Blend Kitchen - Good Food, Does Good!

by Chris Hanson in Sheffield, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 4th September 2020 we successfully raised £2,539 with 53 supporters in 56 days

Help us launch the new Blend Kitchen. Be part of an incredible team creating work and life opportunites for those that need it most.

by Chris Hanson in Sheffield, England, United Kingdom

After 2 incredible years at our previous home on Pinstone Street in Sheffield, this year we're taking Blend Kitchen to the next level but we need your help.

Here's what we've achieved so far:

1. We've secured the location

After our lease came to an end during lock down at our former home on Pinstone Street, we've secured a prime spot on Ecclesall Road next to the old wards brewery in the ground floor of our supporters, educational publishing company Twinkl. We're going to transform an empty shell into this state of the art all day dining and events space serving great food, playing great music and providing life changing opportunities for people with mental health conditions, learning disabilities, parents returning to the world of work and people who have overcome substance misuse and homelessness. Check out the amazing artists image of the new site. 

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2. We've built the team

We've assembled an incredible team to make the new Blend Kitchen site a success. The team include award winning design agencies 93ft and Front Ideas, Sheffield music legend and Blend Kitchen patron Richard Hawley, hospitality experts including Justin Rowntree (founder of Silversmiths) and Richard Smith (Thyme Cafe, Graze Inn and many more) and the incredible team of Blend Kitchen staff and volunteers as featured in the film above. 

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3. We know what  we do works

After 2 years working hard to train the team, develop our menus and build our brand, we've shown the impact Blend Kitchen can have. From creating jobs for people who may not otherwise have got them to providing a safe space for people from all walks of life to meet, Blend Kitchen is a truly unique space to enjoy some great food and come away knowing you've helped someone move forward with their life. 

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4. We've secured the majority of the funding 

Despite securing well over £100k in funding,investment and pro bono work to launch the new Blend Kitchen site, we're not quite there yet. Please donate and help us create this incredible space, keeping money in Sheffield and making all our lives a little bit better off.   

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£40 or more

3 course evening meal for 2

3 courses of globally inspired dishes. Relax and stay a while. (dine in or takeaway)

£5 or more

Coffee and cake for 1

An indulgent, homemade cake or doughnut with a cup of freshly made Twin Cafe fair trade coffee, or pot of Birdhouse tea, award winning and hand blended in Sheffield (dine in or takeaway)

£10 or more

2 course lunch for 1

2 courses of globally inspired dishes. Healthy, well balanced, freshly made (dine in or takeaway)

£20 or more

2 course lunch for 2

2 courses of globally inspired dishes. Healthy, well balanced, freshly made (dine in or takeaway)

£20 or more

Cookbook featuring Blend Kitchen

WHY NOT ADD THIS FOR YOURSELF OR AS A GIFT! Last year we were featured in the fantastic Whirlow Hall Farm cookbook. Packed with family friendly recipes from some of the cities favourite chefs as well as supporters of the farm. Buy this and you not only support us, but £4 from each sale goes to the Whirlow Hall Farm Educational Trust

£90 or more

3 course evening meal for 4 with wine

3 mouthwatering courses with a bottle of carefully selected wine. Share with family and friends to either eat in or as part of our click and collect service.

£300 or more

Social bubble dining night for 10 + drinks

Celebrate life! Private dining for 10 - aperitifs, canapes, 3 courses, wine flight. Arrival drinks with canapes followed by an evening of great food, a tailored wine flight and personal but informal service for you and 9 of your nearest and dearest. All in our private dining room at Blend Kitchen's brand new Ecclesall Road home.

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