GWR to launch new Pullman Menu

Tuesday 10th October 2017

Great Western Railway (GWR) will unveil a new menu on offer to customers using its Pullman services from later this month.

The operator has previously enjoyed a successful partnership with Chef and Restaurateur Mitch Tonks. During this time, food on GWR Pullman services was enhanced with more locally sourced ingredients to ensure customers enjoyed high-class meals when travelling at 125mph.

Steak with butter on a Pullman-branded plate

Mitch said: “It has been a great experience working with the team at GWR and I am delighted that, together, we have really progressed the Pullman offer by sourcing local ingredients from farms and fisheries on the GWR routes so that guests look out over the sea and land from where their meal was from.

“One of the highlights of our five-year relationship has been working with the teams on the Pullman who are highly skilled and passionate about the service they work and I am happy to hand over the food development to them for the future.”

GWR Sales and Marketing Director Phil Delaney said: “Mitch has been a tireless advocate of the Pullman over the years, and it wouldn’t be where it is today without his knowledge, guidance and passion. It is a passion that is felt by every member of Pullman team and I know they are excited about taking our unique Pullman product forward.”

The new menu offer on-board GWR Pullman services will be introduced in the coming weeks as the operator also looks forward to introducing new Intercity Express Trains to the network which will further enhance the on-board experience for customers.

Notes to editors

Mitch Tonks, restaurateur and food writer runs the multi award-winning Rockfish and Seahorse restaurants in Devon, has written 5 cookbooks and set up the Mitch Tonks Seafood Academy training new chefs in partnership with South Devon College. www.mitchtonks.co.uk

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