Chris Simpson, Head Chef, Pensons

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Chris Simpson is the Head Chef of Michelin Green Starred Pensons

Chris Simpson is the visionary Head Chef of Pensons, restaurant with rooms nestled on the Netherwood Estate, is at the forefront of redefining the culinary landscape through his impeccable craftsmanship and unwavering commitment to sustainability.

Chris’ arrival at Pensons marked a transformative chapter. Situated amidst the serene beauty of the Netherwood Estate, Pensons is not just a dining destination; it's a harmonious haven where Simpson's culinary mastery converges with a profound respect for the environment.

With Simpsons unyielding focus on ethical dining, Pensons has been awarded a Michelin Green Star. The restaurant's allure lies not only in its exquisite cuisine but also in its dedication to preserving the environment. Simpson's culinary prowess and sustainable initiatives exemplify a harmonious blend of culinary artistry and ecological stewardship.

Chris commented, "We have a duty to examine the way we use everything, in order to be more sustainable. Each step takes us further on our journey. It must not only be about food and drink; it’s important to apply the same theory to as many areas across the business as possible."

Simpson's culinary artistry mirrors his dedication to sustainability, as he thoughtfully crafts dishes using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. The restaurant's farm-to-fork philosophy finds expression in every plate, with the estate's own produce and premium regional offerings taking centre stage.

As the Head Chef of Pensons, Chris Simpson stands as an ambassador for a future where gastronomic delight seamlessly coexists with environmental responsibility. His journey transcends culinary boundaries, encapsulating a vision where every dish tells a story of sustainability, innovation, and a genuine connection to the land.

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Editor 9th August 2023

Chris Simpson, Head Chef, Pensons