Meet The Host
Mike is one of the UK’s most respected chefs. A champion of sustainable wild food and game for over 20 years, Mike has helped create and run some of the UK’s most iconic restaurants.
The Harwood Arms in Fulham, London, which Mike Co-Owns, has held a Michelin Star for 10 years – the only pub in London ever to hold that accolade.
The Woodsman in Stratford upon Avon which opened in 2020, immediately won Best New Restaurant in the UK in the Good Food Guide.
The Elder in Bath opened the following year and continued this tradition and has established itself as a truly iconic South West restaurant, continuing the use of wild, local, seasonal ingredients combined with incredible hospitality.
Wild food is Mike’s passion – He runs and owns Deerbox.co.uk, which manages wild deer over 60,000 acres of private land and supplies his restaurants and homes with amazing venison year round.
Mike was awarded Champion of Champions in the 2020 Eat game Awards for his unparalleled contribution to sustainable wild food in the UK.
Mike owns and runs Farming the Wild Productions – a UK production company that makes multiple TV shows showcasing the best in sustainable food production, including fishing shows, ethical hunting shows, and wild food cookery shows. Mike has starred in over 10 different food and travel shows on UK television.