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Career Champions

Suzanne is proud to have been chosen as one of Lucia’s Career Champions for a series of inspiring…

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Home Cooking Hampers

Make life easier with our hampers which provide five, two course meals for two!

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The Perfect Picnic – Pic(k) Up & Go!

Bring your basket and let us load you up with the perfect pic(k) up and go picnic!

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Afternoon Teas to Take Away!

Order the perfect, quintessentially English Afternoon Tea from us now, when they are 'scone' they…

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Father’s Day BBQ Package – Sunday 21st June

You can count on us to make Fathers Day a fantastic celebration!

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Lockdown London Taxi Tour

Book your Lockdown London Taxi Tour, complete with a Suzanne James Picnic now!

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BN wIne Club

Suzanne has been having fun over on Instagram with daily BN wIne Club Interviews!

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Duke of Edinburgh

....award that is! How my WHYC campaign is also helping my son achieve his DOE Bronze!

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Wedding D(el)ay Party

As lockdown restrictions ease, book fifty seven for your small, private family gatherings - lunch…

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Lockdown Lunches Corporate Care Packages

Beat the queues and stay safe, when we bring our Lockdown Lunches to your office!

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Business as (Un)usual

So many of you have asked 'how the business is coping' so here is an update.....

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Filippo Berio Live at 5 w/c 4th May

Filippo Berio's live at 5 cookery classes are the place to be - don't miss out!

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Save East Dulwich Community Raffle

The Save East Dulwich Community raffle is now in its second round. It is an initiative set up by…

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1,800 reasons to love Filippo Berio Olive Oils more than I already do!

Read about their amazing and very kind donation to Kings College Hospital Staff.......

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The Show Must Go On

Looking forward to working with you all again soon!

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Keep Fit & Cook During Lockdown!

Suzanne collaborated with Greenwich Training to provide a group cookery class!

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Filippo Berio Daily Dinner Party at 5pm

Learn how to cook a stunning 5 course Italian Dinner Party.

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WHYC – Your Local Youth Club Needs You………..

Help us raise money to help Westminster House Youth Club support vulnerable children in SE15

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Buy them a Coffee at Kings College Hospital

How we helped set up a supply chain for NHS staff working in Kings College Hospital.

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Cupboard Cookery Classes

In light of the Prime Ministers COBRA announcement, it is becoming clear that at some point, in the…

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Fridge Planning

It is now, more than ever, important to organise your fridge!

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Food Hygiene, The Basic Steps We Take In Our Kitchen…

Basic Food Hygiene is a mandatory requirement when working in a commercial kitchen and when working…

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Rosie the Plumber

Read how BNI adventures brought Rosie & Suzanne together!

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A Meeting of Culinary Masterminds

Suzanne tells us about her day out at a ‘Meeting of Culinary Masterminds’!

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15 years of SE22!

As Angela Burgess celebrates 15 years of SE22 magazine - we get the low down on how it all began!

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The Great Walrus Tea Party

The wonderful Horniman Museum & Gardens needs your help.....

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Art@57 – March 2020

Art@57 are delighted to welcome Diana Mckinnon back to display her newest embroidered textile…

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Business as Usual!

We didn't let a few (major) road works stop the vans!

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Julien Carcano exhibits in London for the first time

The beauty of Norway on display in East Dulwich.

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Planning a sustainable wedding

More and more couples are asking how to make their special day as 'sustainable' as possible.

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Applications are now open for MasterChef: The Professionals 2020

We have been asked to share this with our network of incredibly brilliant professional chefs…..

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Welcome to The Captured Picture Company

Introducing our newest supplier at the Horniman Museum & Gardens.

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Creative Conversations

Come to fifty seven for an evening of creativity on Tuesday, 3rd March.

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Measure and reduce your carbon footprint with EcoSpot

Maya Lingam co-founder of EcoSpot tells us how it can help us reduce our environmental impact.

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To Share or not to Share?

There are pros and cons to sharing platters, read on to find out more......

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Half my life in an apron!

Suzanne reminisces about her early days in the business!

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Art@57 – January 2020

Art@ 57 Exhibitions are kicking off the New Year with a stunning show of black and white linocut…

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Turtles

We pride ourselves on our environmental approach to catering, but none of us can rest on our…

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Gourmet Evening – A Tribute to Gary Rhodes

30 years ago I went to Westminster College with an amazing young (then) chef, David Datt.

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January Wedding Planning – The Perfect Storm!

Amanda explains why January is, surprisingly, a very busy time for a wedding planner!

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Cloud Kitchens

Do you know where your food delivery has come from?

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Event Styling & Interior Design by Vivi

Read about our collaboration with Event Stylist Vivi Allende.

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When dreams become reality…

It's all part of the job at Suzanne James!

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When is a quote not a quote?

Suzanne explains how and why we quote the way we do!

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Thailand 2020

Suzanne tells us about her foodie holiday in Thailand!

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Teamwork makes the Dreamwork!

Sometimes all it really boils down to is saying "I got this" and making it happen.

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A Winters Tale

We had a regular client call us late last week asking if we could fit in a lunch for them this…

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Aren’t all weddings the same?

You might think that every wedding is the same, but Amanda explains why that definitely isn't the…

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Being the Boss

Some days being the boss is really, really hard!  I know I chose to work for myself but now, just…

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‘Feast’ of Art at fiftyseven

We all know that there will be lots of delicious food being created and eaten inside fifty seven…

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Breakfast…

Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a queen and dinner like a pauper!

