The Old Finsbury Town Hall was the setting for this incredible wedding between Gabrielle and Pip. The Grade II listed building is a London Landmark and is the home of performing arts school The Urdang Academy. All proceeds from the weddings and events held at this venue are re-invested into the school to help improve the experience and growth of its students.

This wedding was a fusion of two cultures and brought together families from both Ghanaian and English heritage. As such, we were asked to design a menu that provoked nostalgia for guests on both sides of the newly formed family.

The canapés were designed by Adam himself with a helping hand from Gabrielle, who requested a few home favourites and then provided an experienced palate to help refine that taste of Ghana. The gesture of serving some home flavours was warmly received by the family and was an unexpected highlight on the day.

The main-course was the grooms chance to shine and with English cuisine offering such a wide range of options, cultivating flavours from all over the world, Pip decided to keep it traditional and go for the Roasted English cannon of lamb, spinach and pine nuts, creamed mash potato and a rosemary sauce. Pip also held sway over the late night grazing, deciding on Cumberland sausage baps with caramelised shallot.

Fusion menus are always fun and interesting, both for the guests to eat and for our chefs to create, this was no exception.

 

Words from the client

“We would like to thank Mark and the team at Boulevard for the wonderful food and service on our big day. The Ghanaian canapés were perfect and went down really well with the guests. Boulevard helped make our day spectacular.”