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An Evening with Tom Kerridge

We are delighted to be hosting a very special evening at River Cottage HQ with Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge.

With just 64 tickets available, this is set to be a really brilliant evening, centred around a specially created three course menu designed by Tom himself. Tom’s skills and experience over the years, not least achieving 2 Michelin stars at The Hand and Flowers and 1 Michelin star at sister pub The Coach in Marlow, will be evident at the dinner as you’ll enjoy delicious dishes full of flavour.

After enjoying a welcome drink and canapés, you’ll have the chance to meet Tom before taking your seats for the evening.

Before dinner, Tom will tell you about his culinary journey and his latest book ‘Lose Weight for Good’, discussing how he managed to lose an impressive 12 stone in the past four years. Tom was always known for his love of butter and decadent interpretations of ‘the classics’ at his 2 Michelin Starred pub, The Hand and Flowers. Through his weight loss journey, he has sought to create recipes that are just as delicious as his decadent classics but healthier without compromising on flavour and enjoyment.

Tom will introduce the evening's menu, before leaving you to enjoy the meal.

Tickets for this exclusive evening include a welcome drink, canapés, three course meal, half a bottle of wine, coffee and petits fours.

We ask guests to arrive for 6.30pm, ready to be transported down to the farm by tractor and trailer! The evening will draw to a close around 11.00pm.

Your event

18:30 - 23:00

  • Arrive at River Cottage

    You’ll be met at the top of the hill and transported to River Cottage HQ by tractor and trailer.

  • Welcome and canapés

    You will head to our yurt for a welcome drink and canapés. You will then get the chance to meet Tom, say hello and have your book signed.

  • Menu introduction

    As you settle in the barn for the evening, Tom will introduce the menu and tell you more about the food’s provenance and how the dishes have been prepared.

  • The main event

    Tom will give you an insight into his career and incredible weight loss journey. He will also tell you about his most recent book ‘Lose Weight for Good’. There will be the opportunity for guests to ask questions.

  • The food

    You’ll be served a delicious three-course menu of fantastic local, seasonal produce. You’ll also share a bottle of wine between two. We happily cater for any dietary requirements, which you’ll be asked to provide when booking.

  • Petits fours and coffee

    After dinner you’ll relax and enjoy coffee and petits fours, before being taken back up the hill by our tractor and trailer.

Please note: Hugh will not be attending this event.

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All prices include VAT.

Further information...

This dining event is run from River Cottage HQ on the Dorset/Devon borders. Full address details of HQ will be provided once you have booked.

We are a licensed venue. We have a wide selection of the finest organic wines available to purchase.

If you need local accommodation we have a full list available.

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. We put these guidelines in place for the safety, comfort and enjoyment of all our guests.

Please note we cater for all but the most severe allergies and intolerances, however, as ingredients that include allergens are used in other recipes in our kitchens, we cannot guarantee against contamination. If you would like to know the steps we take to minimise cross-contamination in our kitchens, please call one of the team between 9-5, Monday to Friday, and we will be happy to assist.