Jude Kereama is chef owner of the renowned Cornish restaurant Kota (which means ‘shellfish’ in Maori) and it’s sister restaurant Kota Kai.
A stalwart of the Cornish food scene, Kota is set in a 300 year old building right on the harbour of the historic village of Porthleven. Jude draws on his half Maori, half Chinese Malay roots to work his culinary magic on the best local produce, with a signature Asian twist.
He was a favourite on the Great British Menu 2021 and was named ‘Chef of the Year’ in the 2019 Trencherman’s Guide Awards. Kota lists a whole host of accolades – 3 AA rosettes, a Michelin Bib Gourmand, ‘Restaurant of the Year’ in the Cornwall Life Food & Drink Awards and one of The Telegraph’s Top 50 Summer Restaurants in Britain.