Poul Jensen has over 30 years in the restaurant and wine business.
He trained and graduated from one of the best French restaurants in Denmark (Gammel Aalbyhoj - Relais Gourmand - Tradition et Qualitie).
He gained invaluable experience at some of the world's most esteemed restaurants including Longueville Manor (Jersey Channel Islands); Mietta's Restaurant of Melbourne (Australia) and the world renowned liner the QE2. In London Poul worked for Noble Rot (Mayfair) and The Walbrook Club (City of London) with Albert Roux.
Poul has also run his own restaurant in Denmark (Ebeltoft) for 8 years and gained widespread recognition for his cuisine. Poul has also worked in the wine industry with some of the best wine houses of France. Poul is a member of some of the worlds most esteemed gastronomic organisations including Eurotoque, International Federation Cuisinier Exclusive d'Europe and the Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs.
Niall was brought up on a dairy farm in Ireland. The family were completely self sufficient - making all their own butter,cheeses, sausages, chutney, jams, cakes and breads. At an early age he was baking cakes, making soups and jams, churning butter and collecting sorrel from the headgerows!
Niall has worked in the entertainment industry (National Theatre London) for many years but now enjoys doing what he does best. He is particularly interested in nutrition for healthy living and food safety. Niall harvests his own organic tea (lime tree blossom) along with a host of other specialities. He also developed Kerrouet Royale - a world class cocktail which is named after the local village!
Niall loves exploring old recipes and developing new ones. He launched a new dessert, rosehip posset, using wild rosehips. He has also enhanced the famous traditional Briton galette with the calette replacing the use of processed meats with healthy vegetable options. Niall can advise on great walking and cycling trails in the area and invites students to explore places of interest . The geology,fauna and flora of central Brittany is unique and unspoiled . You can find details of these walks along with some delicious recipes on Niall's popular food blog kerrouet.blogspot.com