Fine dining – St George’s Day menu photography at The Red Sails Restaurant

I have a fabulous job. Each day is different and I get to work at a huge variety of venues throughout Kent.

And I was delighted to be invited to photograph a St George’s Day taster menu for the Faversham Creek Hotel and their fine dining restaurant by the Creek, The Red Sails.

We start with smoked salmon, served with cucumber sorbet, crème fraîche, lime confit & edible flowers. The colours of the flowers were beautiful against the pink bricks in the courtyard garden.

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And then on to the English beef fillet, a delicious rare fillet, mini oxtail pie, St George’s mushrooms, textures of shallot, mousseline potato …

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Tiny details of the plating …

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And to finish, “Stuffed Bramley Apple Tart” … Johnathon explains: “Bramley apples are only grown in England and as a child I remember them being served stuffed with mincemeat so for this version we are making a tart with a thin layer of mincemeat served with crème Anglaise”.  I tasted a “small” slice and it was heavenly …

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You can find out more about what’s on offer for the St George’s Day taster menu on the Faversham Creek hotel website.

I very much enjoy food photography and understand that it’s important to get great quality images that really show the texture and presentation of food. After all, we eat with our eyes … if you are looking for a photographer who knows how to get those shots, drop me a line sam@samanthajonesphotography.co.uk and we can chat through your requirements.

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