Mickeys Beach Bar and Restaurant is now open

The highly anticipated casual bar and restaurant from Chef Owner Michael Caines has opened on Exmouth’s Sideshore

Michael Caines’ much-anticipated new casual hospitality concept – Mickeys Beach Bar and Restaurant – has officially opened on Exmouth beach. With stunning panoramic views across the Devon coastline and up through the Exe estuary, it has beachside seating and welcomes families,...

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Michael Caines Collection appoints group executive chef Liam Finnegan

Acclaimed chef restaurateur and hotel owner, Michael Caines has announced the appointment of Liam Finnegan as Group Executive Chef of the Michael Caines Collection as of 8th September 2020. The news follows Michael’s recent acquisition of former Rick Stein Restaurant in Porthleven, Cornwall.

With a working relationship spanning 14 years, Liam’s appointment is a natural fit for...

Celebrity chef Michael Caines launches new website inviting holidaymakers to enjoy a Devon staycation

Holidaymakers looking to spend a summer staycation in Devon will soon find all the information they need at the click of a mouse.

Celebrity chef Michael Caines MBE is spearheading a new initiative which he hopes will encourage those who would usually be planning a foreign break to look closer to home.

His new website, Destination Devon, will feature guides, reviews, tips,...

Kitley’s cuisine goes from strength to strength with the award of an AA Rosette

Kitley House Hotel in South Devon has been awarded One AA Rosette in recognition of the high standard of its food. The award comes hot on the heels of the appointment of a new Head Chef, Ben Davies, and a revamped menu focused on high-quality, locally-sourced ingredients.

Only about 10% of UK restaurants are of a standard worthy of One Rosette and above. The award signifies a...

Zoo owner and celebrity chef special guests at Big Festival Weekend

Dartmoor Zoo owner Benjamin Mee and celebrity chef Peter Gorton will be among the special guests at Plymouth University’s Big Festival Weekend.

Two days of free events will take place on the University campus this weekend (Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 June), including open-air cultural events and laboratory tours, showcases of student works and pioneering partnerships.


Native American chef to lecture in Plymouth

An award-winning Native American chef, food historian, and photographer will provide an insight into centuries of culinary tradition when she gives a public lecture at Plymouth University in June.

Dr. Lois Ellen Frank, adjunct professor at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), will take to the stage to talk about using ancestral Native American foods as a ‘New Paradigm for...

Exeter ‘Come Dine With We’ star raises money for food charity

Exeter-based PR Consultant Glen King, with clients across the South West, celebrated her TV debut on popular Channel 4 programme, ‘Come Dine with Me’ by hosting a special event to raise awareness for Exeter Foodbank.

Glen organised an evening for close friends and family at the luxurious kitchen showroom Sapphire Living Space located at Topsham which was sponsored by V-Zug. Guests were...