Get Involved. Corporate Supporters.

Our corporate partners are the backbone of our fundraising.  Not only do they help us raise vital funds to support hospitality people in crisis, they also advocate for our brand spreading the message across the industry and raising awareness of the work we do.

We partner with businesses of all shapes and sizes and work with them to achieve their CSR, communication and philanthropic goals.

Your support can take many forms, from setting up a direct debit or making a donation to staging events or promoting Hospitality Action on your packaging.

To find out more get in touch.

Featured Supporters.

Since the pandemic struck we’ve been inundated with kind offers of support from companies, organisations, associations and Trusts across the UK. From virtual drag nights to candles that smell like your local we’re indebted to everyone who has reached out to support us in these trying times. Here are just some of the companies who have reached out to support us.

AA Media Ltd

The AA Hotel and Hospitality Services worked to give consumers confidence that the hospitality industry has their safety at heart and that a business has put in place the necessary risk assessments, safety measures and staff training. Their Covid Confident accreditation assessment is open to hotels, restaurants, pubs, B&Bs, campsites, self-catering accommodation, golf courses and beyond. It’s free to complete but applicants are encouraged to donate to our work if they can and several thousands pounds have been raised so far.

AA Media Ltd
AICR

The charitable team at the AICR are long-term supporters of our work. From nominating us to receive the funds raised at their annual festive raffle, raising awareness of our initiatives and pulling together to take part in our 20,000 Mile Hospitality Challenge it’s fantastic to know we can rely on the AICR for their continued support.

AICR
Allen Markey Photography

During the first lockdown popular photographer Allen Markey raised a fantastic £1,600 as part of his reduced photography package for the hospitality industry. Allen kindly repeated his fundraising efforts when hospitality re-opened after the second national lockdown to help raise even more funds on our behalf.

Allen Markey Photography
Ashridge Talent

Ashridge Talent is a privately-owned recruitment consultancy that specialises in sales and marketing appointments within hospitality, leisure & sport. Established by Rod Larman, having himself been directly impacted by the effect of Covid on the hospitality industry, Ashridge Talent has made a commitment to donate 10% of their annual profits to charitable causes and is proud to support the exceptional work of Hospitality Action.  Rod says “It is a pleasure to support HA in all they do at a time when the industry and those within it, need it most. Too many lives and livelihoods have been affected by COVID-19 and never has their work meant so much, to so many, many people. It is humbling to be able to help in a small way.”

Ashridge Talent
Beer Hawk

Beer Hawk, Master of Malt and the Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I joined forces to form the ‘Save the Pubs’ Alliance and placed £1 on every website order to help those left in dire financial need due to COVID-19. Justin Petszaft, Managing Director of Atom Group said: “Together, we’re going to try and support as many people as we can through this challenging time, and we’re going to do it in the way which people need most – by providing cold hard cash so they can buy the things they need and pay rent.”

Beer Hawk
Belazu

Belazu Ingredient Company reached out to support us by hosting a fabulous online banquet. “The Belazu Banquet” live cook-along featured globally recognised drinks expert and founder of La Maison Wellness, Camille Vidal, Belazu’s very own Development Chef Henry Russel, Michelin starred chef Ollie Dabbous, Tel Aviv born chef and founder of Eyal Jagermann, co-author of Ottolenghi FLAVOUR, Ixta Belfrage, Chef proprietor of Quo Vadis Jeremy Lee, James Elliot, co-founder of Pizza Pilgrims, pastry aficionado and The Telegraph baking columnist Ravneet Gill, and host for the evening, food editor of The Sunday Times and CODE Hospitality, Lisa Markwell. Ticket holders created a multi-course vegetarian feast and cocktail whilst enjoying the virtual company of all those involved.

Belazu
Berkmann Wines

Berkmann Wine Cellars launched their industry-leading #Help4Hospitality scheme, a pop-up online wine shop during the first national lockdown and re-opened their store as the second lockdown commenced. Customers who place an order using their special code received a discount and Berkmann donated a percentage of the order value to the outlet in question. Customers were then given the choice to split the donation generated by their order between Hospitality Action and The Drinks Trust. Rupert Berkmann, CEO of Berkmann Wine Cellars, explained, “Berkmann has decided to forgo profits for the sake of supporting its partners in the hospitality industry.”

Berkmann Wines
Bidfood

Among their many and varied fundraising endeavours from sponsorship to a monthly Prize Draw, longstanding supporters Bidfood went one step further and launched a Christmas charity single on our behalf. The single, which was a cover of Miley Cyrus – The Climb, aimed to shine a light on the importance and resilience of the industry during the pandemic and encapsulated the raw and authentic voices from across our industry.

