Gordon Stott is one of the UK’s most exciting and talented young chefs. Multi-award-winning, inventive and fanatical about food; Gordon has built a reputation as one of the industry’s rising stars.

A graduate of Tante Marie Culinary Academy, Gordon gained his first experience in top kitchens at the 2 Michelin star Vineyard at Stockcross and The Carnarvon Arms near Newbury. In 2010, he joined The Sun Inn in Dummer, Hampshire, as sous chef and 18 months later took over as landlord and head chef at the age of 20. Six years under his leadership, the popular gastro pub increased profits by 320%, received multiple accolades and extensive media coverage in print, online and broadcast.

In May 2018, Gordon left The Sun Inn to open his first solo pub – The Purefoy Arms in the pretty village of Preston Candover.

Talented young chef Gordon Stott

Awards & accolades

Gastro Pub of England in the Food Awards England 2018

British Hospitality Hall of Fame 2018 (Finalist)

Acorn Award 2017

Craft Guild of Chefs Pub Chef of the Year 2017
(Winner); Finalist 2016 & 2015.

UK Parliamentary Young Pub Chef of the Year 2016 & 2018

Inspire Awards Young Businessperson of the Year 2016
(Winner); Finalist 2015 & 2014.

Gastro Pub of England in the Food Awards England 2016

2 AA Rosettes and Michelin Bib Gourmand 2017
(The Sun Inn).


Inspiring a new generation of chefs

As one of the UK’s youngest landlords and head chefs, Gordon Stott has become a figurehead for aspiring talent in the hospitality industry. He has mentored students and college leavers and hosted a Masterchef-style competition for the last few years. Gordon continues to inspire a new generation of chefs. He regularly speaks and demos at events and is involved with mentoring programmes.

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