Book Now for Michael Wignall at The Game Bird
This March, The Game Bird will launch a new guest chef series, welcoming many of the greatest chefs from around the UK to cook in the critically-acclaimed restaurant within The Stafford London.
First in the series, on Friday 23 March, will be Michael Wignall. From a childhood in Lancashire filled with home-cooked food and exciting international flavours from the family’s travels, to a professional career spanning Michelin-starred restaurants around the country, Michael is one of the UK’s most well-regarded chefs. Pivotal roles have included Pennyhill Park, where he was awarded two Michelin stars for The Latymer, and most recently, Gidleigh Park, where he retained the restaurant’s two Michelin stars, and also became the first chef in the guidebook’s 61-year history to be awarded five AA rosettes in the mid-year presentations.
For his one-off appearance at The Game Bird, Michael will be creating a unique five-course menu, celebrating wonderful British ingredients, presented in new and inventive ways alongside exciting international flavours. To start, there will be Torched eel, rillette and consommé, Granny Smith, aerated white chocolate, Oscietra caviar, and Anjou Pigeon, parsnip bark, kale, parsley oil, fermented garlic, spring truffle. For the fish course, Michael will serve Cod poached in single estate olive oil, cauliflower, scallop and charcoal emulsion, coconut and curry, which will be followed by Aged West Country duck, black quinoa, charred onion, smoked fresh ricotta, nasturtium. For dessert, a Hazelnut praline parfait will be served with caramel, bitter chocolate and frozen yoghurt.
Tickets for the dinners will be priced at £80pp, to include canapés and Moët & Chandon on arrival, followed by the Michael Wignall’s menu.