Initiatives

Pig Tales: The Magnificent Mangalitzas

Once upon an April, seasonal showers and surprising warmth heralded the birth of a very special delivery. A litter of new Mangalitza piglets, with their coats of curls and proud hardy natures. And so begins the new Pig Tales… We are delighted to open a new chapter in our Pig Tales, with the arrival of […]

Introducing The Food Philosophy

“The Food Philosophy” is more than just a marketing initiative; it underpins every aspect of our approach to food and the central role that provenance and ethics play in our business. The provenance of Lusso food and the way it is prepared is as important as the way it tastes. The team always create dishes […]

Butchery Skills Masterclasses for Lusso Chefs

Butchery in kitchens may be something of a dying art, but it is a skill set that can save time and money, as well as bringing in-depth knowledge to chefs. Lusso have been working in partnership with IMS Butchers to train our chefs in the art. Our chefs have been learning how to get the […]

Street Food Success at Allianz

Our Street Food Festival, now in its second year, is a wonderful way to inject some excitement into our restaurants during the traditionally sleepy summer months. This year we built on the previous summer’s success with the addition of four new street food concepts: Comidos Brazilian – a celebration of the delicious flavours of this […]

Sushil More’s Under 500 Calories Challenge

As part of the Chef Nutrition Training programme, which I run in collaboration with independent nutritionist Amanda Ursell, Lusso’s parent company CH&Co recently sent out a challenge to chefs across the business. The Under 500 Calorie Competition invited all chefs to submit the most delicious dish they could concoct, with fewer than 500 calories. Beyond […]

Pig Tales Launch

Once upon a sunny July, fifty revellers attended a feast to celebrate the launch of Lusso’s Pig Tales, the opening of a brand new chapter in the story On a glorious day I joined various Lusso Managers, Exec Chefs and Chef Managers and a strong contingent from Surrey Docks farm, our partners in this sustainable […]

Lusso Becomes SRA-Accredited Two Star Sustainability Champion

I am proud to say that Lusso has now achieved Two Star Champion status in the Sustainable Restaurant Association’s Sustainability Rating for hospitality businesses. This measures a wide range of criteria, covering 14 areas of sustainability across three key areas: Sourcing, Society and Environment. The SRA’s assessment of our business emphasised excellent performance in the […]

Lusso win Best Group Marketing Campaign Award at The Cateys for Ugly Fish Friday

We won!  Lusso is delighted to announce that we were declared the winners of the Best Group Marketing Campaign category at last night’s Catey Awards. The Oscars of the catering world, honours don’t come much higher than this within our industry, so everyone at Lusso is just thrilled to have won. We were up against […]

Ugly Fish Friday returns to our staff restaurants

Ugly Fish are swimming back into our staff restaurants. You can find out why this campaign is so close to our hearts by taking a look at our Ugly Fish Friday website and watching the video to see how it all started. Don’t forget to follow the fishy feed on Twitter to find out this […]

Bringing rare apples to the table to fight a poor harvest

Last year saw one of the worst apple seasons for a number of years. Never one to rest on its laurels, in light of this Lusso launched “Neighbourhood Crops”, a pioneering partnership with the National Fruit Collection, to bring forgotten, rare or unfashionable home-grown varieties of apple to some of our kitchens and tables. Based […]