Chef-Patron Pascal Canevet Tarte au citron
French tarte au citron
August 18, 2017

Summer at Maison Bleue:

We close 27 August, re-opening on the 14 September for Dinner, when we launch our sumptuous new season menu.

Book for the new season and enjoy our delicious menu and A La Carte,  bursting with colourful, delicate flavours for your delight. From 14 September we are taking reservations for our celebrated Festive Menu (16 November-22 December). Group bookings welcome. This year we are opening Monday – Saturday in December.

Reserve your table: info@maisonbleue.co.uk

We’ve really enjoyed entertaining you at our events and thought you’d enjoy seeing a few snapshots of what we’ve been up to!

Gout de France 

Maison Bleue was selected for the renowned worldwide celebration of French Gastronomy by French Ambassador Sylvie Bermann. We were honoured to be part of the  annual worldwide celebration of French Cuisine on 21 March. Guests enjoyed a gastronomic five course dinner paired with five french wines and canapé on arrival. It was a very special evening and great fun was had by all!

Wine Launch Party celebrating Marrenon Wines

Wine export manager Fanny Sucré and host Charles Eaton from Nethergate Wines joined us on Wednesday 26th April to celebrate Maison Bleue becoming the first restaurant to stock the renowned Marrenon label in the UK ; adding to our extensive cellar of old and new world labels.
Guests enjoyed a celebration gastronomic dinner paired with 5 wines, from the Lubéron region in France, for each of the five delicious courses.

GeeWizz Charitable Trust Art Show

With your support we have raised an enormous amount for local charity GeeWizz Charitable Trust showcasing artist Ruth Simpson alongside The Wildwood Gallery read more

Huge thanks to the hugely talented Ruth Simpson who’s wonderful paintings were on display and Wildwood Gallery – Picture Framing for all their support. The Afternoon raised over £2,300 which will go towards purchasing more much needed equipment for the pupils of RiverWalk School. read more>

A few photos from our GeeWizz Charity Art Event, showcasing the beautiful work by Ruth Simpson. It was a pleasure to meet you all, and enjoy a delightful morning. Heartfelt thanks for your kind generosity; all funds raised will go to Riverwalk School, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Adopt a School Trust

One of the hi-lights earlier this year was the opportunity to work with industry heroes, all members of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts, promoting food education and helping children to appreciate hospitality and good nutrition from a young age with Adopt A School Trust.

We are very proud to be representing East Anglia alongside Richard Hughes of the Assembly House in Norwich.

Albert Roux and chef Michael Mathieson of Chez Roux Restaurants represent Scotland; Raymond Blanc and Gary Jones of Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons will visit their adopted school in Oxfordshire; and London will be represented by celebrated chefs Phil Howard, Giorgio Locatelli, royal chef Mark Flanagan and Adam Byatt.

Maison Bleue adopted Westley School, in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk and provided free, fun, holistic teaching sessions with young students.

It’s a great opportunity to share my passion for taste, nutrition and provenance of good food. There’s nothing like the delight of seeing a child really taste something for the first time and start to understand the fine balance of flavour and develop their palette” Chef Patron Pascal Canevet

Rotary Young Chef Awards

Chef Patron Pascal Canevet is also actively involved with the annual Rotary Young Chef Awards. As a renowned judge he inspires and supports winners to compete at national level. Not just content with engaging with the students on the day he acts as mentor to the winner, offering support, advice and friendship to the regional winner.

“Its very important to offer as much help as you can. Hospitality and catering offer wonderful opportunities to shine but its’ hard work and many take this for granted”

West Suffolk College’s Culinary Arts Academy

Maison Bleue, and a team of West Suffolk College’s Culinary Arts Academy students entertained over 60 guests at an exclusive Champagne Reception & Celebration Dinner as part of the Adopt a School Trust scheme (supported by the French Embassy and The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts) on Monday 15th May 2017, at Edmunds Restaurant, West Suffolk College.

Chef patron Pascal Canevet and his Second Chef Vincent Gross and Junior Sous Chef Laurent Deloutre encouraged and supported level 2 and 3 students, creating a delicious five course French menu featuring Saumon Fume, Poulet fermier, Duo de Fraises et de Rhubarbe; paired with a sumptuous selection of fine wines from acclaimed Corney & Barrow wine merchants. The dishes were beautifully presented with a balance of flavour – the hallmark of Maison Bleue.


VIP guests arrived to a champagne reception and included Sarah Howard from the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts ‘Adopt A School Trust’. read more>

“We are thrilled to have the support of Pascal and his team at Maison Bleue and are grateful to West Suffolk College for hosting a superb evening. Adopt a School is a national charity which teaches food education, in a holistic way, to children across the UK. It focuses on healthy eating, nutrition and well-being, food provenance and sustainability. It also introduces young people to the wonderful world of hospitality – inspiring the future. The work of volunteers, like Pascal, is key to our success.” Sarah Howard – Adopt a School Trust

What a start to the year – we look forward to seeing you in September for the new season!

Celebrate the seasons at Maison Bleue award winning Modern French Cuisine, Churchgate Street, Bury St Edmunds: 01284 760623 Fine Dining Gift Vouchers available. Reservations: info@maisonbleue.co.uk

 

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