Who’s Cooking Dinner? Charity fundraiser brings together 20 world class chefs

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 19th January 2016
On Monday, March 7, 20 world-class chefs will join forces at Four Seasons Hotel at Park Lane to raise money for the annual Leuka charity event, Who’s Cooking Dinner? whos cooking dinner 1Now in its seventeenth year, Who's Cooking Dinner? has raised over £5 million for cancer research. This year 200 lucky diners will experience dishes created by some the industry's biggest names including Angela Hartnett, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Clare Smyth, Claude Bosi and Mark Hix. Collectively the chefs hold 16 Michelin stars between them. Restauretuer, Chris Corbin, became chairman of Leuka and Who's Cooking Dinner? after being diagnosed with leukemia at 38 years-old. He said: “We are delighted to be hosting Who’s Cooking Dinner? once again this spring. It’s rare to get so many talented chefs in one room together for a cause that touches so many people’s lives. The amount of funds we raise for Leuka’s vital research gets better with each year.” The evening begins with a draw during the pre-dinner reception where guests find out which chef is cooking for which table. Meanwhile the chefs will be busy getting to work, ready to dish up a unique menu of their cuisine to their given table. Following the meal, diners will be invited to take part in an auction where they can bid for the chefs to cook in their own home. Exclusively for this year, renowned Beatles artist Peter Blake has created a bespoke Who’s Cooking Dinner? piece of artwork for the auction. whos cooking dinner2Drinks will be carefully crafted by award-winning bartender Rich Woods of Duck & Waffle, SUSHISAMBA, who will be serving up some of his finest cocktail creations for the night. Of the evening, Angela Hartnett says: "You get to do some great things as a chef, but this is something we all look forward to on the culinary calendar. Who’s Cooking Dinner? is not just about an incredible dining experience, it’s also a celebration of what we can achieve when we all team together plus I get to see what everyone else is cooking." Making his debut at the event Duck & Waffle’s Executive Chef Dan Doherty says: “This will be my first year to join the Who’s Cooking Dinner? team and I jumped at the chance to get involved. The heat will no doubt be high in those kitchens, but it will be worth it for such a worthy cause.” Tickets for the event cost £7000 for a table of ten and those who would like to purchase tickets can call Isla McLean on 020 7487 3401. For more information about WCD visit www.whoscookingdinner.com

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 19th January 2016

Who’s Cooking Dinner? Charity fundraiser brings together 20 world class chefs