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Chef Q & A - Phil Yeomans, Avenue Restaurant, Lainston House Hotel

PUBLISHED: 15:13 20 June 2011 | UPDATED: 19:34 20 February 2013

Avenue Restaurant, Lainston House Hotel, Sparsholt, Winchester, Hampshire SO21 2LT<br/><br/>Tel: 01962 797 811

●Which dish on your current menu do you most enjoy preparing and why?
Fillet of beef, its true cooking and all together its amazing eating


●How would you describe your menu?
Modern British, with a few twists


●Describe your menu in four words
Seasonal, local, fresh, tasty


●Which chef do you most admire?
Gordon Ramsey


●How often do you change the menu?
Seasonally


●What is your favourite ingredient?
Lamb


●Whats your most memorable meal?
El Celler de Can Roca 3 star Spain / Noma


●Which is your favourite cuisine?
Asian


●Marmite: love it or hate it?
Hate it


●Name your favourite cheese?
Tunworth


●How do you relax?
Cycle, fishing, golf, spend time with my wife and baby girl


●What do you choose to drink?
Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough New Zealand


●Wines: new world or old world and why?
Both, depends on what your eating, it needs to match


●Who is your customer from hell?
My Mum or brother


●Describe a favourite food combination
Salt and caramel


●What do you eat off-duty?
Cheesey toast , Worcestershire sauce


●Where was the last farmers market you visited and what did you buy?
Winchester market , most weeks, bought asparagus, tomatoes, local beer


●Name a favourite Hampshire producer or supplier.
Fundamentally Fungus mushrooms


●What do you like most about your restaurant?
The atmosphere, the views of the avenue of limes are something very special



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