November 16, 2010
At the strike of midnight on the third thursday of every November, France erupts in massive celebration in honour of the unveiling (or should we say uncorking) of the Beaujolais Nouveau wine.
Beaujolais Nouveau, which is a young wine (only 6 weeks old) comes from a region south of Burgundy. The light-bodied and fruity wine must be finished by Christmas with the French government putting in place regulations that delay the wines release.
March 3, 2010
Whats On North East recently joined us at Chapters for one of our “Gourmet Nights”.
It’s great going out to eat, but a recent visit to Chapters Hotel and Restaurant in Stokesley proved to be something extra special.
Formerly a coaching inn, the hotel dates back some 250 years and its Gourmet Nights – which include an evening meal, overnight stay and breakfast – sounded the perfect way to unwind and relax.
Arriving in the reception area we were greeted by the manager and he instantly made us feel very welcome. First we headed to our room – and what a lovely touch, sparkling wine on ice with petit fours.
The room was spacious with a wonderful mixture of modern and traditional furniture creating a beautifully elegant environment. Then it was time for food. (more…)
October 26, 2007
Steven Bell, owner of Chapters Hotel and Restaurant, has spoken of his delight after raising more than £26,000 at a star studded event for the Holistic Cancer Care Centre in Middlesbrough.
Dragon’s Den star Duncan Bannatyne and Middlesbrough Football Club Chairman, Steve Gibson, were among 200 guests at the Riverside Stadium for the ‘Touch of Class’ event hosted by radio presenter Judie McCourt.
Auctioning an array of special items including hospitality tickets for an upcoming game at Middlesbrough Football Club, an Audi soft top for the weekend and Take That concert tickets, the fund-raising was off to a flying start with bidding topping £4,000 for a Shooting Experience at Busby Hall. (more…)
September 22, 2007
Chapters Hotel and Restaurant is holding its first wedding fair next week. There will be 15 stalls ranging from florists and catering to choosing the essential wedding outfits for the bride and groom and will be held on Sunday, February 4 from 11am to 4pm, with free admission.
Chapters has been the venue for many weddings in the past with a dedicated wedding team on hand to ensure the day is perfect from the moment the wedding is booked. The brasserie, which seats up to 60 guests, is tastefully decorated and boasts bespoke artwork from local artists. The restaurant seats up to 40 guests and caters for people who prefer a more formal gourmet service, ideal for any type of dining experience. (more…)
April 7, 2007
IT was the hottest day of the year when Helen and Glenn Laville took their vows. After just 12 weeks of planning and organising, the Billingham couple tied the knot in Chapters Hotel and Restaurant in Stokesley, on April 7.
Helen, 26, and Glenn, 39, were the first couple to get married in the 300-year-old listed building on the High Street, which has started catering for civil weddings
“It was fantastic,” says Helen, a Health and Safety inspector. “I have friends who have spent two years organising their wedding and it just seemed too stressful.We knew we wanted something quite intimate and personal.We visited big hotels but it was more like a wedding conveyor belt. We also didn’t want the massive budget and all the years of planning.” (more…)
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