Scene1 Restaurant Re-Opens For Business Sept 2011

Sun, 2001-02-18 00:00

East Durham College is pleased to announce its fabulous bistro-style restaurant, Scene1, is open for business and once again taking bookings for lunch and evening meals.

Now that the new academic year is once again in full swing Scene1, based in the College’s Peterlee Campus, on Willerby Grove, will be open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday lunchtimes (12pm-2pm) as well as Tuesday and Thursday evenings (5pm-9pm) from W/c 19th September 2011.

Scene1 will offer business lunches as well as their new express lunch service for those will a little less time.

Sharon Flower, Curriculum Leader for Hospitality & Catering, said: “The restaurant is a really important aspect of the training our students receive. It ensures they get real live experience of serving and cooking for real paying customers.

“It’s great when the restaurant is full as it puts the students under real pressure and teaches them how to cope with it - and that’s vital experience in this industry.”

The student team are led by award winning Head Chef Joe Keenan who also works as the Head Chef at the Newcastle Falcons and used to own and ran his own restaurant, the Centurion Inn at Langley Park in Durham.

The restaurant has a fully licensed bar and is a beautiful modern styled eatery. All the food is freshly prepared and made on the day, using high quality local fresh produce.

With a 3-course gourmet evening meal costing only £12.50, Scene1 really does offer great value for money and the food is fantastic too.

If you’d like to make a reservation please call Scene1 on 0191 518 8300.