Jude is the Head Chef and owner of Kota Restaurant with Rooms & Kota Kai Bar & Kitchen.
Jude moved to the UK from New Zealand in 1996 (he is in fact ½ Maori, ½ Chinese Malay) and came to Porthleven 12 years ago with his wife, Jane. Together they run Kota Restaurant with Rooms, and Kota Kai Bar and Kitchen.
Awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand for the third year in a row for ‘The Inspectors Favourite for Value’, Kota Restaurant prides itself on its love affair with fresh locally sourced ingredients. Jude creates exciting dishes, combining the best from land and sea, with his signature Asian fused style. The innovative menu includes Jude’s famous Rockpool dish, as featured on the BBC’s Great British Menu.