To celebrate the arrival of The Grand's new bar and restaurant manager Erwan Mauro, Sales Executive Alice Jones hosted a sumptuous seven course meal in The King's Restaurant. Alan White, Executive Chef, prepared a superb taster menu of the best of Sussex. The "Taste of the King's Restaurant" Dinner was enjoyed by a large and appreciative gathering of Brighton Foodies. Who would not be tempted by this menu?
Welcome Drink - Elderflower Prosecco
Brighton Scallops with pancetta, Stornaway black pudding and cauliflower puree
Wandering Bear Chardonnay, California, 2009
East Sussex rabbit spring rolls with apple, carrot, chives and sticky ginger sauce
Catch of the day: Fillet of Turbot served with a tomato dressing on a pea puree
La Cote Flamenc, Picpoul de Pinet, J-M La Fage Languedoc Rousillon, France 2009
Casterbridge 28 day old mature fillet of beef, with morels, baby garden vegetables, horseradish and potato puree and crisp beetroot shavings
Deakin Estate Artisans blend, Cabernet Tempranillo Victoria 2008
Apple Sorbet made with pure apple juice from owner Jake's tree
Panacotta with frangipane, raspberry and sugared almonds
The Stump Jump, Sticky Chardonnay Adelaide Hills/McLaren Vale, Australia 2008
A selection of fine Sussex cheeses with quince, plum chutney, grapes and toasted sultana bread
Cockburn's Fine Ruby Port
The Grand is hosting several events during Brighton & Hove Festival of Food And Drink including cocktails and jazz on Thursdays and a Secret Supper Club on Thursday 29th September. For more details of these and other festival events visithttp://www.brightonfoodfestival.com/index.html
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