Searcys and Lush by Tom Kerridge Appointed the Official Caterers for the Guards Polo Club From Spring 202316 March 2023
We are delighted to announce that Searcys and our partner Lush by Tom Kerridge, have been appointed the official caterers for the Guards Polo Club from Spring 2023.
Searcys will be providing catering and day-to-day management to the Clubhouse Restaurant from Spring 2023, with Lush by Tom Kerridge delivering hospitality services for the Club’s upcoming events.
Located in Windsor Great Park in Surrey and a short distance from the Royal Ascot racecourse, the Guards Polo Club was established in 1955 by HRH Prince Philip and is considered one of the most famous polo clubs in the world. With over 1,000 members, the Club boasts some of the finest polo fields in the UK and its centrepiece, Smith’s Lawn, is home to the Clubhouse, incorporating a restaurant and bar for members and guests.
This appointment marks the continued growth of Lush by Tom Kerridge, which partnered with British restaurateur and caterer, Searcys in 2021—joining forces to share expertise, combining Tom’s vision and uncompromising standards with Searcys 175 years of events knowledge.
Tom Duffy, General Manager at Lush By Tom Kerridge comments: “We are delighted to be working with the Guards Polo Club on its upcoming events programme as we mark the next step of our partnership with Searcys. As a highly respected venue, the team and I will be bringing only the finest food and events to its guests and members across our menu packages.”
Paul Jackson, Managing Director at Searcys comments: “Our partnership with Lush by Tom Kerridge perfectly mirrors the Searcys ethos. We are delighted to be supporting their growth and look forward at working together at such a prestigious new account as The Guards Polo Club and look forward to working together to deliver outstanding events and hospitality at the venue.”
Brian Stein, Chairman of Guards Polo Club added: “This combination of some of the finest polo in the world with some impressive menus by both Lush by Tom Kerridge and Searcys ensures Guards Polo Club will deliver memorable moments on and off the field of play this season. Guards Polo Club delivers standout polo throughout the summer and the addition of such talented teams behind our event hospitality and Clubhouse Restaurant will be hugely appreciated by all of our playing and social members and their guests.”
The partnership appointment will kick off with the Cartier Queen’s Semi-Final Cup on 14th June, marking its first key event at the venue.