Vegan Night


Celebrate the power of plants and plant-based cuisine at Rockliffe Hall's Festival of Food...

Friday 7th February, from 7pm

Enjoy a special tasting menu designed by Member of the Master Chefs of Great Britain, Aaron Craig, and chef/food author Franck Pontais to celebrate the power of plants and sustainable eating as part of Rockliffe Hall's Festival of Food 2020. Aaron and Franck will be showcasing produce grown from the estate kitchen gardens, along with fresh and flavoursome micro-vegetables and edible flowers.
The menu will be 100% vegan, and vegan wine pairing will also be available.

Franck Pontais has worked at Harrods, overseeing the expansion of their delicatessen counters, and then moved to Selfridges to launch theirs. He has written and produced his own cookery book "Terrines and Verrines". Franck joined Koppert Cress 6 years ago as Culinary Business Development Manager. Koppert Cress specialise in cresses; seedlings of unique plants, which each have their own specific effect on the senses. The products are mainly used by chefs, restaurants, caterers, hotels and food services – receiving a reliable supply of fresh and tasteful ingredients allow chefs to be creative and surprise their guests.

Aaron Craig is Executive Chef at The Brasserie at Rockliffe Hall and one of the North East and Yorkshire's most highly regarded chefs having worked all over the UK and Europe at a range of prominent places including Heston Blumenthal's three Michelin-starred restaurant the Fat Duck which was voted 2nd best restaurant in the world.

Please note full pre-payment is required at the time of booking. Please notify us of any food allergies on booking. Accommodation prices are based on two adults sharing a double or twin Tiplady Lodge bedroom. Maximum table size of 8 guests per table for this special event.

To book your place or to find out more, please call 01325 525 784 or email

This Festival of Food event includes:
A welcome drink,
5 course tasting menu - 100% vegan,
The option to add on vegan wine pairing,
As part of the Festival of Food

Opening Times

Power of Plants: Vegan Night (7 Feb 2020)



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