Chief Executive meets Hot Shot

3 August 2009

Lancashire and Blackpool Tourist Board (LBTB) Chief Executive, Mike Wilkinson took time out to present local  chef, Robbie Walls, who works at the Shireburn Arms Hotel, with his commemorative HotShots menu.

Robbie, aged 21, cooked up a storm with an inspirational menu when he was the latest to take part in the Lancashire HotShots initiative.   Lancashire HotShots gives young chefs a chance to take over the kitchen of a Taste Lancashire accredited establishment, design a menu and deliver a gourmet meal to customers who pay £15 a head in the hope of discovering the next Haworth, Heathcote or Blumenthal!

Robbie’s menu, on Wednesday 15 July,  included such delights as Sardine fillets coated in oats, served with pear chutney; Courgette Flowers stuffed with sautéed courgette, red onion and goats cheese, and a sublime Apple & Vanilla Mille Feuille with Bramley apple sorbet – a sweet which, on the night, converted one confirmed savoury-lover to dessert fan!. 

For more information on HotShots and to view Robbie’s menu click here

Picture shows: Steve Alcock, Manager Shireburn Arms Hotel, Robbie Walls and Mike Wilkinson, LBTB Chief Executive.

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