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Michelin chefs team up for Birmingham Chefs Alliance dinner

19 September 2011 by
Michelin chefs team up for Birmingham Chefs Alliance dinner

Michelin-starred chefs Luke Tipping of Simpsons restaurant, Glynn Purnell of Purnell's and Richard Turner of Turner's of Harborne are among the seven culinary talents taking part in the Birmingham Chefs Alliance Dinner next month, it has been announced.

Simon Hellier, caterer Amadeus's executive head chef at the International Convention Centre (ICC), will co-ordinate the event, which will also see Great British Menu champion Aktar Islam of Lasan, Andy Waters of Edmunds and David Colcombe of Opus take part.

The dinner, which will take place at Amadeus venue St Martin in the Bullring on 13 October, will launch the Birmingham Food Fest (14-23 October), run by Visit Birmingham.

Hellier, who has been with Amadeus for over 20 years, described the event as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

He said: "To have all these talented chefs come together under one roof and deliver a meal in unison is absolutely fantastic.

"I'm really looking forward to working with all the chefs and can't wait to get back in the kitchen with Andy and Luke who I trained with."

Students from Birmingham's leading universities, including University College Birmingham, will assist with the food preparation and plating, while the Amadeus front-of-house team will oversee service.

Paul Thandi, chief executive of the NEC Group (parent company of the ICC and Amadeus) and a board member of Marketing Birmingham, will host the dinner for 180 guests.

For more information, visit www.birminghamfoodfest.com.

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