Bidfood
Boodle's

Our friends at Boodle’s Private Member’s Club rose to the challenge during lockdown by engaging staff, friends and family with a series of online events to keep spirits high whilst raising vital funds. Their fundraising included a virtual wine tasting, Who’s the Baby competition and a series of “dare” challenges and raised over £5,000. 

 

Boodle's
Boutinot Wines

Boutinot is about great wine, sourced and sold by great people and is a company where integrity, commitment, and honesty are a way of life, and where care, compassion, pride and excellence go hand in hand. True to form Boutinot very kindly donated £1 per case of selected wines sold.

Boutinot Wines
Brasserie Blanc

Our Patron Raymond Blanc OBE started a virtual dessert challenge and encouraged keen home bakers to make a dessert in our honour and ask their friends to do the same. Countless home cooks shared their dessert photos on social media and made a donation in our honour.

Brasserie Blanc
Brewdog

We’re indebted to Brewdog for raising funds and awareness of our work. From stocking Invisible Chips to working with TipJar on a new and innovate way to donate they’ve lent a hand since the pandemic struck.

Brewdog
Bunzl

Longstanding supporters Bunzl are fully committed to HA. From sponsoring our events, corporate donations and helping to raise awareness we’re especially proud of this charitable partnership.

Bunzl
Burger & Lobster

The kind folk at Burger & Lobster were among the first to become Invisible Chips stockists at each of their nine London locations.

Burger & Lobster
Buzzworks

The team at Buzzworks have stayed fit and active whilst raising funds on our behalf. During Mental Health week they ran a companywide challenge to cover a total of 874 miles (1,407km) in 30 days, the distance from Lands’ End to John o’Groats. Not content with just the one challenge the team (virtually) gathered together again to cover the entire distance from their Central Support Office in Kilmarnock Ayrshire to The North Pole!

Buzzworks
Camden Town Brewery

Camden Town Brewery were among the first to reach out to support during the first national lockdown. Their innovative fundraising included auctioning off a freshly pulled pint of Hells larger delivered direct to the winning bidder’s front door. The pint sold for £800 and the brewery kindly agreed to match the donation meaning one pint alone raised a staggering £1,600. They also collected funds across a series of Instagram Live events ranging from open mic nights to virtual pub quizzes and doubled the donations raised.

Camden Town Brewery
Canton Tea

Canton tea usually only supplies the likes of Soho House, Hotel Café Royal and The Waterside Inn. Whilst their trade partners were closed during lockdown they opened sales to the at home market. From mint to matcha, oolong to chamomile, £1 per pack sold came straight to Hospitality Action and raised £800.

Canton Tea
caterer.com

From playing a vital role in the 2020 Walk for Calm to sponsoring events and charitable donations we’re indebted to Caterer.com for all they have done and continue to do on our behalf. Kathy Dyball, Head of Marketing says: “Hospitality Action have a clear purpose, strong values and an incredible team - but most importantly, they directly help thousands of people every year. That’s why Caterer.com are so proud to partner with them on an ongoing basis, supporting their initiatives and raising funds and awareness.”

caterer.com
Clement Knives

Clement Knives are handmade British chef knives by bladesmith Tim Westley. Hand-forged and finished with handles made from recycled materials. Clement Knives raised funds by hosting an online raffle to win one of their environmentally friendly and sought after knives and raised over £2,000.

Clement Knives
Coaching Inns

Coaching Inns are spread across England and Wales at the heart of some of the best market towns. Each Inn has a varied and rich history dating back centuries, from grand Georgian to vintage Victorian buildings, all restored to their former glory. Kevin Charity, Coaching Inns CEO and HA Trustee says: “I am hospitality through and through, the people who work in this industry I believe are very special, so often they do it for the love and not the financial reward. We recently sent £8,000 to HA, all from Invisible Chips, that’s 4,000 orders from our customers, showing they certainly enjoy seeing them on the menu and having the option to help.”

Coaching Inns
Craft Guild of Chefs

The Craft Guild of Chefs has developed into the leading Chefs’ Association in the UK and has many members worldwide that come from all aspects of the foodservice and hospitality sectors. We’ve worked alongside the Craft Guild of Chefs for a number of years and they’ve consistently helped promote all of our charitable endeavours whilst simultaneously raising funds. 

Craft Guild of Chefs
Creed Foodservice

Whether taking part in our annual Cotswold Cycle Challenge, sponsoring events or helping to raise awareness there is no ask to big for our friends at Creed Foodservice.

Creed Foodservice
Dabbers Social Bingo Club

During lockdown the fun folk at Dabbers Bingo took their legendary bingo nights online. Their exciting digital game, where participants were challenged to answer quizzical conundrums were every bit as uplifting as bingo as we normally know it! 10% of all ticket sales were kindly donated to our work.

