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Meanwhile Mondays launch 3 April with Chef Simon Mckenzie

Monday 3 April 2023, 19.00

Meanwhile, 17 Jubilee Street, Brighton BN1 1GE

Advance tickets £35 via Meanwhile:


Presented by BITE Sussex in conjunction with Meanwhile, the monthly £35 pocket-friendly pop-up events will feature a varied line-up of guest chefs and culinary styles including Angelica Food’s Maria Chilton and Jimmy Gray (formerly of Jeremy’s Restaurant), and Meanwhile’s head chef Ian Aungier working alongside Boho Gelato’s Seb Cole on an off-the-wall frozen supper.

The first guest chef on the evening of Monday 3 April is Simon Mckenzie who’s spent the past 30 years working in leading restaurant and hotel kitchens across the UK. Simon will be presenting his five course tasting menu for and astounding £35.

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Simon Mckenzie at Meanwhile
Toy Box
Chris Littledale, Caspian Armani, Jan Etches, Amelia Nicol, Nathalie Gomez de Vera

Toy Box: a one-off experiential dining experience at Brighton Toy & Model Museum with Isaac At, Brighton Gin, Madame Jennifer Distillery & Slake Spirits

Sunday 30 April 2023, 15.00-17.00

Brighton Toy & Model Museum, 52-55 Trafalgar St, Brighton BN1 4EB

Advance tickets £55 via Isaac At:


Enjoy five quirky snacks inspired by toys from the museum collection and retro sweets created by the Isaac At team, alongside three cocktails created by local distilleries. This is a never-to-be-repeated food and drink experience to raise funds for the museum's Trafalgar Street Regeneration Project.



Meanwhile Mondays: Monday 15 May
Maria Chilton & Jimmy Gray of Angelica Food

Monday 3 April 2023, 19.00

Meanwhile, 17 Jubilee Street, Brighton BN1 1GE

Advance tickets £35 via Meanwhile:


Details coming soon

Angelica pop-up

Sussex Bartender of the Year Competition 2023

Finals will be held Monday 5 June 2023

Shelter Hall, Kings Road, Brighton

Free entry – booking recommended


Join us for the finals of our annual Sussex Bartender of the Year Competition, hosted in conjunction with our friends at Mixology Group and BITE Sussex spirit partners.

In advance of the event, Sussex bartenders are invited to create a bespoke cocktail using locally made and sourced products before the finalists go head-to-head before our panel of expert judges and you!

More details will be posted here shortly.

Free entry

Sussex Bartender of the Year
Brighton Cocktail Weekender
Rising Stars Finals
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Brighton Cocktail Weekender 2023

Date to be confirmed

Various venues in Brighton & Hove and surrounding area

Free entry – booking recommended


Brighton's Finest will be shaking and making promotional cocktails packed with Sussex deliciousness for a long weekend in November (dates to be confirmed). Enjoy discounted drinks and masterclasses with local spirit makers and mixologists.

BITE Sussex Rising Stars Awards 2023

Date to be confirmed

Central Brighton location


Our annual awards celebrating the contribution young people make to the hospitality, food and drink industry of Sussex.

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