It led Dale Roberts to reminisce about himself as a young chef, and those who taught him the lessons that brought him to this moment: his culinary mentors, Graham Garrett and Kevin Hopgood.
Mentioning it to his wife, Sandalene, she suggested Dale Roberts fly them out to South Africa, from London and New Zealand respectively, to cook, to reconnect and inspire each other one more time.
So the LDR Origins – The Mentors’ Event originated. On 3 and 4 January 2020, The Test Kitchen will play host to the LDR Origins – The Mentors, a trip around the British Isles. A 9-course lunch and 12-course dinner will be served with exclusive wine pairings, prepared by these three celebrated chefs brought together.