Sunday Sessions focus on working with driven and passionate people of the industry. A pair (food + drink) come together for one night, and make a slice of their vision for a restaurant come to life. 

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We are very excited to be working at the truly gorgeous Ellory! 
A big thank you to the team for the use of their space and a
massive congratulations on all their success thus far. 

 For this months Sunday Session we have London based couple; Paolo Lancini & Ellen McDougal.

Paolo hails from Italy where he started cooking at the age of 17, working in high and low end restaurants in his hometown of Lombardy. After working his way up to sous chef at 22, Paolo left to explore the vast restaurant land of London. Since arriving, he has spent time Upstairs at The Ten Bells, staging throughout the city and currently calls Peckham's lauded Mediterranean haunt - Artusi, home. For his menu with Eighty Six List, we see him draw influence from both Italy and England, using his imagination to curate unique dishes utilising the best of what is in season. 

Pairing the wines on the night is Ellen, who after a short stint in the corporate world found herself in a restaurant. It all started Upstairs at The Ten Bells (so it seems something else was started there...) and it wasn't long before the spark was lit. She followed Upstairs with a stint at 10 Cases before moving to Lyle's, where she fell head over heels for minimal intervention wines and small prodcution vineyards. She says 'It's the stories behind the wine, the families working together and the risks individuals take to produce wines full of love, made with care and unique characteristics' which draw her to wine.

Please join them for a truly special evening.

***Due to the one off nature of this event we are unable to accomodate allergies & dietary requirements. 


Tickets are £40 and include a wine pairing on the night. 

Please arrive as close to 18.30pm as possible.



Salted Cod Polenta, Cauliflower, Smoked Almonds 

Vignammare 2015, Nino Baraco, Sicilia, Italia


Casoncelli alla Bergamasca

L’Eméphère 2015, Julien Peyras, Languedoc, France


Pork Belly, Chard, Potato

Petit Jeanne 2015, Domaine La Roche Buissiere Cotes du Rhone, Rhone, France


Pomegranate Posset, Shortbread

Moscatel Pasas NV, Bodegas Cesar Florido, Jerez, Spain

***Due to the one off nature of this event we are unable to accomodate allergies & dietary requirements. 

Earlier Event: February 26