From Wednesday 25 March, our Chef Brigade and kitchen facilities will be offering support to the frontline workers dealing directly with the COVID-19 crisis, by way of offering NHS workers and emergency services staff a free ready-cooked frozen meal.

Available for collection from Chester Racecourse, on production of their NHS or emergency services ID, staff can collect a free freshly prepared frozen meal, ready to take home and pop in the oven or microwave.

Staff will be directed to the collection point on arrival at the racecourse, where a variety of meals will be available in portions of 1,2 and 4. Workers can choose from a menu including Lasagne, Shepherd’s pie, Thai vegetable curry, fish pie and Mediterranean pesto chicken. The collection point will be open between the hours of 9am – 9pm.

Chief Executive of Chester Race Company, Richard Thomas, said:

“From Wednesday we will be offering NHS workers and emergency services staff a complimentary meal collection service from the racecourse. This is our opportunity to give something back to those on the front line doing a fantastic job to support individuals impacted by the developing COVID-19 crisis.”

A Just Giving page has been set up to raise funds towards the ongoing production of meals. If you would like to donate to support  this worthy cause, please visit: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/ChesterRacecourseSupports

Chris MathesonMP for Chester, said: “Once again this is Chester Racecourse at the heart of the city’s community. The races will be badly affected by the Coronavirus pandemic, but that isn’t stopping the Race Company from getting stuck in to help and I am really grateful to them.”

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