Search
The Caterer

Former Fat Duck chef to head restaurant where everything is served on toast

19 October 2017 by
Former Fat Duck chef to head restaurant where everything is served on toast

A restaurant where the majority of food is served on toast is due to open in Altrincham, Cheshire, at the end of this week.

The 56-cover Toast will open on Stamford New Road with head chef Edward Carr, formerly of the Fat Duck, Aumbry and Dabbous, at the helm.

The concept is the brainchild of owner and manager Justin Orange (the twin brother of Jason from Take That) following a stint at Teacup Kitchen, a café and restaurant in Manchester's Northern Quarter.

It was during this time Orange met Carr who wanted to branch out and do his own thing.

There are even toast-based desserts like chocolate and melted marshmallow on toast, peaches and cream on toast and strawberry and ricotta on toast.

The dishes can be plated on five varieties, plus a gluten free option, of freshly baked breads.

For diners not in the mood for toasted dishes, there's a selection of four meals omitting the ingredient: butternut squash, thyme, honey and goats cheese; honey mustard chicken with baby gem, tomato and asparagus; soft boiled egg with peas, mint, ricotta and radish; and avocado, red peppers, spinach and pine nuts.

Designed by De Freitas Design, Toast features coppers and glass alongside exposed original features of the building. It also has an outside area which can seat 16.

Darwin & Wallace to open sixth site in Wimbledon >>

Former Rockpool chef to head new Notting Hill restaurant >>

Gusto kicks off southern expansion plans >>

Videos from The Caterer archives

Are you looking for a new role? See all the current hospitality vacancies available with The Caterer Jobs

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.