Academy of Food and Wine

Academy of Food and Wine

The Academy was formed some 21 years ago. Since then the Academy has become nationally recognised as the Industry’s leading voice for raising standards and the delivery of food and wine service skills. The Academy’s approach is to work closely with all the key stakeholders in the market and utilise their skills and experience where necessary for the benefit of the industry as a whole, rather than constantly trying to re-invent the wheel and duplicating effort.

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ACE

ACE

The Association of Catering Excellence (ACE) is the premier forum for the Food & Service Management Industry. The aims of the association are profiling and promoting the Food & Service Management sector and providing a forum for all people of all levels within this sector of the industry. ACE organise regular annual events including Quiz Nights, Ready Steady Cook, and Wine tasting dinners. Collins King & Associates are proud to be ACE members.

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Arena

Arena

Arena is the hospitality industry’s premier networking association. A not for profit organisation existing solely to foster relationships between senior decision makers from all sectors and businesses. Arena have an active and constant membership base of around 2000, mainly comprising Director level individuals who are responsible for some of the industry’s biggest, most exciting and dynamic enterprises. Since inception in 1883 Arena has brought together over 55,000 industry professionals at

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Craft Guild of Chefs

Craft Guild of Chefs

Established in 1965 as a Guild of the Cookery and Food Association, the Craft Guild of Chefs has developed into the leading Chefs’ Association in the UK and has many members worldwide. Members come from all aspects of the food service and hospitality sectors working in a wide variety of positions from students and trainees to top management. No other association boasts such a broad and experienced membership.

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REC

REC

The Recruitment Employment Confederation (REC) is the representative body for the UK’s £27 billion private recruitment and staffing industry with a membership of more than 8000 corporate members comprising agencies and businesses from all sectors, and 6,000 members of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) made up of recruitment consultants and other industry professionals. All members must abide by an REC Code of Professional Practice. Collins King & Associates are proud to be corpo

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HR in Hospitality

HR in Hospitality

The Association provides a forum for Human Resources professionals and other interested parties within the hospitality industry.  The HCPTA was formed in May 1975 out of an amalgamation between the hotel & catering personnel managers association which was founded in 1968, and the hotel and catering training association founded in 1966.  The association was renamed HR in Hospitality in March 2009.

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The Springboard Charity

The Springboard Charity

The Springboard Charity helps young people achieve their potential and nurtures unemployed people of any age into work. It helps alleviate poverty by supporting disadvantaged and underprivileged people into sustainable employment within hospitality, leisure and tourism.

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Hospitality Action

Hospitality Action

Established in 1837 Hospitality Action, the Hospitality Industry Benevolent Organisation, has offered vital assistance to all who work, or have worked within hospitality in the UK and who find themselves in crisis.

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