According to the latest figures, 1.9 million tonnes of food is wasted by the food industry each year in the UK. It’s said that 250,000 tonnes of that food is still perfectly edible - we’re talking about a potential 650 million meals in real terms. All of this when there are still 8.4 million people struggling to eat in the UK. This is devastating, and needs some real attention…
GET WASTED is our little way of raising some awareness around this issue. For one day a month, we will be preparing food donated to us that would have otherwise been thrown to landfill, we’re talking about perfectly edible, nutritious and delicious produce that would have tragically gone to waste.
Our plan is to take that produce, create one-off dishes with whatever we have available and serve that up to you. All we ask is that you pay what you feel it’s worth. We will be serving our usual drinks menu on the night (until we can source some potentially wasted booze, too!) which will be charged for at the normal price. The price of the food however, is left in your hands.
We are aiming to get speakers in to talk about wasted food and its impact on the environment as well as plenty of practical take-aways on how to save food waste and ultimately, your hard earned money.
This series will always be a super informal, casual dining experience with a focus on building awareness and connecting community.
Any food left over at the end of the night will be donated to homeless and other local charities.
We’re really excited to get this rocking , and look forward to welcoming you on our Pilot event.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a table or register your interest.