John Campbell

Recently I’ve been repeatedly asked the same question: Where are all the young chefs that are coming into the industry? The long and short of it is, I don’t know. The hospitality industry, and in particular chefs, have never had such a prolonged & sustained media exposure as it has […]

Where are all the young chefs?

Late last week I received yet another email, concerning senior departures at Coworth Park. Ordinarily I wouldn’t bother, as the constant revolving door of staff at the Dorchester Collection’s country outpost, has become somewhat of a standing joke. Sadly, Executive chef Brian Hughson, is leaving due to illness and has […]

Coworth Park………………..yet another Executive chef required.

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After being open a total of 622 days, Coworth Park has seen off two Executive chefs (and technically a former two Michelin starred consultant). Today, hot off the press The Dorchester Collection are set to announce their new incumbent of the mantle at their country outpost. Most readers of this […]

And still it rumbles on at Coworth Park….

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News has landed at that there are about to be several large departures from the troubled countryside outpost of the Dorchester Collection. Opened in late September 2010 Coworth Park has seen relatively little stability. The departure of former 2Michelin star chef John Campbell in April 2011, along with many […]

Carnage at Coworth

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2011 was a landmark year for, it’s the first full twelve month period that the blog has been going and after a long hiatus I finally moved to hosting. As with most things IT related there are the usual hiccups but nothing major. The advantage of this is that […]

2011, A year in review