Category: Dining

Chester Business Club welcomed guest of honour Richard Walker OBE, Chairman of Iceland Frozen Foods at Club Dinner:

A large attendance gathered at The Queen Hotel Chester for a Club Dinner where Richard Walker OBE, Chairman of Iceland Frozen Foods, was guest of honour and main speaker. Introducing him, Club  chairman Roy Shelton, said; ‘Continuing the entrepreneurial and creative spirit of his father, Sir Malcom Walker, the Iceland business has become one of…
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Charity Ball Charities Receive Their Cheques

The Club’s Ball – held in October at Chester Racecourse – raised £37,000 and cheques were recently presented to the nominated charities at a drinks-and-canapés’ reception at Rowton Hall Hotel. The two main recipients, the Brainwave Children’s Charity and the Neuro Therapy Centre, each received £16,000, with balance going to the CBC Charity Purse to…
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CBC members attend Christmas Reception at the Bishop’s House Chester

Despite a bitterly cold night, a large number of CBC members and guests gathered at Bishop’s House Chester for the Club’s Christmas Reception, hosted by the Right Revd Mark and Mrs Lindsay Tanner. Entertainment came in the form of Cathedral choristers performing yuletide carols. During the evening, CBC vice-chairman Jan Chillery presented a Club cheque…
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AGM event honours CBC 2022 nominated charities

The Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Chester (Cllr and Mrs John Leather) were guests of honour at the CBC AGM/Charity Cheque Dinner held at the Slow Boat Oriental Restaurant. The AGM saw Lynne Wood (co-Director, Direct Line Communications Ltd) and Ray Basford (MD, Addhire Ltd) elected to fill the two vacancies on the Club’s…
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CBC welcomes Jackie Weaver as guest speaker at Club Dinner

We’re excited to announce the revival of our programme of Club Dinners, kicking off with guest speaker Jackie Weaver. After the Covid-enforced cancellation of so many Club events, we are pleased to announce the revival of our programme of Club Dinners by welcoming Jackie Weaver (Chief Officer of the Cheshire Association of Local Councils), the…
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Frank Bruno to be knockout attraction at Business Club Lunch

Limited number of places available! Chester Business Club has secured Frank Bruno to be guest of honour at a special event next year. The former World Heavyweight Champion will be the star attraction at a Club Sportsman’s Lunch at Chester Racecourse. Frank had a highly publicised and eventful career, both in and out of the…
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CBC Presidents Dinner welcomes guest of honour Sir Phil Redmond CBE

Club President Julie Mogan has secured Sir Phil Redmond to speak at her President’s Dinner. Sir Phil is the creator of a number of iconic television programmes – notably the gritty series Grange Hill, Brookside and Hollyoaks – through his independent production company Mersey Television. A longstanding ambassadorial campaigner for Liverpool and Merseyside, not least through his…
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Easter Wine Offer 15% OFF minimum 6 bottles mixed case

7th April, 2020 The Easter Wine Survival Box offer is for FREE delivery of 6 bottles to your door step, within 20 miles of Chester. If you live further afield we ask you for a minimum order of 12 bottles or £100 to qualify for FREE delivery.   1) Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico…
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Pets At Home Boss Speaks At Club Dinner

The guest speaker at February’s Club Dinner was Peter Pritchard, CEO of Pets At Home – the business that set up its first shop – here in Chester! – in 1991 and has grown to be the pet-related industry’s market leader with 450 stores nationwide with a market value close to £1 billion. Pritchard, who…
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WOMEN TO THE FORE AT CHESTER BUSINESS CLUB

A full-house attendance at the Slow Boat Restaurant for the Club’s AGM saw two leading Chester businesswomen take senior Officer positions in the Club. Julie Mogan (Regional Director, Excello Law) was elected the Club’s President and Julie Swinnerton (MD, Benison Nursery Schools) has become Club Chairman. The AGM also saw the election of Bob Ellis…
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