Menu confirmed for the Evening with Michael Caines event

With just a week to go until the third Exeter Foundation evening with Michael Caines MBE, the menu and accompanying wine has been confirmed.

The menu, which has been devised by Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines MBE and Sandy Park’s Head Chef Sam Billson, includes luxury canapes, followed by a decadent five-course menu and petit fours and coffee to finish.

Ingredients have been sourced locally, including chicken from Darts Farm, vegetables from Dart Fresh and a selection of South West cheeses. The complementary wine has been specially selected to match each course by South Devon-based Tolchards.

The event takes place at Sandy Park on Thursday 9th November and raises funds for the Exeter Foundation – the Chiefs’ charity which distributes money raised to charities and organisations throughout the City and surrounds.

Speaking about the event, Michael Caines said: “This is the third time we have held this evening; it’s always great to collaborate with the Sandy Park team and come up with a seasonal menu showcasing the amazing local ingredients we have available to us.”

Tickets for the evening are priced at £100 per person and can be purchased by contacting

The full menu is as follows:
Selection of canapes
Selection of bread


Shellfish bisque with basil oil


Terrine of winter vegetables
Truffle mayonnaise, candied hazelnuts and mushrooms a la Grecque


Roast Darts Farm chicken breast
With lentils, glazed button onion, wild mushrooms and red wine sauce


Selection of South West Cheeses


Raspberry Mousse
Pistachio curd, raspberry sorbet and pistachio macarons


Petit fours and coffee

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