Dabbers Social Bingo Club
Design my Night

The inventive listings website DesignMyNight teamed up with pub-favourite Fuller’s to giveaway five hotel stays in Dorset, Staines, Hampshire, London and Oxford. Entries were just £1 and the online raffle, which ran for two weeks, raised close to £3,000.

Design my Night
E-Foods

With PPE an essential part of our day to day lives top supporters e-foods have been selling reusable face masks via their online webstore and donating all of the profits to help hospitality workers in need.

E-Foods
Earl of East London

Earl of East created candles that smell like the places we missed the most during lockdown; the local pub, the cinema and the summer festival. Thanks to the work of Uncommon Creative Studio the candles garnered national press from publications including The Guardian and featured on ‘Steph’s Packed Lunch” on Channel 4. These evocative “scents of normality” raised £12,000

Earl of East London
Ellis Wines

At the peak of lockdown Rich Yates, Business Development Manager at Ellis Wines climbed his staircase 2,020 times (the equivalent of Mt Everest!) and raised close to £3,000. Not only this but for every six bottles purchased from any of their five South African family-owned wine makers Ellis Wines very kindly donated £1 to our work raising over £1,024 in the process.

Ellis Wines
Endo at Rotunda

Born in Yokohama, Japan, Chef Endo Kazutoshi is a third generation sushi master. Though steeped in tradition, Endo adds his own fresh elements into the art of sushi with his passion for showmanship and performance. During the first national lockdown Chef Endo developed a popular home delivery sushi service which instantly sold out and donated the profits to a selection of charities including Hospitality Action.

Endo at Rotunda
FCSI UK & Ireland

The FCSI is a professional association which sets the highest standards for foodservice consultants. Their members offer the most professional, independent catering and foodservice consultancy and they’re kind enough to support our fundraising.

FCSI UK & Ireland
Fresh Start Waste Services

As a leading independent provider of recycling-focused sustainable waste solutions to businesses across the North West, family-owned Fresh Start Waste take pride in consistently meeting or exceeding expectations. They always consider the future and are therefore focused on sustainability for the benefit of their customers, the communities they operate in and the wider environment. They have a core set of customers in the hospitality industry and offer food, glass, card, general waste and a full mix recycling focused service, hence their support of Hospitality Action. They minimise their carbon footprint through the use of green energy suppliers, investing in fuel-efficient vehicles and route planning technology. They are the sustainable and cost-effective waste management company of choice.

Fresh Start Waste Services
Givaudan

During the national lockdown Givaudan worked to keep chefs cooking by delivering their dream 6 pack (of stocks!) to their doors. All chefs had to do was cook a dish, share a photo of it and tag Givaudan’s Major International social media accounts and a £5 donation per photo was made to HA. #UnitedWeStand

Givaudan
Giz n Green

Foodie friendship duo Gizzi Erskine and Professor Green, aka Giz ‘n’ Green, partnered with GREY GOOSE® vodka to present the Friendsmas Feast delivery kit. The kit included a 70cl bottle of GREY GOOSE vodka, cocktail ingredients and a Giz ‘n’ Green curated three-course vodka-infused Christmas Menu. All of the funds from the delivery kits were generously donated to our work.

Giz n Green
Grey Goose

GREY GOOSE® vodka partnered with Gizzi Erskine and Professor Green, aka Giz ‘n’ Green, to present the Friendsmas Feast delivery kit in our honour. The kit included a 70cl bottle of GREY GOOSE vodka, cocktail ingredients and a Giz ‘n’ Green curated three-course vodka-infused Christmas Menu. All of the funds from the delivery kits were generously donated to our work.

Grey Goose
Hatch Mansfield

Hatch Mansfield have generously supported our work for a number of years, from sponsoring events to donating prizes and everything in between. We’re indebted to them for their kindness and longstanding support. Cheers!

Hatch Mansfield
Hattingley Wines

As a producer of English sparkling wine many of the Hattingley Valley customers were impacted by the pandemic. As an acknowledgement of support to the industry Hattingley Valley wanted to give something back by donating a fixed fee per bottle sold and raised thousands in the process.

Hattingley Wines
Heaney's

Well-known chef Tommy Heaney runs this stylishly laid-back suburban restaurant in Cardiff. The relaxed atmosphere brings a fun and accessible experience to all diners and during the first national lockdown 10% of all of Heaney’s sales was donated to our work.

Heaney's
Hepple Spirits

The team at Hepple including celebrated foraging chef Valentine Warner and legendary bartender Nick Strangeway have developed a pioneering Triple Technique of distillation that delivers a gin of exceptional freshness and purity and is the only gin made using fresh green juniper. Hepple very kindly donated a large percentage of all gin sales to our work at the peak of the pandemic.

