Fiona Were Chef/Tutor Back

Fiona was classically trained in her homeland New Zealand where she first began her career as a chef. Fiona moved to Cornwall 11 years ago with her partner Iain and has since held Executive and Head Chef positions at a number of the county’s most prestigious hotels. Fiona is a multi-award winning chef and was voted as one of the Top 10 Female Chefs in the UK by the Independent on Sunday. High quality, local, seasonal ingredients and bold flavours are key to Fiona’s cooking ethos. Fiona has a broad interest in many different cuisines from the Pacific Rim with a unique interest in the Nordic regions. For more information about Fiona, visit her website at