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April 29, 2015: Blog: Top 5 Reasons to Celebrate at Clare

  Clare College’s beauty and history make it an exceptional venue for your event, but there are many reasons why Clare College is a remarkable backdrop for all kinds of occasions – here we explore just five of them.   1. Location, location, location Clare College truly is at the heart of Cambridge. Just a…

March 24, 2015: Blog: Top 5 things to photograph on your stay at Clare College

View of Old Court, Clare College and the Avenue   As Cambridge’s second oldest college, Clare College has some undoubtedly photogenic features. Here we explore the Top 5 things to photograph when attending an event at Clare. 1. The food! Clare’s award-winning catering team creates outstanding menus that are not only a treat to taste, but…

March 2, 2015: Cambridge Culinary Competition 2015

Stewards’ Cup Joint Winners – Clare College and Emmanuel College Clare College is victorious once more with a third consecutive University of Cambridge Culinary Competition win, scooping up 5 out of a possible 16 prizes including Best in Show and the Steward’s Cup. Contestants’ performance and creations were assessed under strict competition conditions by an expert panel of judges including:…

December 11, 2014: The Blythe Feast at Clare College

  This Year’s Blythe Feast The Blythe Feast is a showcase event for Clare College when the Fellowship host guests from across academia and industry.  Our Conference and Catering departments have an outstanding reputation and an invitation to a Clare dinner is highly sought after.  This year’s feast held on the 5th December was no exception…

June 30, 2014: Clare College Wins Gold For Environmental Standards

The College’s exceptional environmental and ethical standards were recognised once again this week at the University’s National Union of Students (NUS) Green Impact Awards ceremony. Clare College has a long-standing commitment to the environment, and came top of the Cambridge Colleges Green Management rankings for three years running – between 2009-2011.  The University joined the…

June 17, 2014: C&IT Johnson Matthey and Clare College case study

“It was good to be in the city centre and the college provided a wonderful atmosphere – we have already rebooked for next year.” Beverley Williams, Johnson Matthey, 2012 We are delighted that Johnson Matthey have continued to choose Clare as their conference venue and we are looking forward to welcoming them back again in…

June 17, 2014: Byron Franklin achieves 2nd place in national competition

Byron Franklin of Clare College Cambridge was named as the runner up to MasterChef Professional 2013 runner-up Adam Handling in the British Culinary Federation Chef of the Year Competition 2014 held at University College Birmingham. Judges included Alain Roux, The Waterside Inn; Ashley Palmer-Watts, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal; Roger Narbett MCA, Chairman of Judges; Simon…

June 17, 2014: Byron Franklin of Clare College receives top price at TUCO event.

Clare College sous chef Byron Franklin has been awarded the coveted Gold Medal at the recent TUCO (The University Caterers Organisation) competitions event held in Blackpool. Along with Nathan Aldous from Emmanuel College representing the University of Cambridge the pair entered The Chefs’ Challenge Team Event which was revamped for 2014, giving competitors a mystery box…

November 1, 2013: Cambridge Culinary Competition 2013

The catering team at Clare College, Cambridge is celebrating the taste of success after retaining the cherished Stewards’ Cup in the recent 2013 Cambridge Culinary Competition, for the second time in three years. The Stewards’ Cup is awarded to the overall winners of the competition, which was held on 31 October 2013 at Cambridge Regional…

January 25, 2013: Exquisite dishes win silver medal for
Clare College chef

On 21 January 2013, The Hospitality Show 2013 opened at the NEC in Birmingham. Luca Patriccioli, Head Chef at Clare College Cambridge, presented a starter and 2 main courses in the Salon Culinaire world class culinary competition “restaurant plates” category and we are delighted to announce that he won a silver medal for his main…