Journal

Sponsor’s Interview: Saskia Prüm, Owner of S.A. Prüm

As one of the most established wine producers in the Mosel region, S.A Prüm is steeped in history. Its 40-acre...



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Sponsor’s Interview: David Hesketh MW, Managing Director of Laurent-Perrier UK

As managing director of one of the world’s most admired brands, David Hesketh is no stranger to what it takes...



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Team Gold Event: An interview with Robin Hutson

Since starting his career as a waiter at Claridge’s Hotel, Robin Hutson has become one of the industry’s most successful...



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The Diary of a Scholar: Michael Staub, Quarter 4

The highlight of the last quarter of my scholarship year doubtlessly was attending this year’s award ceremony. First and foremost,...



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Michael Staub, 2018 Scholar’s Speech

Michael Staub, the 2018 Scholar, returned to the UK to join us the 2019 Awards Ceremony to give a wonderfully...



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Team Gold Event: An Interview with Sir Rocco Forte

Sir Rocco Forte needs no introduction. As chairman of Rocco Forte Hotel, one of the world’s most recognisable brands, his...



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The Diary of a Scholar: Michael Staub, Quarter 3

I write this update from a very sunny California! I was convinced that moving to the United States would be...



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Sponsor’s Interview: Charlie Mount – Managing Director, Royal Tokaji

Often referred to as the ‘Wine of Kings, King of Wines’, Royal Tokaji is becoming increasingly popular across the UK...



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The Diary of a Scholar: Michael Staub, Quarter 2

AUGUST 2018 The aim of this report is to document the activities undertaken, learning outcomes and achievements accomplished during my...



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Ambassadors Interview: Michael Bonsor shares his passion for service

As one of the youngest MD’s of a luxury London hotel, Rosewood London’s Michael Bonsor has fast become one of...



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Inaugural Team Gold Event: An Interview with Cav. Diego Masciaga

Diego Masciaga is synonymous with service. Having spent more than 40 years in the industry (30 at with at the...



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The Diary of a Scholar: Michael Staub, Quarter 1

The aim of this report is to document the activities undertaken, learning outcomes and achievements accomplished during my year as...



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Stephanie Beresforde, 2017 Scholar’s Speech

Stephanie Beresforde, our 2017 Scholar, was invited to return to the stage at the 2018 Awards Ceremony, held at Claridges in...



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Stephanie Beresforde, 2017 Scholar’s Blog: Winner’s visit to Laurent Perrier

First of all, I have to say what a fantastic start to the year it has been since this year’s...



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Trustee Interview: Industry legend Silvano Giraldin talks Charlie Chaplin, the first five minutes and how he sees hospitality

Having spent almost 40 years at Le Gavroche, one of the UK’s most established restaurants, and winner of numerous awards,...



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Jennifer Santner, 2016 Scholar’s Speech

Jennifer was invited to return to the stage at the at the 2017 Awards Ceremony to share her experiences throughout...



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Jennifer Santner, 2016 Scholar’s Blog: Waterside Inn Placement

Day 1 I’ve been looking forward to this for such a long time. Meeting Diego Masciaga is something many people...



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Jennifer Santner, 2016 Scholar’s Blog: Finalists’ Champagne Trip

2016 Finalists accompanied by a selection of Trustees Tuesday, day 1 The day had finally arrived and we were all...



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Trustee Interview: Thomas Kochs – Managing Director, Hotel Cafe Royal

He has been the youngest ever GM at Claridges, led the reopening of the prestigious Connaught Hotel in Mayfair, and...



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Jennifer Santner, 2016 Scholar’s Blog: Mandarin Oriental Placement

Day 1 I left London at 8pm (after celebrating with a glass of Champagne) hoping to catch some sleep on...



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