Shackleton Centenary Expedition

Green Door Bar and Grill September 25 2008

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Facing some of the toughest conditions that the planet has to offer, we need a massive amount of energy simply to keep our bodies going. If you've ever wondered what it's like to consume as much as an Antarctic explorer, Green Door Bar and Grill, on London's Cornhill, is now giving you the opportunity to do so.

To honour the exploits of this winter's Matrix Shackleton Centenary Expedition, Green Door has put together a special menu that matches the 6,000 calories that the team will be consuming.

Alexa Reid, MD of Green Door, explains: "I've always been a huge fan of Shackleton, and when I heard about the expedition, I thought that this would be a great way to get involved."

In addition to featuring a 20oz version of Green Door's famous Aberdeen Angus steak, the £75 meal will also include a modern twist on "hoosh", a staple in the early days of polar exploration. Whilst in Shackleton's time this comprised a mixture of penguin and cereal, Green Door has devised an altogether more appetising version, this time based on goose rather than penguin.

The substantial meal will be on Green Door's menu from September 25th, and will be available to hungry restaurant-goers prepared to take the Shackleton Centenary Meal Challenge until the team reach the Pole, which is expected to be around January 17th next year.

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Here's Henry Worsley: "Obviously this isn't a meal for the faint-hearted, but I'm sure there are a few people in the City who'll be up for the challenge. There will, of course, be honour and recognition in the case of success!"

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