The Carpenters Arms in Felixkirk, which has been named as the best pub in North Yorkshire at The National Pub & Bar Awards 2021. To celebrate, the team will be hosting a BBQ for the local community on Wednesday 11th August, cooked by executive chef, Jason Wardill.
Part of Provenance Inns, the team at The Carpenters Arms takes pride in growing their own, fresh produce at their kitchen garden in Mount St John, Felixkirk. The private, walled kitchen garden supplies seasonal produce all year round which helps to inform their extensive menu.
Speaking about the community BBQ, new General Manager, Paul Wicker, said: “This award means so much to us and we are hugely grateful to the local community in Felixkirk who have really supported us in recent months.
“We value every single customer who visits us and now that restrictions have ended, we want to celebrate what community really means, by hosting a BBQ for the community to celebrate our award!
“Local produce is at the heart of our business and Jason is an accomplished chef who will be providing some delicious food, supplemented by produce from our kitchen garden. It’s going to be a night to remember.”
The pub is also adding new, seasonal dishes to its summer menu, all featuring ingredients picked from their kitchen garden. Customers can tuck into beetroot cured salmon, Mount St John garden courgette & Yorkshire fettle tart, slow cooked pork cheek, Yorkshire wolds breast of chicken and sirloin steak on the bone, amongst other tasty dishes.
Throughout August, The Carpenters Arms will also be serving a ‘Yorkshire Special’ pie dish made using local Ampleforth cider. The chicken and Chorizo pie comes with sweet potato mash and buttered courgette ribbons. £1 from every pie is being donated to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance charity.
Paul concluded: “We’re really proud of our Yorkshire heritage and the sense of community that hasn’t waned, despite everyone experiences difficulties over the last year. Not only is our menu massively influenced by our region, but it has informed the charity we have chosen to support. Now really is the time to pay it forward and we hope that this marks the start of many community events to come.”