Bites for bikes at fundraising dinner

By a County Press reporter

Monday, June 30, 2014

 

THE steaks will be raised tonight (Monday) at a fundraising dinner in support of a charity cycle ride.

Isle of Wight duo James Potter and Richard Payne are due to cycle from London to Paris in September in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and their efforts will receive a boost tonight thanks to Phileas Foggs in Ventnor.

A London to Paris menu has been created by head chef and owner Mark Randerson, with all proceeds going to Macmillan Cancer Support.

"We are delighted to help support this amazing challenge and our team at Phileas Fogg's together with some of our dedicated suppliers, Majestic Wines, Five-a-Day and Island Foods have all contributed to the fundraising effort to help make the evening a success.

"We are honoured to help support the work that Macmillan Cancer Trust do and give James and Richard a great send off," he said.

Different dishes will mark each stage of the pair's journey:

London to Calais - Pie, mash and liquor

Calais to Abbeville - Seared wild mushrooms, toasted brioche and hollandaise

Beauvois to Paris - Steak Frites, Cafe de Paris Butter

The evening will conclude next door at Ventnor Arts Club with live acoustic music from young blues duo Beeno.

There will be more opportunities to support James and Richard at events around the Isle of Wight over the summer, including:

🚲 Chale Show – August 2 and 3

🚲 Garlic Festival – August 16 and 17

🚲 Isle of Wight Steam Fair – August 22 to 25

Find out more here:

🚲 uk.virginmoneygiving.com/team/london2parisjandr

Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Delicious Icon

More News

Comments

Log-in or register to comment on this story. See our House Rules here.

By ticking "Remember me" you agree to a cookie being stored on your computer - no personal data is shared.

Forgotten your password?

Any views or opinions presented in the comments above are solely those of the author and do not represent those of the Isle of Wight County Press.

Most Read

  1. Indecent exposure arrest

    Monday, September 1, 2014

  2. Woman in court over drain cleaner attack

    Monday, September 1, 2014

  3. Tractor involved in crash

    Tuesday, September 2, 2014

  4. Bestival: Traffic plans announced

    Tuesday, September 2, 2014

  5. World record judges head to Bestival

    Monday, September 1, 2014

View our Elgin Traffic & Travel Map