The Chesil Rectory held a special one -off fundraising dinner on Monday 18th May with BBC Masterchef finalist, Sven Hanson Britt .

A whopping £2169 was raised through ticket sales & the event was generously match funded by Basepoint Winchester , bringing the grand total for the night of £4338 for local charity Winchester Young Carers.

The talented MasterChef finalist from Bishops Waltham, attended Peter Symmonds College before becoming Sous Chef at The Ritz. He joined for one night only, the Chefs at Chesil Rectory to help raise money for Winchester Young Carers. A sumptuous 5 course local menu was served celebrating Hampshire in Springtime.

The popular city centre restaurant donated all ticket proceeds from the night to the local independent charity which provides a service for Young Carers aged 8-17 throughout the Winchester district.

Owner Mark Dodd added “We were delighted to have such a talented Chef join our team for the night. I would also like to thank all our staff & our wonderful regular customers who bought tickets & ate so generously!”

A big thank you to Sam Gavins Photography for our lovely event photographs.