Lisa Goodwin-Allen joins the team at The Game Bird

From September 2021, Lisa Goodwin-Allen will oversee The Stafford London’s celebrated restaurant, The Game Bird, working collaboratively with the hotel’s Executive Chef, Jozef Rogulski.

The new menu will showcase the very best British produce and support British artisan producers, elevating the current offering by drawing on Goodwin-Allen’s experience from Michelin-starred Northcote in Lancashire.

Goodwin-Allen will continue her role as Executive Chef at Northcote, another property within the Stafford Collection, thereby celebrating the culinary talent within the group.

From 14 September, guests at The Game Bird will be able to begin their dining experience with a selection of H. Forman & Son smoked salmon, served tableside from the restaurant’s bespoke trolley. Starters on the new menu will include Gala Pie, Pressed Pork, Beer Onions, Brown Sauce; and Lancashire Three Beets, Frozen Dorset Ash Goat’s Cheese, Roasted Hazelnuts.

To follow, there will be main courses such as Dover Sole, Potted Southport Shrimps, Sea Herbs; Jacobs Cross Lamb, Sticky Belly, Wood Roasted Leek, Sheep’s Curd; and Butter-Poached Native Lobster, House-Dried Tomatoes, Basil & Champagne.

A handful of The Game Bird’s most popular main dishes will also remain on the menu, including the Chicken Kiev; Scottish Venison Wellington; The Game Bird – Roast Squab Pigeon, Buttered Turnips, Apple, Bacon Barley Risotto; and Steak & Ale Steamed Suet Pudding.

Desserts such as Black Forest Baked Alaska for Two and Crêpes Suzette served tableside and a seasonal cocktail list will also be served from the champagne bar in the restaurant, complementing the new menu.

Stuart Procter, Chief Operating Officer of the Stafford Collection, comments: “Culinary Director Ben Tish and I are delighted to be welcoming Lisa to The Game Bird. She creates incredible dishes at Northcote and her food ethos fits perfectly with The Stafford London.”

Lisa Goodwin-Allen notes: “I am thrilled to be working with the team at The Game Bird. Jozef and I have created an exciting new menu that truly celebrates high-quality, seasonal British produce and I look forward to my dishes being available to diners in London for the very first time.”