Michelin starred chefs join Lee Skeet to fund raise for St. Ives Skatepark

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Head Chef 4th September 2017

Michelin starred chefs join Lee Skeet to fund raise for St. Ives Skatepark

On Sunday October 1st, some of the UK's best Michelin starred chefs are to join Lee Skeet for his return to the kitchen after more than four months recovery from a serious injury.

Michelin starred chefs Chris Eden (The Driftwood Hotel), Josh Eggleton (The Pony and Trap), Tom Brown (Nathan Outlaw at The Capital) and Peter Sanchez- Iglesias (Casamia) will each cook a course at a fundraiser to benefit the St Ives Skatepark.

Lee- former Head Chef of Michelin starred Hedone- said "After the unbelievable and expected support we received from the community when me and my son were seriously injured in a hit and run in May, I really wanted to do something to show my appreciation. I was aware that St Ives Skatepark were fundraising for a new park and having used the park often with my son I thought that it would be an excellent way to give something back after everyone's generosity. I reached out to a few incredibly good chefs, and I was amazed at their willingness to help. These are some of the very best chefs in the country and to have them give their time to back our small community is really appreciated."

This will be the first time a Michelin starred chef has ever cooked in St Ives.

Guests will be served a six course tasting menu with courses cooked by each chef. The Black Rock restaurant have kindly donated their beautiful venue for the occasion.

Tickets to the event sold out in a matter of hours!

Alongside the event a raffle will also be held with every penny raised going towards the skatepark. Prizes already include a Michelin starred meal donated by Paul Ainsworth, a surfboard from pro surfer Tassy Swallow, private dining events, foraging walks, champagne and much more, with prizes being regularly added.

Tickets to the raffle are just £5 and available at leeskeet.com

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