Events

Events, Demos and Talks

Events, Demos and Talks


As well as my own monthly cookery classes in Surrey, you will also find me teaching at Kent or Abinger cookery schools. You will also find me cooking live on my app a couple times a month.

Abinger Cookery School

Abinger Cookery School


Based in the heart of the beautiful Surrey Hills, The Abinger Cookery School offers a wide range of both day and evening courses, corporate events, plus longer 1 and 2 week ‘chalet chef’ courses ideal for those wanting to spend a winter season in the Alps. Their varied courses have small classes and take place in one of their two newly fitted kitchens in a relaxed and friendly environment. Whether it’s your first experience in a kitchen or just looking to add to your repertoire, The Abinger has something for everyone.

For more details, please visit their website.

Kent Cookery School

Kent Cookery School


The Kent cookery school is based deep in the heart of kent, in the picturesque setting of the mersham le hatch estate, bordering the 190 acre deer park and 1000 year old woodland. The school was the first purpose built cookery school in Kent. Established in early 2011 and makes use of the old listed barn. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to create a vast array of dishes from fine French pastries to fresh pasta, with dedicated work stations for up to 10 people.  We run a series of very different Indian lessons, check out their website for more details.

Spring Gastronomy

Spring Gastronomy


Friday 1st March 2019

Fancy a taste of the West Country’s finest lamb and beef at our spring gastronomy evening?

Our region’s beef and lamb are known for their flavoursomeness and tenderness and coupled with the best in vegetables and other delicious ingredients, you are sure to have an exceptional night. The evening will celebrate the West Country Beef and Lamb PGI* status.

Set within the gorgeous environment of the Beachside Grill at Saunton Sands, you will be treated to five sumptuous lamb and beef dishes created by five fabulous chefs while the sun sets behind the horizon.

The night’s menu will be brought to you by:

LOUISA ELLIS – Masterchef finalist 2017

HARI GHOTRA – On-line Indian master cook

CHRIS WHEELER – Executive chef Stoke Park Luxury Hotel Golf Spa and Country Club

DEZ TURLAND – PR & Marketing Chef Saunton Sands Hotel / Brend Hotels

PHOENIX DI’GIORGI – Pastry Chef Saunton Sands Hotel

Included in your evening will be a glass of paired wine with each course. 

Tickets: £60 per person (Hurry, limited tickets available)

HOW TO BOOK:

There are only have limited tickets available for this event - please call the Events Team on 01271 890212 or email events@sauntonsands.com

#WatercressChallenge

#WatercressChallenge


Top chefs join forces with interactive dining event London Kitchen Social LIVE to promote the wonders of watercress in London this March.

The event held at Grace Hall, Central London on Monday 25th March will see six acclaimed chefs create an 8-course dinner for guests starting with a stunning canapé reception with welcome cocktail and finishing with bespoke chocolates by chocolatier David Frear.

Chefs Louisa Ellis, Daniel Britten, Robbie Lorraine, Hari Ghotra, Chris Wheeler and Eddie Kilty will be showcasing the great flavour and versatility of watercress, with this nutritious leafy vegetable being the critical ingredient in every course.

The dining event will also showcase produce from Quality Standard Mark Beef and Lamb and will also offer vegetarian and vegan options on request.

Each chef will prepare their course in front of the live audience and will have the opportunity to describe their dish and techniques.

On arrival, guests will receive a welcome cocktail, with non-alcoholic versions on offer and additional alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available to purchase from the bar throughout the night.

If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact the organiser on Majella@pavlovaandcream.com

Meat the Chef

Meat the Chef


Stoke Park, the luxurious 5 AA Red Star Hotel, Spa and Country Club in Buckinghamshire is treating gourmands to a special ‘Meat’ the Chefs evening on Friday 29th March.

Stoke Park’s Executive Chef, Chris Wheeler, will join forces with his former boss, French star Jean-Christophe Novelli, Masterchef ‘The Professionals’ finalist Louisa Ellis, The Miller of Mansfield’s Nick Galer, Dez Turland, Hari Ghotra and the All England Club’s Robert Kennedy for a night of edible enchantment.

A menu for meat-lovers, each chef will cook one course, with all the beef and lamb served being Quality Standard Mark certified – ensuring a high quality and delicious bite.

The night will take place in Stoke Park’s stunning Fountain Room, commencing at 6.45pm with a Champagne reception with Pommery Champagne, followed by the dinner accompanied by fine wines from Justerini and Brooks.

 

Make it happen
When: 29th March 2019
Where: Stoke Park, Country Club, Spa and Hotel, Park Road, Stoke Poges SL2 4PG
How: £115 per person.To book a place, please call 01753 71 71 12 or email epage@stokepark.com.

Bradford on Avon Food and Drink Festival

Bradford on Avon Food and Drink Festival


Come join me on 1st June at the Bradford on Avon Food and Drink Festival

For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.scrumptiousfoodfestivals.co.uk/

Eat Food Festival

Eat Food Festival


I am super excited to be running a cookery demo at Eat Food Fest in Henley and at Tilgate Park.  Showcasing the best in streetfood, artisan prodcuse and drink.

For more informaton visit www.eatfoodfest.co.uk

Exeter Food and Drink Festival

Exeter Food and Drink Festival


Come join me during the May Bank Holiday where I will be showcasing some of the regions best produce.

The Festival is an outdoor ticketed event taking place in the centre of Exeter across two adjoining sites; Exeter Castle and Northernhay Gardens.

During the day, the Exeter Food Festival is held in both both Northernhay Gardens and Exeter Castle, with most features inside large marquees – so don’t let any bad weather put you off!

Enjoy demos from regional chefs in the Festival Cookery Theatre, meet passionate producers in the two food pavilions, indulge in the Darts Farm foodie talks and demonstrations ; Get tips on food, nutrition and health at our new Exeter Live Better theatre; get hands on with Kids Cookery Classes and much more.

Music has always been a hugely popular part of the festival and this year we are taking things up a notch. In addition to live bands throughout the day at the food festival, the 3 Exeter Beats evening gigs on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th have brilliant headliners including top DJs to entertain the crowds, plus plenty of local street food and drinks.

For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.exeterfoodanddrinkfestival.co.uk/

Bolton Food and Drink Festival

Bolton Food and Drink Festival


I am super excited to be running a cookery demo at The Bolton Food and Drink Festival 2019.  Showcasing the best in local produce, artisan products and drink.

Bolton 23-26th August 2019

For more informaton visit https://www.boltonfoodanddrinkfestival.com/

Budelicious

Budelicious


I will be on stage 21-22 September demonstrating some wonderful Indian dishes.

Once again the event will showcase the very best and varied restaurants that Bude has to offer along with the wonderful artisan food and drink producers in the area.

We will open the festival with an evening of Beer & Cheese in the marquee on Friday 20 September and continue with a weekend full of food, drink and entertainment throughout the grounds of the Falcon Hotel.

With Artisan Producers in the Food Hall, Chef Demo’s in the Marquee, Street Food Vendors outside the hotel, family activities and evening entertainment in the marquee – there is sure to be something for everyone…

For more information and tickets, visit www.budelicious.org

 

 

 

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