Simpsons is going Greek this summer

Simpsons Goes Greek this summer with an exclusive meal – all in a great cause.

The spectacular event is the brainchild of Leo Kattou, aged 23, sous chef at the Michelin-starred Edgbaston restaurant.
He is now busy working on a menu of Greek classics given a modern Simpsons twist.
The event will be held on Saturday, July 9, at El Borracho de Oro in Harborne Road, Edgbaston, chosen because of its size and its Mediterranean ambience.
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Money raised will go to the International Rescue Committee to help refugees landing destitute in Greece.
Simpsons chef-patron Andreas Antona, himself of Greek-Cypriot heritage, said: “I was delighted for Simpsons to be involved in raising desperately needed funds for such a great cause.”
Leo is being helped by Birmingham barrister Nick Xydias, marketing expert Lotty Harper and Emma Yufera-Ruiz, owner of El Borracho de Oro.
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Leo, whose family is from the Greek Cypriot village of Lefkara, said: “I’m a massive believer in family and support.
“The charity we have chosen does wonderful work supporting refugees. It’s an honour to able to help.
“There will be Greek music and a raffle and auctions with some superb prizes up for grabs.
“It’s going to be unlike anything Birmingham has seen before, with fantastic Greek food and great entertainment, all in a wonderful cause.”
Tickets cost £60 a head and are already selling out fast. Guests will be greeted with a glass of fizz on arrival.
There are plans to hold a separate lunchtime sitting on the same day to cope with demand.
Emma said she did not hesitate when asked to provide a venue.
But she warned: “Buy tickets quickly because there’s been incredible demand and it would be a shame to miss out on a unique event.”
Phone El Borracho on 0121 454 5368 for tickets. A 50% deposit is required.
Go to www.rescue.org/where/greece to find out more about the charity.
More information on Simpson’s at www.simpsonsrestaurant.co.uk
More information on El Borracho de Oro at www.elborracho.co.uk