A S-MASHING time is on the offing for Ryedale Special Families’ Enormous Lunch next month.
And to make sure the week-long event cooks up a storm, the charity is aiming to “link” in with as many catering venues as possible for its special Bangers & Mash menu.
Supporters are now aiming to get hotels, pubs, restaurants and cafes throughout Ryedale to offer their own version of “Bangers & Mash” from November 26 to December 2 - with a donation of £1 per meal being made to the charity.
Rob Davies, funding co-ordinator for Ryedale Special Families, said: “For the past three years we’ve benefitted quite significantly from the “Enormous Lunch” idea. This year we decided to do something a little different and Robert Wormall, of the Talbot Hotel, came up with this simple but brilliant concept.
“The on-going services which we provide for over 450 Ryedale families relies heavily on the generous support we receive from local people and it’s important to us that we ring the changes from time to time and also create something that is fun and that everyone can enjoy.
“We’ve sounded out a few venues this week and already have seven who have offered to get involved so we’re hugely optimistic that the idea will catch on.”
Alice Naylor-Leyland, honorary patron of the charity, added: “It’s a simple yet fun and different idea and if we can persuade lots of different venues to come on board then we should raise a significant sum.”
Venues already on board include the Cresswell Arms, Appleton le Street; the Moors Inn, Appleton le Moors; the Feathers in Helmsley; the Ashfield Country Manor Hotel, Kirby Misperton; and The Talbot Hotel, the Old Lodge Hotel and The Yard in Malton
Malton Relish will also incorporate the idea into one of its monthly supper evenings.
Anyone willing to get involved is asked to contact Rob on (01653) 699000 or firstname.lastname@example.org