Danny Willett’s Champions Dinner menu provides ‘taste of home’
Danny Willett this week will face the enormous challenge of becoming one of the select few Masters winners who successfully defended their championship the following year.
But even before he approaches the first tee box on the hallowed grounds of Augusta National on Thursday, Willett will be first confronted with what some past champions have deemed a daunting task in and of itself (just ask Jordan Spieth):
Serving as host of the annual Champions Dinner, the exclusive gala that boasts an incredibly esteemed guest list of past Masters winners.
Willett took to social media Tuesday morning to announce what he intends to serve at the event, a menu he refers to as a “taste of home,” a nod to the cuisine of Sheffield, England.
A taste of home pic.twitter.com/0NFWHYHraQ
— Danny Willett (@Danny_Willett) April 4, 2017
Tuesday night’s dinner will start off with Mini Cottage Pies followed by a “Sunday Roast,” a delectable entree comprised of prime rib, roasted potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and gravy.
Dessert will be an Apple Crumble with vanilla custard. The traditional pairing of coffee and tea will also be served, along with an impressive wine selection.
Willett not surprisingly isn’t the first Masters champion to utilize his regional cuisine as inspiration for a Champions Dinner menu (here and here). Although Willett’s choices weren’t as risque as some items Adam Scott threatened to serve in 2014.
All in all, it looks like the Champions Dinner will leave most guests quite happy with the menu.