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Archive for August, 2010

Ludlow Food Festival Announces ‘Chefs Table Restaurant’

Chefs Table, Ludlow Food Festival

Chefs Table’ Restaurant ~ Returns to Ludlow food Festival – “Bigger & even better!” The popular ‘Chefs Table Restaurant’ will this year return to the Ludlow Food Festival on 10th-12th Sept. Held in the grounds of the stunning Ludlow Castle, the “Chefs Table” will showcase some of the regions best local produce, in dishes created […]

Glynn cooks up a boost for charity

Celebrity chef Glyn Purnell with Cure Leukaemia fund-raiser Pippa Mawle, left, and her mother Stella.

Glynn Purnell, celebrity Michelin star chef and owner of Birmingham’s Purnell’s restaurant, has put his name behind one of the UK’s leading cancer charities. Glynn, whose restaurant has a reputation for bold and innovative food, is to sponsor Midlands-based Cure Leukaemia, the charity which funds the centre for clinical haematology at University Hospital Birmingham. It […]

Shrewsbury Flower Show Success with the Hairy Bikers

Dave & Si with James Day of Eat the Midlands & Gourmet Life

TV Chefs Dave Myers & Si King,  The Hairy Bikers were full of praise for the regions’ producers, and the ‘huge range’ of produce available to foodies. This was the 123rd Shrewsbury Flower Show, held in the Quarry Park along the riverside in this picturesque town. An estimated record crowd of over 40,000 visitors packed […]

Local Chefs Dish up Floral Contributions to Flower Show

Stuart Phillips, Hundred House, Suree Coates, Knig & Thai, Shropshire

This years’ Shrewsbury Flower will host not only the Hairy Bikers, who will be demonstrating throughout the two day event, but also ’local heroes’ Stuart Phillips, of the renowned Hundred House Hotel and restaurant, Nr Telford, and acclaimed Thai Chef Suree Coates of the King and Thai Restaurant in Broseley, near Ironbridge. The team have […]

Hairy Bikers at Shrewsbury Flower Show

Hairy Bikers Dave & Si to attend this years Shrewsbury Flower Show

This weekend sees some very special food demos at the 123rd Shrewsbury Flower Show. The Hairy Bikers, AKA Dave and Si are taking a break from roaming the roads of the world on their motorbikes in search of culinary adventures, to appear in the Marches Food Hall, on Friday 13th & Saturday 14th August, where […]

Opus Serves Up A Summer Treat With Tempting Market Menu

David Colcombe, Chef Director, Opus Birmingham

Opus Restaurant is now offering its popular Market Menu to lunchtime diners with a complimentary glass of champagne throughout August, as the celebrations for the restaurant’s fifth birthday gather pace. Priced at just £30 per person, the three course Market Menu features two choices per course together with a glass of Champagne.  Available from Tuesday […]

Granary Grill, Weston Park Recruiting New Chefs

Granary Grill Sous Chef Dan Smith

The latest arrival to the Granary Grill’s team at Weston Park is set to get the taste buds racing for diners this summer. Dan Smith from Wolverhampton has joined the recently opened, bar and restaurant, as the new Junior Sous Chef, working directly under the leadership of Weston Park’s head chef, Guy Day. The 22 […]