THE chef who won the Great British Menu is cooking up a storm at Ambleside’s Rothay Manor.

The four-course tasting menu inspired by this year’s theme of ‘British Innovation’ wowed the judges with his champion of champions title winning dessert dish ‘Give A Dog A Bone’ which celebrates the training of the first four guide dogs by Muriel Crooke and Rosamund Bond.

Rothay Manor’s head chef, Dan McGeorge was awarded first place at the Great British Menu 2021 series. His four-course tasting menu inspired by this year’s theme of ‘British Innovation’, features Dan’s full menu including his fish course called ‘Deep Blue Sea’.

The menu will be available to diners for a limited time only and must be pre-booked. The menu is priced at £90 per person. A matched drinks pairing is also available priced at £48 per person.

His starter called ‘Doctor’s Orders’, a deconstructed take on a classic scouse, is made with Herdwick lamb loin, BBQ carrot, a carrot top emulsion, pickled onion, potato crisp, toasted yeast and a lamb consommé.

The main course called ‘The Amazing Adventures of Isabella Bird’, is made up of six Asian inspired dishes, one from each of the countries Isabella’s visited and includes many Korean, Japnese and Vietnamese specialities

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