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Cinco De Mayo - Mexican Pop Up at After Hours @ Whitechapel Gallery
Fri 5 May 2017, 18:30 – 23:00 BST
Chef Drake Aldrich is excited to team up with The Whitechapel Refectory and After Hours to bring the simple, spicy flavours from his childhood to a one night pop-up, which will feature his favourite Mexican dishes paired with mezcal cocktails and Mexican brews.
Drake gained industry expertise from colourful characters in his family owned Mexican restaurants. His earliest days in the kitchen were spent washing dishes for sweets money, and he steadily worked his way through all stations of the restaurants, learning the business from bottom to top.
Chef Drake is currently the head chef of 10 Greek Street in Soho is passionate about elevating simple food and coaxing intense flavour from fresh, local products.
He has since brought his special flare to dynamic kitchens in London, New York, and throughout the southern United States, and he will be featured as the food and drink designer for the upcoming Waldorf Project.
The menu is sharing style with mezcal and copious amounts of Mexican beers!