Rawreth is starting to develop a reputation for fine food and drink. The cheese scones occasionally found at Rawreth Parish Council meetings are superb. And then there’s Venn’s Brewery….
So we were pleased to see the following item in the Echo
It’s about charity meals at the Carpenters Arms to raise funds for pancreatic cancer research:
Determined to raise awareness, Simon has launched a regular charity meal night once a month at the Carpenters Arms, in Old London Road, Rawreth.
His next event will be on Monday, when his menu will include steamed mussels and La Vallee beef sirloin. He says: “We like to source things locally and cook mostly modern British. There are always a few surprises in there, too.”
Having achieved so much so quickly, what ambitions are left for the young chef?
He reveals: “I want to own my own restaurant and am looking for backers.
“This cuisine is something you don’t find outside of London and I’d like to bring it to Essex. It could be a while off, but it’s what I want to do.”
To book a spot at the charity meal, on Monday, July 29, e-mail bookings@the carpentersrestaurant.co.uk or call 01268 655113.