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Award winning Chewton Glen Executive Chef will take over The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant for one week in October


Award winning Chewton Glen Executive Chef will take over The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant for one week in October

London, 13 August 2018: This October, Chewton Glen, a five star country house hotel and spa based in the New Forest, will be gracing Jumeirah Carlton Tower’s Rib Room restaurant to bring guests a unique countryside culinary experience in London’s Knightsbridge.

Nestled on the fringe of the New Forest and within walking distance to the sea, Chewton Glen is an idyllic retreat with a sparkling history dating back to the early eighteenth century.

From the typically English to the totally cosmopolitan, Executive Head Chef Luke Matthews and his talented brigade create fine dining at its best at The Dining Room restaurant. Thanks to his 25 years of service at Chewton Glen, Luke Matthews has injected his personality and flair into The Dining Room’s menu, with signature dishes such as the Emmental Soufflé and Thai Lobster Curry.

Regional ingredients, inspiring new flavours, and a focus on sublime, contemporary cuisine is the order of the day at Chewton Glen. Under the expert direction of Luke Matthews, Chewton Glen’s 50 strong kitchen team have the responsibility for producing innovative new dishes and truly experimenting with flavour, ingredients and design using local ingredients and suppliers.

The Dining Room prides itself on its locally sourced regional ingredients, with much of the produce grown just yards away in the hotel’s own walled kitchen garden and nursery. Chewton Glen is no stranger to unique culinary experiences, being home to The Kitchen; an informal restaurant which allows guests to watch top chefs at work and is home to The Kitchen Cookery School headed up by celebrity chef and Chewton Glen alumni James Martin. In the past, Luke and James have worked together a great deal and are good friends.

They continue to work on a number of culinary project including exhibitions and cookery demonstration and, in addition to James Martin involvement in The Kitchen at Chewton Glen, Luke has appeared on James Martin’s Saturday Morning cookery show.

“Chewton Glen is my favourite hotel outside of London, due to its authentic British countryside roots. The fact that the team source fresh ingredients from their own kitchen garden is refreshing, and I’m looking forward to working with Luke to share an unforgettable pop-up experience with our guests,” said Simon Young, Executive Head Chef at Jumeirah Carlton Tower.

Bookings can be made by calling The Rib Room Bar and Restaurant on +44 (0) 20 7858 7250 


Notes to Editors:

About The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant:
The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant is located on the ground floor of Jumeirah Carlton Tower, in the heart of Knightsbridge. The Rib Room is elegant and intimate, blending traditional and contemporary design. Located on the corner of Sloane Street and the picturesque Cadogan Gardens, The Rib Room serves the best British cuisine with a superb selection of wine and cocktails. The Rib Room Bar is a glamorous destination for drinks or a light bite, offering an exciting array of cocktails, premium gins and bespoke bitters. The al fresco terrace offers a menu including an array of cocktails and a cigar menu along with and Rib Room specialties and is transformed at night into a Cosy Smoking Outdoor Area (COSA) for cigarists.

Social media handles:
• Twitter: @ribroomSW1
• Facebook: RibRoomSW1
• Instagram:@RibRoomSW1

About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE; Bahrain and Kuwait in the Middle East; Frankfurt, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also operates the new upscale-casual brand, Zabeel House by JumeirahTM and runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living™ with properties in London and Dubai; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai™; Wild Wadi Waterpark™; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management™; Jumeirah Sirius™, its global loyalty programme; and isme by Jumeirah™ an app based rewards programme in the UAE. Future openings include luxury hotels in the UAE, Indonesia, China, Oman, Jordan, Malaysia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. www.jumeirah.com

About Chewton Glen:
Chewton Glen is a five-red star privately-owned luxury country house hotel, located on the edge of the ancient New Forest National Park in Hampshire and just a few minutes’ walk from the sea. Featuring an award-winning restaurant, world-class spa and leisure activities, luxurious accommodation and modern meeting facilities, the hotel has 72 individually designed bedrooms and suites including the 14 tree-house suites, a nine-hole par three golf course, croquet lawn, indoor and outdoor tennis courts and a spa which has been voted the best in Europe and opened a purpose-built cookery school, bakery and informal restaurant last year in association with celebrity TV chef, James Martin.   Chewton Glen is a member of Iconic Luxury Hotels, a collection of England’s finest iconic hotels which also includes Cliveden House in Berkshire, 11 Cadogan Gardens in the heart of Chelsea, and The Lygon Arms in the Cotswolds. Each property has its own character but they a share a common commitment to delivering outstanding experiences.



For further information or images please contact:

Beth Mitchell
Assistant PR & Communications Manager
Jumeirah Carlton Tower & Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel
Email :beth.mitchell@jumeirah.com 
Contact Number: +44 (0)207 858 7160



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