Chef James Martin returns to his roots at Chewton Glen

Celebrity chef James Martin

James with former colleague, Chewton Glen head chef Luke Matthews.

Chewton Glen hotel in New Milton

First published in Hampshire Business

CELEBRITY chef James Martin returned to the luxury Hampshire hotel where he worked before becoming a household name.

The Yorkshire-born presenter of Saturday Kitchen visited the fivestar Chewton Glen near New Milton to host a cookery demonstration, followed by a three-course lunch.

James, who has lived and worked in Hampshire for almost two decades, was reunited with one of his former colleagues.

Luke Matthews, Chewton Glen’s executive head chef, is celebrating his 20th anniversary at the award-winning establishment.

A hotel spokesman said: “James used to be our pastry chef and has kept in touch, coming back at regular intervals to give demonstrations.

“His latest visit coincided with Luke’s 20th anniversary, which was a nice gesture.”

Highlighting the success of the event the spokesman added: “Judging by the applause I heard, everyone was very happy.”

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7:26pm Wed 13 Feb 13

sameoldscene says...

With out of date grub from his Winchester food Boutique? Loving that picture too. Very flattering.
With out of date grub from his Winchester food Boutique? Loving that picture too. Very flattering. sameoldscene
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8:06pm Wed 13 Feb 13

J.P.M says...

Who?? (and WHERE are the pies?)
Who?? (and WHERE are the pies?) J.P.M
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8:55pm Wed 13 Feb 13

huckit P says...

sameoldscene wrote:
With out of date grub from his Winchester food Boutique? Loving that picture too. Very flattering.
You're behind the times because it closed a long time ago.
[quote][p][bold]sameoldscene[/bold] wrote: With out of date grub from his Winchester food Boutique? Loving that picture too. Very flattering.[/p][/quote]You're behind the times because it closed a long time ago. huckit P
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