Keith Prowse to provide hospitality for Investec Derby

Hospitality provider Keith Prowse is adding The Investec Derby Festival to its roster of official hospitality appointments. The four-year contract is worth £8.7m.
The Festival (5-6 June 2015) draws 120,000 spectators to the two-day flat racing meeting. Dating back to 1779, The Festival is a longstanding fixture in the summer season.
Keith Prowse will be working with the Epsom Downs hospitality team to deliver event growth. Under the deal, chefs Albert Roux OBE and Michel Roux Jr, will design and deliver the four-course menus in the Queen’s Stand Enclosure: Roux @ Blue Riband.  

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says menu concepts and service levels will be redesigned “to reflect today’s demand for a more innovative approach to entertaining. Keith Prowse will also oversee sales and marketing activities along with fulfillment of tickets, passes and ancillary services”.
The Investec Derby Festival comprises Investec Ladies Day, encompassing The Investec Oaks on 5 June, while on 6 June The Investec Derby Day sees one of the biggest prizes in UK racing, where £1.325m in prize money is at stake.
Neil MacLaurin, Managing Director of Keith Prowse says: “We are delighted to further cement our relationship with The Jockey Club and in particular the Epsom Downs Racecourse. The Investec Festival is a highlight in the social calendar and we are looking forward to bringing a modern take to the hospitality offering and marrying today’s sophisticated palate with a more laid back approach to client and private entertaining.”
Rupert Trevelyan, Regional Managing Director, London Region adds that the relationship with Keith Prowse extended to a joint venture with the Jockey Club Catering, part of the wider Levy Restaurants UK.
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