WIN: A Michelin-starred meal for two at Gareth Ward's Ynyshir Restaurant with Rooms

The Staff Canteen


The Staff canteen is celebrating! We’ve now got over a 100,000 followers on Instagram and as a reward to all of our amazing page fans we have called in a few favours from some of the top chefs in the UK.

Today we have lunch for two with a glass of English sparkling wine at Ynyshir Restaurant with Rooms in Wales from Michelin-starred chef patron Gareth Ward. The restaurant was also recently awarded five rosettes in the AA Restaurant Guide 2018.

*subject to availability, lunch is available on Wednesday – Saturday 12pm – 1pm.

How to enter….

YnyshirYou can only enter this competition on our Instagram so head over there now!

To win you must follow @thestaffcanteen and @ynyshirrestaurant – then, like the competition post on The Staff Canteen Instagram page, tag friends you would take with you to Ynyshir Restaurant with Rooms and share the post on your own Instagram feed with #thestaffcanteen100

Please also follow @champagnepommeryuk @welovemaple @stonenotebook @chef_works @chefiiiii

The competition is open for entries from 9am today until 4pm – the winner will be announced on our Instagram story at 5.30pm

Note: The prize destination and products are final and are not transferable, a voucher will be sent to the winner in order for them to claim their prize and the winner must book in advance

*Please carefully read the full terms and conditions here before entering

Delivering a whole evening experience. Ynyshir menus are a journey of development, experience, flavour, story, history and locality. As seasons change so do they, each year building on the last and creating their own style.

Ynyshir is a young team, passionate for what they produce and how it develops. The dishes take you through clearings and forests, sea and beach, mountain and pasture. They use the best from the best locale, at the best time of year. Nature and climate are always guiding.

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Ynyshir Restaurant with Rooms

Ynyshir is about landscape and locality. It is seasonal in the traditional sense – they take the ingredients when they are ready and pickle and ferment them, salt and preserve to carry through the winter and into the spring.

To book a table at Ynyshir Restaurant with Rooms click here or you can call: +44 (0)1654 781 209

The lucky winner will also get:

One customized chef’s notebook from Stone - Stone notebook is designed and built for chefs. Made from stone paper and vegan leather, the Stone is completely water and grease proof, and is packed full of features that make it the new must have tool for chefs.

A bottle of Pommery Grand Cru Vintage Champagne 2006 - a perfect fizz for a Michelin stared chef.  Pommery's rare wine is blended from an exclusive range of seven grand cru vineyards and from a single exceptional vintage.  Enjoy sipping this beautiful chilled Champagne with or without food.  It’s irresistibly good!

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From R to L: The Galveston Chefs apron from Chef Works,  Stone notebook, Pommery Grand Cru Vintage Champagne 2006

Maple Syrup gift set - The lucky winner will receive a unique selection of 100% pure Canadian maple products. Increasingly used by some of the UKs top chefs and chocolatiers, the pack contains everything from maple syrup to maple vinegar. If you’d like more information about the products please get in touch: [email protected]

Handcrafted leather chef’s knife roll from Chefi - Hand crafted genuine leather knife roll created for passionate chefs by a chef. The best gift any  chef can buy for themselves is a  Chefi!

The Galveston Chefs Apron in grey, from the Chef Works Urban Collection  - is designed with a 100% cotton canvas for a modern, durable look with saddle-stitch detailing.

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From R to L: Handcrafted leather chef’s knife roll from Chefi and Maple Syrup gift set

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 11th October 2017

WIN: A Michelin-starred meal for two at Gareth Ward's Ynyshir Restaurant with Rooms