summer is here at The Restaurant Bar & Grill, Bank Restaurant & Bar and ZINC

Posted by adam
25 June, 2013
Category In Season:, In the Diary

SMOKED SALMON BEETROOT SALAD SPRING

Summer menus launched on the 4th July at The Restaurant Bar & Grill, Bank Restaurant & Bar and ZINC. This seasons focus brings fresh, new flavours with ingredients such as broad beans, peas, hand-picked crab, beefsteak tomatoes, scallops and native lobster. Operations Chef Chris Maycock commented “Britain brings such a wealth of produce at this time… Read more

JAMES GINGELL, EXECUTIVE OPERATIONAL CHEF

Posted by adam
25 June, 2013
Category Our People

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James has devoted the last decade to developing menus for Piccolino that are varied, innovative and broad in appeal. He is passionate about Italian food and uses his home in the Abruzzo region to bring inspiration and authenticity to his work. Did you cook growing up? My parents weren’t brilliant cooks as most stories go!… Read more

drink and dine on our alfresco terraces, rain or shine

Posted by adam
25 June, 2013
Category Hot Property

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Piccolino in Birmingham Alfresco dining has always been synonymous with chic, and there’s nowhere better to dine outdoors than in one of our collection of amazing restaurants. Our dedicated property team continue to work hard at extending and improving our alfresco terraces, combining  luxury with the ultimate in simplicity. Looking to escape somewhere with views second… Read more

one ingredient three ways….Crab

Posted by adam
25 June, 2013
Category In Season:, Our Favourites

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A Jurassic-looking ingredient, fresh crab surprises us all with its beautifully delicate flesh and sweet taste. Locally sourced from Isle of Man and the Welsh shores, this crimson orange crustacean’s meat is superior in flavour and we’re making the most of the season. The beauty of crab is that it pairs with endless flavours.  It… Read more

Summer inspiration through ingredients

Posted by adam
7 June, 2013
Category In Season:

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Always with  a focus on seasonal flavours, fruits and vegetables, summer menus are almost here The Restaurant Bar & Grill, Piccolino, Bank Restaurant & Bar and Zinc! Executive Development Chef Andy Owen and his team have been busy putting the finishing touches to the menus – here is a sneak peak of some new dishes… Read more