When Channel 4 wanted to reward and excite the Big Brother contestants with a gala dinner who did they name? London’s Flying Chef – the City and West End occasions division of The Chelsea Events Company. Not a exceptional eating restaurant or one-guy/lady private cook, but a expert activities operator who may want to supply their provider in the constraints of a live tv broadcast and galvanize a disparate bunch of contestants who have spent 37 days isolated from truth.
The project for Chelsea Events changed into to secretly input the Big Brother residence with out alerting the contestants and preserve their entire isolation from touch with the outdoor world, then, inside half-hour, installation a quality dining feast for the contestants to experience. The installation – within 23 minutes – and meal had been a entire achievement! Contestant Makosi said “It’s wonderful, all we want now’s song and we will have the best night time” The meal changed into also a major function inside the Sunday papers.
To meet the brief of ‘a wow aspect in both visible impact and taste’ the menu blanketed: Salad of Cellophane Noodles, Lemongrass and Chervil, with Marinated Prawns and Crayfish Tails, Mizuna, Soured Cream and Caviar or (V) Caesar Salad with gentle Quails Egg and Chargrilled Asparagus
Main Course Fillet of Beef with Purple Basil, Virgin Olive Oil and Deep-Fried Capers
or (V) Aubergine Charlotte
Dessert Croquembouche with clean nangs delivery strawberries (profiterole tower, with fresh cream and rich chocolate sauce)
Veronica Goff, Executive Chef, Chelsea Events commented, “We’ve labored in some inaccessible places and beneath severe time constraints however this turned into a challenge to beat them all. Not handiest do Endemol (series producer) set a tough time table for the Big Brother contestants additionally they make certain Chelsea Events operated to the extremes of its competencies. An enjoy we loved reaching and an interesting achievement to feature to all our CVs.”