Sunday, 23rd September 2018
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The Bay Tree Bistro’s Grand Finale at Harvest Fest Raises €1200 for Down Syndrome Waterford, Wexford and South Kilkenny

The 3 Sisters themed Grand Finale Dinner at the Bay Tree Bistro in September featuring award winning Head Chefs, Keith Boyle of The Bay Tree Bistro in Waterford, Billy Whitty from Aldridge Lodge in Duncannon, Paul Hynes from La Cote Seafood Restaurant in Wexford and Ken Harker from The Lady Helen Restaurant at Mount Juliet Estate in Kilkenny finished off Waterford’s Harvest Festival in style with an amazing 4 course gala dinner.

Not only was this a showcase of the regions finest restaurants but the 4 Chefs also came together to help raise funds for a charity that is close to their hearts. By holding a raffle on the night with some fantastic prizes they also organised an online auction for an overnight stay plus dinner, bed and breakfast in Aldridge Lodge and 2 tickets for next years gala event, combining a total of €1200 to be split between the Waterford and South Kilkenny Branch and Wexford Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland. Chef and Owner of The Bay Tree and Organiser of the event Keith Boyle said " Not only was it a fantastic experience to get this calibre of chefs coming down to cook with me here at the Bay Tree and their wives and partners for also coming down to work their magic front of house this event helps to showcase to the people of Waterford the quality of restaurants and cooking we have here on our doorstep, but to able to give something back and raise some money for a charity that is close personally to us its great. From Carmel and I we would like to sincerely thank all 3 Chefs, Ken, Paul and Billy, Edwina and Joanne their partners out front. Chef Andy Drohan from La Cote, My own team at the Bay Tree. Tom Murphy Car Sales, Harvest Fest, Dawn Meats, Wines Direct, River Cottage Restaurant, Tosh from Glendine Country House and everybody else who came on the night for making this a super event and hopefully we can make it bigger this year.

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