White Swan chef teams up with Wood
2018 will see two of the North West’s favourite chefs collaborate on a dining experience not to be missed. Lancashire’s Tom Parker (right), chef at the the White Swan at Fence, and MasterChef champion Simon Wood will team up to conceive a shared menu to tantalise the taste buds for two nights only!
On 9th May, Tom Parker, the chef trained by Nigel Howarth and Lisa Allen, will be joined by Wood Manchester owner, Simon Wood and his head chef Mike Jennings, to cook for guests at The White Swan at Fence in Burnley. The menu will consist of a six course meal with three dishes from the Wood Manchester team and three from the White Swan team.
Prior to this on the 4th April, Tom Parker will be joining Simon Wood and Mike Jennings at Wood Manchester, cooking for guests in the private dining area of the restaurant.
On the first evening at Wood, Tom will be charged with create of the starter, main and dessert, while Simon will look after the dishes in between. On the second evening, at the White Swan at Fence, the chefs will switch places to ensure each is able to dazzle guests with the culinary skills.
The menu will be:
Bread & Chicken Butter
Apples | Celery | Walnuts | Grapes
West coast crab | English wasabi | melon | yuzu | red prawn
Deep Fried Duck Egg | Asparagus | Morells
Corn fed chicken | cep tart | Roscoff onions | wild garlic
Citrus Tutti Frutti
Michel Cluzel chocolate ‘egg’ | Pidamot hazelnuts | Sheep milk caramel | coffee
Tickets are priced at £99 and available by calling the restaurant and booking on to one or both of the evenings. Tel: 0161 236 5211 (Wood) and Tel: 01282 611773 (White Swan)
For more information about The White Swan at Fence and a wide range of places to eat and drink, gourmet dining and culinary experiences in Lancashire go to Taste Lancashire