Private Dinner Party at home

Auction Lot 1: A private dinner party for 10 people, prepared by a professional chef, in your own home.

This is an incredible opportunity to host a dinner party worthy of BBC’s Masterchef in your own home, without having to worry about the menu. Award-winning chef Ben Purton will take care of the catering, leaving you to relax in the company of your favourite people.

Having started cooking at 16, Ben Purton has worked in some of the most prestigious kitchens in the UK including the Hyatt Regency, The Churchill, The Lancaster and the The Royal Horseguards Hotel. Ben’s kitchens have been used for the trade tests on BBC Masterchef and he appeared on the programme in 2013.

His cooking style relies on sustainably sourcing the very best, local, seasonal ingredients to ensure every plate is bursting with colour and flavour. Working with you to create a menu you and your guests will love, Ben will also talk you through how he prepares and presents his food, giving handy tips and tricks for you all to try yourselves.

This package includes menu consultation and all ingredients. Wine and other beverages are not included.

Place your bid below using the form below and we will be in touch before the Festival Dinner on 11 October to confirm your interest and take payment details should your bid be successful.

Festival Dinner 2019 Online Auction

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Terms & Conditions

Package includes:

  • Menu consultation and all ingredients.
  • Valid for one year from date of purchase. Subject to availability.
  • Wine not included.
  • Travel inside the M25 included or outside for an additional charge.
  • On the rare occasion a package is cancelled out of our control (weather, act of god, unforeseen circumstances) a like-for-like exchange will be provided.