Hepple Spirits
HERO-ERA

HERO-ERA run historic motoring and exciting rally events throughout the world and rely on the international hospitality industry to look after them. Due to their close links with hospitality HERO-ERA chose to partner with us and offered £100 off the balance of their limited edition HERO-ERA watches to be gifted to our recovery fund amongst other creative initiatives.

HERO-ERA
Honest Burgers

Burger chain Honest Burgers caused an online frenzy when they released 50 ‘make at home’ burger kits a day for five days in a row at the peak of lockdown. Those lucky enough to get their hands on a kit were asked to donate what they could. The funds raised were split between Hospitality Action, Landworkers' Alliance and The Trussell Trust who each received £2,933.

Honest Burgers
Innis & Gunn

Innis & Gunn has grown to become one of the UK’s most successful international craft beer businesses and we’re delighted to have their support. Neil Innis Sharp, Head of Brand Experience said: “We are delighted to support the fantastic work Hospitality Action do by giving our fans the option to add a tip with every purchase they make on our online shop. We want to make sure we’re doing our part to support those who have been impacted by ongoing restrictions.”

Innis & Gunn
Institute of Hospitality

The Institute of Hospitality (IoH) is the professional body for managers and aspiring managers working and studying in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry. They have members working in every sector of the industry and in over 100 countries around the world. The fantastic IoH have helped raise funds and awareness of our work for many years.

Institute of Hospitality
Jagermeister

Jägermeister is a secret recipe of 56 herbs, roots and fruits and is best served as an ice cold shot. We are extremely grateful to Jägermeister for making a difference with their generous corporate donation.

Jagermeister
jellybean

Fiona Rickard, Founder and CEO says: “Jellybean, a specialist foodservice agency, has supported HA for over 30 years recognising it as a highly proactive and agile charity and a vital lifeline for people connected to the hospitality industry. It is always creative in its ideas to raise crucial funds, brings the sector together to achieve its goals and is extensive in its reach to people in need.”

jellybean
Liberty Wines

Liberty Wines teamed up with Barolo producer G.D. Vajra in support of six hospitality charities across the UK and Ireland. The Barolo Instagram Challenge asked consumers to post a photo or video on Instagram about Barolo and what it means to them. David Gleave MD, of Liberty Wines said: “We have been delighted by the way in which the hospitality industry has rallied round those in need. We wanted to support our friends in hospitality, and this challenge is a light-hearted way to do so”.

Liberty Wines
Lime Wood Group & Home Grown Hotels

A personal collection of small lifestyle hotels and restaurants within two groups – Lime Wood Group and Home Grown Hotels, their focus is on authenticity and informality of design, food and service. Consistent supporters of our work whether through prize donations, staff fundraising or corporate gifts we’ve loved working with them over the years.

Lime Wood Group & Home Grown Hotels
Liverpool City Tourism Awards

We were delighted to be the Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards nominated charity once again. The awards, which recognise and reward the very best tourism businesses in the region, went virtual for 2020 but our fingers are crossed we’ll be able to celebrate in person next awards season!

Liverpool City Tourism Awards
LVMH

A world leader in luxury, LVMH Vins d’Exception’s three French proprieties donated stock that was sold via a global network of fine wine merchants. The 300 collectable and limited-edition numbered cases of wine comprised of the most acclaimed vintages from each property over the last decade. Proceeds were donated to three international charities and over £100,000 was donated to HA alone.

LVMH
Maldon Salt

Maldon Salt have been hand harvesting their world famous salt since 1882. Loved by chefs and cooks the world over – and sought after by gourmets – their unique pyramid flakes continue to inspire to this day. They say: “Hospitality Action has provided vital support to so many in need over the last year which has seen our industry face such challenging times. We encourage you where possible to support this amazing cause and spread awareness of the fantastic work they do.”

Maldon Salt
Market Halls

Helping to provide some much-needed fun and positive energy the team at Market Halls hosted an inventive Virtual Festival in our honour. Over 3 days there were 22 activities to choose from including food and drink masterclasses, acoustic sofa sessions and kids’ parties. There was something for everyone of all ages, a full ‘Market Halls at Home’ experience. This event was the perfect platform for people to shine, share and connect!

Market Halls
Master of Malt

Master of Malt, Beer Hawk and the Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I joined forces to form the ‘Save the Pubs’ Alliance and placed £1 on every website order to help those left in dire financial need due to COVID-19. Justin Petszaft, Managing Director of Atom Group said: “Together, we’re going to try and support as many people as we can through this challenging time, and we’re going to do it in the way which people need most – by providing cold hard cash so they can buy the things they need and pay rent.”

