Michelin-starred chef Heston Blumenthal will be paying a visit to Steamer Trading Cookshop’s new store, which opened last month at Bluewater Shopping Centre, on Wednesday November 12 from 12pm to 3pm.
The Michelin-starred chef will be giving demonstrations of the Sage by Heston Blumenthal collection of small appliances and doing book signings, with special offers available.
Meanwhile, Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge will visit Steamer Trading Cookshop’s Marlow branch, in the Buckingshamshire town’s Market Square, to give demonstrations and do book signings on Tuesday November 11 at 4pm.
Tom and his wife Beth, set up local eaterie The Hand and Flowers on West Street in Marlow in 2005 and were awarded one star in the Michelin Guide in 2006. In 2011, The Hand and Flowers became the first pub to receive two stars in the Guide. It also holds four AA rosettes and is currently voted number one UK restaurant by ‘Restaurant Magazine’ and won the Gastropub of the Year title in The National Restaurant Awards.
Steamer Trading Cookshop now operates 33 stores all over the UK, varying in size from 800sq ft to 7,000sq ft, and stocks a total of 10,000 products from 300 suppliers. Key brands include KitchenAid, Le Creuset, Kitchen Craft, Robert Welch Designs, De’Longhi, Magimix, LSA, Cole & Mason and Tala.
The chain is currently putting the finishing touches to its new store at WestQuay shopping centre in the Hampshire town of Southampton. The single-storey 2,500 sq ft outlet is due to open at the end of November. It will be alongside brands such as Jack Wills, White Stuff, Fat Face, Paperchase and Cath Kidston. Located in the heart of Southampton city centre, WestQuay boasts over 100 stores spread over three shopping levels. Major names include John Lewis, Marks & Spencer and Apple.