Eat Jersey Food Festival will return to The Atlantic Hotel, Jersey from 22 to 23 March 2019.
Executive Chef Will Holland will be joined by a line-up of acclaimed chefs from Jersey and Britain to celebrate the finest island produce and dining.
The gourmet weekend offers diners the chance to join two events at The Atlantic’s Ocean Restaurant.
On Friday 22 March, Will Holland will be joined by a brigade of notable chefs from across Britain. They will create a spectacular five course menu of dishes inspired by local ingredients, served with a paired wine flight. At this event, guests will enjoy dishes from:
- Lee Smith, Head Chef at Samphire, Jersey
- Paul Leonard, Head Chef at Burlington Restaurant at The Devonshire Arms Hotel &
Spa, North Yorkshire
- Chris Underwood, Head Pastry Chef at Frog by Adam Handling, Frog Hoxton and Belmond, Cadogan, London.
- Richard Davies, Executive Chef at Calcot Manor, Tetbury
- Adam Reid, Chef at The French, Manchester
On Saturday 23 March, Ocean embraces ‘Social Saturday’, an exclusive pop-up restaurant for one day only in partnership with the renowned Social Eating House, London. Will Hollandwill be joined by Chef Patron Paul Hood for a collaborative ‘four-hands’ menu of dishes forlunch and dinner service. Guests may choose between four, six and eight course menus. Wineflights will be available, expertly paired by The Atlantic’s sommelier team.
Ingredients featured throughout Eat Jersey will be sourced from the land and waters surrounding Jersey. Minimising food miles, the menu will highlight the freshest seafood and vegetables, most tender meats and creamiest of dairy products available on the island.
International charity Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust will again be the Festival’s philanthropic partner. Headquartered at Jersey Zoo, Durrell has a mission of saving species from extinction and focuses on the most threatened species in the most threatened places.
Speaking of the inspiration behind the event, Patrick Burke, owner and managing director ofThe Atlantic Hotel, said: “When we founded Eat Jersey in 2015, it was with a desire to celebrate the exceptional produce found on our beautiful island, as well as the remarkable dining it offers. As we plan for Eat Jersey 2019, we are excited to welcome another talented line-up of chefs who will demonstrate their expertise in a series of menus which are sure to delight. We are proud to continue to help place Jersey on the gourmet map.”