Master of Malt
Maybourne Hotel Group

Maybourne Hotel Group owns and manages three of the most renowned luxury hotels in London: Claridge's, The Connaught and The Berkeley. The bartenders at each venue didn’t let a thing like lockdown stop their fundraising and instead hosted a cocktail competition over Instagram that raised a brilliant £2,000.

Maybourne Hotel Group
Mechline

Manufacturers of specialist equipment for the food service and environmental industries. Mechline's products are engineered to improve day-to-day operations, in areas of efficiency, safety, environment and hygiene. Top supporters Mechline have generously supported our Invisible Chips campaign and improved the lives of countless hospitality folk in doing so.

Mechline
Mondo Brewing Company

Our dreams came true when Mondo Brewing approached us and said they wanted to create a special We’ve Got You beer in our honour. The fruited gose is the same shade of red as our logo and the beer has been selling by the key and can since early August. They also donated £1 per bottle of each Dishoom IPA sold online during lockdown. This vibrant hop character compliments the bold flavours and spices found in Dishoom’s food and raised over £1,000.

Mondo Brewing Company
mum

Brainchild of Craig Prentice of mum, Walk for Calm was a two week long challenge event which saw the people of hospitality come together to support and raise funds for Hospitality Action and CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably). Thanks to the efforts of Caterer.com, UKHospitality, The Caterer, Umbrella Training, Healthy Hospo, Tonic Talent, Sixty Eight People and all those who took part, Walk for Calm raised over £16,000 and helped to promote wellbeing and the importance of looking after our own mental health.

mum
North Brewing Company Ltd

Breweries across the UK and United States pulled together to create their own special take on the 'All Together' beer. Suppliers, designers and production all donated time or ingredients to help produce this delicious beer in our honour including the fantastic team at the North Brewing Company Ltd.

North Brewing Company Ltd
NWCE Foodservice

NWCE Foodservice Equipment have over 20 years’ experience in the commercial kitchen service industry. Ben Odling, Managing Director said: "I wanted to get in touch and support Hospitality Action after hearing about all the great work they do. I feel like the whole of NWCE has the same ethos and belief behind it as this amazing charity. We're all proud to be able to do what we can, knowing that our donations are going to such a worthy cause.”

NWCE Foodservice
On Trade Consultancy

On Trade Consultancy are a bespoke hospitality sales agency working with drink and tech companies in hospitality. Our partnership has encouraged new supporters to come on board and helped raise our profile across the industry and beyond.

On Trade Consultancy
Papa John's

As carnival-lovers across the UK missed the joys and excitement of the 2020 Notting Hill Carnival, Papa John’s brought a slice of festival vibes to people’s doors with carnival inspired deliveries and Reggae Reggae Jerk BBQ wings. A truly phenomenal sum was raised from the sale of these tasty chicken wings and gifted to Hospitality Action.

Papa John's
Park Plaza

Home to many of our flagship fundraising events our friends and devoted supporters PPHE Hotel Group continued their long-standing generosity throughout the pandemic. Thanks to their selfless donations we’ve been able to provide financial relief to many more UK hospitality households in crisis.

Park Plaza
Purpose Union

Social purpose agency Purpose Union alongside Hawksmoor’s Huw Gott, Pho’s Marketing Director Libby Andrews and the Contented Brothers, were a leading force in Today’s Special, a celebratory virtual event and live auction. A celebration of the strength, breadth, character and resilience of the hospitality industry it raised over £100,000 for our work. Live auction lots on offer included a private virtual masterclass for four people with Michel Roux Jr and a Zoom bake-along for up to 30 children with winner of the Great British Bake Off Candice Brown.

Purpose Union
Restaurant Magazine National Restaurant Awards

Unable to host their 2020 awards ceremony the team behind The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards worked hard to curate a phenomenal auction in our honour instead. Their Top 100 Auction included some very exclusive money-can’t-buy experiences from the likes of Monica Galetti, Tom Brown, Adam Handling and more and raised a staggering £117,000.

Restaurant Magazine National Restaurant Awards
Restokit

Born out of lockdown, Restokit sought to provide a bridge for customers missing the experience of dining out who were left unsatisfied with their local takeaway options. They’ve been keen to support the hospitality industry throughout the Covid-19 crisis by aiding and facilitating restaurants make their meal kit plans a reality as well as donating regularly to Hospitality Action. In just the last two months they’ve raised a phenomenal £5,255!

Restokit
Ridgeview Estate Winery

Ridgeview kindly donated £1 for every bottle of Ridgeview Sparkling Wine sold online until the end of May to Hospitality Action. All orders no matter how big or small were delivered free of charge across the UK and just over £5,000 was raised. Ridgeview said: “In such difficult times it is our hope that a little Ridgeview sparkling might be able to brighten up the end of your day or bring a little joy to your weekend.”

