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Colin Nash is renowned for his relentless pursuit of innovation in his kitchen, with over 30 years of experience . One of the most exciting chefs in Dorset winning many awards for The Three Tuns over his 5 years in the kitchen.

His career began at the young age of 13 helping his mum in local restaurants in Christchurch.  After school  he wasted no time in enrolling in Bournemouth and Poole catering college, one of the best colleges in England. This led him to Langans Brasserie in the heart of London, his first taste of pressure in a busy kitchen.

As years went by he developed a passion and understanding of what he wanted to achieve by working in various hotels and restaurants along the way. In 2007 Colin left Stanwell House Hotel in Lymington to join The Tuns making immediate impact by winning 2 Rosettes for the pub in his second year. He prides himself on fresh local and seasonal foods and likes to add the occasional twist. “A good meal is like a good movie exciting you along the way” he quotes.