Are you a foodie longing for a different dining experience to get your teeth into? Yorkshire business, TRUEfoods, has announced a series of ‘Up Close and Personal’ charity dinners hosted by some of the country’s leading Michelin-starred chefs. Based in Ripon, the diners will meet at the Mitchell family’s brainchild, the CHEFStable – one of Yorkshire’s hidden gastronomic gems. Here you can truly connect with your food, from the ingredients’ provenance to the fine art of assembling it on the plate. The open kitchen and private dining room allow you to forge a direct connection with the chef as they take on all roles from hosting, cooking, waiting on, pouring wine and even doing the washing up. All you have to do is sit back and watch the magic unfold.
At CHEFStable this February, diners will be given the unique opportunity to witness an exceptional show of culinary skills. Each supper will welcome the best of Britains’s chefs, including Clare Smyth (from Core by Clare Smyth, Notting Hill), Sat Bains (from Restaurant Sat Bains, Nottingham), Paul Ainsworth (from Paul Ainsworth at No.6, Padstow), Luke Selby (from Hide, Mayfair) and Michael Wignall (from The Angel at Hetton, Skipton). Between them these chefs boast eight Michelin stars and have come together to cook for you – all in the name of charity.
Over six consecutive nights, the ‘Up Close and Personal’ dinners will raise money for vital charities. The Mitchell family, as owners of the TRUEfoods business, hope to give back to melanoma charities that support hospitals and research after their son and director of TRUEfoods, Simon Mitchell, received treatment a few years ago, and again in 2018. The proceeds of the dinners will be shared between Leeds Melanoma Institute and Melanoma Focus, as well as the chefs’ charities of choice.
Don’t miss out on this series of once in a lifetime experiences for food-lovers everywhere. Places at the table are allocated through a bidding process, with the highest bidders securing one of the coveted ten seats per night.
Monday 18 February – Sat Bains
Tuesday 19 February – Michael Wignall (Dementia UK)
Thursday 21 February – Luke Selby (Leeds Melanoma Institute and Melanoma Focus)
Friday 22 February – Paul Ainsworth (Pancreatic Cancer UK)
Saturday 23 February – Clare Smyth (sold out)
To make a pledge please call Simon at TRUEfoods on 01765 640927.