Pre Dinner Entertainment and Dining Experiences
Make it an evening to remember, with pre-dinner cocktails served to you at the demonstration table in the cookery school. Our mixologist, Ben Botham, will demystify the art of making a perfect cocktail and let you in on a few tricks of the trade. Every member of the group can also have a go at mixing their own cocktail – either one of the old classics or one of Ben’s more recent creations.
£25 per person (including cocktail), maximum group size 26.
Enjoy a pre-dinner glass of prosecco, while you enjoy the theatre of a 20 minute cookery demonstration in the cookery school. Watch and be entertained as Michelin-trained Cookery School Chef Director Stephen Bulmer prepares some delicious canapes to serve to you at the table, while your guests relax and soak up the atmosphere.
£25 per person (based on a group of 12), maximum group size 26.
Chef’s Table Dining Experiences
Our Chef’s Table demonstration dining experience is hosted by the Cookery School Chef Director, Stephen Bulmer, formerly of Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, who has worked at Michelin restaurants all over the world.
Guests will be able to enjoy the unique experience of seeing an expert at work, whilst at the same time being able to savour a delicious meal in the relaxed and informal surroundings of the cookery school demonstration kitchen. What is unique about the Chef’s Table at Swinton Park is that Steve will be cooking for these select guests and no other, without any of the usual distractions found in a commercial kitchen. The guests will have his undivided attention and will be able to converse with him throughout the evening should they choose, with plenty of tips and suggestions up his sleeve for those wanting to take some home with them.
The evening will start with an introduction by Steve to the ingredients selected for that evening’s meal and the dishes he will be preparing, during which time champagne and canapés will be served. Steve will then demonstrate each course as the guests observe, which will then be served to them at the demonstration table.
The dining experience costs £360 for 8 guests, with a maximum number of 10 guests attending (£45 for each additional guest). Drinks are not included in this package price.
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We’re looking forward to Mothering Sunday on 30th March and are delighted to report that Spring has arrived! The snowdrops are out, new season’s rhubarb is coming up and the bluebells won’t be far behind. We’ve a tempting selection of celebratory treats for Mothers to enjoy on the day itself, as well as gift vouchers for a wide range of activities, available from our online shop.
We are also hoping a late Easter will bring warm weather for our first Deerhouse Lunches and Dinners of 2014 – including a new Barbecue Cook & Lunch course, to polish up your grilling skills ready for summer.