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Press release (26 Nov 2018)

Lighthouse, Poole’s centre for the arts, is proud to announce a new partnership with Beales Gourmet, Dorset’s leading event catering company.

Established in 2005 by chef proprietor Tony Beales and his wife Molly, Beales Gourmet’s record of culinary excellence and long-standing, successful relationship with Lighthouse make it the natural choice as the venue’s flagship caterers.

The company has a string of industry accolades to its name and over the last decade has catered a series of excellent events at Lighthouse including the Dorset Business Awards and Dorset Tourism Awards, as well as many canape receptions, private dinners and other occasions.

We’re incredibly proud to have Beales Gourmet as our premier catering partner,” says Tom Holmes, Lighthouse events manager. “Beales Gourmet always delivers above and beyond expectations – their award-winning chefs use the best local and seasonal ingredients to create showstopping dishes all presented by the friendly, smart and supremely professional service team.

Tony Beales adds: “We are honoured and excited to be named as the flagship caterer for events at Lighthouse. This landmark venue is a real gem in Dorset’s crown and we have had the pleasure of catering at some fabulously high-profile events there over the years. The team shares our passion for excellence and great customer service, so this feels like a wonderful and natural fit.

Here’s to many years of memorable events at Lighthouse!