Mr Romance woos Wiganers

Wigan's Food & Drink Festival with TV Chef Jean Christophe Novelli
Wigan's Food & Drink Festival with TV Chef Jean Christophe Novelli

CELEBRITY chef Jean Christophe Novelli performed his art at The Theatre Kitchen at The Piazze, in Wigan Life Centre as part of the 2012 Wigan’s Food & Drink Festival.

The TV star, dubbed ‘Mr Romance’ prepared one of his signature dishes before hosting a special evening of fine dining at Rigalettos Restaurant at the DW Stadium, where guests were treated to a love-themed four-course meal.

Talking about his time in Wigan, he said: “I had a great night, I feel privileged to have been asked to come to Wigan.

“It was like being invited to a party, everything went so well and I really enjoyed mixing with the Wigan people.

“I was over the moon that around 140 people showed up to my demonstration at the Kitchen Theatre. I couldn’t believe it, it was quite a dull and windy day yet people turned out to see me and I am very grateful.”

Look out for a Food of Love night Society picture special in next week’s Wigan Observer.