Valentine’s Dinner Experience – February 2020

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Dinner experience by Oliveology & Lida Papamatthaiaki

Let us invite you to a dinner date focusing on the senses. This intimate dinner experience focuses on notorious ‘sexy’ foods and their stories. We will taste foods which are considered aphrodisiacs, and we will learn the sensual stories. We are looking forward to indulging in food, wine and conversation with you!

Suggested Menu:

Welcome cocktail & First nibble
Honey-drenched figs with walnuts

The spice
Honey & carrot soup

Crunchy fennel and green apple salad

Lamb burgers with a cranberry & peach chutney with crunchy grilled potatoes or
Mushroom trahana risotto with truffle oil

Aphrodite’s fruit
Spiced poached pears in dark chocolate sauce and bee pollen


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Product Description

Dinner experience by Oliveology & Lida Papamatthaiaki

Lida is a trained chef and an anthropologist, focussing on food and the senses. Her experience working with food is diverse. Lida has worked in professional kitchens in Greece and London, consulted artisan food companies, joined food conferences and culinary seminars. She has also been writing and developing recipes for Oliveology for the last five years. In addition she has been volunteering in social kitchens for refugees in Athens. Lida is passionate about tangible and intangible heritage. She participated in an oral history research project documenting food practices in Northern Greece and worked for museums in Greece, developing food-related creative learning programs. She brings in her memories from her place of origin, Crete. Her workshops are inspired by the intersection of food heritage, culture and history.

Menu: Seasonal, using Oliveology products and mostly organic produce.

Price: £50 per person (includes a 5-course dinner and a welcome cocktail- does not include drinks, a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be offered to buy at special prices)

Location: In our Railway Arch at Spa Terminus
Date:  Friday 14th February 2020
Time: 7.30pm

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Dietary requirements:

All menus are finalised two weeks before the date of the dinner. Please contact us directly with any dietary requirements and we will do our best to accommodate you.
As our dinners are hosted at a shared kitchen space, we cannot guarantee an allergy-free environment.

Cancellation policy:

A minimum of 4 weeks notice is required for cancellation so we can fill your space. You will be given a full refund or we can transfer you to another date. However, no refunds or changes can be made if cancellations are changed in less than four weeks. However, you have the option to give your ticket to a friend or family member.