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Chef Iain Sampson Awarded Best Chef in Wales 2010

Chef Iain Sampson Awarded Best Chef in Wales 2010




Award-winning Executive Chef Iain Sampson is the culinary force behind the delicious creations at Dere Street Steak. Chef Sampson, who began his career at the Ritz Hotel in London, was crowned the Best Chef in Wales at the Welsh International Culinary Championships in 2010.

A native of Kent, England, Chef Sampson honed his highly praised, modern European culinary skills in top London hotels and as head chef at luxury hotel restaurants including Peterstone Court Country House, The Newbridge (2005 Welsh restaurant of the year, under Sampson’s leadership) and The Bear Hotel Crickhowell, on the eastern edge of the Brecon Beacons.

Chef Sampson and his experienced team will delight you with their perfect technique in delivering steaks just as you order, plus their unique twist on classic dishes and specials alike.