Chefs

Bruce Rennie

Bruce Rennie

‘Fresh, full of flavour, food that looks appetising, and tastes great.’ That’s the philosophy of Bruce Rennie, the new Head Chef at the Clay Quay in Porthleven. . Bruce isn't too keen on food that...

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Tom Hunter

Tom Hunter

Tom Hunter is passionate about food, passionate about Cornwall and passionate about the close relationship of the two in the Scarlet Restaurant’s kitchen. His is a no-nonsense approach. Work with...

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Andy Appleton

Andy Appleton

Andy has been at Fifteen Cornwall since April 2007 and took on the role as head chef in Spring 2010. Andy knows and understands the Fifteen Cornwall ethos which is about exceptional food, but also...

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Emily Scott

Emily Scott

To put it simply, Emily is passionate about food.

She creates dishes that follow the seasons, gathering the finest ingredients and combining them simply...

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Aaron Janes

Aaron Janes

Growing up in a large family as one of six children Aaron Janes was surrounded by good food. His mother was a traditional cook, using fresh ingredients and baking fabulous cakes, his father owned...

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Adrian Oliver

Adrian Oliver

Small, but perfectly formed and you can think yourself extremely lucky to get an evening table at Adrian Oliver’s restaurant, Margot’s. Over the years it’s become almost an institution in Padstow...

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Phil Thomas

Phil Thomas

Phil began his career by doing school work experience, followed by an apprenticeship at Rosewarne Manor, near Hayle. He spent eight years at The Garrack Hotel in St.Ives, achieving various...

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Ben Prior

Ben Prior

Ben becoming a chef was a bit of an accident. He really wanted to become a golf pro and needed to raise money and found a job in a fine dining restaurant, Le Talbooth in Suffolk. Little did he ...

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Dale McIntosh

Dale McIntosh

Born in Kent, but now living in Mid-Cornwall, not far from the port of Falmouth, Dale has worked at numerous restaurants and hotels in both his home county and Cornwall respectively. Dale is the...

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Stephen Marsh

Keep things simple; Let the food speak for itself.......

Born in Canterbury in Kent, I grew up in the garden of England, deep in the Kent countryside. Surrounded by hop gardens and...

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Chris Eden

Chris Eden

Chris Eden’s passion for food and wanting to be a chef started at the tender age of 11 years when he cooked his first lasagne with his mum.

He enrolled at the St Austell Catering College at...

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Paul Harwood

Paul Harwood

Making his fourth appearance at the festival this year is Paul Harwood.

Paul harwood has lived in Cornwall for 25 years and is passionate about cooking seafood having learnt his skills...

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Mark Puckey

Mark Puckey

Mark has worked with Rick Stein and Jill Stein for 14 years.

He joined the company as head chef of Stein’s Deli in 2000 where he remained for two years before being appointed to the...

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Paul Ainsworth

Paul Ainsworth

A classically trained chef, Paul Ainsworth served his apprenticeship working under some of the most respected figures of the contemporary era - Gary Rhodes, Gordon Ramsay and Marcus Wareing.

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Nathan Outlaw

Nathan Outlaw

Nathan Outlaw is a talented chef based in Cornwall who has become a household name as a result of his years of high level cooking.  He has two restaurants at the St Enodoc Hotel, offering both...

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Kit Davis

Kit Davis has worked in a number of fantastic restaurants in London, Australia and Cornwall. These include Bibendum (Simon Hopkinson), Kensington Place( Rowley Leigh ), The Brackenbury (April...

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Russell Brown

Russell Brown is Chef proprietor at Sienna Restaurant in Dorchester, Dorset. Opened in 2003 with his wife Eléna, Sienna is a small High Street restaurant serving modern British food characterised...

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