Seasoned to Perfection
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Seasoned to Perfection

 

Whatley Manor is proud to take part in a series of events that will showcase the culinary talents of chefs from hotels within the PoB Hotels collection.

The first of the Seasoned to Perfection Dinners will take place on 13th March 2024, at The Dining Room, Whatley Manor.

The dinner will feature a unique six-course menu curated by three chefs, each of whom will take the lead on two courses.The menu will highlight each chefs’ distinctive style.

This event brings together Whatley Executive Chef Ricki Weston, Douglas Balish from the Grove of Narberth, and Ollie Bridgewater from Source at Gilpin Hotel. The chefs will collaborate to create a culinary masterpiece that showcases their individual talents while complementing each other’s dishes.

Guests can book the Seasoned to Perfection Dinner in The Dining Room for £165.00 per person.*

An optional wine flight can be added for £95 per person.

To find out more about the featured chefs and to book your tickets for this unique culinary experience, visit the links below or contact the events team on 01666 834 026.

Don’t miss this chance to indulge in an evening of exceptional dining.

Your Chef’s 

The menu for the evening is on the link below.

*A donation of £10 will be made for every ticket sold to our industry charity Hospitality Action 

Whatley Events

EVENTS AT WHATLEY

During the year we host a variety of special events,   masterclasses, wellness retreats, guest speakers and more, sign up to our newsletter to be kept updated. 

MATT GILLAN - JUNE 14TH

Starting our guest chef season, the very talented Matt Gillan.

Matt founded Random Precision Restaurants to create dining experiences that are conceived outside of the box, with creativity and ingenuity but delivered precisely and professionally.

Heritage is the culmination of Matt’s many years of hard work and dedication towards perfecting his craft. 

Matt has also been a finalist on the Great British Menu, his main course was featured in the banquet in series 10.

TOM SHEPHERD - 26TH JULY

FULLY BOOKED
Tom Shepherd, Chef Patron of Staffordshire’s first, and only One Michelin starred restaurant, Upstairs by Tom Shepherd, located in the heart of the beautiful city of Lichfield. Tom was awarded his star only 4 months after opening.
 
Tom’s previous experience has seen him work in some of the finest kitchens in the country, which include Restaurant Sat Bains, Michael Wignall at The Latymer and most recently, Adams in Birmingham. 
 

Great British Menu 2023 Tom is the central region finalist and will be cooking his version of Desperate Dan’s cow pie as the banquet main course. Based on The Dandy character, his dish included a braised beef cheek, potato and onion pie, served with roast sirloin, maple-glazed carrots, mushroom ketchup and chive emulsion.

The dish received straight 10s across the board from all judges! 

ROYAL CELEBRATIONS

May 3rd – June 3rd 2023 

Join us to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III and the Queen Consort with a month of very special indulgences. Cocktails, Royal Afternoon Tea, relaxing treatments and jubilant celebrations.

Friday 26th May 2023 – 

Under the expert guidance of an Olive Oil Master learn everything you need to know about this wonderful product over a two hour tasting session.  

CHRISTMAS WREATH MAKING

Bring a little magic to the festive season this year

GREY'S CHRISTMAS DINING

1st – 19th December 2021

FESTIVE AFTERNOON TEA

Enjoy the most delicious festive afternoon treat

JAZZ SUNDAYS

LIMELIGHT OF BAST, FESTIVE CANDLE MAKING MASTERCLASS - 10TH & 11TH NOVEMBER

FESTIVE FILM AND DINE - DECEMBER

CHRISTMAS WREATH MAKING

House events

We host regular events as part of our calendar, Sunday lunch with live Jazz, Sunday Cinema screenings and garden tours with our Head Gardener, you will find all the details below. 

Book any of our events on their own or combine with an overnight stay to enjoy every aspect of the Whatley experience.

Book directly

If you prefer to speak to someone, call events on 01666 822888 or email reception@whatleymanor.com

From 24th - 26th December the Whatley Manor will be closed to non residents. If you need to contact us please send an email to reception@whatleymanor.com and one of the team will respond. Thank you