THE search is on for the area’s best chefs and food producers who want to shout about the quality being put on to South Yorkshire plates.
This week sees the launch of Yorkshire Food Finder tours, which take food-lovers on culinary-themed trails of farms and artisan suppliers to see where ingredients are sourced by top chefs, learn how to make cheese, smoke fish or acquire butchery skills then enjoy specially-created menus using produce seen that day.
Currently North and East Yorkshire venues are featuring but founder Sue Nelson, a former York journalist, is keen to go county-wide come September. Chefs and suppliers can contact her via www.yorkshirefoodfinder.org
TREAT dad to Fathers’ Day lunch at Artisan, The Cricket Inn, The Beauchief/Cellar Door, The Inn at Troway or Relish and he could win another gift. Each Sheffield BrewKitchen venue will be hiding a voucher for bed and breakfast for two at The Beauchief under a lunch plate (let the venue know your visit is for Fathers’ Day).
MOSBOROUGH’S Ridgeway Arms and the Belfry in Beighton are offering an adrenaline-fuelled sky-dive prize to celebrate the return of its T-Bone Steaks for Father’s Day. Go to www.facebook.com/flaminggrillpubs to enter.
NATIONAL ‘Whisky Evangelist’ Eddie Ludlow will be at Sheffield’s Copthorne Hotel on June 28th for a Whisky Tasting Dinner in aid of children’s charity Variety. A drinks reception and three-course meal with Eddie’s tutored whisky tasting over dessert and cheese costs £70.