3pm, Saturday 31st October 2009 (£100), donated by Compass Group UK & Ireland

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