Annual Dinner and Awards 2016

The Bristol RC Annual Dinner this year takes place on Friday 25th November 2016 at Jamie's Italian, 87-89 Park St, Bristol BS1 5PW, starting at 7.30pm.



We have the entire upper floor with private bar
 

Partners and significant others all welcome, it will be a great night! 


£40 per person


This gets you…   A glass of fizz on arrival with crackers! A 3 course dinner with coffee and you purchase your own drinks. (includes service charge) 


All the starters are sharing platters, so please choose 1 main and 1 pudding and if you have any food allergies let us know. 


Please reply to me to confirm your tickets and menu choice, at clairboo33@gmail.com.   


We are limited to about 70 so please confirm quickly if you are coming. Thanks! 


https://www.jamieoliver.com/italian/restaurants/bristol/


menu


festive antipasti for the table to share


FIZZ & CRACKERS ON ARRIVAL


mains


OUR FAMOUS PRAWN LINGUINE


Fried garlicky prawns & Scottish


langoustine tails with fennel, tomatoes,


chilli, saffron, fish broth & lemony rocket


GENNARO’S PORCHETTA


Free-range slow-cooked pork belly stuffed


with apricot, apple, fennel & garlic, served


with braised red cabbage, pan juices


& smashed crackling


ROASTED BABY CHICKEN


Herby marinated free-range baby chicken,


roasted to perfection & served with pigs in


blankets, proper bread sauce & plenty of gravy


DRY-AGED SIRLOIN STEAK


8oz prime sirloin chargrilled & served pink


with whipped truffle butter, lemony red


watercress & Chianti red wine sauce


(£5 supplement)


WILD MUSHROOM GNOCCHI


Organic potato gnocchi with pan-fried


wild mushrooms, chilli & garlic in a porcini


mushroom sauce with lemony gremolata


All served with rosemary


roast potatoes & roasted


winter root vegetables


 


desserts


EPIC BROWNIE


Our famous chocolate brownie with


zabaglione ice cream, butterscotch


sauce & caramelised popcorn


TIRAMISÙ PAVLOVA


Gooey meringue topped with


dark chocolate ice cream, smashed


hazelnuts & hot chocolate sauce


WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE


Buttery biscuit base topped with silky


smooth white chocolate mascarpone,


clementine curd & smashed honeycomb


ORGANIC YOGHURT PANNA COTTA


Vanilla yoghurt panna cotta with black


cherry compote, spiced oat crumble


& clementine zest


OUR FAMOUS


ANTIPASTI PLANKS


Tuscan fennel salami, mortadella


di Bologna, salami piccante, grilled


& marinated seasonal vegetables,


buffalo mozzarella, pecorino cheese,


snappy music bread, olives & pickles,


all served with homemade


rosemary focaccia


SMOKED SALMON CROSTINI


Hot-smoked Suffolk salmon & whipped


herby ricotta on crunchy sourdough with


freshly grated horseradish


GNOCCHI FRITTI


Potato gnocchi stuffed with gorgonzola


piccante, served with grated Bella Lodi


& spicy Sicilian tomato sauce







Annual Dinner and Awards 2015


The Bristol RC Annual Dinner this year takes place on Saturday 21st November 2015 at Goldbrick House, 69 Park St, Bristol BS1 5PB.

 

The evening will include:

  • 7pm Champagne/Cocktail Reception

  • 3 Course Dinner with wine

  • Awards

  • After dinner speaker, William Fotheringham

Cost: £40.00 per person

We have an exciting guest speaker, William Fotheringham, who is a well known cycling journalist and book writer.  He worked for many years as cycling correspondent at the Guardian and has been a cycling writer since 1988. 

You may have read some of William’s book such as Merckx: Half man, Half bike; Cyclopedia: It’s All About The Bike; Roule Britannia: A History of Britons in the Tour De France; and most recently, Racing Hard - 20 Tumultuous Years In Cycling.

You can get more background on him from this website.

William Fotheringham | Sports writer & journalist


We do still have some places left so please let us know if you would like to attend. Partners are also invited. 


For details please contact Clair Wadden at clairboo@sky.com


Food Menu


Starters


Wild mushroom & parmesan arancini, arrabiata sauce (v)


Spiced butternut squash soup, soured cream (v) (gf)


Cajun chicken Ceaser with anchovies & croutons


Wood pigeon with a blueberry puree, parsnip, carrot beetroot crisps (gf)


Mains


Roast courgette, aubergine & sweet pepper quiche, minted feta cheese (v)


Chicken breast wrapped in prosciutto ham, cauliflower puree, parsley mash, sweet port jus (gf)


Oven roast lamb rump, leek rosti, carrot puree, redcurrant and madeira wine jus (gf)


Taste of the Sea: Goldbrick fish pie, salmon, prawns, smoked haddock, hard boiled egg,


piped garlic mash & peas (gf)


Desserts


Pear & almond bakewell, almond brittle, chantillly


Lemon posset, lime soaked raspberries, orange infused shortbread (gf no shortbread)


Pumpkin polenta cake, mint syrup, cinnamon clotted cream


Fig tarte tatin, honey pistachio ice cream








Annual Dinner and Awards 2014


This year’s Bristol Road Club Annual Dinner and Awards will take place on Saturday 22 November 2014 at:

 

Lockside

No.1 Brunel Lock Road

Cumberland Basin

Bristol BS1 6XS

Tel: 0117 9255 800

www.lockside.net

 

The evening will include a hot and cold buffet dinner (all diets and includes wine on the table), auction/raffle, music and club awards presentation.

