Gary is a professional and personal chef specialising in offering a Fine Dining experience to be enjoyed in the comfort and privacy of your own home. Built from a passion for exceptionally good food, Gary offers a consistently superb quality and friendly service, unequalled promise of assurance, value for money and most ...... Gary is a professional and personal chef specialising in offering a Fine Dining experience to be enjoyed in the comfort and privacy of your own home. Built from a passion for exceptionally good food, Gary offers a consistently superb quality and friendly service, unequalled promise of assurance, value for money and most importantly, amazing tasting and exquisitely presented cuisine. Read all Hide
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Vegan, Vegetarian, Michelin star, Asian, British, JapaneseThe Chef in 3 questions & answers...
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CANAPÉS : Chef's seductive canape selection / STARTER : Gin and juniper cured salmon, salmon cromesquis, pickled cucumber and spring onion, / MAIN COURSE : Slow roasted belly of Pork, bubble and squeak croquet, green beans, cider gravy /...... Read more
Chef's seductive canape selection
Gin and juniper cured salmon, salmon cromesquis, pickled cucumber and spring onion,
Slow roasted belly of Pork, bubble and squeak croquet, green beans, cider gravy
Apple tarte tatin, vanilla and calvados ice cream, caramel tuille
CANAPÉS : Chef's delectable selection of canapes / APPETIZER : Salmon and horseradish cromesquis, saffron and garlic aioli / INTERIM COURSE : Wild mushroom soup, truffle oil, toasted walnuts with garlic ciabatta croute / STARTER : Confit...... Read more
Chef's delectable selection of canapes
Salmon and horseradish cromesquis, saffron and garlic aioli
Wild mushroom soup, truffle oil, toasted walnuts with garlic ciabatta croute
Confit of crisp pork belly, garlic and chilli King prawn, curried red lentils, apple and cider sauce with sea salt crackling
Assiette of British Beef
Pan roasted sirloin, individual pulled brisket and oxtail pie, Dauphinoise potatoes, roasted baby root vegetables and red wine gravy
Salted caramel and toasted pecan chocolate brownie with peanut butter ice cream
CANAPES : Chef's delectable selection of choice canapes / APPETIZER : Crisp fried Calamari, chilli, garlic and seaweed butter, pickled carrot, shaved fennel, sweet chilli dressing / APPETIZER : Roasted Butternut squash, coconut, ginger a...... Read more
Chef's delectable selection of choice canapes
Crisp fried Calamari, chilli, garlic and seaweed butter, pickled carrot, shaved fennel, sweet chilli dressing
Roasted Butternut squash, coconut, ginger and chilli soup
Seared Carpacio of British Beef, garam masala, teryaki sauce, rocket leaves, sesame oil and fresh lime
Assiette of Asian inspired Chicken
Tikka marinated and pan seared breast, confit of crisp garlic and cumin roasted boneless thigh, basmati rice, spiced puy lentils, saffron potatoes, spinach, tamarind and red curry sauce
Jelly and Custard
Strawberry and elderflower jelly, vanilla and honeycomb creme brulee, caramel tuille, fresh red berries
CANAPÉS : Chef's delicious selection of vegetarian canapes / APPETIZER : Vegetable Sushi Platter, Wasabi, Soy, Pickled Ginger, Avocado and Spring Onion Sushimaki, Honey and Chilli Glazed Tofu Nigiri / STARTER : Crisp Battered Tempura Spr...... Read more
Chef's delicious selection of vegetarian canapes
Vegetable Sushi Platter, Wasabi, Soy, Pickled Ginger, Avocado and Spring Onion Sushimaki, Honey and Chilli Glazed Tofu Nigiri
Crisp Battered Tempura Spring Vegetables, Sweet Chilli, Soy, Lime dipping Sauce
Mango and Vodka Sorbet
Sweet Potato, Cauliflower, Spinach and Cashew nut Curry, Coconut Milk, Ground Spices and Fresh Coriander
Mille Fuille, Puff Pastry, Lemon and Lime Curd, Lemon Cream, Raspberry Coulis
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Very smooth from start to finish. Website was easy to use and informative. Gary was an excellent chef, very professional, very easy to get along with and the food was exceptional!
Chef Gary provided a fab menu, accommodating all of our dietary restrictions. Really beautifully presented courses and really tasty food. Gary was very friendly & professional. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the evening.
food & service was first class would highly recommend
As a guest, it was great - everything just happened very smoothly, and the food was surprising and very good.
Gary Ashley treated me to an unforgetable experience of fine dining. Each course achieved a high professional standard. His quiet confidence and unobtrusive manner created an ambiance which was pleasant and unflustered. His food - prepared and presented single-handedly with meticulous attention to detail - was most enjoyable. My thanks and congratulations to Gary. He is a gifted chef who will obviously continue to be much in demand.
Food was delicious, service was excellent,
It was a fantastic eve and the chef made it the best , will definitely use him again ,
10/10 from us , many Thanks
Gary Ashley is the consummate dinner party chef - urbane and charming, he produced outstandingly good food, beautifully presented and perfectly cooked. A memorable experience and one we will hope to repeat in the future.
One of my biggest passions is in Vegetarian cuisine. I have entered twice into Salon Culinaire and won two consecutive Gold Medals, including "Best Live Dish" beating over 200 Entrants for my live vegan dish. Also competing in the Vegetarian Society's annual Vegetarian Chef of The Future three years running, I was proud to take the winner's title in 2012 and again in 2013. I continue to work with the Vegetarian society and helped judge last years competition in 2014.
Winner of best live dish at Ascot Salon Culinaire (out of over 230 competitors) for my vegetarian butternut squash and coconut curry. I also achieved the title of Vegetarian Chef of the future 2012 and in 2013 and Judged this years competition in 2014.
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