Gilpin Hotel & Northcote join forces for new foodie odyssey


Two award-winning chefs from two top boutique hotels in the North have joined together for a special foodie odyssey, available to guests until March 18.

Executive head chef Hrishikesh Desai at Gilpin Hotel and Lake House and Lisa Allen at Northcote are inviting guests on a two-night gastronomic journey between Trough of Bowland and the Lake District.

The two-night break will allow guests to explore the beauty of both areas and enjoy the tasting menus from each award-winning chef.

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Desai won BBC2’s Alex Polizzi; Chefs on Trial and joined Gilpin earlier this year. He brought a wealth of experience with him including a stint at Lucknam Park and winning the Roux Scholarship in 2009 and the Craft Guild of Chefs’ National Chef of the Year in 2010.

Northcote boasts three BBC Great British Menu champions with Lisa Allen and Aled Williams leading the brigade, who are both well-known for their appearances on Saturday Kitchen and MasterChef.