Staff and residents celebrated the Royal Wedding at the weekend with a very special lunch prepared by the chefs at Green Tree Court. The team had researched royal menus to serve dishes that have graced royal wedding breakfasts from the past, including Dover Sole, Smoked Salmon Mousse with Lyme Bay Crab, and Lamb with Jersey Royals. Our residents dressed up in their wedding best to watch as Meghan and Harry said their “I do’s.” And then enjoyed the Green Tree Court kitchen’s own lemon and elderflower wedding cake with vanilla butter icing, just like the Royal couple.
“The bunting was out and outfits planned and accessorised to perfection,” commented Helen Rushton, Home Director at Green Tree Court. “We wanted our residents to have the chance to feel part of this big day and share the happy moment. Our award winning kitchen team laid on a sumptuous feast fit for a king, including coronation-style chicken, asparagus crown, and sherry trifle. They used some of the best and freshest local ingredients to put together a mouth watering and memorable menu, all inspired by menus from Royal weddings from the past. For fun, we had an official invitation for our residents, with a dress code of hats and gloves for the ladies. And tea was served in vintage china cups, specially sourced for the occasion.
“We were delighted to be joined by some of our residents’ family members as well as one of our regular respite care guests. We started the morning with champagne and canapés. The flags were flying, the tables were laid perfectly, and everyone who wanted to get involved could really enjoy a very special day. Extra thanks goes to the whole of the kitchen team, our Hosts, and Merle Weiner, our Head of Activities for making the day such a success. The attention and care they gave to the finer details of planning this event was probably a close second to the efforts being made up in Windsor!”
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