Amanda Afiya

Chef

Menuwatch: Lewtrenchard Manor, Okehampton, Devon

23 November 2022 by

A sense of fun permeates the classic menu, infusing it with unexpected twists and flavours, says Amanda Afiya

Chef

Menuwatch: The Dartmoor Inn, Devon

18 October 2022 by

A family has come together to buy a coaching inn, and with son-in-law Jay Barker-Jones’s high-flying chef experience, it’s a recipe for success

How housekeeping has ramped up its cleaning regimes during Covid Hotel

How housekeeping has ramped up its cleaning regimes during Covid

30 April 2021 by

The pandemic has brought an increased focus on cleanliness and hygiene, with housekeeping teams across the[...]

The undisputed Champignon: David Everitt-Matthias on 34 years behind the stove Chef

The undisputed Champignon: David Everitt-Matthias on 34 years behind the stove

26 March 2021 by

He’s famously never missed a service in 34 years. But celebrating a landmark birthday recently doesn’t[...]

The Caterer interview: Nick Halliday, the Tresco Estate Profiles

The Caterer interview: Nick Halliday, the Tresco Estate

28 January 2021 by

The hotelier behind the Tresco Estate on the second-biggest island of the Isles of Scilly speaks[...]

How can city centre restaurants survive the pandemic? Restaurant

How can city centre restaurants survive the pandemic?

23 October 2020 by

The government’s U-turn on getting workers back into offices has created what is in essence a[...]

Menuwatch: Forest Side Chef

Menuwatch: Forest Side

05 August 2020

Paul Leonard’s longed-for move to the Lake District has heralded a celebration of the kitchen garden, resulting in a refined expression of local flavours.

Menuwatch: The Churchill Arms, Chipping Campden Chef

Menuwatch: The Churchill Arms, Chipping Campden

27 February 2020

After years of working with chef superstars, Nick Deverell-Smith has returned to the Cotswolds to cook dishes that celebrate the tastes of the countryside. Amanda Afiya pays a visit

Menuwatch: Driftwood Restaurant

Menuwatch: Driftwood

22 January 2020 by

Situated within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it’s no wonder Olly Pierrepont left the[...]

Menuwatch: Gidleigh Park Chef

Menuwatch: Gidleigh Park

18 December 2019 by

The arrival of chef Chris Eden and his dishes centred on the bounty of the garden[...]

Menuwatch: Stargazy Inn Chef

Menuwatch: Stargazy Inn

09 October 2019 by

Chef and Great British Menu finalist Andrew Sheridan moved most of his team down to Cornwall[...]

Menuwatch: The Mariners Restaurant

Menuwatch: The Mariners

23 June 2019 by

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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