Brian Turner is coming to Wisbech NEWS

Brian Turner is coming to Wisbech

Brian Turner will be hosting an exciting evening of British food on Friday 11 May in the Skelton Hall at Wisbech Grammar School, in conjunction with Seasoned By Chefs. Prosecco and canapés will be served on arrival at 18:00 and will be followed by a delicious four course dinner prepared by Brian Turner.

Brian Turner is said to be one of Britains most well-known chefs having trained at

Simpsons in the Strand, The Savoy, The Beau Rivage in Lausanne and Claridges. In 1971

he opened the kitchens of The Capital Hotel with Richard Shepherd where they won a then

rare Michelin star. In 1986 he opened his own restaurant Turners in Walton Street, Chelsea.

After fifteen years of success he opened restaurants in Birmingham and Slough and in 2003

at The Millennium Hotel in Grosvenor Square, Mayfair. Now he has Turners in Butlins,

Bognor Regis.

Brian Turner is the President of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts which he has combined

with a successful career as a TV personality. Having been on the first ever Ready Steady

Cook Show Turner served 14 and a half years on the very successful programme as well as

many appearances on This Morning, Saturday Kitchen, Out To Lunch and more recently his

own show A Taste of Britain on the BBC. In 2015 Turner recorded a new show also with

the BBC, My Life on a Plate.

In June 2002 in the Queens birthday honours list Turner was awarded a CBE for his

services to tourism and training in the catering industry. Since then Turner has been made

an Honorary Professor of The University of West London, a Fellow of the City and Guilds of

London Institute as well as receiving Honorary Doctorates of Science at Leeds Metropolitan

and Sheffield Hallam Universities. Turner has received an Honorary Apprenticeship Award

which he feels complements his work with the Adopt a School scheme and the Future chef

competition which both encourage young people to come into the catering industry.

Brian will be assisted by pupils from Wisbech Grammar School in preparing, cooking and

serving the four courses comprising of Beetroot and citrus marinated salmon with an apple

and radish salad, Roast crown of chicken with broad beans, carrots and a braised pearl

barley, White chocolate and raspberry trifle and cheeses to finish. Pupils will have the

opportunity to work alongside Brian in the kitchen and experience the management of

running a high profile event with front of house roles.

This is an evening not to be missed, with excellent food, a cash bar and a chance to meet

Brian tickets are selling fast.

To book tickets which are 60 per person for prosecco,

canaps and a four course dinner email or

telephone 01945 583631 and ask to speak to Alison Sloan for more information.

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T Gambell Wisbech Grammar School Digital Lead

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