Lancashire’s Northcote hotel and restaurant’s annual Obsession gastronomic event returns for its 16th year from 22nd January until 7th February 2016. A 16-night showcase of internationally renowned culinary talent, Obsession 16 will see 18 Michelin-stars and 18 chefs descend on Northcote to present their skills in a series of show-stopping dinners with a true global flavour.
Chef patron Nigel Haworth will hand over the reins of his kitchen to an international line-up including Jean-Luc Rocha (France); Annie Feolde (Italy); Hideaki Matuso (Japan); Lanshu Chen (Taiwan); Diego Hernandez (Mexico) and Wojciech Modest Amaro (Poland).
Nigel says: Ã¢â‚¬Å“Now in our 16th year, we are thrilled to be welcoming some of the world’s finest chefs who will be sharing their culinary skills,Ã¢â‚¬Â says Nigel, who first made the annual festival a global affair in 2015. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Guests take over the entire restaurant and the Louis Roederer rooms will have screens showing a rare glimpse into the Northcote kitchen, Northcote is full of energy and excitement, we can’t wait for it to begin.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The chefs will cook some of their dishes using some of the fantastic ingredients we have here in the Northwest Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Nigel is renowned for his dedication and passion for regional produce.
Each guest will be treated to a stunning five-course menu together with a Louis Roederer Brut Premier and canapÃƒÂ© reception. Food and wine matching at the top of its game as Craig Bancroft, Managing Director and the award-winning wine team will match a different wine to every single course throughout the 16 nights.
- Welcome 1,680 guests
- Pour over 3,360 glasses of Louis Roederer Cristal; Vintage and Brut
- The chefs will prepare over 100 courses; over 10,000 pieces of crockery polished and sent to the restaurant
- 100 wines from over 22 different countries
- Book 32 flights
- Arrange 120 chauffeur collections
- Deliver 20,000 Obsession magazines
- Digital reach will be in excess of last year Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 17,000 messages received; 20,000 interactions and 17million impressions
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Northcote, Northcote Road, Langho, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB6 8BE