Ridgeview Estate Winery
Rosa’s Thai

From contributing to our Chefs at Home cook book to championing Invisible Chips, we love the creativity and passion shown on our behalf of popular restaurant chain Rosa’s Thai. Members of our Employee Assistance Programme Rosa’s Thai are always willing to lend a hand.

Rosa’s Thai
SAI Global Assurance

We were thrilled to be the chosen charity of SAI Global Assurance on World Food Safety Day 2021.  Mitigating food risk is central to this leading assurance provider’s mission who’s teams are ready to go above and beyond to help hospitality businesses re-open and re-build the confidence and trust lost through the pandemic, both within their own teams but essentially their customers. Alison Friel, Director, Client & Technical Account Management at SAI Global says: “We are delighted to support Hospitality Action and raise awareness of the critical role of the charity in re-building a sector that has been profoundly impacted by the pandemic”.

SAI Global Assurance
SAS Frerejean Frères

An independent craft house born of Champagne family heritage Frerejean Frères held a virtual Champagne tasting in our honour. Hosted by Co-Founder CEO Rodolphe Frerejean Taittinger and Chef des Cave Didier Pierson the tasting shed light on the Maisons vision and philosophies as well as how their Craft approach to Champagne making is reflected across multiple cuvees taking a 'Grower' approach.

SAS Frerejean Frères
Savernake Knives

Savernake Knives have one simple goal: to make the best knives they possibly can. Independently assessed to be amongst the finest blades in the world, all of their knives are made in-house, combining the finest materials with revolutionary design, aerospace technology and meticulous handcrafting. £50 was donated from each customer purchasing their first knife resulting in a fantastic donation of £1,350.

Savernake Knives
Savoy Educational Trust

The Savoy Educational Trust have been among our most vocal supporters for a number of years. We are especially grateful for the key role they have played in the funding of our Drug and Alcohol Awareness work not to mention our various mental health initiatives. We’re indebted to the Trust for their long-standing assistance.

Savoy Educational Trust
Sharp’s Brewery

Valued supporters Sharp’s Brewery have sponsored events, donated product and helped to raise our profile in the South West and beyond. At the peak of the pandemic they donated 10% of all sales from their online shop and raised over £5,000.  

Sharp’s Brewery
Sipsmith Limited

To mark World Gin Day Sipsmith hosted a LIVE “24 Hour Martini Throwing Marathon” - a “gincredible” fundraiser in honour of hospitality charities around the world, including Hospitality Action. Viewers learnt how to make a classic martini and enjoyed a day of inspirational masterclasses, interviews and Q&As.

Sipsmith Limited
sketch

From taking part in events to adding £1 to the bill sketch are staunch supporters of our work. Sinead Mallozzi, Chief Executive Officer said: “We need a charity like Hospitality Action to ensure that our staff are cared for so that they can care for our customers. This is the most important element of what we do in hospitality.”

sketch
Smeaton's Gin

Following a fundraising Hospitality Cocktail Competition, Smeaton’s Bristol Method Dry Gin launched a new cocktail - the Hospitality - in our honour.  The Campari-infused pineapple included in the cocktail complements the fresh orange and cinnamon botanicals that are individually distilled in Smeaton’s Gin. Not only this but £5 from every bottle of gin sold was also donated to out work

Smeaton's Gin
Square Root Soda

In order to support the hospitality industry Square Root included a portion of Invisible Chips with every limited edition restaurant mixed pack of soda they sold. The packs included bespoke restaurant collaborations with Bleecker Burger, Gail’s Bakery and Honest Burgers and flew off the virtual shelves.

 

Square Root Soda
Sodexo

Improving quality of life isn't just a dream. For Sodexo it's a mission. They believe quality of life helps to keep people healthy, happy & motivated throughout life and they believe it helps organisations to be more efficient and productive. Sodexo is proud to support Hospitality Action which throughout the pandemic has continued to provide a range of vital services to help those worst hit within the industry.

Sodexo
Supersonic

“The £150k Marketing Playbook” was designed to help get the hospitality sector back in business. Chief contributor Mark McCulloch oversaw the collection of industry experts who joined forces to share their expertise in brand, marketing, PR, digital, and social media, to help the hospitality sector get back on its feet in return for donations to HA.

Supersonic
Tabasco

The hot sauce that started it all. Tabasco is a classic pepper sauce beloved all over the world. Endlessly versatile, Tabasco enhances the flavour of any food with a dash of their signature sauce. We are extremely grateful to Tabasco for making a difference with their generous corporate donation.

