Carshalton College’s in house training restaurant celebrated the Queen’s 90th Birthday with a five course dinner and Royale Cocktails. Guests enjoyed this delicious menu prepared by the College’s catering and hospitality students.

Starters included Cullen Skink, Warm Beef, Beetroot & Rocket Salad and Ragout of Wild Mushrooms & Leeks served in a Filo Pastry Basket.

The main courses included Roulade of Cod with Grilled New Potatoes with a Bouillabaisse Sauce, Slow-roasted Guinea Fowl served with Caramelised Belgian Endive and Marinated & Pot Roasted Beef with Horseradish Potato Cake.

The desserts were Warm Chocolate Fondant served with Orange Salad, Passion Fruit & Custard Soufflé with Vanilla Ice Cream and Crushed Raspberry Vacherin. It also included Petit fours and Tea or Coffee.

Nightingales is Carshalton College’s on-site training restaurant. Meals are prepared and served by our enthusiastic students under the supervision of experienced chefs. The restaurant offers real hands on experience and is open to the public during term time for coffee mornings, lunch, dinner, functions and business events plus our special themed evenings.

Students are on a variety of courses including Certificates, Diplomas and City and Guilds qualifications in an Introduction to Hospitality, Food and Drink Service and Professional Cookery, and cover
Food preparation
Food hygiene
Health & Safety
Menu design & costings
Event planning and management
Restaurant floor service planning

Bookings can be made between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, please contact Nightingales Restaurant on 0208 544 4433.