Seafood Chefs, Recipes and Stories
Read more about our world-class seafood chefs, discover some unique seafood coast experiences all across our coastline, or be inspired to cook your own masterpiece.
Mitch Tonks has a passion for seafood, so much so that he is Chef Ambassador for the Marine Stewardship Council. His ever-expanding chain of Rockfish restaurants is taking South Devon by storm. Find out more about this seafood success story.
‘From bait to plate, there’s nothing better than seeing sand eels landed and within minutes cooked and served. Enjoying our local seafood enables the region’s economy and fishing industry to continue to grow and thrive’. Tim Bouget, chef-proprietor ODE True Food, Shaldon, Devon
'The South West is truly a mecca for food, and with some of the country’s finest produce available right on our doorstep we have always been spoiled for choice when it comes to sourcing high quality local ingredients. We are proud to call it our home.'
"Were meat to be taken away I would sob for a sizzling chop or tender poached tongue but in time recover. Were seafood to be taken away from me, no more sweet clams, no chargrilled turbot or pickled herring, then I would fill the sea again with tears and perish."
The charming Devon town of Brixham is renowned for its rich cultural heritage and thriving fishing industry. For centuries fishing has played an integral part in the lives of generations of local families, providing employment and life-long careers.