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by like my bike Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:03 am
2018 Awards Dinner, Saturday 17th November at York Pavillion Hotel 7.00 for 7.30

3 course meal & Special Guest

Special Guest
The club warmly welcome, Geoff Cooke, former Commonwealth Games Gold medallist.
Cooke competed in the Sprint and Tandem Sprint events in Munich. Represented England at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in Christchurch, where he won the Gold medal in the tandem sprint event. Along with winning the Commonwealth Championship he is a 31 times World Masters Champion, including winning the sprint championship for seven consecutive years between 1996 and 2002, and 64 times national champion.

He held the post of British Cycling's national cycling coach for 10 years, 1979-1989.

Menu Selection

Starters
Prawn and crayfish cocktail with baby gem leaf salad and spiced Marie Rose sauce

Ham hock and asparagus terrine with piccalilli puree, pickled baby vegetables and toasted sourdough

Roasted tomato and red onion soup

Mains
Breast of chicken wrapped in smoked pancetta with confit garlic mash, tomato and tarragon sauce

Seared fillet of salmon with crushed new potatoes and a crayfish and dill cream

Roast sirloin of beef with Yorkshire pudding, braised fondant potato and red wine gravy

All served with a selection of seasonal vegetables

Wild mushroom tagliatelle with toasted pine nuts and truffle

Desserts
Dark chocolate and orange tart with candied orange and a white chocolate sauce

Sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce

A selection of English cheeses with celery, grapes and biscuits

Ticket/order details to follow shortly, contact email info@cliftoncc.org

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by DavidShort Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:48 am
Dear All,
I regret to inform everyone that I have received back word from Geoff Cooke who is now unable to attend our dinner. Apparently his wife has booked them on a surprise Carribean cruise. He had not mentioned to her about the dinner engagement.

Any suggestions for a speaker gratefully received.

Kind regards David

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