Pop-up restaurant to serve flavours of Mediterranean
Chef joins ingredients firm to create mouth-watering menu for charities
CHRIS Wheeler, the celebrated executive chef at Stoke Park, has teamed up with Belazu, the Mediterranean ingredients specialists, to create a pop-up restaurant.
Christchurch church, in Upper High Street, Thame, will be transformed into a restaurant for the Thame Food Festival on Saturday September 26.
Using Belazu’s products, Chris will be cooking up a mouth-watering menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and all profits will be donated to the Belazu Foundation, which supports important causes both home and abroad.
“I am delighted to be creating this wonderful pop-up restaurant with Belazu and to raise money for the various charities,” said Chris.
“I have worked with George and the Belazu team for many years and have incorporated their products into many of my dishes, so I look forward to transforming Christchurch into a restaurant and serving up a special menu for guests.”
George Bennell, owner of Belazu added: “The Thame Food Festival is a melting pot of all the best local produce the area has to offer, so is the perfect place to showcase our range of Mediterranean ingredients.
“Proceeds from the pop-up restaurant will go to our foundation, which supports three causes really important to us; a school in Oxford for children with special educational needs, as well as schools in Morocco and City Harvest. PERFECT INGREDIENTS: Chris Wheeler will join Belazu to cook at a pop-up restaurant. “Chris was one of our To make a reservation Poges, is Europe’s leading first customers when we for breakfast, lunch or five red star hotel, spa and started in the early ‘90s, so dinner, visit http://www. country club, set among he was an obvious choice thamefoodfestival.co.uk/ 300 acres of glorious to get involved with our belazu-2/. parkland, lakes, historic pop-up restaurant.” Stoke Park, gardens and monuments.