£41,492 raised for ShelterBox at charity dinner


On Friday 8 April, hospitality professionals, amateurs and celebrities from Serving to Arms & Pans joined forces for a fundraising dinner in assist of Cornwall’s ShelterBox and its Ukraine Disaster Attraction.   

Cornwall Cooks for Ukraine

The occasion noticed Cornish hospitality trade friends – suppliers, farmers, native companies, and cooks – come collectively to host a particular night for 140 company at Tregone Barn, St Issey. In contrast by Daphne Skinnard of BBC Radio Cornwall, and that includes a reside public sale, we hoped the dinner would elevate £25,000 – so to attain over £41,000 is simply phenomenal. All funds might be used for ShelterBox’s indispensable emergency shelter and assist distribution programme in Ukraine.  

The famous person cooks

A line-up of a few of the South West’s greatest cooks included Nathan Outlaw (Outlaw’s), Emily Scott (Restaurant Emily Scott), Paul Ripley (Behind the Bike Sheds), our very personal Stephane Delourme, Andy Tuck (St Kew Inn), Jude Kereama (Kota) and Stuart Pate (Outlaw’s).  

Working collectively to curate the menu, the night’s feast featured the likes of hay-smoked salmon with ember roasted bisque & tapioca ocean crisps; chickpea and cheddar fritters and rooster Kyiv filled with wild and black garlic, served alongside morel-stuffed rooster wings. To complete there was Kyiv cake made with hazelnuts, vanilla, and chocolate lotions.  

Thanks, thanks, thanks

The night was made attainable by the type help of companies native and farther afield who donated produce and or public sale prizes – together with: Tarquin’s, St Austell Brewery, Enotria&Coe, Ellis Wines, Matthew Stevens, Whole Produce, Philip Warren, Creedy Carver, Severn & Wye, Loch Duart, Forest Produce, Butchers Bakehouse, Origin Espresso, Daphne Skinnard, Jethro Jackson, The Goring, Wavehunters, BJ Press, JH AV, Chocolarder, Trewithen Dairy, White Cloud Laundry, Robert Welch, Focus IT, Blue Radish, Exmoor Caviar and Wings of St Mawes, Gary Dutton and the Rick Stein workforce.   

Ian Fitzgerald of Serving to Arms & Pans says: 

“The occasions in Ukraine have touched us all and we had been so grateful, however not within the least shocked, for the alacrity that buddies, colleagues, our area people got here collectively to stage a fundraiser. ‘Serving to Arms and Pans’ is an easy concept. It’s about donating time, no matter expertise or trade background, to placed on occasions to profit worthy causes. We selected to help the Cornish primarily based charity ShelterBox and their Ukraine disaster work and had been delighted to see tickets promote out inside minutes. Thanks, Cornwall, in your generosity!” 

Preserve a watch out for extra Serving to Arms & Pans occasions sooner or later.


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