The first ever International Restaurateurs’ Dinner on 25 April 2022

10 March 2022

A joint fundraising event in aid of: Royal Academy of Culinary Arts | World Young Chef Young Waiter | The Wine Guild of the United Kingdom, sponsored by Champagne Laurent-Perrier.

The first ever International Restaurateurs’ Dinner (IRD), will take place on Monday 25 April 2022, at Rosewood London, with a sensational menu created by some of the UK’s leading chefs – Claude Bosi, Tom Kerridge, Jeff Galvin, Simon Young & Mark Perkins. Wines to pair with each course will be selected by Romain Bourger, UK Sommelier of the Year 2019, from The Vineyard Hotel at Stockcross.

Rosewood London
Rosewood London
Rosewood London

About the International Restaurateurs’ Dinner

This fundraising event, organised by Nth Degree Global, is a joint initiative of The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts, World Young Chef Young Waiter & The Wine Guild of the United Kingdom, and is co-sponsored by leading Champagne house, Maison Laurent-Perrier and Berkmann Wine Cellars.

The evening will feature a special menu prepared by the following celebrated chefs, all of whom are Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Academicians:

Claude Bosi (Starter) Foie gras and pistachio pate en croute, Sicilian red prawn

Tom Kerridge (Fish Course) Cured sea bass ‘Bouillabaisse‘

Jeff Galvin (Main Course) Supreme of Goosnagh Chicken, fricassee of asparagus, broad beans & spring truffle

Simon Young assisted by Mark Perkins (Dessert) Rhubarb vanilla bean custard, Gariguette strawberries, rhubarb sorbet

Brian Turner CBE

Brian Turner, Director of Royal Academy of Culinary Arts said: “What a fabulous line up of chefs we have for the first International Restaurateurs’ Dinner at the marvellous Rosewood London. This is the perfect opportunity to meet old friends, as well as bringing new recruits to what I am sure will be a gastronomic celebration! The money raised will support the future of our beloved industry and all our wonderful training initiatives.”

Tom Kerridge said: “The International Restaurateurs’ Dinner is easily one of hospitality’s leading fundraising events of the year and I’m proud to be a part of it. It raises vital funds for education and training initiatives for young chefs and front of house service staff and helps set the standards for both front and back of house teams.”

Simon Young, Executive Chef, Rosewood London said: “We are truly honoured to be hosting the first ever International Restaurateurs’ Dinner at Rosewood London in April. Uniting the industry’s finest under one roof to celebrate the true meaning of hospitality, raising vital funds for growth and development of our future talent”

About the IRD

Formerly known as the National Restaurateurs’ Dinner, an annual fundraising event founded by Roy Ackerman CBE in 1988, this new event will build on the foundations of the last 30 years.

The IRD is set to become one of the hospitality sector’s leading annual fundraising events. The Restaurateurs’ Dinner has already raised over £1.5 million in recent years. These vital funds have and will be invested in the education and training initiatives being developed by the partner organisations.

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