Searcys has become the new catering partner for IET, the world-leading professional organisation for engineers, whose home can be found across the four floored space of IET London: Savoy Place.
Boasting 180 degree views of London’s skyline, IET London: Savoy Place, to be found just off from Victoria Embankment next to Waterloo bridge, holds 16 rooms including a roof terrace, two lecture theatres and a library. Searcys brings an impressive 174 years of catering experience under the helm of head chef Stuart Fay, who himself carries 30 years of experience and plans to bring focus to seasonal produce from the British Isles.
With Searcys as new partners IET London: Savoy Place will see new menus as well as updated wine and, given Searcys expertise in all things bubbly, Champagne lists. Catering options will include breakfast packages, buffets, canape receptions and touch-free lunch boxes as well as the fine dining that can be expected where Searcys is involved.
Searcys involvement will certainly bring reinvigoration to the events on offer to members with plans for wine tastings and masterclasses; such enthusiasm emanates from Searcys managing director Paul Jackson who points out that this era of development for IET London: Savoy Place coincides with one that is hopefully less muted by the pandemic: “...we look forward to working with the team to develop the event side of the business, alongside delivering expert catering for which Searcys is renowned for. This is a pivotal moment for the return of events post-lockdown and launching our services to coincide with this is a great responsibility and very exciting, especially as we look ahead to a busy festive season.”
As though Searcys wasn’t already bringing enough to the table Sean Spencer, Head of IET venues, comments on Searcys focus on sustainability: “...Their sustainable credentials, alongside the quality and creativity of their menus, was a deciding factor for us and the company ethos is very much in line with our own commitment to exceptional service, quality, and an increasingly analytical approach to sustainability initiatives…” In a post-lockdown environment such positive news within the events space carries real weight.
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