What a whirlwind tour with the Great British Menu Chefs

Jude has spent the last week racing around the countryside with fellow Great British Menu Chefs Josh Eggleton and Chris Wheeler.  I’d like to think their travelling style was somewhat in the manner of The Italian Job, all racing Mini’s and doors being blown off in a terribly frantic British manner, however the delayed trains…

It’s a BUN OFF!!

Porthleven is in a flurry today!  The air around the harbour is simply crackling with excitement for the weekend. Admittedly most weekends in Porthleven are full of fun and frolics but this weekend is special.  This weekend is THE weekend to be in Porthleven.  It’s the Porthleven Food Festival weekend of course. The marquees are going…

The Good Food Guide – Local Restaurant of the Year

Nominations are now being taken for The Good Food Guide Local Restaurant of the Year Awards 2016. This is a wonderful award that celebrates all the values that we at Kota Kai hold dear to our heart, and Waitrose are asking the public to nominate restaurants that: Are independently run Are owned by the chef…

What’s On Cornwall Awards – It’s all Terribly Exciting!

Jude is staring intently into the Mirror of Erised and his reflection is waving back with an astonished face and a beaming grin stretching from ear to ear.  All around him people are cheering! Grasped in his hands are two gleaming gold trophies.   He has won the ‘What’s On Cornwall’ Awards for BEST CHEF and for BEST RESTAURANT!…

Homeward Bound

Hang the bunting, light the fire, chill the wine and unlock the door! Porthleven has been far too quiet with out JJ&J over the last few weeks.  Thankfully they are on their way home and we couldn’t be more excited to see them!  There are so many events coming up in months of this year for…

Keeping the Romance Alive

Even from the other side of world Jude is making sure that Kota Kai is keeping the romance alive with fantastic plans for next Sunday.

Upping your romance game this Valentines Day

Valentines Day is only a few weeks away and all around there are single people hoping for that illusive secret admirer to ask them on a date (preferably with a huge bouquet of red roses). Couples are sizing each other up to see who is going to take the lead this year and arrange a fabulous treat for that special day.