 

The evening will commence with drinks at 7pm (cash bar) followed by dinner at 8pm. Last orders at the bar are at midnight.

 

The dress code is smart casual.

  

The cost to attend this year’s event is £30.00 per person.  Partners are also invited.  Availability is limited, so if you would like to attend, please forward full payment by 31 October.

Tickets are available from the organiser, Brian O'Kelly.
Email: brian.okelly@bristolroadclub.com

 
 
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Check out the photos from last year's event Annual Dinner photos on facebook

The Annual dinner and Dance this year will take place on Saturday 23rd November 2013 at the Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel and Spa, Redcliffe Way, Bristol, Avon BS1 6SQ. Tel: 0117 968 9900

The evening’s events will include a three course dinner, raffle, awards presentation and auction followed by disco and dancing.
The evening will commence with reception drinks from the cash bar at 7pm followed by dinner at 8pm. The evening will finish at 1am.
Tickets are available from the organiser, Paul Merryweather. 

Evening Schedule
7.00 – Arrival and drinks

7.45 – Dinner

7.55 – Welcome

9.00 – Awards

9.30 – Raffle and Auction
10.00 – Music and Dancing

1.00am – Clubbing or off to bed!

 

Menu

 

o   Spiced carrot and coriander soup, sun blushed tomato crostini

o   Slow cooked sirloin of beef, roasted root vegetables, roast potatoes, port jus

o   Vegetarian option: Butternut squash and sage tortellini with pine nuts and wild mushroom sauce

o   Pecan and treacle tart with vanilla ice cream

o   Tea, coffee and chocolates

 

 

 

Raffle Prizes

·         Pair of Fulcrum Racing 6.5  wheels with Schwalbe Tyres – value £220 (from BW Cycling)

·         Picnic basket with Champagne, Xmas cake, Xmas pudding and Chocs – value £100

·         £50 John Lewis Vouchers – value £50

·         Pro Sports Massage Voucher – value £35

·         Port in presentation box – value £25

·         Wine Glasses – value £25

·         Molton Brown Gift Box – value £45

·         Award Winning Ales – value £15

·         Luxury Xmas Pudding – value £15

·         Bottle of Champagne – value £30

·         Mud Dock Dinner Voucher – value £30

·         Mercure Dinner Voucher – value £50

·         Garmin Heart Rate Strap – value £30

 

Auction Items

·         Holiday home for a weekend in Hay-on-Wye – value £200

·         Used Giant TCR Advanced SL ISP Frame, Medium – value £500

 
 Look forward seeing you there, it will be a great evening!
 
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2012
 
Check out the photos from a great night Annual Dinner photos on facebook

The Annual dinner and Dance this year will take place on Saturday 24th November 2012 at the Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel and Spa, Redcliffe Way, Bristol, Avon BS1 6SQ. Tel: 0117 968 9900
The evening’s events will include a three course dinner, raffle, awards presentation, auction, guest speaker - triple Olympian and multiple National Champion Oli Beckingsale, followed by disco and dancing.
The evening will commence with reception drinks from the cash bar at 7pm followed by dinner at 8pm. The evening will finish at 1am.
Tickets are available from the organiser, Paul Merryweather. 
The dress code is lounge suits and cocktail dresses (no jeans or trainers...please!!).
 
Menu
The standard menu is shown below. Should you have any special dietary requirements, please let the organiser know. 

The vegetarian option / alternative main course is Wild mushroom and watercress risotto with truffle oil, please advise if you would prefer this option.

Leek and potato soup, chive and truffle oil

oOo

Corn fed chicken breast, Dauphinoise potato, glazed carrot,

minted leeks, Madeira jus

oOo

White chocolate and Baileys cheesecake, honeycomb ice

cream, dark chocolate sauce

oOo

Freshly brewed coffee with minted chocolates

Vegetarian / Alternative main course option

Wild mushroom and watercress risotto with truffle oil 

Raffle Prizes
  • Pair of Bontrager tubeless wheels and tyres worth £225 from www.Mud-dock.com.
  • Nights stay over a weekend for 2 with dinner & breakfast at The Grange Hotel worth £200.
  • Nights stay for 2 at Mercure with breakfast worth £100.
  • Bike fit worth £80 from BWCycling.co.uk.
  • Three course meal with wine for 2 at Novotel Bristol £70.
  • Sports massage worth £35 from http://www.pro-sports-massage.co.uk/.
  • Ladies Hair Style worth £35 from http://www.ukhairstyling.co.uk/.
  • .....and the Grand Auction is for a Balloon Ride for 2 worth £350 from Neil Dykes.

A big thank you to all the generous sponsors.

Should you wish to stay overnight, the hotel have offered a discounted rate of £80.00 inclusive of breakfast and VAT for two people sharing a room. Please let Paul know if you require a room.

Look forward seeing you there, it will be a great evening!

 
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