Raised in North Devon, Thomas is passionate about the local area and is a great advocate for the fantastic produce available in the area from both land and sea. Now going into its 5th year of business, Thomas Carr @ The Olive Room gained it’s Michelin star in 2016, with the guide quoting – “AContinue reading “Michelin starred The Olive Room in Ilfracombe is open for bookings!”
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Save the date: Tasting Dinner with Thomas Carr on 9 April 2018
*** UPDATE: NEW DATE *** We have exciting news: Michelin starred chef Thomas Carr will be cooking a Tasting Dinner with the apprentices of The Beach Hotel in Minehead on Monday, 5 March. In 2015, Thomas Carr started the very first Exmoor Food Fest off with a tasting dinner at West Somerset College in Minehead.Continue reading “Save the date: Tasting Dinner with Thomas Carr on 9 April 2018”
Michelin starred Thomas Carr at The Olive Room: Open for bookings!
Here at the Olive Room, quality and comfort are paramount. We believe that excellent food is enjoyed most, in a relaxed and unpretentious environment. We are incredibly lucky to live and work in such a beautiful area, and we take full advantage of our location! Sourcing the very best in local, seasonal ingredients,Continue reading “Michelin starred Thomas Carr at The Olive Room: Open for bookings!”
Book now: An Evening with Michael Caines at Kentisbury Grange
On 6 February, Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines will be joining up with Head Chef James Mason for a gourmet six course taster menu featuring three delicious dishes from each chef at his restaurant The Coach House at Kentisbury Grange. Reservations including dinner and paired wines are just £110 per person. Alternatively, why not make aContinue reading “Book now: An Evening with Michael Caines at Kentisbury Grange”
It’s raining stars on Exmoor!
The team at Exmoor Food Fest would like to congratulate all these amazing chefs: Thomas Carr and his team at the Olive Room in Ilfracombe won their first Michelin star: “A local chef who knows how to make the best our of his local ingredients.” Mark Dodson and his team at The Mason Arms inContinue reading “It’s raining stars on Exmoor!”
Introducing: Thomas Carr @ The Olive Room, Ilfracombe
Thomas Carr’s journey started when he was employed as head chef in 2002 at the Beachcomber Café in Woolacombe, Devon – his home town. From here Thomas moved to the Watersmeet Hotel, again in Woolacombe where he was Chef De Partie for 5 years between 2004 and 2009. In March 2009 Thomas went to workContinue reading “Introducing: Thomas Carr @ The Olive Room, Ilfracombe”