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Autumnal Ambassadors’ Dinner at Howsham Hall | Part One

November 17, 2017

A selection of VIP guests were invited to experience a luxurious private dinner, hosted by our team at Howsham Hall, North Yorkshire.

It was a perfectly crisp Autumn day in Malton, North Yorkshire on Thursday 16th November – setting the scene perfectly for our Foraging themed dining experience. Unlike the usual Ambassadors’ format, guest were to start arriving from around 3pm, some travelling from London and further afield, to join us for a luxurious evening and overnight stay in our beautiful private venue.

Dine Venues | Howsham Hall | Luxury Corporate Retreat & Dining Experience

Dine Venues | Howsham Hall | Luxury Corporate Retreat & Dining Experience

Dine Venues | Howsham Hall | Luxury Corporate Retreat & Afternoon Tea in The Great Hall

A brief guest itinerary…

3pm – Guests arrived, were greeted by our team with afternoon tea and shown their bedrooms so they could settle in for the evening.

Leisure time – Guests were encouraged to spend the afternoon exploring the venue and grounds.

6pm – Official tour of Howsham Hall given by Dan Gill (Founder, Dine)

6:30pm – Drinks & Canapés served next to the crackling open fire in the Great Hall.

7:30pm – Guests welcomed into the dining room for a fantastic three course dining experience.

9:30pm – Coffee, port and brandy served in the Great Hall.

The menu…

Canapés

Venison tartare with walnut ketchup, pine oil, mushrooms & beetroot waffle

Edible cones of caprini goats’ cheese, elderflower jelly & beetroot relish

Seared scallop sorrel purée, seabass skin

Dine Venues | Howsham Hall | Luxury Corporate Retreat & Dining Experience | Flowers by Twisted Willow

Joanna Cairns from Twisted Willow, as always, nailed the brief! Bringing a vibrant Autumn colour palette to the table with a combination of beautiful blooms and textures.

Dine Venues | Howsham Hall | Luxury Corporate Retreat & Dining Experience | Ambassadors’ Dining Table

 

Starter

Mushroom arancini with soy sauce jelly, king oyster mushrooms & parsley, sorrel gel and girolle mushroom

Homemade breads with herb infused butter

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Main

Hay & lavender smoked beef fillet with red fruits, purple potatoes, vegetables & leaves, beetroot powder & red wine jus

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Dessert

Black forest tower – genoise chocolate sponge, ganache, griottine cherries, dried fruits & berries, cherry gel, black cherry powder & chocolate leaf

Dine Venue Catering | Dining Experience | Mushroom arancini with soy sauce jelly, king oyster mushrooms & parsley, sorrel gel and girolle mushroom

Dine Venue Catering | Howsham Hall | Ambassadors’ Dinner | Hay & lavender smoked beef fillet

Dine Events | Howsham Hall | Chocolate & cherry dessert

 

If you would like to treat your team to an outstanding corporate retreat in North Yorkshire, then Howsham Hall could be the ideal venue – get in touch with our team today: events@dine.co.uk | 0345 450 4545

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