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Action Against Hunger at Taste of London 2018

Taste of London 2018

Taste of London 2018 raises nearly £27,000!!

 

Summer fun at Taste of London, Regent's Park

After an amazing five days of fun in the sun, Taste of London 2018 is finally over, and what a fantastic five days it was!

As Taste of London's charity partner for the 12th year, Action Against Hunger was once again running a restaurnt stand at the food festival, and this year our theme was spring rolls - designed for us by the amazing Asma Khan, Chantelle Nicholson, Rosie Birkett, Selin Kiazim, and Zoe Adjonyoh. Ranging from spicy Bengali potato spring rolls to baharat spiced beef, caramelised onion, feta dressing and muhammara spring rolls, the choice was mouth-wateringly good - and all of the proceeds raised went to our work helping malnourished children grow up strong and healthy. Great food helping a great cause - how could anybody resist?!

Alongside the spring rolls, Action Against Hunger also raised money by selling raffle tickets and running the official cloakroom, as well as talking to guests at our exhibitor stand to promote the work that Action Against Hunger does all around the world - it certainly was a busy week! Across all of our activities we brought in nearly £27,000 which is a fantastic result, and a wonderful way to celebrate our continued partnership with Taste of London.

Of course, we could not have done any of this without the hard work, support and dedication of all of our sponsors, volunteers, and customers, so from everyone at Action Against Hunger we would like to say THANK YOU for making this year such a success.

Our success is thanks to:

Taste of London - for once again choosing us as their charity partner

Our 5-star spring roll chefs - Asma Khan, Chantelle Nicholson, Rosie Birkett, Selin Kiazim, and Zoe Adjonyoh

Our sponsors – Danish Crown, First Choice, Foodspeed, It's A Wrap, John Mower, KTC, Urbani Tartufi, Woods Foodservice, and Buddy Burst.

Our volunteers - Each year we rely on a large team of dedicated individuals who help us cook, serve, sell raffle tickets, collect donations and work hard to help us raise funds. We wouldn’t be able to do it without our 150+ team.

Our chef schools and volunteer recruitment supporters – Cookery School at Little Portland Street, Le Cordon Bleu, Leiths School of Food and Wine, Chef Acadeemy of London, Syft, and Team London.

Our raffle prize donors – Cookery School at Little Portland Street, Champagne Taittinger, Revolution Karting, Snaffling Pig, Scudamore's Punting, Jing Tea, and Pho.

Important individuals – Charlie Nicoll, Rosie Johnson, Ellie Campbell, Tim Wyatt, Kelly Stewart, Samuel Hauenstein-Swan, and all of the IMG staff involved

And of course Bill Knott, who initiated our relationship with Taste Festivals and without whom none of this would be possible.

 

 

Next up - the Festive Edition of Taste of London! This will be happening 15th-18th November at Tobacco Dock, so watch this sapce for more details and to hear which amazing chefs we will be collaborating with next time!

 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR FOOD SPONSORS AND SUPPLIERS

Logos from our food sponsors

 

THANK YOU TO OUR RAFFLE SPONSORS

Logos for Action Against Hunger's raffle sponsors

THANK YOU TO OUR ADDITIONAL SPONSORS

Logos of Action Against Hunger's Taste sponsors