Russian Banquet Evening – 13th & 16th January 2015

RUSSIAN FEAST MENU

You will be entertained throughout the evening by ‘All Things Russian’ expert & motivational public speaker Cathy McAteer

A traditional welcome for guests of-
Bread & Salt (Khleb i Sol)
A chunk of specially-seasoned Russian celebration bread dipped in salt to tickle the taste buds

– obligatory vodka shot!

Selection of Appetisers (Zakuski)
Selyodka pod shuboi
a famous Russian favourite, Herrings in a Fur Coat

Pickled cucumber & onion salad with dill
‘Abzhorka’ – Food Lover

A salad of beef strips, carrots and pickles with strips of roasted onions bound with Russian mayonnaise
Main Course (Pervoye blyudo)

Chanakhi
A classic Georgian dish of lamb stew with tomatoes, aubergines, onions, garlic

Kirghiz Baked Beef
Lightly spiced slow-cooked beef with dried apricots and prunes,
peppers, onions & yoghurt

Guruli
A warming Georgian classic, chicken cooked in an exotic blend of Caucasian spices and walnuts

All served with a selection of fresh vegetables and traditional Russian accompaniments

Dessert (Sladkoe)
Russian fruit cake
Served with an apricot cream & kozinaki from the Caucasus – chopped walnuts & almonds spun with honey & sugar

Russian Caravan tea with lemon

£30.00 per person

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Times can vary subject to outside catering
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We just wanted to send you a quick email to thank you for helping make Saturday such a great day for the both of us.

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Osmaston, Derbyshire, UK   
Wedding    Osmaston, Derbyshire, UK   

We just wanted to send you a quick email to thank you for helping make Saturday such a great day for the both of us. The food was great - and helped make the day so memorable for everyone involved. Once back from the honeymoon we'll send a more formal thank you - but we hope to come by the Butler's Pantry in the future and experience more of your wonderful cuisine.

We just wanted to drop you a quick email to say a massive big thank you to you and your staff for the wonderful food and service you provided for our wedding on 30th August.

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Kedleston, Derby, UK   
Wedding    Kedleston, Derby, UK   

We just wanted to drop you a quick email to say a massive big thank you to you and your staff for the wonderful food and service you provided for our wedding on 30th August. We have had so many compliments from our guests saying how wonderful the food was and how helpful your staff were. All of your support right from the first meeting has been fantastic and we cant thank you enough for the part you played in making our wedding day so special. We will hopefully see you again as we plan on visiting the restaurant so we can taste your wonderful food again

Thank you so much for adding a touch of elegance with your delicious and well presented food on our wedding day.

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Rosliston   
Wedding    Rosliston   

Thank you so much for adding a touch of elegance with your delicious and well presented food on our wedding day. The guests were very complimentary of the food and the professionalism of yourself and your team. Such a joy and pleasure to work with.

Two weeks on and just coming down to earth. What an amazing day which was made so special by you and your team Ralph.

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Kirk Langley, Derbyshire   
Wedding Party    Kirk Langley, Derbyshire   

Two weeks on and just coming down to earth. What an amazing day which was made so special by you and your team Ralph. Our Wedding Day was going to be Low Key, Small Scale, but it seemed to develop a life of its own and eventhough the numbers remained small the expectations developed into "Nothing but the best" from my wedding dress, the flowers the rings, the drink, everything. We had chosen the Butlers Pantry with only the experience of a lovely breakfast on one other occasion because it was local and Ralph seemed very personable and professional. Fortunately our home was able to accomodate our 31 guests, but I did worry that having the wedding reception on site might be rather stressful. I needn't have worried. The day before the wedding Ralph and team delivered his equipment with no fuss. On the day the first we saw of them was as we returned from the church as the smartly dressed staff quietly and professionally served us the Champagne and beautiful Canapes. At this time my brain had disappeared after the nerves of the service but fortunately there was Roy the Master of Ceremonies who gently steered the proceedings and us so the everything flowed smoothly from the meal to thespeache. It was wonderful to have somebody to rely on to know the right thing to do at the right time so we didn't have to think of anything except enjoying ourselves, whilst the waiters quietly, efficiently and politely served the meal. We did expect the food to be good with Ralphs reputation, but we were not prepared for the high standard that we received. My expectations are very high because I work in hospitality in a High profile area and I have to say that the quality of the food was of a superior standard which could have graced the best tables. Our guests were thrilled and so were we. I have never had such a wonderful meal on a large scale. So thank you Ralph and helpers for playing such a large part in creating one of the best days we have ever had.


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