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Murphy’s Law – Why cakes and couriers are not a match made in heaven!

We are all human and we work in an industry that is not a mechanically controlled environment and I…

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King Richard III

I do love the World Wide Web is there anything you can’t find on there when you need to? But even…

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Our Favourite…Madagascan Prawns 

Our Madagascan Prawns are a true favourite of our clients and are frequently requested!

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Pasta Consultant Carmela

Did you know we have a cute little cookery school at our venue on North Cross Road.. FiftySeven?

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Sustainable Canapé Decorations

There is nothing we like more than to achieve our sustainability goals and here we have another…

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A tree is for life not just an election campaign!

So.....The Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson has pledged to plant 60 million trees if they win the election…

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We must all take Responsibility for Sustainability…

When Victoria Beckham recently announced this in the press I am sure she would have heard me squeal…

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Flirty Dancing at Horniman Conservatory

Last weeks Flirty Dancing episode was held at one of our well known wedding venues, Horniman…

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Climate Dine With Me

In August, Interface, a sustainably driven flooring company asked Suzanne James to plan and cater a…

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Three Reasons I’m Not In The Office Today

The Suzanne James team had the absolute pleasure of cooking lunch for The Lord Mayor of London.

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Why Dietary Requirements Matter

Suzanne blogs about coping with special dietary requests and food allergy legislation.

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Art@57 Winter Markets

We have 3 Markets coming up for this season bringing over 40 talented local Artists and…

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‘STILL’ the November Exhibition in the Window at fifty seven

Art@57 celebrates its first anniversary with the return of an exhibition of work by its Curator -…

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Avoiding Stress in a Stressful Industry

Suzanne talks about working in one of the top 10 most stressful industries.

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What would I tell my younger self?

Suzanne reminisces!

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This is me….

This is who I am and this is what I look like!

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Roberto Szasz Scone Making Masterclass

On the off chance that you didn’t know about the Dulwich WI fundraising day this weekend then you…

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The Tiny Italian Cookery Classes…Coming soon

Don't miss out on the Tiny Italians cooking classes, coming soon to fiftyseven!

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An Absolutely Fabulous Party!

You might have been forgiven for thinking there was a celebrity party in East Dulwich last Friday…

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Westminster Kingsway Alumni

It was such a #proudmummoment when we attend the 2019 Westminster Kingsway Graduation Ceremony on…

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The Young British Foodie Awards

What a night that was..... there we were at The Young British Foodie Awards

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Art@57 News – October

Art@57 are extremely proud to have eight new works on paper made for our window by local Artist…

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Art@57 Autumn Markets

Our Autumn Markets kicked off last Saturday with eleven talented Artists and Makers and their work…

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Introducing Natalie Raybould – Humanist Wedding Celebrant

My name is Natalie Raybould, and I am a Humanist wedding celebrant, trained and accredited by…

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Art@57 News

Find out about our latest artists exhibitions and up and coming art markets.

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Losing the Plot – Pumpkin news

Anyone who is a keen gardener knows that success is never guaranteed.......

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Wedding Food Trends

Weddings are always in fashion, but when it comes to feeding your guests, there are definately…

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Dulwich WI & Suzanne James Cream Tea Fundraiser – How do you take yours?!

Is there anything better (or more British?) than freshly made scones, clotted cream and jam with a…

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The Tiny Italian Supperclub & cooking classes at Fifty Seven

A new Italian supper club and cooking class residency are hitting Fifty Seven this autumn.

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1, 2, 3……Throw!

Senior Wedding Planner Amanda tells you everything you need to know about confetti!

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The perfect keepsake

Ever wondered what to do with your bridal bouquet after your big day?

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‘Ring Forms and Bold Lino Cuts ‘

Art@57 has an exciting exhibition in the window by two local Artists - Ben Swift and Ellen…

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Smile please – It’s good fun when Prop “Pop Up”

Even Event Planners get to have a bit of fun sometimes (if we are lucky)!

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Mother & Son Cooking Together for one night only!

Suzanne tells us about an exciting collaberation with her son Oliver at the Dulwich Pavilion!

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That’ll do pig!

A beautiful, locally sourced Summer buffet. What better way to celebrate a wedding?

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‘Plants, Flowers and Seeds’

This July, in celebration of the summer, Art@57 presents a group exhibition on the theme of plants,…

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Suzanne saves the day (again)!

When there is a cake disaster there is only one woman who can save the day!

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The not so humble pea!

Another day, another starter and today it was the turn of the humble pea

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Venue Hire Offers at the Horniman Museum in 2019!

We have some amazing offers for 2019 venue hire read on to find out more!

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What’s your favourite Summer Salad?

Send Suzanne your favourite Summer Salad Ingredients and see what she can do with them!

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Losing the Plot!

The end of May is always an exciting time for allotment holders. Find out what we have been up to…

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James and the Giant Peach? No, Suzanne James and the Roasted Peach!

Read about one of Suzanne's favourite June desserts.

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Dulwich Pavilion 2019 – The Colour Palace – Opening Soon

It's almost time to unviel South London's newest temporary events space!

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What’s your favourite wedding venue?

Andrea shares her short list of London's finest wedding venues!

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East Dulwich Banners

Have you noticed the new banners gracing the streets of SE22?

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It’s not all about the fizz!

Andrea tells us about this summers top tipples!

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