Pennyhill Park welcomes MasterChef: The Professionals winner Steven Edwards as guest chef at The Latymer

PUBLISHED: 14:46 12 January 2016 | UPDATED: 14:57 12 January 2016

Steven Edwards

Steven Edwards


Winner of BBC MasterChef: The Professionals 2013, Steven Edwards will be a guest chef at Pennyhill Park’s two Michelin-starred restaurant, The Latymer, in February.

Offered as a series of exclusive dates throughout February, Steven and business partner Josh Stanzl will be the first to take the reins of the award-winning restaurant following chef Michael Wignall’s departure to Gidleigh Park in Devon.

Bringing their love of local seasonal ingredients to the Exclusive hotel and spa in Bagshot, the pair are said to have developed a simple yet elegant six-course tasting menus specifically for The Latymer.

Dishes include celeriac cured and flamed line caught mackerel, roast celeriac, pickled celery; coffee glazed duck breast, pressed leg, artichoke puree, roasting juices; fillet and belly of Petworth pork, slow cooked celeriac, mustard and Twineham grange doughnut, crispy kale, broccoli puree, gherkin.

In addition, dishes on the menu during Valentine’s week include sea trout carpaccio, tartare, oyster beignet, oyster mayo; roast fillet and tail of Sussex beef, leek and potato puree, charred spring onion, and mango pannacotta, passionfruit sorbet, fennel.

British chef Steven is a familiar face at Exclusive Hotels and Venues having worked as head chef at The Camellia restaurant within South Lodge, near Horsham, West Sussex, before launching etch in 2014. Steven is passionate about using locally sourced, quality produce to create elegant, award-winning food that celebrates the freshness and simplicity of each unique ingredient and transforms them into spectacular dishes.

Pennyhill Park & Spa © Exclusive HotelsPennyhill Park & Spa © Exclusive Hotels

“We are delighted to welcome Steven Edwards to our kitchens at The Latymer,” says Julian Tomlin, general manager at Pennyhill Park. “We are immensely proud of The Latymer’s reputation and popularity among local residents and guests here at the hotel; Steven’s unrelenting passion, unique talent for marrying wonderful flavours and his creative artistry in the kitchen will complement the restaurant offering perfectly.”

Steven added: “I am honoured to have been asked to be a guest chef at Pennyhill Park and am really looking forward to bringing my food to diners at The Latymer.”

Steven Edwards will guest chef at The Latymer, Pennyhill Park on February 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19 and 20, offering six-course tasting menus from £65 per person.

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