Butchery to Take Centre Stage at The Great Game Guide Stand at Ragley Hall

The Chefs’ Forum is delighted to announce that the main butchery feature at The Game Fair (29th -31st July at Ragley Hall) will be hosted on The Great Game Guide stage. Chefs, butchers, producers and suppliers will all be present to champion game butchery and game refrigeration. Over the three days of The Game Fair […]

Lady’s Wood Shooting School Invites you to Have a Go!

Lady’s Wood Shooting School is opening its doors in a bid to promote shooting as a sport. This is a great opportunity to experience Clay Pigeon shooting at one of the UK’s finest shooting schools. Improve your hand-eye coordination while getting out into the great outdoors with a 20-shot taster session with a dedicated instructor. […]

Shoots Encouraged to Plan for the Plate

The British Game Assurance is getting behind an initiative to get shoots and estates to contact their game dealers to let them know the numbers of birds they are planning to send this coming season. Louisa Clutterbuck, Head of Operations at The British Game Assurance, explained that the idea is that this early conversation will […]

Forget the Easter Egg Hunt – Why Not Go on an Easter Antler Hunt?

An antler hunt at Easter is not such a crazy idea and has a rich history, according to third generation deer manager and expert Curtis Pitts, who is championing a new kind of Easter hunt to raise awareness of deer and venison. Antlers are used by bucks and stags to battle other male deer for […]

Less Partridge More Grouse on Menus this Year

According to shooting insiders the cost of putting out partridge must rise this year due to Avian Flu in France restricting the egg imports. The news could affect not just shoots but the availability of partridge on menus this autumn.  Gamekeeper John Queen of Linhope Estate in Northumberland explained that partridge egg prices could be […]

Devon’s Chefs Dominate Great British Menu and a Nod to Local venison

Three female chefs from the Southwest were involved in a cook-off on Great British Menu last night. The trio demonstrated in one heat how far female chefs have come and, at the same time, venison featured in some of the dishes dedicated to 100 years of Great British Broadcasting. Charlotte Vincent from The Five Bells […]

Culbone Stables Inn Gears-up for 7 Course Game Tasting Menu

Top shoot Lillicombe opens the doors to its own Culbone Stables Inn. Non-invited guests will be able to dine at Culbone Stables from April as Lillicombe Estate opens the doors to its restaurant with rooms. Managed by chef Merrick Webber Culbone Stables is a bolt hole on remote Exmoor and minutes away from the North […]

Game on at 6 O’clock Hospitality Event

Leading game butcher Tim Hanks of Hanks’ Meat & Game will highlight the benefits of game on the menu at an upcoming meeting of The Institute of Hospitality. The event, held at Tortworth Court Hotel on the 3rd February, is a meeting of the West of England branch of the Institute where leading hoteliers and […]