August 29, 2018

Validation Dinner: Michael Thomas

Congratulations to chef Michael Thomas on his successful validation by the La Belle Assiette Jury!

Congratulations to chef Michael Thomas on his successful validation dinner. His validation took place on the 25th of August in Lancashire. The role of the jury members was to try the private chef dining experience and evaluate the menu prepared by the chef.

The Chef

Michael Thomas has been a chef for over 15 years in which time he has worked his way through the rankings to become head chef at various locations. Over the last few years he has developed a passion for private dining and outside catering. Michael has also owned his own restaurant which was ranked highly in the area. He is able to do food for any occasion from corporate events to weddings and special tasting menus for 2 to dinner parties for 30. One of his favourite things is creating new dishes and making bespoke food for customers. He enjoys using fresh ingredients and chooses local where possible. He likes to add a personal touch, turning something classic into his own.

The Menu

Gin cured salmon, served with celeriac slaw, pickled cucumber and an avacado cream, finished with pea shoots, smoked rapeseed oil and fresh dill

Trio of pork: pan fried pork fillet, braised pig cheeks and pressed pork belly, served with a fondant potato, celeriac puree and jus, finished with a broad bean pesto

Lemon and elderflower cheesecake, served with lemon curd, meringue fresh berries and elderflower jelly

“We had a great experience for our dinner with La Belle Assiette UK. All went without a hitch and the food was delicious and well presented. I would not hesitate to recommend Michael Thomas as private chef!”

Michael created an exceptional meal for his Validation Dinner. Each dish was delicious and beautifully presented, truly reflecting his wealth of culinary experience.

We are happy to announce the validation of chef Michael and know you would be in the best hands for your next dinner party! To view Michael’s menus, check out his profile:

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