Ashton Gate has revealed that local Michelin starred chef Josh Eggleton is partnering with the stadium’s hospitality team to provide Pony & Trap inspired menus on matchdays.

Building on his previous partnership with the Ashton Gate team for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Josh is joining up once again with executive head chef George Opondo, to provide platinum VIP Club Seat packages and box-holders with the ultimate matchday dining experience.

Chief of stadium operations, Mark Kelly said: “Having Josh join us for the first season in the ‘new’ Ashton Gate Stadium is tremendously exciting. His passion for food and sport is fantastic and to have a chef of his calibre, on our doorstep, wanting to partner with us is a huge compliment.

“Despite his incredibly busy career Josh is taking time to be with us on the very first day of the football season (August 6th). He’s worked with George on designing the menus for our platinum package holders and our corporate boxes, providing premiership cuisine for Bristol City and Bristol Rugby fans.”

Josh Eggleton, Chef Patron at The Pony & Trap commented: “I’ve always had an association with sport in Bristol. My first job was selling programmes at Bristol Rugby for my dad’s printing business.

“Ashton Gate is designed to give customers a great hospitality experience and to be a national leader, something I fully support. We’re looking to create an excellent customer service and food experience for sports fans.”

For more information on Ashton Gate’s VIP Club hospitality packages please contact: commercial@bristol-sport.co.uk.

L-R Local award winning chef Josh Eggleton, Chief Stadium Operations Officer Mark Kelly and Bristol Sport's executive head chef George Opondo pose pitchside to announce the hospitality catering arrangements for the new West Stand at Ashton Gate - Mandatory byline: Rogan Thomson/JMP - 19/07/2016 - PR - Ashton Gate Stadium - Bristol, England - Bristol Sport Josh Eggleton Announcement.

L-R Local award winning chef Josh Eggleton, Chief Stadium Operations Officer Mark Kelly and Bristol Sport’s executive head chef George Opondo pose pitchside to announce the hospitality catering arrangements for the new West Stand at Ashton Gate – Mandatory byline: Rogan Thomson/JMP – 19/07/2016 – PR – Ashton Gate Stadium – Bristol, England – Bristol Sport Josh Eggleton Announcement.

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