Joining instructions for NI, NIA Nuclear Annual Dinner

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Joining instructions for NI, NIA Nuclear Annual Dinner – 5th December, JW Marriott - Grosvenor Hotel, London

 If you would like to book or find out more, you can visit our event page.

Ordering Wine:

The Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel, has designated a special website page for the Annual Dinner. The Grosvenor House will contact all table hosts/named booker directly to give an individual username and password to gain access to this webpage.

This will enable the hosts to order wine for the table, book hospitality suites/tables, and order canapes, it will also allow you to notify the Hotel of any special dietary requirements.

Alternatively contact Magda Michalczuk, Private Hospitality Manager at Grosvenor House Hotel on +44 (0)20 7399 8449 or email magdalena.michalczuk@marriotthotels.com.

Hospitality Suites:

When reserving rooms or hospitality suites, all bookings will need to be made directly with Grosvenor House using the username and password given to access the Grosvenor webpage.

Hosted bars are also available before the start of the dinner. A Hosted Bar consists of a table, a bartender, complimentary dry snacks and the pre-selected beverages of your choice. Hosted Bars are available for Pre-Dinner receptions. Prominent signage will direct your guests once they reach the function room to the location of your Hosted Bar, which will be indicated by your Company logo.

Accommodation:

Intelligent Venues are acting as the hotel reservation agents for the Annual Dinner. Good rates have been secured at the various hotels, including the Grosvenor House Hotel. Please note this is subject to availability and reservations will be dealt with on a ‘first-come, first-served basis’. The prices quoted are inclusive of VAT. Bookings can be made directly with the hotels, see hotel listing here.

If you have any queries, please contact inCorporate Venues on +44 (0)845 034 3383 or by email at  reservations@intelligent-venues.com.

Overnight Accommodation at the Grosvenor House Hotel Exclusive bedroom rates are available for guests attending the Annual Nuclear Dinner 2019.

To enquire about special rates and reserve a bedroom at JW Marriott, Grosvenor House London: Visit  www.londongrosvenorhouse.co.uk  under ‘Special Rates’ choose ‘Corporate/Promotional Code’ and use code EG4 to obtain event rate. Enquiries 0800 221 222

If you wish to reserve 10 rooms or more, please contact inCorporate Venues direct as it will be necessary for your organisation to raise a contract with the hotel which inCorporate Venues can assist.

If you would like further information on the hotels or any other preferred hotel that is not listed, or you require extra/ alternative dates, please contact Joelle at inCorporate Venues on +44 (0)845 034 3383.

Indicative Evening Times:

19:00                     Doors Open for the Great Room

19:45                     Call for Dinner

20:00                     Seated

23:10                     Formal Dinner close (approximate time at time of writing)

23:15                     Music in the Rink Bar

02:00                     Carriages

Dress Code:

Black Tie and Evening Dress (long or short)

Entertainment:

Sir Ranulph Fiennes Bt OBE:  Often described as the ‘World’s Greatest Living Explorer,’ Ran Fiennes is the first person to reach both North and South Poles by foot. He also made it into the record books by completing seven marathons on seven continents (including Antarctica) in seven days – soon after receiving emergency heart surgery.

To continue the evening’s entertainment, following the dinner’s formalities “Born to Boogie” will play in the Rink Bar to 1:30 a.m.

Dinner Guests:

Company names only will appear in the Annual Dinner 2019 booklet.  Individuals that purchase tickets with no organisational affiliation will not feature.

Dinner tickets will need to be shown to gain entry into the Great Room. 

We shall endeavour to issue the dinner tickets from W/B 18 November 2019.  Please do remember to make arrangements to distribute to your guests directly.  The NI will only send tickets to the named table booker that has made a direct booking.   Please ask your guests to bring their tickets with them on the night  - security will check ALL guest tickets.

Menu:

Starter

Palm heart mitre, cucumber salad, onion pakora, chickpea and green pepper salad, pomegranate syrup (vegan)

Intermediate

Roasted butternut soup, pumpkin gnocchi, sage confetti (v)

Main Course

Fillet and cheek of Casterbridge beef, potato terrine, Norfolk carrots, Porter onion gravy

Dessert

Lemon meringue pie, mango puree, raspberries, pistachio confetti (v)

Coffee and petits fours

 

Vegetarian Menu*

Starter

Palm heart mitre, cucumber salad, onion pakora, chickpea and green pepper salad, pomegranate syrup (vegan)

Intermediate

Roasted butternut soup, pumpkin gnocchi, sage confetti (v)

Main Course

Spiced lentil and okra borek, turmeric and coconut cream, potato terrine, Norfolk carrots (v)

Dessert

Lemon meringue pie, mango puree, raspberries, pistachio confetti (v)

Coffee and petits fours

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

**Please note vegetarian options will only be available to guests who pre-order directly with the hotel via the Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, London, website by Thursday 28 November.

Recommended wines: 

WHITE WINES

BIN 5000 Sauvignon Blanc Santa Rita, 8KM , Central Valley 2016/17 £38

BIN 5003 Picpoul de Pinet, Petite Ronde, Languedoc 2017/18 France £43

BIN 5010 Soave Classico, Bottega, Veneto 2017 Italy £47

RED WINES

BIN 6000 Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Rita, 8KM , Central Valley 2016/17 £38

BIN 6020 Malbec Callia Selected, San Juan 2017/18 Argentina £46

BIN 6025 Passo Sardo Cannonau, Sardinia 2016/17 Italy £42

 

If you have any questions or queries, please don’t hesitate to contact the NI or the NIA teams who shall endeavour to assist.