One day my prince will come…

Yesterday was a big day in the Porthleven. Crowds of locals and visitors too gathered around the inner harbour to catch a glimpse of HRH Price Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.  

This Friday..Jude is going back to school!

At the award winning Senara Restaurant in Penzance a proper team of local chefs are hitting the kitchens to serve up five courses.  Each chef will present a course that is true to their unique talent and inspiration. Senara is part of Truro and Penwith College and as a training college for the rising culinary…

Great British Menu comes to Kota Kai

After months of waiting it was finally our turn last night to have all three South West Chefs from BBC2’s Great British Menu join us for an extravagant evening of delicious food and a wonderful array of beverages.  Josh Eggleton and Chris Wheeler came to invade the Kota Kai kitchen with Jude to host the…

What a whirlwind tour with the Great British Menu Chefs

Jude has spent the last week racing around the countryside with fellow Great British Menu Chefs Josh Eggleton and Chris Wheeler.  I’d like to think their travelling style was somewhat in the manner of The Italian Job, all racing Mini’s and doors being blown off in a terribly frantic British manner, however the delayed trains…

Huge Thanks!

Thank you so much to every one who helped make the Big Brunch on the harbour head so successful.

The wonderful wine matching evening with Penfolds

The grand wine matching evening we hosted on Wednesday of this week in Kota Kai couldn’t have been better!  It went a little something like this : Guests were greeted with an Aperitif of Penfolds Koonga Hill Autumn Reisling 2015. After a brief introduction by Jane Sam Stephens took to the proverbial podium to present…

It’s all for charity kids!

September for us is so busy this year!  As well as our Penfolds Wine Matching Evening (Wednesday September 7th – click here for more information) Jude is also appearing on the BBC’s Great British Menu all that week, from Monday the 5th, as one of the three chefs representing the South West.  He’s appearing in…

Crack open another bottle!

Wednesday of next week – the 7th of September 2016 – Jude has teamed up with the incredible winery Penfolds to host a special event in Kota Kai. The menu and wine list have been specifically chosen to complement each other for this five course wine matching evening. It’s going to be a fantastic event…

RELISH: South West Second Helping

Today in Ston Easton Park is a celebration! We’re celebrating the launch of Relish South West; Second Helping. This collection of recipes showcases some of creations of some of the finest chefs and restaurants in the South West.  Introduced by Nathan Outlaw every page is bursting with taste bud temptations! We can’t wait to get our hands…