Head Chef of The Burlington, Paul Leonard, will play host to selection of top Chefs during a six-day dining event at The Devonshire Arms in November, commencing on Tuesday 5th.
Each evening Paul will co-host with a different guest Chef, resulting in a convivial series of guest events, to tantalise the taste buds of even the most serious foodies.
Carefully selected for their varied style and approach, the six Chefs boast five Michelin stars and armfuls of industry awards between them, joining us from some of the UK’s top restaurants, and even as far afield as Denmark.
Here are details on the line-up for this year’s #DEVour at The Devonshire Arms Hotel, now in its second year:
Tuesday 5th – Paul Profitt, from Henne Kirkeby Kro, a 2 Michelin-starred restaurant on the west coast of Denmark. Paul followed his heart there some four years ago, moving his family to create a new life with his Danish wife. The simple sophistication of this carefully crafted six-course menu, conjured up by the two Pauls, is sure to delight.
This event is sponsored by Goodfellows, an industry leader in ‘sexy’ tableware and catering equipment.
Wednesday 6th – Luke French, from Jörro, a Sheffield-based, three AA rosette restaurant, renowned famed for its small plates and use of native ingredients. The two Chefs will be cooking up a Nordic inspired six-course menu for the evening, with a subtle nod to the Orient.
This event is sponsored by Hodgson Fish, the leading fish supplier of the North East, which supplies many leading hotels and restaurants in the North.
Thursday 7th – Adam Smith, from Restaurant Coworth Park which holds a Michelin star. Adam will be back on his old turf to cook up a six-course classical feast for the senses with co-host and successor, Paul.
Adam has won many of the industry’s most prestigious titles, including in 2017, ‘Master of Culinary Arts’, one of the highest accolades there is.
This event is sponsored by Wellocks, an ingredients supplier who source local farms and produce to promote an excellent range from a small pantry items to grocery staples and fresh produce.
Friday 8th – Adam Reid, from Adam Reid at The French; restaurant of The Midland Hotel, Manchester. Adam is Chef Patron and has won many accolades during his short time at the helm, including 4 AA rosettes. Guests are in for a treat with the collaboration of these two Chefs.
This event is sponsored by R&J Meats, a long-established purveyor of meats and poultry from the Dales which serves many top establishments in the North.
Saturday 9th – Lee Smith, from Samphire on Jersey, which was recently awarded a Michelin star. The restaurant pays homage to fresh produce, and guests are in for a delectable dining occasion with Lee partnering Paul for this special evening.
This event is sponsored by Corney and Barrow, one of the oldest wine merchants in UK, based in London, it has been established for over 230 years.
Sunday 10th – Tom Shepherd, from Michelin-starred Adam’s Birmingham, Brummie-born Tom has honed his culinary talents with guidance from some legendary Chefs, including Michael Wignall and Sat Bains, and this evening will be a fitting close to a spectacular week.
This event is sponsored by Courtyard Dairy artisan cheese maker and suppliers of Britain’s finest cheesemakers, in association with Buon Vino, importer, retailer and wholesaler of high- quality wines made with natural methods.
Each of the week’s gourmet events will commence at 7pm, starting with a Laurent Perrier Champagne reception. Room (B&B included too, double or twin) and two tickets for the event are £400 per couple for midweek/Sunday evenings, and £450 for the Friday/Saturday evening events. Optional wine flight is £75 per head.
EXCLUSIVE – Non-residential #DEVour Offer
A strictly limited number of non-resident tickets are available for the Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, so that guests can enjoy a truly memorable meal for a more reasonable cost – six course dining event, with Champagne reception – £105 per person (£180 inc wine flight).
To book please call 01756 718111