Nip & Cluck x Sooshi Sushi
Chefs Jim Thomlinson (Nip & Cluck) and Jo Wilson (Sooshi Sushi) are combining their powers for this one off set menu night in Whitstable.
Whitstable’s two young upstarts Nip & Cluck and Sooshi Sushi are coming together for one night only on Thursday 8th June 2023. Chef’s Jo and Jim have teamed up to create a live-fire Japanese style menu featuring the best of Jo’s sushi skills and Jim’s fire taming talents.
With two sittings at 18:15 and 20:15 guests will be treated to 4 courses of exquisitely produced Japanese inspired dishes capped off with a palette cleansing matcha sorbet and shot of sake.
The set menu price is £39.50 per person (including Eventbrite booking fee) which includes all the courses – Lobster California Roll, Fried Tofu Bao, Smoked Chicken leg and rice and a freshly made Matcha Sortbet and shot of Sake. And a range of wines, cocktails and draft and canned beers will be available from the bar.
See below for the full menu.
About the chefs:
Jim Thomlinson originally hails from South West London. Jim has 20 years of experience in the food industry, having spent the best part of a decade working in Michelin star restaurants in London before falling in love with the street food scene, operating a number of successful street food brands in London (Prawnography, Moister Oyster co & FryHard) before relocating to Margate 5 years ago as the scene there took off, and launching The Merman brand. Having now relocated to Whitstable to the renowned chef is bringing his signature flavours to the coastal town with new live-fire chicken and lobster concept Nip & Cluck.
Joanne Wilson is a completely self taught chef best known for her popular local sushi bar Sooshi Sushi. Jo, who’s mother is Filipino grew up in a household that revolved around food.Food is very much at the heart Filipino culture, and that’s where Jo’s love of food formed it’s roots. Working from a KP at 14, . Jo worked her way through most roles on the hospitality ladder; Barmaid, Waitress, Restaurant Manager and then (unexpectedly) Chef when the restaurant she was working for couldn’t find anyone to fill the role. Jumping in with both feet and eyes shut she never looked back! As Jo says herself “I still find it really funny that I learnt how to make sushi from Youtube in the lockdown and here I am 2 years later with my own shop.”