Sunday 30 April 2017


Gloucestershire food interviews

Read SoGlos food interviews with Gloucestershire experts, celebrities and personalities.

Meet The Maytime owner and his four-legged friend, in SoGlos’s interview.

Interview with The Maytime owner Dominic Wood

Discussing his transformation of The Maytime, its impressive gin collection, and friendly resident dog Alife, Dominic Wood...

Find out about all YO! Sushi has to offer during SoGlos’s interview with chef Georgeta Oancea.

Interview with Yo Sushi Cheltenham's Georgeta Oancea

SoGlos speaks to YO! Sushi Cheltenham’s chef Georgeta Oancea about the restaurant’s diverse menu, the dish that...

Young Gloucestershire chef, Matthew Blowing, works at Tom Kerridge’s Michelin-starred pub.

In the kitchen with Gloucestershire rising star Matthew Blowing

An up-and-coming star of culinary world, 18-year-old Gloucester chef Matthew Blowing chats to SoGlos about working for Gloucestershire’s...

SoGlos speaks to Bar and Wok owner, Pak Wai, about his popular Cheltenham restaurant.

Interview with Pak Wai from Bar and Wok

From being a solicitor in London to running Cheltenham’s hugely popular restaurant, Bar & Wok, Pak Wai chats to SoGlos...

Get into the festive spirit while shopping for gifts at Bath Christmas Market.

Interview with Gloucestershire stallholders showcasing at Bath Christmas Market

With Bath Christmas Market set to transform the city in a festive wonderland this winter, we chat to six Gloucestershire stallholders...

Tom Kerridge chats to SoGlos about his Gloucester roots, culinary achievements and more.

In the kitchen with Tom Kerridge

Two Michelin starred chef Tom Kerridge chats to SoGlos about growing up in Gloucester, achieving culinary success, supporting...

Kathryn Minchew cooks up a feast in her unique restaurant based in the garden of her home.

In the kitchen with Pyromaniac Chef Kathryn Minchew

A love of fire pit cooking led Gloucester-based MasterChef semi-finalist Kathryn Minchew, also known as the Pyromaniac Chef,...

Fresh food, local ingredients and cooking for the Queen, meet The County Kitchen’s head chef, Chester Henry.

In the kitchen with Chester Henry from The County Kitchen

Becoming the youngest head chef in Cheltenham, cooking for the Queen and specialising in fresh, flavoursome food, Chester Henry...

Owner of Harts Barn Cookery School, Yvette Farrell, shares her passion for local food.

In the kitchen with Yvette Farrell from Harts Barn Cookery School

From working alongside Nigel Slater to coriander sandwiches, SoGlos chats to Yvette Farrell, owner of Harts Barn Cookery School,...

Brothers Will and Calum Thompson spill the beans on setting up Cirencester eatery Eat Wild.

In the kitchen with Will and Calum Thompson from Eat Wild

From festival fodder to Cirencester’s trendiest eatery, SoGlos chews the fat with Eat Wild founders, brothers Will and Calum...

Chef proprietor Jon Howe chats to SoGlos about running Cheltenham’s Lumière.

In the kitchen with Jon Howe from Lumiere

Jon Howe, chef proprietor at Lumière in Cheltenham, talks tequila slammers, working with Heston at The Fat Duck and picking...

Cheltenham-based nutritionist Naomi Mead offers advice on leading a healthier lifestyle.

Interview with Naomi Mead from Food First

SoGlos chats to Food First nutritional therapist Naomi Mead about juicing, healthy fats, eating clean and saying no to fad...

Ben Axford is the culinary talent behind the award-winning Benjamin Chocolatier.

In the kitchen with Ben Axford from Benjamin Chocolatier

From reaching the finals in Masterchef to running The Cheeseworks, self-taught Cheltenham chocolatier Ben Axford’s is...

Henry and Tom Herbert are the talented duo behind The Fabulous Baker Brothers series.

In the kitchen with The Fabulous Baker Brothers

The Fabulous Baker Brothers, Tom and Henry Herbert, chat to SoGlos about the family business, working together, baking a good...

Legendary chef Antonio Carluccio is bringing his Italian eatery to Cheltenham later this month.

Interview with Antonio Carluccio

SoGlos catches up with culinary hero and legendary Italian chef Antonio Carluccio ahead of the opening of his anticipated new...

Dave Watts brings a wealth of culinary experience to his new role at The Kings Head Hotel.

