Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton has extended his relationship with Compass Group by joining the list of chefs to work with its hospitality provider, Keith Prowse.
Atherton is to provide the corporate hospitality menus at Twickenham stadium for key home games, including England vs Wales and England vs Ireland in the RBS Six Nations.
The announcement follows research by Keith Prowse which found that 98% of buyers quizzed cited the quality of the food as the most important to their company when purchasing corporate hospitality.
Keith Prowse also counts Levi Roots and Albert Roux on its roster of big-name draws. Roots oversaw a Caribbean Feast for England's two NatWest Twenty20 internationals vs West Indies at the Kia Oval last week, while Roux is chef-in-residence at the Gatsby Club, Keith Prowse's top entertaining option at The Championships, Wimbledon.
Atherton said he was thrilled to be involved in the partnership with Twickenham. "It's such a compliment to be asked for my creative input and I hope the new menus prove a success at the famous rugby grounds," he added.
Andrew Hodgkins, managing director of Keith Prowse, said: "We are very aware of how important food is for our guests and adding Jason's name to the menus gives our corporate hospitality real kudos. His forward-thinking menus and careful sourcing of local goods reflects Keith Prowse's core values."
By Janie Stamford
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