Sussex offers much more than stunning countryside and picturesque villages; it also boasts some hugely talented chefs. For Sussex Showcase Week 2023, the core ingredients include a mixture of eleven Michelin stars, two Great British Menu winners, one MasterChef: The Professionals winner and one MasterChef judge who will come together to create an unforgettable culinary experience.
The Sussex Showcase 2023 is a week-long series of collaboration dinners featuring the best chefs from Sussex and around the world. This year, seven of Sussex’s finest chefs will join forces with seven world-class chefs to bring you a one-of-a-kind food experience at some of the most exciting restaurants in Sussex.
Each ticket includes a donation to Table Talk Foundation, raising funds to provide food education to children in Sussex and support the hospitality industry.
The events at Sussex Showcase Week 2023 include:
- Monday 6th March: Gravetye Manor, East Grinstead
Guest chef Matt Abe (Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, Three Michelin Stars ***), alongside resident Executive Chef George Blogg (One Michelin Star *), will serve a 6-course tasting menu with paired wines.
- Tuesday 7th March: Interlude, Leonardslee Gardens, Horsham
Guest chef Nick Bril (The Jane, Two Michelin Stars **) will team up with resident chef Jean Delport (One Michelin Star *) to treat guests to a one-of-a-kind menu.
- Wednesday 8th March: Heritage, Haywards Heath
Diners can enjoy a one-off 6-course tasting menu with paired wines created by guest chef Tom Shepherd (Upstairs, One Michelin Star *) and resident chef Matt Gillan (GBM winner).
- Thursday 9th March: etch. By Steven Edwards, Hove
Guest chef Nick Beardshaw (Kerridge’s Bar & Grill) will join resident chef Steven Edwards (MasterChef winner) at etch. To create a stunning 7-course tasting menu which will be served with matching wines from etch’s in-house sommelier Sam Weatherill.
- Friday 10th March: 64 Degrees, Brighton
Guest chef and MasterChef judge Anna Haugh (Myrtle, MasterChef judge) and resident chef Michael Bremner (GBM winner) will serve a 7-course tasting menu with wine pairing.
- Saturday 11th March: Wild Flor, Hove
Guest chef Greg Clarke and resident chef Ali Munro will serve a special 5-course lunch tasting menu with snacks and paired wines.
- Sunday 12th March: The Pass at South Lodge Hotel, Horsham
Guest chef Tom Barnes (L’Enclume, Three Michelin Stars ***) and resident chef Ben Wilkinson will create a special 7-course tasting menu to conclude the culinary week in style.
Jessica Aggarwal, Co-founder of Table Talk Foundation, said, “Join us in making a difference and supporting the future of food education and the hospitality industry. Your support through purchasing tickets to the Sussex Showcase week or participating in our online auction will help Table Talk Foundation provide the resources and opportunities necessary for children to develop healthy eating habits and for the hospitality industry to thrive. Let’s work together to create a better future for all.”
Sussex Showcase Week 2023 – Where and how?
Tickets to the Sussex Showcase events start from £170pp and are available from www.tabletalk-foundation.com. Proceeds will go towards Table Talk Foundation to provide food education to children in Sussex and support the hospitality industry.
There is also an online auction for those unable to attend the Showcase events: https://uk.givergy.com/TableTalkFoundation. Prizes vary from dining experiences in Michelin Star restaurants to bottles of wine from top local vineyards. Bids can start from as little as £25, and all money raised will go to Table Talk Foundation’s work.
The Sussex Showcase, sponsored by Harwoods Group and Ridgeview Wine Estate, offers a unique opportunity to taste the best cuisine from some of the world’s most talented chefs. Take advantage of this chance to support the Table Talk Foundation and experience the best of the county’s dining scene.
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