21st February 2012
Legendary comedian Stan Boardman and actress Suzanne Collins will cook up a storm in the city’s new hotspot Hanover Street Social. Stan and Suzanne’s special chef training is in preparation for Alder Hey Imagine Appeal’s upcoming sold out event ‘Under Starters Orders’ on 11 th April. The night will launch the Appeal’s fundraising activities as the official charity of the John Smith’s Grand National.
The celebrity red and blue teams will turn up the heat and battle it out in the kitchen to raise money for the charity.
Red team captain Stan hopes to lead the reds to victory, he said: "I’m in it to win it and hope we can raise loads of money for Alder Hey!”
Blue team captain Suzanne added; "I’ve been in the kitchen for Under Starters Orders before and last time we were robbed! Stan’s going to have a competition on his hands! Come on you blues!”
Guests in the restaurant, which will include a few famous faces, will also be treated to cocktails made and served by racing glamorous duo Chanelle McCoy and Emma Spencer.
Chris Done, Head of Fundraising and PR at Alder Hey Imagine Appeal added: "We really appreciate the generosity of Hanover Street Social, their suppliers and Midshire Business Systems Ltd who we’ve worked in association with for this event. We’re also grateful to the celebrities who’ve kindly agreed to give up their free time to support our children’s hospital.”
Under Starters Orders is sponsored by Midshire Business Systems Ltd and Hanover Street Social.