Tabasco
TGI Friday's

The Famous Fridays Burger, available at selected restaurants only, is made from a perfect blend of brisket and chuck steak from British and Irish Farms. Topped with truffle aioli, a hint of Stilton cheese, crispy bacon and Branston smooth pickle, it’s lip smacking good. Plus 50p from each one sold is donated to our work. Diners can even tuck into a portion of Invisible Chips alongside their burgers!

TGI Friday's
TipJar

TipJar are a cashless tipping solution for tipped workers, restaurants, bars and hotels. Since its inception this new and innovate way to donate has helped us to help countless hospitality households in need.

TipJar
The Answers People

Our friends at The Answers People wanted to reach out and lend a hand to those who have been so terribly affected by the devastating impact of the pandemic. For every COVID-19 test kit they sell, a donation will be made to HA. They know things are tough right now but they’re working hard to do their bit, to make rapid, reliable, routine testing available, at an accessible price and, at the same time, support the UK hospitality sector.

The Answers People
The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers

The serviced apartment industry is rapidly expanding as more travellers, both business and leisure, recognise the benefits of staying in serviced apartments. The ASAP nominated us as their 2020-2021 Charity of the Year and helped to raise our awareness levels across the sector. Members have consistently reached out to support our work by inviting us to speak at various online forums, gifting us with corporate donations, taking part in our Invisible Chips campaign and taking part in a collective challenge event in a place of their choice depending on the restrictions in place at the time.

The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers
The Cornish Field Kitchen

Cornish Field Kitchen is one of the biggest advocates of our work in the South West, helping to raise the flag and raise donations via sales of Invisible Chips. Adrian Oliver, Owner says: “Knowing that Hospitality Action is there to support our brothers and sisters when times are tough is a fantastic feeling and helping them to raise funds and awareness is a privilege and an honour.”

The Cornish Field Kitchen
The Duppy Share

During the first national lockdown The Duppy Share developed a home rum kit so their loyal fans could indulge in their favourite drink at home. The home rum kits include a 20cl bottle of their award winning rum, 2 x 200ml bottles of Fever Tree Light Ginger Beer and 2 of their epic gold cups to enjoy at home in-front of Netflix or a film. Fever Tree kindly donated product for the Home Rum kit in an effort to support the initiative.

The Duppy Share
The PIG

Long term supporters of our work The PIG and Lime Wood out-shone themselves when taking part in our virtual #HellandBack fundraiser. Never ones to shy away from a challenge 171 staff members travelled an epic 7,000miles combined to raise close to £35,000 for HA.

The PIG
The Vintner

Founded in 2010, The Vintner is an independent wine merchant based in London. They believe that good wine doesn’t have to be complicated and neither does charitable giving. At the peak of lockdown The Vintner donated 100% of their profit from every wine sale to our work.

The Vintner
 The Vintner’s Company

The Vintners' Company is one of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London. With its origins steeped in the history of the City of London and the import, regulation and sale of wine, the Company maintains strong links with the UK Wine Trade, with Vintners' Hall known as the Trade's "spiritual home". With its trade, social, charitable and educational interests, the Company continues to play an important role in the 21st century and we are indebted to them for their generous support.

The Vintner’s Company
The Wasabi Company

The first growers of fresh wasabi in Europe, The Wasabi Company, donated 20% of every online sale to HA and raised £4,100. Jon Old of The Wasabi Company said: “We believe the best way through this crisis is by sticking together and supporting one and another. For as long as we can we will be donating 20% of our online sales to Hospitality Action. This amazing charity provides a range of support services to help hospitality people back on their feet again after a setback.”

The Wasabi Company
The Wine Caverns

The Wine Caverns exist to make great wine from around the world accessible for everyone to discover and enjoy. Their team scours vineyards around the globe to discover quality wines that each offer something a little different, from the best rosé wine to the perfect celebration bubbles. From donating towards our fundraising dinners and auctions to holding bespoke promotions in our honour we are so grateful to The Wine Caverns for their generous support.

The Wine Caverns
The Worshipful Company of Cooks

The Worshipful Company of Cooks of London is the smallest of the Livery Companies of the City of London. They champion excellence in the craft of cooking and offer support and assistance in education and training, particularly for young people. When the pandemic struck we were fortunate to be able to turn to The Worshipful Company of Cooks for financial assistance which they have been able to provide more than one occasion.

The Worshipful Company of Cooks
Tito’s Homemade Vodka

It all started in Austin, Texas for Tito’s Vodka back in the mid-90s, on the very same land where they still sit today. It’s been over twenty years, but they still make their vodka in batches, use old-fashioned pot stills, and taste-test every batch to make sure customers get only the best. We’re grateful to Tito’s Vodka for their charitable support.

