Big name chef, big plans. It’s all go at Limewood

Earlier this evening chefhermes.com received confirmation that the ‘big name chef’ that had been signed up for the culinary offering at Limewood is the Michelin starred Angela Hartnett, not Skye Gyngell as initially thought. Whilst not Limewood is not quite in the freefall position of Coworth Park, it has been trying to recruit for a … Read more

Our Review of 2010 & the landmark 100th post.

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 page views (not including us … Read more

Seasonal Produce ~ November.

So the clocks have gone back, the evenings are drawing in. But the abundance of great produce that is still around is amazing, big earthy flavours along with the more tropical fruits coming through into their new season. As ever there is now the PDF printable version, which was hailed as a success from last … Read more

An update post about Limewood – Mr Hix

Just a quick post to update what we’ve heard recently concerning Limewood. We revealed that Mr Hix had spent a weekend stay at Limewood with a view to getting involved in some if not all of the food operations. It has since come to light that at this time that Mr Hix won’t be furthering … Read more

Replacement for Aitkin at Lime Wood ?

ChefHermes.com has been watching the story unfold at Lime Wood Hotel in the New Forest with some interest. Lime Wood opened to a blaze of publicity, Robin Hutson (one of the founders of the Hotel du Vin), local Michelin starred chef Alex Aitkin  & finally Justin Pinchbeck (former GM from the Zetter Hotel) were all … Read more

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