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Two Weeks To Go! Book your tickets quick!

 

Just two weeks to go until we host the amazing Celebrity Chef Rosemary Shrager for an up close and personal evening of Cookery Demonstrations at our Peasmarsh Restaurant!

 
Rosemary is best known for being a Teacher of Haute Cuisine and has worked at some of the best restaurants in London, is an accomplished author and a regular on TV!

The Jempson Foundation Donate to Flying Start Pre-School

 

The Jempson Foundation are delighted to make a donation to Flying Start Pre-School in Peasmarsh to help cover the cost of replacing their broken boiler and repairing the main entrance gate.

IMPORTANT UPDATE – Meet the Expert Event 2nd December 2022

 

 

Dear All,

Brian Turner Meet the Expert event on 2nd December 

Jempson’s are sorry to inform you that due to a private medical matter, Brian Turner will sadly no longer be unable to appear in our Meet the Expert event on the 2nd December 2022. We hope he will be returning in 2023.

We are delighted to announce that Celebrity Chef Rosemary Shrager has agreed at the last minute to take Brian’s place!

Rosemary is best known for being a Teacher of Haute Cuisine and has worked at some of the best restaurants in London. During her career, she has worked with Jean-Christophe Novelli and Pierre Koffmann at his internationally famous Tante Claire restaurant.

Rosemary is also an accomplished author and is a regular on TV, having appeared as a Judge on Ladette to Lady in 2005 and even starred on I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! in 2012! In 2016 she appeared on The Real Marigold Hotel, which followed a group of celebrity’s on a journey to India and has appeared on the BBC show The Big Family Cooking Showdown as well as Cooking with the Stars last year.

Any tickets currently purchased will be valid for the Rosemary Shrager event on the 2nd December at the times purchased. Tickets still available so head over to our gift shop to purchase your tickets now!

We hope to welcome you but if you wish to receive a refund, please do contact us on mail@jempsons.com.

We are sure you will join us in wishing Brian a speedy return to health, and thanking Rosemary for her prompt decision to fulfil this engagement.

Thank you for your patience and understanding – we look forward to welcoming you in a few weeks time!

Kind regards,

The Team at Jempson’s

Less than 6 weeks to go until you can ‘Meet the Expert’ with Celebrity Chef Brian Turner!

 

Click the image above to book your tickets now as they’re selling fast!

Foodie fans will not want to miss the opportunity to watch Brian Turner cook up a storm and perhaps pick up some tips along the way!

Events at 6pm and 8pm. T&C’s apply. www.jempsons.com

 

 

 

Meet the Expert with Brian Turner!

 

We are delighted to announce that we will be welcoming Celebrity Chef Brian Turner to our Peasmarsh Restaurant on 2nd December for an evening of Cookery Demonstrations!

Brian Turner is said to be one of Britain’s most well-known Chefs, having trained at Simpson’s in the Strand, The Savoy, and Claridge’s and in 2002 was awarded a CBE for his services to tourism and training in the catering industry. His remarkable career involves being one of the first chefs to star in beloved TV show Ready Steady Cook, where he served for 14 years and has appeared on Saturday Kitchen and This Morning.

Book your tickets early to avoid disappointment!

The Jempson Foundation are Supporting Cooking Pops!

It is with great pleasure that the Jempson Foundation are able to support Cooking Pops, an initiative set up by retired Chef Steve Lucas to equip low income families with the tools and skills to cook healthy meals for the family on a tight budget.

“Launching on the 28th September, we are offering free cooking classes to local people who want to learn about safely preparing and cooking home made, healthy meals on a low budget. These will be run from Bexhill Freedom Church in Sidley and you can visit our facebook page to find out more. Thank you to Jempson’s and all our local supporters.” Steve Lucas, Cooking Pops

The Jempson Foundation make a Donation to TAFFS!

The Jempson Foundation are delighted to make a donation to Ticehurst & Flimwell CofE Primary School to help fund their Creative Outdoor Teaching Area!

“We want to encourage and enhance outdoor learning – there will be a wildflower meadow, birdboxes and butterfly houses with growing boxes for veg to teach the children where food comes from. Each classroom will have access to this area, so it will really help our children learn and grow. We can’t thank Jempson’s enough for their support and quick application process!” Debbi, Ticehurst & Flimwell CofE Primary School

Donation to Battle Foodbank!

The Jempson Foundation are delighted to be able to make a donation to Battle Food Bank, given by the fantastic local community and Jempson’s.

“A huge thanks to the local community for their generosity, we are very grateful for their support and that of Jempson’s. There has been a dramatic rise in the use of the food bank in the last couple of years and this donation will be of such help. We have a new premises in the Upper Church Hall of St Mary’s Church in Battle and we are open every Wednesday between 1pm and 3pm to support anyone in need.” Sally Parry, Battle Food Bank

Jempson’s Sponsor It’s a ChaRYEity Knockout!

The Jempson Foundation are sponsoring it’s a ChaRYEity Knockout, a Family Fun day down in Rye RFC on Saturday 3rd September organised by Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital, the last of four events they are holding over the Summer.

“The money raised from this event will go directly towards purchasing new mattresses and beds on the ward at the Hospital. Since Covid we are extremely busy and it will directly benefit the patients and their comfort at the Hospital so we are grateful to Jempson’s for their donation” Paula Riley, Chair of Friends, Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital

Visit their webpage for more information!

Donation to Rye Food Bank

The Jempson Foundation are delighted to donate £5000 to Rye Food Bank, bringing the total donations so far to £35,000, given by the amazing local community and Jempson’s.

“All the volunteers working in the Rye Food Bank are immensely encouraged by the wonderful, open generosity of this community, as evidenced by this cheque and we’re very, very grateful. In dark days, this gift translates to a bright ray of hope for many people, and we promise that we will use every penny carefully and for the good of those most in need. We’re so pleased to work in close partnership with Jempsons, and we’re deeply appreciative of all that they do for us. Thank you all!” Bob Harper, Rye Food Bank

Donation to Rye and District Street Pastors

The Jempson Foundation are delighted to make a donation to the Rye and District Street Pastors.

“We cover Rye and District using a vehicle which was donated to us by Sussex Police. This transports the team, supplies and refreshments as well as assisting individuals who are in need of our  support and we may deal with 20 to 30 per evening who are predominantly vulnerable youths or adults. Jempson’s have been supporting us for the last 5 years by covering the cost of our Car Insurance and we are grateful to them for their support” Nizam, Coordinator Rye and District Street Pastors and Ascension Trust Representative

Wittersham School Association Donation

The Jempson Foundation are delighted to make a donation to the Wittersham School Association.

“This was a request from the children on the School Council who asked if a bird hide, binoculars and other learning resources could be purchased for the Wildlife Garden here at the School. Lockdown saw many children become interested in birdwatching and we use this space during lunchtimes and Wildlife Club. It is really good to have the support of Jempson’s, it means a lot to the children to know that the wider community are taking an interest in their wellbeing and development – they feel heard and valued” Claire, Headteacher