Watch the Chef Talk interview with John Hooker

Watch our second Charvet Chef Talk virtual event to hear John Hooker, owner/chef of The Cornish Arms share his insights into:

  • Staff retention – how has he managed to retain all his staff from pre to post lockdown?
  • Lockdown – how did he cope, what did he do?
  • Savings – the equipment that’s saving him £8,000 a year on utilities.
  • The future – what next?… The Cornish Arms on tour…

John and his wife Emma, have run The Cornish Arms in Tavistock, part of the St Austell Brewery group, for eight years, winning accolades for good quality, good value cooking such as Michelin Bib Gourmand and Top 50 gastropub status.

Listen to the first in the series of Charvet Chef Talks with Jonny Bone, head chef at three-Michelin-starred Core by Clare Smyth.