Great British Menu 2020: Harriet Mansell, South West heat

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Harriet Mansell has a pop-up restaurant, Robin Wylde, in Lyme Regis and this is her first time in the Great British Menu kitchen.

She grew up in Sidmouth, Devon and took an unconventional route into the industry. After studying Politics and History at university, she retrained to be a chef.

She took her first 'proper' kitchen job with fellow south west chef Mark Hix in London before going to culinary school and went on to stage at the prestigious Noma in Denmark, followed by a couple of Michelin kitchens in London and then into the super yacht industry where she worked as a private chef for high profile clients.


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Harriet has opened a pop-up restaurant, Robin Wylde, in Lyme Regis where her cuisine is based around the seasons, local produce and foraging. Harriet is out to showcase the South West’s finest produce in her unique style.

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Editor 15th April 2020

Great British Menu 2020: Harriet Mansell, South West heat