The ‘Fine Dining Picnic’ is set to Tantalise Taste Buds at Electric Picnic 2014 – Derry Clarke & friends announce exclusive a five star fine dining banquet in aid of Console with thanks to Electric Picnic
Delight in gastronomic dining in sumptuous surrounds with a five star silver service at this year’s Picnic. For the first time, Ireland’s top chefs will join forces to create a Fine Dining Picnic in the opulent surrounds of a vintage Victorian king pole marquee reminiscent of bygone times.
With a feast fit for a King, Picnickers are urged to sign up for the banquet in aid of Console . Every single cent from the ticket sales will go directly to the charity with thanks to the Electric Picnic, who are covering all the associated costs . Booking details: please visit www.electricpicnic.ie/thefinediningpicnic
Michelin star chef Derry Clarke of L’Ecrivain will be hosting the ultimate picnic banquet alongside a stellar crew of connoisseurs: Kevin Hui of China Sichuan, Warren Massey of Le Gueuleton and Michelin Star Ross Lewis of Chapter One, headed by chef Lorcan Cribbin.
The luscious line up of food will consist of a starter prepared by Kevin Hui with course one and two served up by L’Ecrivain’s very own Derry Clarke. This will be followed by a serving of cheese from Warren Massey and finally, saving the best for last, Ross Lewis will serve up dessert.
Electric Picnic is famous for having some of the best festival food and this year it’s raising the bar with this gourmet gastronomic five course banquet which will also cater for veggies (please let us know when booking).
The dress code for the Ultimate Picnic Banquet is Black Tie come Festival Fabulous – attire will be provided but guests are more than welcome to bring along their Sunday best. So dress for dinner!
Seats are limited, with a total of five sittings over the weekend, the first on Friday at 5.30pm and two on Saturday and Sunday at 1.30pm and 5.30pm with each sitting lasting approximately two hours. Time is ticking and in order to absorb the sights and sounds, tastes and smells or just the fantastic vibe which will be at the Fine Dining Picnic, tickets are €120 and include a half bottle of wine
If you didn’t manage to get your hands on Electric Picnic tickets fear not as you still maybe able to go if you are prepared to cycle down via Tour de Picnic although this is sold out you can add yourself to the waiting list.
Organic Sea Trout
Walnut Gel, Fennel, Apple, Citrus Salad
Dry Aged Beef
Fillet, Steak & Kidney Pie, Pickled Mushroom, Watercress, Onion
Silke Croppe’s Cavanbert Cheese
Truffle Honey, Fig Chutney, Oriel Natural Sea Salt Crackers
Fresh Raspberries & Baked Custard
Gingerbread Crumb, Lime Curd, White Chocolate & Lavender
Tea / Coffee & Petits Fours