Jason Atherton’s Michelin-starred restaurant City Social will mark its fifth anniversary with a one-off dinner on Wednesday 1st May. City Social, located on the 24th floor of Tower 42, will commemorate the special occasion with a six-course menu curated by Jason and five of the group’s chefs including; Alex Craciun (formerly of Sosharu); Dale Bainbridge (Pollen Street Social); Phil Carmichael (Berners Tavern); Paul Hood (Social Eating House) and City Social’s Executive Chef, Paul Walsh who recently appeared on this year’s Great British Menu where he represented London and the South East.
Guests will begin with a Marinated tuna open temaki by Sosharu’s former head chef, Alex Craciun followed by a cold starter of Raw Orkney scallop, Tokyo turnip, nashi pear, black olive & jalapeño granite by Pollen Street Social’s, Dale Bainbridge. Phil Carmichael of Berners Tavern will be preparing a hot starter of Wye valley asparagus, beer battered cod cheeks, egg yolk jam and brioche which will be followed by a decadent fish course by Social Eating House’s Chef Patron, Paul Hood who will be serving up Roasted Cornish turbot with morels, pearl barley and wild garlic served alongside a cep and morel tea.
The final two courses will be created by City Social’s very own Paul Walsh and will feature Braised Irish beef short rib, celery, watercress and a red wine reduction and will finish the night with a dessert of Hazelnut ‘plaisir sucré’, chocolate syrup, biscuit and homemade milk ice-cream.
The evening will start at 7pm and will be priced at £150pp including a glass of champagne on arrival. Additionally, guests can opt for either the classic wine pairing (£95) or the fine wine pairing (£150). City Social’s extensive wine and cocktail menu will also be on offer.