This is the third year of running and they’re hoping to top last year with 50 entries. The winner will win a £50 voucher to spend at the Woodbridge Kitchen Company, with other prizes awarded for presentation and innovation.
Judging will take place at WKC early March by a panel including Harvey from Honey+Harvey and Ugur from The Galley, plus representatives from WKC.
Last year Ugur announced the winner which you can view here.
Safari Supper, Pop up restaurant, special menus and food stalls29 September – 1 October
The town’s annual Shuck Festival, runs from 29 September to 1 October, with special menus, market stalls, pop up restaurant at the Tide Mill and a Safari supper, which will be a highlight on the last evening.
Up to 90 guests joining the Safari Supper on Sunday, 1 October will tuck into each of the three courses at a different local restaurant; The Galley The Crown and The Table. The evening begins at 7pm with canapés and a glass of fizz at The Crown; guests will then be split into three groups of around 30 rotating between the three restaurants. Priced at £40 per person, tickets can only be purchased from The Crown to include the canapés and fizz on arrival and three-course dinner.
To book places for the Safari Supper or a table to dine call The Crown at Woodbridge on 01394 384242, details can also be found on www.thecrownatwoodbridge.co.uk. Or for information about the Shuck Festival visit www.woodbridgeshuck.co.uk.
What is the Safari Supper?Safari Supper is basically meeting up for a drink in 1 place having a starter in another, a main somewhere else and dessert in another restaurant.
What are we offering and how does it work?Sunday the 1st October
Up to 90 people with tickets will meet at The Crown for welcome drinks at 7pm
They will be split into 3 groups of up to 30 people
30 will Stay and have a starter at The Crown30 will go to The Table for their starter &30 will go to The GalleyAfter each course the groups move round until they have had a course in each restaurant
All tickets are purchased from us here at The Crown. Tickets are £40 per person. Dietary requirements and food allergies will need to be disclosed at this point to ensure we cater for each person correctly on the day.
7pm prompt arrival at The Crown
7.15pm Groups set off in order of distance to be travelled.
7.30pm arrival at venues and starters to be served
8.05pm arrival at next venue mains to be served
8.45pm Set off to next venues
9pm arrival at next venue for dessert to be served followed by coffee
charity fashion show Friday 1 October at Jerwood DanceHouse
DanceEast are hosting a charity fashion show that we have some involvement in. We can’t say exactly how, you’ll have to come along to the event to find out!
Guests will enjoy a glass of champagne on arrival, cabaret performances by London's Volupté Lounge and an opportunity to shop from stalls in the DanceHouse's Red Shoe Studio. There will be two opportunities to watch the fashion show (7.00 and 9.00 pm) which will include performances by DanceEast groups and surprise guests.
This very special evening is to raise funds specifically for DanceEast's work in the community and with children. DanceEast works with looked after children and children at risk, as well as children in hospitals, bringing them the opportunity to use dance for creative expression and physical and psychological therapy, through expert tuition and support.
Click here to find out more.
2.45pm – Uğur Vata, The Galley, Woodbridge & Ipswich
Sunday 26th September – Courtyard Stage
Many chefs and food writers are appearing, and the weekend looks to be a fantastic event. Here is a complete list of who is appearing.