An Exclusive Two Night Stay

An Exclusive Two Night Stay
In celebration of our 11th birthday we've partnered with the Watergate Bay Hotel to offer you an exclusive two-night stay to savour the culinary delights of the Bay. Enjoy three courses in Zacry's, a pasta masterclass and the full seven-course sharing menu at Fifteen Cornwall. You can also add an optional Tarquin's gin masterclass at [...]

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This entry was posted in What's on on 12th May 2017


Cohort 11 Graduation

Cohort 11 Graduation
On Wednesday evening we celebrated the graduation of our Cohort 11 apprentices. The evening is an emotional experience for us all at Fifteen, but particularly for the friends and family of the apprentices who have supported them on their journey. On arrival, we were greeted with some wonderful drinks made by our expert bar team using [...]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Cocktails, Cornwall Food Foundation, Drinks, Fifteen Cornwall, Jamie Oliver, The Fifteen Team, Uncategorised on 5th May 2017


Cohort 12 go on their first sourcing trip

Cohort 12 go on their first sourcing trip
Last Friday our apprentices spent the afernoon in Carnanton Woods, a short distance from Watergate Bay. The purpose of the trip was to explore the hedgerows and woodland to forage for deliciously edible wild plants and herbs. They were accompanied by Karl, our Training and Development Chef; and Andrew, one of our Fifteen Cornwall Trainer Chefs, [...]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices on 28th April 2017


FoodWorks Crowdfunder is LIVE!

FoodWorks Crowdfunder is LIVE!
Cornwall Food Foundation has officially launched its Crowdfunder campaign and it is now live! Cornwall Food Foundation, the charity behind Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Cornwall and the Fifteen Cornwall Apprentice Programme has launched a fundraising campaign to raise money for FoodWorks. Launched in 2015, FoodWorks has successfully changed the lives of over 100 people across Cornwall. [...]

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This entry was posted in Cornwall Food Foundation, What's on on 20th April 2017


Welcome back Adam Banks!

Welcome back Adam Banks!
We are so excited to announce the arrival this week of our new Head Chef, Adam Banks. Adam worked with us previously in the Fifteen Cornwall kitchen as a Senior Sous chef but left us after five years to follow his love of food in Australia. Returning to the UK in 2015, Adam joined the [...]

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This entry was posted in Fifteen Cornwall, Restaurant, What's on on 18th April 2017


A big welcome to Cohort 12

A big welcome to Cohort 12
Next Monday, our new apprentice chefs from Cohort 12 start their first week in the Fifteen Cornwall kitchen.  This marks the next stage in their journey which started back in October with our recruitment activity day. A shortlist of applicants were selected to join us at RAF St Mawgan where the 505 Wessex Squadron donated [...]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Cornwall Food Foundation, Fifteen Cornwall, Sourcing Trips, Suppliers on 14th April 2017


Spring/Summer Wine 2017 – Part 3

Spring/Summer Wine 2017 – Part 3
King Valley in Australia was home to many of the Italian settlers, who found themselves here after world war two.  They planted their home grown Italian vines, including Sangiovese, Barbera and Nebbiolo, realising the potential these varieties had to thrive in the climate of the King Valley. Along with these varieties, came some of the [...]

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This entry was posted in Drinks, What's in season, Wine on 7th April 2017


Sourcing trip to Chase Distillery

Sourcing trip to Chase Distillery
We enjoy building close relationships with our suppliers and often go out on sourcing trips to understand more about the production of the ingredients we use. Last week, staff from the bar team met up with our family from Fifteen London to visit Chase Distillery. William Chase grew up in Herefordshire and was a potato [...]

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This entry was posted in Drinks, Sourcing Trips on 31st March 2017


Work placements for our Cohort 11 Apprentices

Work placements for our Cohort 11 Apprentices
Our apprentices have now left the Fifteen Cornwall kitchen and are completing their final few weeks of the programme in work placements across the country. The work placements provide them with an opportunity to gain vital experience in another professional kitchen, as well as helping them into a full time position. Many of our previous apprentices [...]

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This entry was posted in Apprentices, Cornwall Food Foundation, Fifteen Cornwall on 27th March 2017


Spring/Summer 2017 Wine – Part 2

Spring/Summer 2017 Wine – Part 2
In the second part of our Spring/Summer 2017 wine series, Head Sommelier Elly Owen introduces us to a Greek wine from the island of Santorini. "Greek wine!?" I hear you cry! But this wine is intoxicatingly beautiful and has such a breadth of flavour with its minerality and high, bright acidity. The grapes are grown [...]

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This entry was posted in What's in season, Wine on 17th March 2017