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Ben Spalding to launch #AllGunsBlazing dinners collaborating with top chefs

Ben Spalding, always known for putting together some pretty special dinners, is gearing up for his next big thing - #AllGunsBlazing - a collaboration with some very big chefs from the UK (and Norway too). 

All the dinners will be on 4th Floor studios on Commercial Road. They're aiming for "affordable & cutting edge collaboration dinners".  As for that line-up, it's: 

  • Paul Foster from Salt, West Midlands (31/05/16 & 01/06/16)
  • Graham Garrett from West House, Kent (28/06/16 & 29/06/16)
  • Ernst Van Zyl from The Lord Clyde, Maccelsfield (02/08/16 & 03/08/16)
  • Michael Wignall from Gidleigh Park, Devon (30/08/16 & 01/09/16)
  • Mikael Svensson from Restaurant Kontrast, Oslo, Norway (04/10/16 & 05/10/16)
  • Adam Simmonds – ex Danefield House and who will be opening in London in 2017’ (01/11/16 & 02/11/16)

Each one will be a ten course menu - and as well as serving their own creations, each chef & Ben Spalding will create one savoury dish & one sweet dish together. And they're planning something special on the lighting and music front too, as it's all in a purpose built room. 

Alongside that, they'll have a changing wine list from Bibendum and cocktails include "Monkey 47 Gin & Pedrino Tonic with pink grapefruit & grape ice cubes" and "Ice cider flavoured with stem ginger & kaffir lime". And there will be a non alcoholic list with super-berry juices, sodas & non-alcoholic cocktails. 

Each dinner will be £79-£89 per guest for 10 courses inc VAT, which is not a bad deal at all. Plus, for the first two events, they'll have a special offer of buy 6 tickets, get 2 free. 

 #AllGunsBlazing will be at 4th Floor Studios 255-259 Commercial Road  London E1 2BT. The first dinner is on 31 May and tickets are available now and you can book by emailing your details to For more info and for future for tickets, keep an eye on @ChefBenSpalding.

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