Tito’s Homemade Vodka
Today's Special

Today’s Special, a celebratory virtual event and live auction was organised by Hawksmoor’s Huw Gott, Pho’s Marketing Director Libby Andrews, and social purpose agency Purpose Union, with support from Contented Brothers. A celebration of the strength, breadth, character and resilience of the hospitality industry it raised over £100,000 for our work. Live Auction lots on offer included a private virtual masterclass for four people with Michel Roux Jr and a Zoom bake-along for up to 30 children with winner of the Great British Bake Off Candice Brown. 

Today's Special
Tonic Talent

Brainchild of Craig Prentice of mum and supported by Tonic Talent, Walk for Calm was a two week long challenge event which saw the people of hospitality come together to support and raise funds for Hospitality Action and CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably). Thanks to the efforts of Caterer.com, UKHospitality, The Caterer, Umbrella Training, Healthy Hospo, Sixty Eight People and all those who took part, Walk for Calm raised over £16,000 and helped to promote wellbeing and the importance of looking after our own mental health.

Tonic Talent
Uncommon Creative London

Earl of East created candles that smell like the places we missed the most during lockdown; the local pub, the cinema and the summer festival. Thanks to the work of Uncommon Creative Studio the candles garnered national press from publications including The Guardian and featured on ‘Steph’s Packed Lunch” on Channel 4. These evocative “scents of normality” raised £12,000.

Uncommon Creative London
Unilever Food Solutions

Drawing from their extensive experience in professional food services, Unilever Food Solutions boasts a team of over 300 chefs who create dish solutions that balance great taste, convenience and nutrition with a consistently high standard. We’re eternally grateful to everyone at Unilever Food Solutions for backing our efforts. From corporate donations and sponsorship to team fundraising and prize donations they’ve done it all!

Unilever Food Solutions
Umbrella Training

The team at Umbrella Training embraced the lockdown lifestyle by hosting a series of “Publess” Quizzes with popstar Sophie Ellis-Bextor even lending her support. Umbrella Training also took part in the Government’s Kickstart Scheme, a 6 month paid job with a local employer, funded by the Government that provides a fully-funded opportunity for job seekers to get the experience of working in one of the UK’s most exciting companies. For every successful placement they facilitated through the scheme Umbrella Training donated £10 to our work. 

Umbrella Training
Verdant Brewing Company

Breweries across the UK and United States pulled together to create their own special take on the 'All Together' beer. Suppliers, designers and production all donated time or ingredients to help produce this delicious beer in our honour including the fantastic team at the Verdant Brewing Company.

Verdant Brewing Company
VIVIR Drinks

VIVIR is smooth in texture and complex in nature and is perfect for sipping or having in your favourite cocktail. It's a sophisticated tequila that takes the drink to a whole new level and they very kindly donated £2 from every bottle sold via their website.

VIVIR Drinks
Western Provident Association

Corporate Members Western Provident Association, is a not-for-profit private medical insurance firm that is kindly raising funds for Hospitality Action as well as The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts.

Western Provident Association
Whatley Manor

Niall Keating, Executive Chef of Whatley Manor invited fellow Michelin-starred chef Tom Brown of Cornerstone, Hackney Wick to take over Paradise Carriage for a pop up event in aid of HA. The £25 menu included Hake Kiev, hazelnut butter, wild garlic hollandaise, loganberry trifle and Cotswold Beer and raised £2,000.

Whatley Manor
William Reed Business

Unable to host their 2020 awards ceremony William Reed Business and the team behind The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards worked hard to curate a phenomenal auction in our honour instead. Their Top 100 Auction included some very exclusive money-can’t-buy experiences from the likes of Monica Galetti, Tom Brown, Adam Handling and more and raised a staggering £117,000.

William Reed Business
Wilson Vale

The generous team at Wilson Vale took to Just Giving to raise donations on our behalf. By taking part in the Walk for Calm they aimed to highlight the significant strain on mental health hospitality workers experience and to encourage the whole industry to support each other through to a brighter future.

Wilson Vale
Worshipful Company of Innholders

Heartfelt thanks to The Master Innholders and St Julian Scholars for the outstanding donation of £15,000 to our #COVID19 Emergency Appeal. Thanks to the generous gift of the members led by longstanding supporter Danny Pecorelli we'll be able to help even more UK hospitality workers in crisis.

Worshipful Company of Innholders
Yeastie Boys

Yeastie Boys have supported HA throughout the pandemic by donating a portion of funds sold from their unique lagers and IPAs. As the pandemic continues so too does their support and as a new initiative, the Yeastie Boys have generously launched The Reflex box - Hospitality Action edition, a box full of their delicious modern lager with £5 per every dozen lagers sold donated.

Yeastie Boys