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Canapé concepts

Canapé concepts


Posted By on Dec 10, 2013

Paul Heathcote

We’ve been recently working on some brand new canapé concepts internally, with some exciting new ideas from Heathcotes Brasserie head chef Carl Noller and his kitchen brigade. Here are a few of the images – can you guess what each one is? Answer in the comments. With some dry ice effects A selection of canapés Miniature ice cream cone What’s in this cone? A close-up of the...

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You can find more great recipes on the recipe section of our Heathcotes website, but there was one recipe we just had to share on Heathcote & Co! This recipe is one of my most well known dishes – my take on the classic Bread & Butter pudding. This was on my very first menu back in 1990 at The Longridge, and still remains on Heathcotes Brasserie’s menu today. The recipe is the same; I sometimes feel like The Rolling...

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Kelly Hoppen Dinner

Kelly Hoppen Dinner


Posted By on Nov 15, 2013

Paul Heathcote

We recently catered an event for the wonderful designer Kelly Hoppen MBE. You may know Kelly from the BBC show Dragon’s Den, but she is also an award-winning designer, with accolades including the Andrew Martin Interior Design Award,  European Woman Of Achievement in 2007, ELLE Decoration Award and Grazia Designer of the Year, as well as receiving an MBE for services to interior design in 2009. This dinner event included some...

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This blog pertains to our outside events catering company, Heathcote & Co, but you can also find more blogs from Paul and the team at our restaurant websites: http://www.heathcotes.co.uk. The site is updated regularly with news, events and insight from our chefs and front of house staff, from new menu concepts to classic recipes. Be sure to visit the site to keep up to date with Paul and his team.  ...

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Visiting Padstow

Visiting Padstow


Posted By on Oct 3, 2013

Paul Heathcote

The week I had a couple of days away in Padstow, a real foodie trip for me. Nathan Outlaw’s 2 Michelin Star restaurant in Rock, Paul Ainsworth’s Number 6 with 1 Michelin star – many might remember his dessert on the Great British Menu – and my second visit to Rick Stein’s; my first to his fish and chip shop. What I found wonderful about Padstow and Cornwall in particular was there pride in using local...

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On Saturday, September 21st, 2013, we catered beneath the wings of one of the most famous and iconic airplanes of all time, Concorde, for the Genesis Skyball. Genesis is a wonderful charity dedicated to the prediction and prevention of breast cancer in men and women in the UK and it was a privilege to cater for such a worthwhile charity that does so much. Amongst the numbers of stars and celebrities dining was Helen Skelton, whom I...

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