Over the last year Joshua has been a great support to all our chefs, originally with Allister Barsby when he was at Grove and more recently with our Head Chef Thomas Hine at Coast, where he was recently promoted to Sous Chef.
Always first in, his work ethic and passion for 'chefing' is unquestionable. Those who know him will also recognise that he is also one of the most loved chaps in our little family. Thank you Joshua for being such a strength to so many people. X ... See MoreSee Less
We are delighted to announce that Fred Clapperton will take over at Coast Restaurant as our Head Chef in March.
Raised in Nottinghamshire, Fred spent his younger years working in a local village pub pot washing where he watched and learned how a kitchen was run. Quickly realising he wanted to unearth his creativity, he took every opportunity to learn more about the cooking side before he was quickly responsible for running the kitchen. He then started to branch out and spent time in his early career at the 2 AA Rosette Bibury Court Hotel. In 2012 he moved to the Michelin starred Drakes in Surrey, where he worked his way up through the ranks. The restaurant was rebranded as The Clock House in 2016, at which point Fred took over the kitchen as Head Chef. One year later Fred won his first Michelin Star.
Fred’s arrival comes as further investment is planned for our restaurant with a thoughtful refurbishment by acclaimed UK designer, Martin Hulbert.
Managing Director of The Seren Collection, Neil Kedward said: “Fred is the perfect fit for us for many reasons but his cooking style is what really stood out. His creative modern approach and lightness of touch fits our aspirations for Coast Restaurant. He is a confident and intelligent young chef who clearly knows his own mind and cooking style and we can’t wait to welcome him to Pembrokeshire. It’s a very exciting new chapter for Coast.”
Future Head Chef at Coast, Fred Clapperton said: “I am thrilled to be joining the Seren Collection, and heading up Coast. It is a stunning and inspiring location and I look forward to being a part of its evolution as we drive to create a memorable experience to accompany the location.”
We look forward to celebrating current Head Chef Tom Hine’s 2.5 years with us with a fabulous last supper to be announced shortly. ... See MoreSee Less
Our kitchen brigade for today’s Christmas Day Lunch service. All ready at work preparing a delicious lunch for a restaurant filled with guests enjoying this stunning day on the beach with their families.
‘Punk Chef Scott Garthwaite travels to South Wales to taste locally made food, meet people, and, of course, cook! Watch it on TV on Monday 2nd December 8am on Film4 / 7pm on Together / 10pm on Together’
It was lovely to welcome Scott to our little corner of South West Wales and Head Chef Tom Hine had a great time filming with him. We can’t wait to see them both on screen! ... See MoreSee Less
Massive happy birthday to one of the most important members of our team, Hywel who is 69 years young today. This gentleman joined us at Coast Restaurant at the beginning of our journey in 2014. Since then Hywel has been a loyal and dedicated member of the kitchen brigade for both our Head Chef Thomas and Will Holland before him. Have a great birthday weekend Hywel.