Too Many Critics at HOME

Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger

Standard Supplier 27th April 2018

Too Many Critics at HOME

A group of nationally acclaimed food critics and writers from across the UK will be making their way to Leeds this May, to experience life on the other side of the pass at HOME, the new joint venture from Elizabeth Cottam and Mark Owens; former MasterChef contestant and Michelin starred chef, respectively.
For the first time since the event was launched in 2001, Action Against Hunger is bringing its Too Many Critics event to Leeds and as part of Leeds Indie Food festival. The much anticipated annual event sees writers gallantly swap their pens for pans to raise crucial funds towards the charity’s work to help malnourished children regain their health and fulfil their potential in nearly 50 countries worldwide.
Still in its first 12 months, HOME has built a reputation for delighting guests with inspired takes on familiar British flavours using locally sourced produce. Seasonality is key, and every month a completely new menu of dishes is introduced; ‘The Season’, an all-encompassing exploration of seasonal flavours and ingredients.
Comfort and familiarity usually play a key role at HOME, however for one night only guests can expect the unfamiliar and perhaps a slight feeling of discomfort from those behind the serve. Liz and Mark are handing over the kitchen to a team of food writers and critics, each responsible for one dish on the specially curated tasting menu. The first batch of critics includes two previous guests of HOME: Rhik Samadder (The Guardian) and Felicity Spector (The Telegraph, delicious magazine podcast and prolific Instagrammer) as well as Food & Travel Magazine Editor Mark Sansom, who’ll be joining a team of familiar faces from local and regional publications such as Leeds-List and Manchester Evening News.
Joined by a range of fellow chefs, critics and members of the public, on 14th May Liz and Mark will be taking the night off as they get wined and dined and treated to a range of dishes prepared by the critics.
To really turn the tables, ticketholders – an audience of regulars as well as local restaurateurs, chefs, and critics - will rate each dish served throughout the night, with one critic announced the champion at the end of the night.

You can register your interest for tickets, priced at £70 per person >>> HERE
In addition proceeds from ticket sales, there will also activities on the night to raise funds towards Action Against Hunger’s fantastic work to help malnourished children with healthier futures.

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