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Andrew Tuck, Head chef at St. Kew inn, Great British menu 2023

To celebrate Andi’s achievements at the Great British Menu, we will offer 10 % discount on our entire website!
Use voucher code:  manoffire 

For any order received using this discount voucher, we will send 10 % of the total order value straight to Andi to support his unique way of open fire cooking! 

Andrew Tuck,  Head chef of the award-winning St. Kew Inn, which recently ranked 36th in the Estrella Dame Top 50 Gastro Pub, and is in the Michelin guide.– a true Stalwart to the core.

What makes you a Stalwart? Loyalty, reliability and hard work are the key aspects of being a good chef. But if I had to choose one, it would be loyalty. I recently got married and wouldn’t want to be with anyone else

When did your passion for cooking start? From a very young age. I’d go fishing with my father in the sea then take our catch back to beach and cook it on open fire, eating it with our bare hands.

What’s in the pipeline? This year will be super exciting! I’ve teamed up with the St Kew Inn near Bodmin, Cornwall, to bring the wood-fired experience to a stunning 15th-century village pub, serving smoky fish, pit-roasted meats and feasts in our beer garden. I will still be hosting my small private beach cook-outs – but just not as many!

Why choose a Stalwart apron? It is so comfortable to wear day in, day out. The backstraps mean you don’t have any weight on your neck; it’s surprisingly light, and easy to clean, particularly the Deluxe version – which I’m wearing right now.

What’s your life motto? Everything tastes better with a pinch of charcoal!

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