We passionately believe that it is up to every one of us,
be it consumer, chef or event caterer, to make a responsible choice.
By working with like-minded organisations, we will ensure that
we place ethical responsibility, knowledge & education in the
mind of all members of our team.
Our awards & accreditations include
“Three Stars demonstrates an exceptional standard of sustainability – going above, beyond & pushing the boundaries of how restaurants & event caterers can be run!”
Rare is the first event caterer to join the Sustainable Restaurant Association & we were pivotal in redesigning the rating system with the SRA to measure sustainability in event catering.
By working with like-minded organisations, we will ensure that we place ethical responsibility, knowledge & education in the mind of all members of our team. Our aim is to reconnect our gastronomy with all the aspects of our food production; be it soil, ecosystems of our own farming land & producers. Every choice we make must be responsible, so we can help create a sustainable food chain.
Rare is committed to improving its environmental impact on the local & global community through ethical & sustainable policies. We encourage & influence our staff, suppliers & clients to help us create a more sustainable business.
We choose our suppliers carefully & visit producers whenever possible. This means we are satisfied that acceptable standards of stocking densities, medication & feed are met (allowing us to assure our clients’ safety). We reply on reputable assurance schemes & government-regulated standards. We take pride in there high standards & our clients should expect nothing less.
We adhere to the following principles when buying fish & seafood:
We buy solely from R. Green Fisheries as they are committed to sourcing sustainably & we applaud their strict sourcing policies & provenance.
We work closely with chosen charities & schools. We hire some key members of our team through restorative recruitment organisation Working Chance. We encourage staff to get involved in various initiatives. We offer direct assistance to environmental & community arts based charities & deliver excess food to our local hospice.