Archive for posts tagged "THE-CLINK-CHARITY"

21/05/14The Clink Restaurant at HMP High Down celebrates five years
by The Clink

The Clink Restaurant at HMP High Down has reached a significant milestone since the prisoner training scheme was launched in 2009. This month marks the fifth year of operation for the restaurant and highlights the […]

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01/05/14New restaurant ambassadors appointed to support The Clink
by The Clink

Our Ambassador Programme is designed to support the work that we do in prisoner rehabilitation through experts in the industry donating their hospitality expertise. Ambassadors have an in-depth understanding of the charity and its position […]

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01/05/14Kevin McGrath, a founder trustee of The Clink Charity, has been appointed High Sheriff for Greater London
by The Clink

Kevin McGrath, vice chair of The Clink Charity and chairman of M&M Asset Management, has been appointed The High Sheriff of Greater London for 2014/2015. He was sworn into the role by the Lord Chief […]

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01/05/14The Clink Restaurant at HMP High Down turns five
by The Clink

May 2014 marks five years since The Clink Restaurant at HMP High Down opened as the first commercial restaurant to be built inside a working British prison. The success of that first restaurant and the […]

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01/05/14Project number four is coming to life
by The Clink

Our next training initiative to launch has been confirmed – The Clink Gardens at HMP Send, Surrey. Entering into a women’s prison for the first time, the project will provide prisoners with the opportunity to […]

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25/03/14The Clink’s newest member of the team
by The Clink

We’re pleased to welcome Jane Sanderson to our growing team as operations director to take overall responsibility of the day-to-day running of our three prisoner training restaurants. Jane brings with her an enormous amount of […]

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27/01/14New year, new role and a new face at The Clink
by The Clink

We are pleased to announce that Jane Sanderson has been appointed as operations director of The Clink Restaurants, assuming overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of its three prisoner training restaurants. An experienced project manager […]

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27/01/14Vic Laws speaking at Poverty & Homelessness Action Week
by The Clink

On Wednesday 29th January, from 7pm, The Clink Restaurant Ambassador Vic Laws will be speaking on behalf of the charity at Winchester Churches Nightshelter’s Poverty and Homelessness Action Week evening at the Winchester Discovery Centre. Talking […]

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27/01/14Stats, graduations & achievements
by The Clink

With January drawing to a close we’ve had a look back at our achievements over the last four and a half years, especially with 2013 looking to be our most successful year to date. Since […]

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27/01/14Brixton Progress Update: less than one month until launch day
by The Clink

With the launch of The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton a little over four weeks away, it’s full steam ahead with 28 prisoners recruited and starting their training on 5th February– 14 training in the […]

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27/01/14The Clink Charity expands prisoner training portfolio with Clink Events
by The Clink

The Clink Charity has launched Clink Events following an increase in corporate event catering requests which prompted the decision to make external catering part of the charity’s continued expansion, working in collaboration with other like-minded […]

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19/12/13Chris Moore, chief executive of The Clink Charity, named in top 20 most influential people in public sector catering
by The Clink

Chris Moore, chief executive of The Clink Charity, based at HMP High Down in Sutton, has made it into Cost Sector Catering’s Top 20 ‘Public Sector Most Influential’ people in catering for the second year […]

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15/11/13The Clink Charity to host drinks & canapé reception at the Longford Lecture
by The Clink

We are delighted to have been invited once again to supply the canapés for the Longford Lecture, an annual event run by The Longford Trust. The event will take place on Thursday 21st November at […]

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22/05/13Training and Graduate Update
by The Clink

 Since January 2013 we have trained and released 10 graduates from The Clink Restaurant at HMP High Down and 14 from The Clink Cymru at HMP Cardiff. All 24 graduates have been placed into employment […]

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22/01/13Julie Peasgood appointed as sustainability ambassador
by The Clink

We are delighted to announce that Julie Peasgood, the well-known actress, television presenter, author and voice over artist, has been appointed as the first ever sustainability ambassador for The Clink Restaurant at HMP High Down. […]

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13/03/12Giorgio and Al at Hotelympia 2012
by The Clink

On Monday 27th February, chef Alberto Crisci and chef ambassador Giorgio Locatelli took to The Stage at Hotelympia to be interviewed by Philippe Rossiter, chief executive of the Institute of Hospitality. Following a brief introduction, […]

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