This St Patrick’s Day, Tourism Ireland partnered up with Condé Nast Traveller magazine to bring a flavour of Ireland to London in a very special pop-up dinner with Chef Stephen Toman of OX restaurant in Belfast.
Part of the Condé Nast Traveller’s ‘Chefs World Series, the pop up, themed ‘A Feast from Northern Ireland in London,’ was held at the very hip Carousel restaurant in London’s Mayfair. who prepared a three course meal
60 London foodies got to sample the fine cooking of Stephen Toman who served three courses of delicious flavours. He began with a starter including celeriac, scallop and Northern Ireland sea urchin with truffle; followed by Chateaubriand beef, asparagus, smoked potato and black garlic; and for dessert Bushmills jelly, lavender, oats and baked apple sorbet.
The Conde Nast Traveller ‘Chefs World Series’ involves bringing top chefs from around the world to create a not-to-be-missed feast in London.
Tourism Irelands programme is all about highlighting Ireland in Great Britain and, in particular, to raise awareness of the destination for some of the best food, drink and hospitality on offer for visitors anywhere.
David Boyce, Tourism Ireland’s Deputy Head of Great Britain, said: “We were delighted to have Stephen Toman with us in London on St Patrick’s Day, helping to spread the word about our superb food, wonderful chefs and world-class restaurants and, of course, what makes a holiday in Ireland unique and truly memorable.”