This week (Wednesday 1 November) Harden’s hosted a sell-out dinner with acclaimed chef and restaurateur Glynn Purnell at his renowned Birmingham restaurant. The event celebrated 10 year’s of brilliance at Purnell’s with a menu devoted to Glynn Purnell’s greatest hits – including two of his winning dishes from the BBC’s Great British Menu series. The […]

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Michael Bremner, chef-patron of Brighton’s “foodie mecca” 64 Degrees, has launched a new beach-front restaurant overlooking the old West Pier. The restaurant is named Murmur – from the word murmuration, which is the shape that the starlings make when they flock and fly between the city’s two piers. Serving ‘healthy and honest food’, the beach-front restaurant […]

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Whether you think Brexit is long-prayed-for manna of deliverance, or merely fuel for delusional fruitcakes, it is time we all came together as a nation! And how better to herald in a new era of unity for 2017, than with a tub-thumping, red, white and blue, Top 10 of Great British Venues. The following top 10 are were […]

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Ian Swainson has been announced as the new head chef for The Pass restaurant in Horsham’s South Lodge Hotel. He takes the reins from Matt Gillan (of Great British Menu fame) who spent over a decade in the kitchens of this celebrated dining spot, where “chefs bring your meals to the table, so you can […]

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Matthew Worswick has been announced as the new head chef of The Latymer – Pennyhill Park’s luxurious and highly fêted country house hotel dining room in Bagshot. He takes the reins from Michael Wignall who left for Dartmoor’s lauded Tudorbethan manor Gidleigh Park in January. Matthew, who previously led the kitchen team at The Lawn, Thornton Hall […]

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Paul Welburn, who made his name working for the likes of Gary Rhodes and Richard Corrigan in London before moving onto an exec chef position with Searcys, has left the big smoke for rural Surrey. He’s taking his talents to the The Leconfield restaurant in Petworth where, as head chef, he’ll be cooking up ‘gently […]

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