Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Chefs Add a Little Extra Zip to Their Day; IN BRIEF

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Chefs Add a Little Extra Zip to Their Day; IN BRIEF

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CHEFS from a Gateshead restaurant plan to zip into action at speeds of up to 45mph to prepare for the heights of Newcastle in the Sky 2017.

The plucky pair are executive chef Greg Lambert and sous chef Carlson Landles, from Six restaurant on the top floor of Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.

This weekend, weather permitting, they will zip line across the Tyne - a distance of 280m - from the top of the 150ft high building.

And this is just to get them in the mood for serving up their trademark British modern bistro dishes 100ft above the city at Newcastle in the Sky.

Taking place from August 24 to 29, it will see diners with a head for heights enjoying not so much a meal out as a meal up in the air at the 'sky table' which accommodates 22 guests, guest chef, sommelier and waiting staff.

Greg said the decision to get Six involved was down to last year's successful Dine by The Tyne event.

"With 2016's sky table being based in Performance Square, we would see it every day from the restaurant and think, why aren't we doing that? …

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