Hywel Jones is Executive Chef for the Michelin-starred restaurant and The Brasserie. Since his appointment in 2004, Hywel has successfully raised the standards of the cuisine to a level that has resulted in numerous accolades including a Michelin Star.
Hywel started his career with David Nichols at The Royal Garden and then moved on to work as Chef de Partie in two Michelin 3-star establishments; Chez Nico at 90 and Marco Pierre White. Prior to his move to Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa, he was executive Chef at Pharmacy Restaurant in Notting Hill.
Awarded Hotel Chef of the Year at the 2007 Hotel Catey Awards, Hywel has created superb menus in both the Michelin starred restaurant and more recently in the stylish and contemporary Brasserie. Where possible, Hywel uses locally sourced ingredients including micro salads, vegetables and herbs from Lucknam Park’s own kitchen garden. He has built a personal relationship with his local suppliers ensuring high quality ingredients that are always reflective of the season.
Hywel Jones featured in the Great British Menu on BBC 2 in May 2011 representing Wales. Hywel saw off the competition with his four great dishes and was crowned the Welsh Champion, he then went on to represent Wales in the series final. Sadly Hywel’s menu was not selected, however Chef remains a Champion to us all at Lucknam, we are incredibly proud of his achievements to date and his continuing success.