This is Tonic’s journal, where you’ll find a mix of news and upcoming events, case studies and thought pieces.

Meet the Manager: Shahail Woodcock

October has blown the last of summer away and as we enjoy this colourful prelude to winter, we have managed to grab five minutes with Shahail, the exciting new manager who has breezed into our exclusive north London venue. Where are you from? I spent my childhood growing up in Surrey but have been living […]

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Meet the Team

With spring in the air, and as we head towards a new month, we’d like to introduce our brand new feature: ‘meet the team’. First up is our company head chef Robert Milligan. Where are you from? Dagenham, East London. How long have you been with the company? Nine years in June, including seven with […]

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A Fab-ulous night at the Event Awards

Having taken the crown for best event caterer last year, it was up to Team Tonic to provide the dinner for the 2017 Event Awards at the Eventim Apollo. This was Tonic’s biggest event to date, so we have decided to make it our highlight of the year. On Wednesday 22nd November, over 700 event […]

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Matisse in the Studio, Tonic in the kitchen

Tonic was proud to support JM Finn’s client dinner at the Royal Academy of Arts on Thursday 9th November.  Delicious canapes were served as a first course while guests were introduced to the Matisse in the Studio exhibition. They were then treated to perfectly cooked BBQ rump of lamb in the stunning surroundings of the Reynolds […]

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The Events Mill at Westminster Abbey

The amazingly creative Christopher Mills of The Events Mill came to us with a stunning creative deck for an inspirational 25th anniversary event in the College Gardens at Westminster Abbey. With only 3 weeks from the initial quote to the event delivery the Tonic team worked tirelessly to make The Events Mill’s catering designs and requirements for the evening a reality. The gardens were transformed […]

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Royal Academy of Arts- Summer Exhibition, JM Finn & Co Party

We’re still bubbling from our latest summer event at the prestigious Royal Academy of Arts. The JM Finn & Co summer party took place in the galleries of the annual highlight of the arts calendar- the RA Summer Exhibition, which has been running since 1769. The Summer Exhibition is the world’s largest open entry exhibition […]

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Dramatic dining at RADA

“Life is a Cabaret” they say and that certainly was the case at RADA’s Dramatic Dining Cabaret last week. Nearly 100 of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’s alumni and supporters enjoyed a sumptuous supper from Tonic, with intervals of theatrical delights from the students themselves, wowing with musical moments such as “If they could […]

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Tonic cater a star studded ‘End the Silence’ Hope and Homes charity event at Abbey Road Studios

Stars and royalty made a noise at Abbey Road Studios at the end of May to give a voice to children confined to orphanages and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles ‘Sgt Pepper’ album. Attendees at the End the Silence charity fundraiser in aid of Hope and Homes for Children included HRH Princess […]

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Pippa and James are married- forget the dress, what about the food!

The wedding of the year has caught the public’s hearts, with love shared across the country for Pippa’s amazing designer dress, and the cheeky stars of the show – Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Speculation of the extravagance of the reception abounds, but the number one question we have is – what was on the […]

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We launch our new brand at Wonderlab

Last night we welcomed 300 event professionals to an evening of spectacle and discovery to launch the Science Museum’s new spaces: Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery and Mathematics: The Winton Gallery. We were delighted to see so many friendly faces and hopefully wowed you with our food stall, canapé and bowl food creations. Guests attending the […]

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Work with us

We are always looking for talented people from chief cooks to expert bottle washers to work with us.

If that’s you, email your CV to: jobs@harbourandjones.co.uk