bompas & parr serve up a 24-hour tasting menu: the 200 course meal
all images courtesy of bespokeoffers.co.uk

 

 

 

from september 3rd – 4th, deals website bespokeoffers teamed up with culinary creative duo bompas & parr to create the longest tasting menu ever attempted. ‘the 200 club’, which took place in a converted warehouse in south london, offered 200 separate courses served on average every 7 minutes and 14 seconds over a 24-hour period.

 

during the 86,400 seconds of non-stop dining, the complex menu — which included solids, liquids, gases and plasmas — was served up by eight world class chefs who conjured up a bounty of tantalizing plates. alongside blue tortilla, swimmer crab, K-town fried chicken wing and blueberry sriracha, weird and wacky treats like bacon ice-cream, cherry & pink peppercorn jelly and coffee-compressed watermelon were served up to guests.

200 course meal bompas & parr 24-hour tasting menu
eight world class chefs conjured up a bounty of tantalizing plates

 

 

 

every two hours, meals underwent a color transformation. each of the 10 sittings took a different pantone theme. the coordinated feasts included a ‘yellow breakfast’, ‘purple tiffin’ and ‘orange drunchies’, in homage to the notoriously decadent emperor nero whose party trick was to serve his guests monochromatic feasts. the event concluded with a multi-hued final countdown, which comprised the best of the dishes served over the 24 hours period.

200 course meal bompas & parr 24-hour tasting menu
chefs and kitchen staff put the final touches to the world’s longest tasting menu

 

 

 

‘the 200 club is one of the most epic culinary exploits ever imagined’ describes sam bompas, co-founder of the eponymous bompas & parr. ‘a gargantuan feast worthy of the most sybaritic roman emperor and the most devout bon vivant. planning this truly bespoke event has been a huge undertaking that has involved the whole studio, drawing talent from all over the world, choreographing not just plates and dishes, but recipes, competing food styles and of course people around the clock. working with bespokeoffers.co.uk, we’ve created a once-in-a-lifetime event that we believe will go down as one of the most ambitious gastronomic wonders the world has ever seen.’

200 course meal bompas & parr 24-hour tasting menu
every two hours, meals underwent a color transformation

200 course meal bompas & parr 24-hour tasting menu
a meal from the ‘purple tiffin’ color theme
photo by adam laycock

200 course meal bompas & parr 24-hour tasting menu
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a dish presented for the ‘orange drunchies’ theme
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