‘MY LIFE IN THE PALACE KITCHENS’ – Guest Speaker: COLIN ALDERSON,  Former Pastry Chef to the Queen. Thursday 31st January 2019 at 7.30pm, Rawdon Library

COLIN ALDERSON,  Former Pastry Chef to the Queen


 7:30 pm: Thursday 31st January, 7.30pm at   Rawdon Community Library

 Join Colin as he reminisces about his travels with the Queen and the meals he has prepared for her at Buckingham Palace, Windsor, Sandringham, Balmoral and on the Royal Yacht.

This is a fascinating presentation and the audiences simply won’t want Colin Alderson to stop. Hear about the preparation it takes to get ready for a State Banquet, making 2,000 canapés and 4,000 lobster tartlets and many more intriguing stories of life in the palace kitchens

Colin Alderson who was the Queen’s official pastry chef for five years has cooked for many a royal occasion from banquets and parties for hundreds of people, to simple breakfasts for Queen Elizabeth 2nd herself. He has also seen how Christmas happens in the royal household, including Windsor House, Sandringham Palace and on board the Royal Yacht Britannia.

   Admission:   ACS Members Free,   Non-members £4.00

     (N.B. Join on night: £10 for 6 talks in 2019)