LUKE MATTHEWS

LUKE MATTHEWS

LUKE MATTHEWS

Executive Head Chef, Chewton Glen Hotel and Spa

Luke has been at the multi-award winning Chewton Glen since 1993. For ten years Luke was senior sous chef, then in November 2003, was appointed Executive Head Chef. Luke is a local man, having attended school and college in Bournemouth. After finishing his apprenticeship, aged 20 he had a brief sojourn at Chewton Glen with Pierre Chevillard which was an inspiring catalyst in his early career path. He later worked in the Channel Islands and France and was sous chef at the Hotel Les Bories in Cordes before moving back to Bishopstow House in Warminster. Luke is a great friend of TV chef James Martin and has appeared on ‘Saturday Kitchen’. Last year he was awarded ‘Hampshire Chef of the Year’ and he is a very popular visitor at Food Festivals.