Moving Venue to cater Man Booker Prize for second year running

Caterer Moving Venue has been appointed by events PR agency Four Colman Getty to provide a Champagne canapé reception and dinner for tonight's Man Booker Prize (14 October) at London's Guildhall.

The 2014 Man Booker Prize is taking place at London's Guildhall
The 2014 Man Booker Prize is taking place at London's Guildhall

The event, expected to be attened by more than 500 high-profile literary figures, is widely regarded as the most important literary award in the English-speaking world. For the first time in its 46-year history, the Prize has been opened up to writers of any nationality, writing originally in English and published in the UK.

Moving Venue will serve a specially designed autumnal menu showcasing British produce. The dinner will begin with seared scallops, pumpkin, sage and pearl barley risotto, sautéed chestnuts and smoked pancetta sage foam; followed by herb crusted rack of Kent lamb, onion puree, confit shoulder ‘cromesqui’, spinach, fondant potato and tomato jus and finished with port poached plums, plum puree and beurre noisette ice cream.

Gail Heron, sales and marketing director at Moving Venue, said: "Man Booker is a prestigious night in the event calendar and we are delighted to be the catering partner once again. It is always a fantastic evening and I’m sure this year will be no exception."

The evening will also be attended by HRH the Duchess of Cornwall, who will present the 2014 Man Booker Prize to the deserving winner.

Lizzie Grumbach, events director at Four Colman Getty, said: "Four Colman Getty is delighted to be using Moving Venue for the 2014 Man Booker Prize dinner. Moving Venue has provided a flawless, professional and reliable service in the past and we have no doubt that they will do a fantastic job again."

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