news release chef mark taft celebrates slow food week with menu of top local produce chef mark taft of the angel inn at hetton,
CHEF MARK TAFT CELEBRATES SLOW FOOD WEEK WITH MENU OF TOP LOCAL
Chef Mark Taft of The Angel Inn at Hetton, in Hetton, Near Skipton,
one of the Slow Food UK Chef Alliance members, is creating a wonderful
menu to celebrate Slow Food Week, from June 18 - 24, to demonstrate
his commitment and support for the Slow Food UK’s educational and
charitable projects around the country
There will be a special Slow Food UK Forgotten Foods-inspired menu
with tastings of Highland Park whisky (supporters of the Slow Food UK
Chef Alliance) being served at his restaurant.
“Slow Food UK Week celebrates the many wonders of good British food.
This year we will focus on our newest initiative, the Chef Alliance in
which leading British chefs share their enthusiasm for local,
sustainable ingredients and work with closely with our local Slow Food
UK programs. The Ark of Taste is our UK programme saving forgotten
flavours and I am so pleased Chef Mark Taft has embraced saving our
edible biodiversity. Our Chefs will champion Forgotten Foods with
special Slow Food menus, share their insights in vibrant and
informative talks, and open their doors for the first ever Slow Food
Canapé Crawl.” says Cat Gazzoli, CEO of Slow Food UK.
Mark has chosen to use delicious local ingredients including wild
garlic, Bolton Abbey Lamb and Yorkshire Rhubarb: “Come and celebrate
with us and see how the philosophy of Slow Food embraces and empowers
both food lovers and producers,” he says.
Slow Food Week Menu
The Angel Inn at Hetton
Local Wild Garlic and Potato Soup
Brawn on Toasted Sour Dough, Red onion and Mustard Seed Marmalade
Confit Shoulder of New Season Bolton Abbey Lamb
Crushed potatoes with angels garden mint and rosemary sauce
Herb Crusted Baked Colley Fillet
Sage pearl barley, lemon and parsley butter sauce
Yorkshire Rhubarb fool with Ladies fingers
Port Marinated Blue Wensleydale
Guinness walnut cake, ginger and celery
To book your table for the Slow Food Menu, please contact The Angel
Inn at Hetton, Hetton, Near Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6LT (please
add phone number and email)
For further information please contact:
Shelley Sofier or Marie-Claire de Sachy at Red Kite PR
0207 566 6730
[email protected] [email protected]
Notes to Editors:
What is Slow Food?
Slow Food is all about helping people think differently about food. In
the UK, we work to reconnect people with where their food comes from
so they can better understand the implications of the choices they
make about the food they put on their plates. We encourage people to
choose nutritious food, from sustainable, local sources, and which
tastes great, through our education programmes. Slow Food is a
non-profit organization, supported by members and donations. To become
a Slow Food supporter, join our Chef Alliance, or find out more about
our education programmes go to www.slowfood.org.uk or call +44 (0) 20
Head Office: Neal’s Yard, London
About Slow Food UK Chef Alliance
Slow Food UK (SFUK) developed the Chef Alliance in September 2011 in
recognition of those chefs who share our vision to champion small
scale producers and good quality local and sustainably produced food.
There are currently 53 leading chefs in England, Scotland and Wales
who are members of the Alliance.
About Slow Food’s Ark of Taste and UK National Ark Commission
The Ark of Taste travels the world collecting small-scale quality
productions threatened by industrial agriculture, environmental
degradation and homogenization. The Ark of Taste searches out,
catalogues and describes ‘forgotten flavors’ from all around the
planet: products at risk of extinction but surviving, that could be
rediscovered and returned to the market.
Each country listed in the Ark of Taste has their own national
commission that reviews Ark nominations, consisting of exemplary
individuals in the food world, who strongly embody the Slow Food
ethos. Slow Food UK developed the Chef Alliance in recognition of
those chefs who share our vision to champion small scale producers and
good quality local and sustainably produced food.
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