Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines acquires Rick Stein's Porthleven site

Michael Caines

Michael Caines

Executive Chef 2nd July 2020

Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines acquires Rick Stein's Porthleven site

The Chef Restaurateur adds a fourth site to the Michael Caines Collection

London, 2 July 2020…// Acclaimed chef restaurateur and hotel owner, Michael Caines has announced the acquisition of the former Rick Stein Restaurant in Porthleven, Cornwall. The news marks Michael’s second venture in Cornwall and is a welcome addition to the Michael Caines Collection which currently comprises of luxury country house hotel and restaurant Lympstone Manor, The Cove at Maenporth, and a new project in Exmouth.

Chef Michael Caines says, ‘We are delighted to have the opportunity to pick up where Rick and Jill Stein have left off, taking over this wonderful property in Porthleven. We are looking forward to working with Trevor Osborne, the owner of Porthleven Harbour & Dock Company, to continue to grow Porthleven as a destination and develop a restaurant that warmly welcomes both locals and visitors through its doors. We’re looking forward to sharing details of this exciting new venture in due course.’

Porthleven is the most southerly working port in the UK, situated between the LIzard Peninsula and St Michael’s Mount in West Cornwall. Built around a picturesque harbour, it is renowned for its vibrant food and cultural scene, as well as stunning beaches and clifftop walks. With a prime quayside position, the venue with Michael at the helm will serve a contemporary interpretation of his relaxed seaside fare, shining a light on the very best Cornish produce and English wines, matched with exceptional and charming service.

Trevor Osborne commented today; ‘It is with great pleasure that I shall welcome the distinguished and popular chef, Michael Caines, to Porthleven. His reputation goes before him and I know that he will not disappoint. I much look forward to his new venue opening’.

The venue is currently closed following government guidelines. More details to follow.

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