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The Old Crown Coaching Inn

 La Chef de las Flores 
30th September, 2023. 7pm. 

September 13th, 2023 Mataphero Wine Tasting Evening. (New Zealand Wine) and tasting menu.

Foraging & flower expert Chef Iolanda Bustos and Chef Samuel Squires Collaboration
30th September, 2023, 7pm.

We are absolutely thrilled to unveil our upcoming Chef Collaboration, a culinary event that promises to be nothing short of extraordinary. Chef Samuel Squires is delighted to extend a warm invitation to the legendary Catalonian Chef Iolanda Bustos, and together, they will transform The Old Crown Coaching Inn into a gastronomic haven.

 

This unique collaboration is a celebration of sustainability, harmonising the art of foraging for exquisite ingredients with the creation of an exquisite 8-course fine-dining tasting experience. Expect an unforgettable evening that fuses the expertise of these two culinary maestros into an exploration of flavors, techniques, and a profound respect for the environment. Join us as we embark on this remarkable journey of taste and sustainability.

Meet The Chefs

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Chef Iolanda Bustos

She feels like a daughter of her landscape, having been born in Palafrugell in 1976 and growing up in Palau-Sator. Her culinary journey, guided by her farmer-shepherd father and Andalusian mother, led her to become known as "the flower chef" and embrace a naturalistic cooking style that connects people with nature and its flavors.

View Menu below.

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Chef Samuel Squires

Samuel Squires, previously head chef at the AA rosette-awarded restaurant Hibiscus in Northampton, with an impressive culinary background at esteemed establishments like the 5-star Grove Hotel in Watford, The Ritz in London, and the prestigious 3 Michelin-starred Remy, is an ideal collaborator for Iolanda Bustos, given her dedication to naturalistic cuisine and innovative culinary approach.

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