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The Montagu Arms Recruits New Head Chef From One Of The World’s Best Restaurants

Luxury New Forest hotel The Montagu Arms has announced the appointment of new head chef Matthew Whitfield, who returns to the UK after working at one of the world’s top restaurants.

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The Purefoy Arms Named ‘Newcomer of the Year’ Finalist at Prestigious Top 50 Gastropub Awards

The Purefoy Arms in Preston Candover has reached the finals of the ‘Newcomer of the Year’ category at the prestigious Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropub Awards less than a year after opening.

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Eastleigh College Calls on the Professionals

Hospitality and Catering students at Eastleigh College began 2019 with an inspirational week of sessions led by industry professionals.

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Local Produce Trade Show 2019

This free event is a fantastic way to engage with the county's local producers and discover new flavours from Hampshire.

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Refresh Your Dry January

Dry January doesn't need to be dull with these refreshing soft drink options from local Hampshire producers.

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The Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition is Open for Entries!

Hampshire's annual meaty contest is open for entries. Organisers, Hampshire Fare, is on the hunt for the county's best butchers ahead of the Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition.

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New Beginnings

The New Year so often brings resolutions of a healthier habits. Set yourself up for success with these simple ways of having your chosen healthy ingredients delivered to your door.

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Foodie Gift Experiences

It's not too late to get the food lover in your life the perfect Christmas gift with our pick of foodie experiences.

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Careys Manor and The Montagu Arms Celebrate Win

New Forest hotels, Careys Manor and the Montagu Arms, are celebrating after receiving top honours in the prestigious Beautiful South Awards where between them they scooped four awards.

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The Island’s first ever Isle of Wight Whisky 

The Isle of Wight Distillery has created the whisky!

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A Moment with Jane Devonshire

MasterChef's Jane Devonshire talks local produce and her new cookbook, 'Hassle Free Gluten Free'.

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Christmas the Hampshire Way

Choosing to buy some or all of your ingredients locally this Christmas will bring you fresher and better flavours and give you the chance to serve food with a story behind it. Be proud of Hampshire produce this Christmas.

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