Le Manoir aux Quat Saisons

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News has landed at ChefHermes.com 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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For this month’s collection of recipes, we thought that we’d post a some recipes of a much underrated vegetable. Carrots normally form part of mirepoix, purees & soups, but as our blog will demonstrate they are just a bit more versatile than that. Although the most common colour for carrots […]

There’s a bit more to Carrots….

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Well, here it is, our 100th post on the Chef Hermes blog. After spotting a niche in the blogosphere on the 21st February 2010 the first post emerged. To say that month’s figures were disappointing is a mild understatement, at the end of the month the blog had just 30 […]

Our Review of 2010 & the landmark 100th post.

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So as we near the end of the award season, last night was yet another excuse to get dressed up. The National Restaurant awards in London coincided with the Restaurant show. So having had the list for a little while now, it begs some of the same questions as when […]

Our view of the National Restaurant Awards

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Late yesterday evening, the Chef Hermes Blog were notified of a significant recruitment move. The name mentioned has been out of the scene for some 18 months or so, but now it looks like he’s taken a fixed term contract in North Yorkshire. We’re of course talking about the former […]

It’s Grim Up North…….

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This post has been removed. . . The Chef Hermes blog would like to apologise unreservedly to Which? Publications. In the blog publishing a leak of the Good Food Guide 2011, we didn’t realise it would have caused such offence. The Blog has removed all prepublication & copyright material from […]

Yet another leaked guide book, Good Food Guide 2011