The Cotswold’s Feathered Nest Inn is offering guests a special gourmet getaway to celebrate Head Chef, Kuba Winkowski, being named National Chef of the Year.
The getaway will include a stay in one of the The Feathered Nest’s luxurious individually styled rooms, sumptuous tasting menu, traditional breakfast plus a special gourmet charcuteriegift box and tour by Chef Winkowski.
Winkowski was recently named Craft Guild’s National Chef of the Year 2019 by a panel of 21 expert judges including Claude Bosi, Clare Smyth and Tom Kerridge. The competition has a well-regarded history with previous winners including Mark Sargeant and Gordon Ramsay.
Originally from Poland, Winkowski moved to the UK and gained experience at venues such as Le Gavroche, Rhodes 24 and Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons before joining The Feathered Nest. His seasonal 3 AA Rosette award-winning menu features modern European cuisine with Eastern European influences.
Guests booking the gourmet getaway will be able to sample new spring dishes including the likes of Brill, prelude clams, Jersey royals & peas; Guinea Fowl, morel mushrooms, egg yolk & wild garlic; Asparagus, duck egg custard, parmesan and chives; Spring Lamb, broad beans, buttermilk tzatziki & mint and Scallop, carrot, miso with caraway.
Winkowski is passionate about charcuterie and has built his own smokehouse on site, where he cures a delicious selection of meats. On the gourmet getaway Winkowski will provide a tour of the kitchens and smokehouse in addition to sitting down with guests to discuss all things culinary.
Owned by Amanda and Tony Timmer, The Feathered Nest Inn is located in the pretty village of Nether Westcote and offers stunning views of the Cotswolds countryside. The orginal building is thought to date back to the 15th century and the Timmer’s have updated and thoughtfully refurbished the property to ensure it retains its period charm.
The Gourmet Getaway package is available on overnight stays on Thursday and Sundays only and represents a 15% discount. Prices start from £332 per night for double occupancy, including 4 course dinner (excluding supplements) , bed & breakfast & vat. The Cockerel’s Roost is £332 per night, the Dove Cote and Pheasant Nest are £362 per night and The Cuckoo’s Den is £375 per night.