At The Raymond Blanc Consultancy, my team and I are honoured to work with wonderful partners across the globe.
From private and corporate event delivery, to food, beverage and service consultancy, fine dining concepts, product innovation and licensing… we like to keep busy!
Each partnership is a true collaboration, working together to create unforgettable experiences for our guests and clients.
I am proud to work with Belmond, a true leader in global travel. Their portfolio of 48 iconic hotels, trains and river cruises in 24 countries encompass some of the world's most sensational journeys and destinations. From our beautiful Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Oxfordshire, to timeless hotels in Venice and Rio, to embracing the spirit of adventure at Machu Picchu, or exploring the rivers of Myanmar. The choice is yours.
As Fine Dining Consultant to Ascot Racecourse, I have been delighted to work with the Ascot team for over three years now. In addition to my residency in one of the most coveted (and delicious!) restaurants at Royal Ascot – The Panoramic – I am also a proud contributor to the Ascot Academy. As part of this Academy, my team and I work hard to improve and refine service levels across the fine dining operations of the racecourse, even training key managers from Ascot with my wonderful team at Belmond Le Manoir.
I have been using the fantastic Kenwood kitchen appliances in my kitchens and cookery school for many years, right back to my very first restaurant – Les Quat’Saisons – over 38 years ago. As Brand Ambassador for Kenwood in both the UK and parts of Asia, I work with this truly innovative brand to reach home cooks looking for inspiration and the right tools to cook and bake beautifully at home.
Created by my son Olivier Blanc and his business partner Charlotte Salt (and loosely based on myself as Henri!), Henri Le Worm aims to encourage children to engage with food and nature in a positive way – educating through entertainment. From the Henri website, which is full of games and recipes, to the award-winning app voiced by Simon Pegg, there is a wealth of content for kids to engage with.
I have long admired Mercedes-Benz, with the luxury vehicle brand sharing many of my same values of craftsmanship, excellence in service and utmost attention to detail. When the opportunity came to become an official Brand Friend, I was elated. Indeed, a true meeting of minds - two premium brands creating experiences totally personalised to the individual guests’ needs. Today I work closely with Mercedes-Benz on a number of levels, including brand communication and private events.
As Culinary and Creative Director of Jardin Blanc at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, my team and I work closely with Sodexo Prestige and The RHS on the development and delivery of this truly special event each May. Now in its third year, Jardin Blanc is our private gastronomic haven set within the world famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Over 5,000 guests will enjoy beautiful menus, exciting cocktails and sumptuous gardens. Together we aim to reinvent corporate hospitality and provide an oasis of calm from the bustling show.
As Chef Director of the Diamond Club at Emirates Stadium for over 10 years now, I work closely with the Arsenal management team to bring my passion for seasonal menus, quality ingredients and seamless service to life at the acclaimed private members club. From menu development, to staff training, wine selection and design, this partnership brings together two of my greatest passions - food and football!
As Culinary Director for Eurostar Business Premier, I work hand-in-hand with the lovely Eurostar team to develop the on-board Business Premier menus served across all major routes. My team and I collaborate closely with the kitchens in the UK and Europe, developing new and innovative dishes with provenance, seasonality and sustainability of ingredients at their heart. We are proud to bring something truly special to the Business Premier passenger.
London Cocktail Club is a business born from childhood friends JJ Goodman and James Hopkins. The duo were winners of my BBC series 'The Restaurant’. Now, with nine venues across London, the cocktail bars have been described as ‘a genius drinks den', each with their own unique theme, serving exciting cocktails made by some of the world’s most skilled bartenders. My personal favourite is the Rose Petal Martini.
The SRA is a not-for-profit membership organisation helping restaurants become more sustainable, and helping diners to make more sustainable choices when dining out. In my role as President since 2012, I champion the causes that the SRA and I hold so dear, helping chefs, restaurateurs and consumers embrace sustainable values – and creating better businesses along the way.
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