New head chef at Ston Easton Park Hotel


Ston Easton Park Hotel has announced Martin Baker as head chef at the hotel’s award-winning Sorrell restaurant.

Baker joins the luxury country house hotel in Bath with a wealth of experience including stints with both Gordon Ramsey and Marco Pierre White and will now oversee all culinary operations at the restaurant, as well as adding his own stamp to the menu and dining experience.

The hotel’s Sorrell restaurant has just been shortlisted a finalist within the South West Food Reader Awards as ‘Best Foodie Hotel’. Baker will now concentrate on utilising the ingredients grown in the hotel’s Victorian kitchen garden.

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Baker’s CV includes roles at Cadbury House Hotel, Seiont Manor Hotel and Tewkesbury Park Hotel, all of which were awarded 2 Rosettes.

Speaking of his appointment, Martin Baker said: “I am delighted to be joining Ston Easton’s much loved Sorrell restaurant. As one of the finest restaurants within Bath, it’s fantastic to join a kitchen that is already so well loved within the area. I’m excited to bring my culinary experience to the menu whilst continuing to grow the dishes that guests already know and love with fresh ingredients from our own garden.”

Ston Easton Park Hotel is a Palladian mansion set in 36 acres of West Country parkland.