NEW owners and a new chef mark the start of a new year for Bicester restaurant trinity.
The restaurant, which is in a converted chapel, has welcomed a new chef, Rob Wallace, who has introduced an expanded menu.
Mr Wallace, who has been in the industry for 20 years, has come from the Chequers Inn, at Cassington and The Bear and Ragged Staff, in Cumnor. He joined the staff at trinity at the beginning of the year.
Speaking to the Advertiser and Review, Mr Wallace, 36, said he had some big shoes to fill.
He said: “We have a winter menu incorporating a lunch menu and there are bigger sharing platters, ribs of beef, suckling pig and shoulders of lamb.
“The menu is also seasonal and is reviewed every six weeks with regular changes if we don’t like something.”
trinity changed ownership at the beginning of November and has been taken over by Thai firm C and C, which is hoping to expand its restaurant ownership in the UK. trinity is one of its first restaurants.
Jane Nixey, from trinity, said: “The menu is still British, but it is bigger. There is a lot more choice and we are hoping to get people trying more food and exploring the tastes.
“We use local produce, seasonal produce, but over a wider distance.”
The new menu also includes venison, scallops and ribeye steak.
trinity will be restarting its regular events from February with a series of comedy nights.
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