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Simon, Spain, and a selection of superb sherries

Simon’s just returned from a brief but informative trip to Jerez thisweek, visiting the soleras and cellars of González Byass and learning much more about the history and quality of their sherries. As one of the most distinguished and renowned sherry wineries, he had a lot to learn from them! We’ve stocked many of their lines […]

Chef Simon Shaw leads expert chef course at The Cooking School in Halifax

We’re delighted El Gato Negro has been asked to conduct a duo of cooking classes by The Cooking School at Dean Clough in Halifax, as part of their excellent Wednesday Night for Chefs series. Chef/proprietor Simon Shaw will be leading two evening classes in March 2013 – revealing some of his favourite techniques, tips and knowledge – […]

A timelapse video of the team in the kitchen

Ever wondered how hard we work to bring great food from the kitchen to the table? Well, here’s a short timelapse video which shows the team working in our rather delicately proportioned kitchen… You can see we’re a precision team, where everyone knows their station and everything goes out from the pass looking just perfect. […]