In the kitchen with Dave Watts from The Kings Head Hotel

From eight years working with Raymond Blanc to being named Chef to Watch in 2013, Dave Watts is now bringing his culinary flair...

David Kelman is executive head chef at Cheltenham’s five-star Ellenborough Park hotel.

In the kitchen with David Kelman from Ellenborough Park

There aren’t many chefs who can say they’ve cooked for the Queen, but for Ellenborough Park’s executive head...

Emily Watkins, chef proprietor at The Kingham Plough, trained under Heston Blumenthal.

In the kitchen with Emily Watkins from The Kingham Plough

From working with Heston Blumenthal to competing in The Great British Menu, chef Emily Watkins from The Kingham Plough is putting...

James ‘Bob’ Parkinson talks Asian cuisine, inspiration and how he opened his own restaurant and deli, Made by Bob.

In the kitchen with Bob Parkinson from Made by Bob

From learning to cook with his mother, earning a Michelin star and most recently opening his own restaurant and deli, chef...

SoGlos speaks to Hatherley Manor’s executive chef, Terry Woolcock.

In the kitchen with Terry Woolcock from Hatherley Manor

Quite possibly one of the most experienced chefs in Gloucestershire, SoGlos speaks to Hatherley Manor’s executive chef, Terry...

Find out more about the head chef of Dearmans Restaurant, Craig Cooper, in this exclusive SoGlos interview.

In the kitchen with Craig Cooper from Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall

Championing traditional ‘no fuss’ British cuisine which concentrates on flavour and good cooking, find out more about the South...

SoGlos goes in the kitchen with award-winning Sri Lankan head chef, Indunil Sanchil, from the Noel Arms Hotel in Chipping Campden.

In the kitchen with Indunil Sanchi from the Noel Arms Hotel

Three-time Pub Curry Chef of the Year, Indunil Sanchi from the Noel Arms Hotel, reveals his Sri Lankan roots, sell-out signature...

The Montpellier Brasserie head chef, Kevin Harris, talks about working with Raymond Blanc and cooking with kids in Pittville with SoGlos.

In the kitchen with Kevin Harris from The Montpellier Brasserie

From work experience in a car garage to being tutored by Raymond Blanc, training kids at Pittville School and cooking for Salman...

The Frogmill Inn’s executive head chef, Neil Thornley, talks about his boss Marco Pierre White and hotpot with SoGlos.

In the kitchen with Neil Thornley from The Frogmill Inn

Following the recent re-launch of Wheeler’s of St James’s Restaurant at The Frogmill Inn, head chef Neil Thornley reveals all...

Paul Mottram, head chef at Hotel du Vin Cheltenham, talks about Forest of Dean crayfish and the QE2 with SoGlos.

In the kitchen with Paul Mottram from Hotel du Vin Cheltenham

Hotel du Vin Cheltenham head chef, Paul Mottram, tells SoGlos about his years of travelling the globe on the QE2, his love...

Discover all about The Montpellier Chapter Restaurant when SoGlos goes in the kitchen with head chef Gary Wheeler.

In the kitchen with Gary Wheeler from The Montpellier Chapter

Gary Wheeler, head chef at The Montpellier Chapter, reveals all about his Michelin Star past, working alongside Simon Hopkinson...

SoGlos goes in the kitchen with the head chef of Relish Events, one of the leading catering companies in the county.

In the kitchen with Jason Harley from Relish Events

From training in London to cooking on yachts around the world and finally settling in Cirencester, Relish Events head chef,...

Meet the man behind the famous Rene roast, head chef Lee Knickenberg. © Stark Image Photography.

In the kitchen with Lee Knickenberg from Café Rene

From his humble beginnings pulling pints behind the bar, Café Rene head chef Lee Knickenberg tells SoGlos about working his...

SoGlos goes in the kitchen with acclaimed head chef of The Daffodil, Tom Rains.

In the kitchen with Tom Rains from The Daffodil

The Daffodil head chef Tom Rains reveals all about the day that Claridge’s shook, cooking for the Queen and his passion for...

Wyck Hill House head chef, Mark Jane, reveals all in SoGlos’s latest behind-the-scenes interview.

In the kitchen with Mark Jane from Wyck Hill House Hotel

SoGlos goes in the kitchen with Wyck Hill House head chef, Mark Jane, who tells all about Angelina’s omelette, knobbly Jerusalem...

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