University of London’s Senate House has launched an Al Fresco package in conjunction with the release of the venue’s new seasonal menu in time for the spring season.

Following the recent £600k refurbishment of Senate House’s kitchen, the new menu showcases the improvements to the venue’s catering offering. Developed by the in-house catering team, the bespoke menu offers event organisers nearly 100 seasonal items to choose from in the form of hot, cold and sweet hand crafted canapés, a finger buffet, and starters, mains and desserts – all incorporating locally sourced ingredients.

Highlights include ‘Crayfish Salad with Shaved Truffle, Smoked Paprika, Gazpacho Dressing and Asparagus Salad’, ‘Crispy Fillet of Salmon with Lemon Risotto and Blistered Tomatoes, Sweet Fennel, and Lemon Olive Oil Sauce’, and ‘Champagne and Summer Berry Jelly with Vanilla Cream and Almond Biscotti’.

Created for Senate House’s private Georgian Garden Squares, the Al Fresco package gives delegates a chance to enjoy the new menu and the warmer weather at conferences, events and evening receptions during the spring and summer seasons. The package is available for a minimum of 150 guests at a price ranging from £20 to £40 + VAT per person including garden hire.

Charlie Vernon, business development manager, Senate House, said: “We are always looking for new ways to keep our catering offering fresh, and we are very proud of our new seasonal menu as it demonstrates the improved quality of food here at Senate House. With the Al Fresco package, we hope to give guests a chance to sample the menu in the tranquility of our popular garden spaces.”

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  • Senate House is the heart of the University of London’s administration. The building was designed by Charles Holden who was awarded Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Gold Medal for architecture in 1936. He is widely recognised for his designs for London Underground and Senate House’s landmark art deco tower. During World War Two, Senate House was taken over by the Ministry of Information.
  • Senate House has 29 spaces available, from Charles Holden’s stunning architecturally significant Beveridge Hall and Crush Hall to the private Georgian Garden Squares.
  • Senate House’s grand 1930s proportions are married with progressive technology and AV in line with today’s demands.
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