Lisa Goodwin-Allen joins the team at The Game Bird

We are delighted to announce that from 14 September 2021, Lisa Goodwin-Allen will oversee the direction of The Stafford London’s celebrated restaurant, The Game Bird, working collaboratively with Executive Chef Jozef Rogulski. Together, Lisa and Executive Chef Jozef Rogulski have created a menu overflowing with an innovative combination of familiar favourites and delicious surprises.

Simplicity and elegance will lead the way; enjoy the finest seasonal ingredients, in simple yet creative dishes, with relaxed, attentive service, in stylish and comfortable setting. The new menu will showcase the finest British produce and support British artisan producers, elevating the current offering by drawing on Lisa’s experience from Michelin-starred Northcote in Lancashire.

Guests at The Game Bird will be able to begin their dining experience with a selection of H. Forman & Son smoked salmon, served tableside from the restaurant’s bespoke trolley. Starters on the new menu will include Gala “Pie”, Pressed Pork, Beer Onions, Brown Sauce; and Lancashire Three Beets, Frozen Dorset Ash Goat’s Cheese, Roasted Hazelnuts.

To follow, there will be main courses such as Dover Sole, Potted Southport Shrimps, Sea Herbs; Jacob Cross Lamb, Sticky Belly, Wood Roasted Leek, Sheep’s Curd; Butter-Poached Native Lobster, House-Dried Tomatoes, Basil & Champagne; and Squash Potato Dumplings, Black Cow Cheddar, Pumpkin Seed Granola, Crispy Sage. A handful of The Game Bird’s most popular main dishes will also remain on the menu, including the Chicken Kiev; Scottish Venison Wellington; The Game Bird – Roast Squab Pigeon, Buttered Turnips, Apple, Bacon Barley Risotto; and Steak & Ale Steamed Suet Pudding. Desserts such as Black Forest Baked Alaska for Two and Crêpes Suzette served tableside will provide the perfect end to a meal at The Game Bird. A new seasonal cocktail list will be served from the chic Champagne bar in the restaurant, complementing the new menu; perfect for a pre-dinner aperitif.

Stuart Procter, Chief Operating Officer of the Stafford Collection, comments: “Culinary Director Ben Tish and I are delighted to be welcoming Lisa to The Game Bird. She creates incredible dishes at Northcote and her food ethos fits perfectly with The Stafford London.”

Lisa Goodwin-Allen notes: “I am thrilled to be working with the team at The Game Bird. Jozef and I have created an exciting new menu that truly celebrates high-quality, seasonal British produce and I look forward to my dishes being available to diners in London for the very first time.”