Tag: tennis

July 10, 2021 admin123@ No comments exist

Break “You can lament the flaws of England’s ruling classes – their failure to plan for Brexit & Covid, their inability to break the straitjacket of history – or you can come to SW19 & delight in a microcosm where those flaws are not decisive.” Henry Mance, Financial Times 3 Jul 2021 | Wimbledon Diary…

July 12, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Kitchen Wimbledon has 50 kitchens & 364 chefs to feed 39,000 fans daily.  Plus competitors, match officials, staff, club members & >3,000 always-hungry media reps.  And serve lunch, afternoon tea & end-of-the-day drinks to 74 guests in the Royal Box overlooking Centre Court.  26 on-site restaurants and 33 grab-&-go kiosks.  Faultless service expected & delivered Guessed…

July 10, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Eggwash Double eggwash gives Wimbledon scones their rich, golden-brown tops.  Over 8,000 baked each day of the tournament by 3rd-generation London family bakery.  Secret recipe of high-quality wheat flour, sugar, milk, baking powder & golden sultanas mixed for 6 mins.  Dough left to ‘relax’, then hand-cut & put on baking trays.  Baking time & temperature…

July 8, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Catering Wimbledon is Europe’s largest annual sport catering event.  2017 sales:  33,211 kg strawberries; 9,848 litres cream; 110,225 scones; 2,198 afternoon tea hampers; 77,142 sandwiches; 76,603 ice creams; 307,277 teas & coffees.  £2.50 ($3) for punnet of 10 strawberries – unchanged from 2010 so an iconic part of Wimbledon is affordable to all Guessed the…

July 9, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 27 starts soon….. 1st letter of each post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly, backwards, jumbled up, or as an anagram.  Previous answers: Series 26  spelt  H-O-N-K-W-O-W   (KNOWHOW) Series 25  spelt  L-O-D-E-M   (MODEL) Series 24  spelt  G-R-E-Y-S-Y-N   (SYNERGY) Series 23  spelt   F-L-I-P-G-A-S-H   (FLAGSHIP) Series 22  spelt …