Category Archives: Company News

Simpsons in the strand

Heritage plays a role in the refurbishment of one of the oldest restaurants in London.

The historic Simpsons-in-the-Strand restaurant, part of the Savoy group, reopened its doors this week after a complete refurbishment, (its first since 1903). The restaurant is one of the oldest in England, an institution of all that is British. It was a favourite haunt of Charles Dickens, George Bernard Shaw and Winston Churchill among other esteemed patrons.…

birmingham food scene

Birmingham’s time is Now!

Birmingham has been one of the country’s best kept secrets for years and it’s never been better thanks to long needed redevelopment, a superb cultural offering and arguably the hottest culinary scene in the country.

The redevelopment of the city as part of the ‘big city plan’ is now moving at a fast pace.…

carving trolley grand hotel brighton

Beef Carving Trolley in service for over 35 years thanks to Quality of Craftsmanship

In 2013, Heritage was privileged to work with The Grand Hotel Brighton to restore and return-to-service a beautiful roast beef carving trolley. The trolley had been in service for 35 years having originally been manufactured by Heritage Silverware.

The Grand hotel is a 200 bedroom, Victorian seafront hotel, renowned for its British cuisine.…


Introducing the Strata Stoneware Collection

The new Heritage Collection Strata Stoneware range incorporates beautifully crafted, tactile ceramic tableware. From natural forms for relaxed dining and grazing menus to dramatic pieces for signature dishes, Strata stoneware is a stunning range of ceramic dinnerware dishes with varied textures and finishes, infused with the origins of hand-made ceramic craftsmanship.…


Bocuse d’Or Uk Final

Heritage Collection would like to thank John Williams, chair of the Bocuse d’Or UK team for generously acknowledging our involvement in the UK Bocuse d’Or final and last years award winning meat platter.

Adam Bennett’s award winning meat platter in 2013.…

Britain’s best result served up on Heritage Silverware

Birmingham-based Heritage Silverware was on show at the prestigious Bocuse d’Or in Lyon, France last week following a special collaboration with Simpson’s head chef, Adam Bennett.

The Bocuse d’Or is a worldwide professional cooking competition. In February 2013, a UK team won the Special Meat prize securing the best result ever for a uk team since the competition began in 1987.…

Tea – A Brief History of the Nation’s Favourite Beverage

An overview of the history of tea in Europe and especially in the United Kingdom.

Visit this link: for the full article which includes these sections…

  1. The birth of tea in China
  2. The growth of tea in Europe
  3. The roots of tea in Britain
  4. Tea smuggling and taxation
  5. Early discussions about tea and health
  6. Tea trading and consumption
  7. Modern day tea drinking