Guest Chef Series

With 4 years of incredible chefs now under our belt, we’re rapidly becoming a very special location for some very special food.

About The Guest Chef Series

From Masterchef competitors, to Great British Menu winners, we've had an incredible array of talent through our doors recently. Whether or not you're set on always keeping on trend with the latest food scene, our Guest Chef Series allows you to push the boundaries of your palette, for a morsel of the usual cost.


Launching in 2017 with Billy and Jack, of MasterChef fame, our Guest Chef series has gone from strength to strength. With food being at the epicentre of most people’s holidays, we know that it’s important to get it right. We now have the capacity to entertain up to 15 different Guest Chefs per year. We aim to have different styles of chefs from different backgrounds in order to provide a unique experience with each event. The Peligoni Club is lucky enough to be able to facilitate almost all styles of cooking and therefore replicate some of the finest food that these chefs have to offer, right in the heart of our tucked away slice of paradise.


There are two events that each Guest Chef will do – both being very different and we encourage you to test out both. Typically, the first will be a feast. The idea is to muck in, meet those like-minded around you and indulge in everything that’s put in front of you, be it edible or drinkable. The second event is usually a little smaller, ranging from a masterclass environment to a more fine dining evening, with everything in between. These evenings are designed to get you eating and drinking some of the finest produce that the island has to offer.

Lee Westcott

Growing up in Hertfordshire, Westcott was drawn to the kitchen at the age of 16 and shortly after learning the ropes as a young chef, began working for the Galvin brothers in London.

Over the years, Westcott has traveled the globe taking his incredible skills to locations including Denmark, New York, Hong Kong and London.

Lee will be hosting a Dinner Party Takeover on 29th June and a Fine Dining Taster Menu on 2nd July.

Tuesday 29th June – Dinner Party Takeover

Focusing on what the island has to offer, Lee’s taking an ecological approach to his evening to showcase what local produce can really do.

Negroni – Gin, Campari & Sweet Vermouth

Tomato, Olives, Manouri Cheese, Courgette & Wild Oregano
Barbecued Octopus, Capers, Parsley & Lemon
Raw Tuna, Ginger, Local Coastal Herbs & Puffed Pearl Barley
Cured Sea Bass, Pickled Cucumber, Wild Camomile & Radish

Slow Wood-Fired Shoulder of Lamb
Grilled Courgettes, Olive Oil, Local Mint & Lemon
Smoked Potatoes, Garlic & Spinach
Mint Chimichurri Sauce

Strawberries, Sichuan Pepper, Greek Yoghurt & Rapeseed Oil

Friday 2nd July – Fine Dining Taster Menu

Again, focusing on the island’s local produce, Lee’s setting the bar a little higher with a fantastic fine dining experience.

Braised Pigs Head & Smoked Apple

Tomatoes, Camomile, Cherry & Ricotta

Grilled Mackerel, Plum & Coastal Herbs

Lamb, Peas, Black Garlic & Sorrel

Greek Yogurt, Apple & Dill


Please Note All Menus And Dates Are Subject To Change

Gladwin Brothers

Co-owners of flagship restaurant The Shed in Notting Hill, Rabbit of Chelsea, Nutbourne of Battersea, and most recently Sussex of Soho, the duo of brothers are bringing their farm-to-table food to Peligoni.

The Gladwin Brothers will be hosting An Evening With Oliver Gladwin on 7th September and a Butchery Masterclass on 10th September.

Tuesday 7th September – An Evening With Oliver Gladwin

An evening with Oliver and Richard bringing a bit of Britain to our Greek paradise.

Mushroom Marmite Eclairs
Beef Tartar, Capers, Cheddar Sable, Oregano
Black Cucumber, Lemon Sour Cream, Fish Eggs
Raw Tuna, White Balsamic Pearls
Salt-Water Sourdough Flat Breads

Red Pepper & Wet Almond Romesco
Grappa Cured Sardines, Sorrel Split Dressing
Fresh Curds, Halloumi, Pulled Figs
Stone Seared Prawns, Seaweed Salt
Vine Leaves, Stuffed with Orzo

Spring Onions, Butterbeans, Yoghurt & Seeds
Smokey Aubergine, Pomegranate Salad
Lobster wrapped in Fig Leaves
BBQ Red Mullet
Charred Octopus

Honeycomb Crunchy
Greek Rose Water Custard Tart, Pistachios
Fig Smashed Plates

Friday 10th September – Butchery Masterclass

Guests can expect an interactive masterclass in butchery with Oliver chatting us through his sustainable and seasonal philosophy of what grows together, goes together.


Please Note All Menus And Dates Are Subject To Change

Previous Guest Chefs

Different faces, different brands, different restaurants and different pop-ups. We've worked with them all.

  • Alexandra Dudley
  • Billy & Jack
  • Dan Graham
  • DJ BBQ
  • Ellis Barrie
  • Gill Meller
  • Gizzi Erskine
  • Homeslice Pizza
  • Hunter Gather Cook
  • Jackson Boxer
  • Mark Jarvis
  • Neil Rankin
  • Nina Parker
  • Ollie Templeton
  • Romy Gill MBE
  • The Bell at Langford
  • The Hampstead Kitchen

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