Michel Roux Jnr cooking masterclass raised funds for Chigwell special needs riding school
PUBLISHED: 17:24 12 October 2012
More than 130 guests saw a cooking masterclass from two-star Michelin chef Michel Roux Jnr with a lucky few getting to enjoy the results.
The judge on BBC Two’s MasterChef: The Professionals visited Chigwell School in High Road, Chigwell, on Wednesday and guided the audience through a three course dinner.
The evening raised £1,000 for the Chigwell Riding Trust and tables of six took it in turns to join the chef to taste the courses.
Deborah Hall, the Trust’s manager, said: “He entertained us superbly with such humour and charisma. “Needless to say, the canapés were amazing and each of the courses he presented looked delicious.
“I certainly came away having learnt a great deal.
“To have raised £1,000 is quite phenomenal.”
The Trust in Grange Farm, Chigwell, teaches people with special needs how to ride horses.
The evening was organised by Chartwell’s, the school’s caterers and in-house catering manager Steve Jeffs.
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