International Event ‘Bleriot Cross Channel Flight Centenary Celebration’ Dover
A truly internationally flavoured event where CBH wined and dined guests from four corners of the globe celebrating a momentous occasion in the spectacular grounds of Dover Castle.
Catering included a marquee for Shell Aviation as main sponsors who enjoyed a Buffet Lunch in a luxurious marquee for 400 people whilst the sound of vintage aircraft whizzed overhead on a glorious summer’s day.
The Check In
Mezze of sliced cold Italian meats of Parma ham, salami, mortadella accompanied by mozzarella bocconcinni, char grilled peppers, roast artichokes, courgettes, balsamic onions and sun blush tomatoes.
The Take Off
Butterfly leg of lamb in Eastern spices with Tabouleh
Hand carved honey roast gammon
Poached fillet of salmon with saffron mayonnaise
Char grilled chicken with fennel, peppers and pea shoots
Caesar salad with Quails eggs, marinated anchovies and croutons, Caesars dressing
Kent potato salad with soft herb mayonnaise
Celeriac and apple with celery and sour cream
Kent strawberries with pavlovas and pouring cream
Dark chocolate tart with cherries
Mini tubs of delicious local Ice cream
CBH also catered for stars of the aviation world, government ministers, celebrities and local dignitaries at the Champagne Reception and Gala Dinner for 150 guests. Dinner included:
Chilled asparagus & citrus hollandaise with cured Scottish salmon
and a caper and celeriac remoulade
Alkham Valley Fillet of Beef
CBH Eton Mess
Celebrations went on late into the night with the climax being a spectacular firework display over Dover Harbour. In addition outside the castle grounds CBH provided a Champagne Reception for Dover District Council to celebrate the unveiling of the Bleriot Memorial and public catering at the Duke of York Royal Military School for 3000 members of the public.