Spanish favourite José Pizarro and Michelin-star chef Chris Galvin have teamed up to host a glittering dining experience created especially in aid of Hospitality Action.
The high profile charity dinner will be held on Tuesday, 29 May at Galvin at The Athenaeum where the chefs will showcase their cooking styles on the same plate, creating unique dishes for each course. The profits of the evening will be donated to Hospitality Action.
Established in 1837 Hospitality Action, the Hospitality Industry Benevolent Organisation, have offered vital assistance to all who work, or have worked within hospitality in the UK and who find themselves in crisis.
“I am very excited to be able to spend an evening with José in the kitchen, especially when it is for a good cause such as Hospitality Action,” says Chris Galvin. “The organisation does such good work for our industry and it is an honour to be able to raise funds for this worthy cause.”
José added, “It’s a pleasure to cook with Chris on this occasion in support for a great charity that does so much for the hospitality industry. It is definitely going to be a night to remember.”
The specially created menu is the perfect blend of British, French and Spanish cuisines that hero Galvin and Pizarro’s style of cooking, as well as showcasing the finest ingredients from each region. Menu highlights include squid ink croquetas, escabeche of Yellow fin Tuna, and smoked aubergine caviar, and Iberian Presa.
There will be an auction where guests can bid for incredible experiences, including winning José and Chris for a night to host a special dinner party in the recipient’s home, as well as a weekend in the penthouse at The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences.
Mark Lewis, Chief Executive, Hospitality Action says: “I am thrilled that Chris and José are working together in aid of Hospitality Action. The time, effort and energy they have already spent speaking to suppliers and developing the menu is greatly appreciated and I know those lucky enough to purchase tickets will be in for an amazing evening. Hospitality Action is set to spend a record breaking amount of money supporting those in need this year and it is only thanks to supporters such as Chris and José we are able to make such a difference.”