Bid for WASTED! With Martin Frickel

Martin Frickel

Martin Frickel

Sous Chef 13th August 2018

Bid for WASTED! With Martin Frickel

Diners are being invited to bid on a meal prepared entirely from food that would have otherwise gone to waste.

The idea for the night came when public relations and events duo Janett Walker and Sophia Newton, of Flock, approached The Forest Side with their concept.

Martin Frickel, sous chef at the Michelin starred Grasmere-based restaurant, loved the idea and he will be teaming up with a team of some of the county’s leading cooks to create the innovative menu.

On September 8, he will work with his team to create dishes using food that would otherwise have gone in the bin.

The event aims to highlight the issue of food waste as well as to raise money for Kendal People’s Café, Cumbria Community Foundation, Windermere Food Bank and Growing Well.

“With the world’s population set to grow to nine billion by 2050, wasting food makes no sense and shames us all,” said Martin. “There are serious implications economically, environmentally and ethically.

“I am passionate about both maximising the amount of high quality food we produce and reducing the amount of food we waste.

“With people going hungry around the world we each have a personal responsibility not to waste this valuable resource.

There are only twenty four places available. Tickets are open to silent bid until 5pm on 10th August. There is a minimum bid price of £150 per person. You may bid only once for a maximum of two tickets, so make it your best offer for this fantastic cause.
Saturday 8th September, 6.30pm. Dinner at 7.15pm.
Minimum bid of £150 per ticket.


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