Straight from the Press Release
Social Pantry x Habitat “Step Into The Wilderness” with Social Pantry’s Supper Club & Pop-Up Brunch at Habitat Platform Gallery
This November, Social Pantry invites guests to “Step into the Wilderness” for a magical evening of Autumnal feasting at Habitat’s Platform Gallery on Friday 4th November, followed by a pop-up brunch the next day. By night the space will be transformed into a wonderland for a seasonal feast, whilst by day the space will play host to Social Pantry’s reviving pop-up brunch, guaranteed to kick Bonfire Night off with a bang.
On Friday 4th November, Social Pantry brings a 6-course menu to Habitat’s Platform Gallery inspired by the flavours of the wild with a focus on local, seasonal produce. Classic flavours will dominate with starters of Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Basil and Sage Pesto and Dried Swiss Chard Crisp and mains including Pan Seared Bream with Tonnato, Roasted Tomatoes and Gremolata, served alongside a sharing Roasted Pumpkin Salad. Warm Cinnamon Doughnuts with Toffee Apple and ‘Toast Your Own’ Rosewater Marshmallows will offer a refined take on Bonfire Night classics to finish.
The space will be transformed into an Autumnal wilderness, bringing the outdoors in, with help from florists Worm London and will evolve further over the evening through a Bonfire Night-inspired wilderness wall created as a live, interactive art piece. Guests are invited to bring their tipple of choice and are encouraged to pre-order through official drinks partner Humble Grape who will conveniently deliver their bottle straight to the venue.
The dinner is hosted in one sitting from 6.30pm-10pm, tickets are priced at £50/head for the full 6- course menu and are available through Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/social-pantry- 7966734485.
The following day, Saturday 5th November, Social Pantry host a pre Bonfire Night brunch from 11am- 2pm, bringing Chelsea a taste of the classics from their award winning Battersea-based café. Whether guests are recovering from the revelry of the night before or looking to kick their weekend off in style, the Social Pantry brunch menu has something for everyone.
Set to a Saturday soundtrack of House, Disco, Funk and Soul by female DJ Sophie Bond, guests can begin with brunch canapes of Sweet Potato Pancakes & Date Syrup, followed by Social Pantry’s distinctive signature dishes, including Slow Roasted Pulled Pork & Brioche Slider with Fried Egg. For those in search of a sweet Saturday treat, Social Pantry will offer Almond Pancakes with Walnuts and Toasted Banana Bread with Espresso Butter. Coffee will be provided by Social Espresso, alongside a refreshing build your own juice station.
Tickets are £30/head for a 3 course brunch, including coffee and juice, and are available through Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/social-pantry-7966734485.
Founded by Alex Head in 2011, Social Pantry has become London’s go-to cater for stunning events with a social conscience. Using fresh, seasonal and well-sourced produce, they create bespoke menus served with style. Experts in fashioning events menus with a creative edge, Social Pantry also bring Battersea a taste of their delicious, seasonal menus from their relaxed café on Lavender Hill, opened in 2013. Founder Alex works closely with charities that naturally connect with the values of Social Pantry, offering personal mentoring, hospitality training and job opportunities to young offenders, assisting with their rehabilitation and equipping them with the skills they need to succeed.
Social Pantry Cafe:
170A Lavender Hill, SW11 5TG Monday – Wednesday: 07.30 – 16.00 Thursday – Friday: 07.30 – 17.00 Saturday: 08.30 – 16.00
Sunday: 09.00 – 15.30
Kitchen closes at 2pm every day
The cafe is also available for private hire in the evening
Key4Life – Young Offenders Rehabilitation Charity
Thrive – Social & Therapeutic Horticulture
Bad Boys Bakery – Employment Training at HM Prison Brixton