1. See Rupert on New TV Show Yes Chef

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    Rupert will be starring on the new BBC One cooking series
    “Yes Chef” starting on Monday 6th September.Yes Chef

    Hosted by Pierre Koffman and Sheree Murphy “Yes Chef” is a cooking competition which sees professional chefs select an amateur partner out of four home cooks to mentor and work with in the final.

    Monday to Thursday sees a different Michelin starred chef put four home cooks through their paces in a series of challenges,
    with the winner from each day cooking in the final on Friday.

    Chefs include:

    • Aiden Byrne
    • Atul Kochhar
    • Bryn Williams
    • Frances Atkins
    • Galton Blackiston
    • Luke Tipping
    • Mary Ann Gilchrist
    • Matt Gillan
    • Michael O’Hare
    • Nathan Outlaw
    • Nigel Haworth
    • Paul Ainsworth
    • Ryan Simpson
    • Stephen Terry
    • Theo Randall

    In the final, the four professional chefs will pair up with their winning home cook to go head-to-head in the ultimate professional-amateur cooking showdown. Three-star Michelin chef Pierre Koffmann will judge their final dishes. Only one duo will reign supreme each week and claim the title as champions of Yes Chef

    Look out for Rupert on 22nd September 2016 – 3.45 pm 

    Posted by on 6. September 2016
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  2. Cruck Barn Cottage Special Offer – October

    Escape to our 5 star gold luxury self catering holiday cottage located in Barlow
    (approximately 12 minutes from Baslow Hall).

    We have the following late availability offers during October

    • Monday 10th October – 4 night midweek break £300 
    • Monday 17th October  – 4 night midweek break £300
    • Friday 21st October – 7 night break £600

    See the website for full details of Cruck Barn Cottage or call 01246 583259 to make a reservation.

    Full payment is required at the time of booking

    Posted by on 1. June 2016
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  3. Special Offer Friday 30 September

    Escape to the Peak District on Friday 30th September and take advantage of our Discounted Spring & Summer Rates

    We have Cosy Double bedrooms available at the DBB rate of £320 per room, per night or Superior Garden House rooms at £360

    This rate includes:

    • One nights’ accommodation in one of our luxury bedrooms
    • Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival
    • 3 courses from the Classic Menu (Guests are welcome to upgrade to the Taste of Britain Menu for a supplement of £8 per person)
    • Fischer’s Derbyshire Breakfast
    • Wi-Fi

    Please call reception on 01246 583 259 £50 deposit is required at the time of booking

    Please note this special offer is not available on bedrooms previously confirmed.

    Posted by on 23. May 2016
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  4. A Taste of Northern Ireland – Fully Booked

    “A Taste of Northern Ireland”

    Monday 19th September 2016

    Rupert Rowley celebrating Northern Ireland 2016 Year of Food & Drink

    After Rupert visited Belfast he was so inspired by the fantastic local produce he decided to share it with guests on a very special evening. Dinner will be cooked by some great chefs who joined him on his visit. You will also have chance to meet some  of the award winning food and drink producers he met along the way.

    Featuring Jawbox Gin
    Abernethy Butter
    Glenarm beef dry aged in Hannan’s Himalyan salt chamber
    Organic Glenarm Salmon
    Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil
    Lough Neagh Eel
    Gallopers Ale

    Rupert will be joined in the kitchen by –

    Adam Smith newly appointed executive chef from Coworth Park – Ascot
    Steve Smith from the Freemasons at Wiswell – Good Food Guide – Pub of the Year
    Mark Poynton from Michelin starred Alimentum in Cambridge
    Andrew Nutter from “Nutters” restaurant in Rochdale
    Eddie Atwell from St Kyrans Country House in Co Cavan

    Food and drink producers – Alison from Abernethy butter, Declan Homes from Gallopers Ale and Gerry White from Jawbox Gin will share their stories during an amazing dinner.

    Five Course “Taste of Ireland Menu” with accompanying wines plus pre dinner drinks
    £95.00 per person

    Menu now available – See here 

    Bed and Breakfast at Fischer’s “Special Irish Night Rates” enjoy an overnight stay from £130 – £180 per room, per night!  – BEDROOMS NOW FULLY BOOKED

    A raffle will be held on the night, tickets £5, with all proceeds to be donated to Macmillan & Teenage Cancer Trust

    Places for this event are limited
    Please ring Malissa on 01246 583259 or email malissa@fischers-baslowhall.co.uk to book
    Tables from 2 to 12 guests

    Click here to see details of “A Great Craic at Rowley’s” on Sunday 18th September 2016.







    Posted by on 7. May 2016
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  5. Adam Harper: Roux Scholarship Regional Finalist

    Congratulations to Adam Harper Head Chef at Rowley’s Restaurant for making it to the regional
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    The Roux Scholarship is a premier competition for UK chefs aged from 22 to 30 years, and ranks among the most prestigious in the world. The competition is based on technical skill, a strong palate and deep appreciation and understanding of the history of classical cooking. The winner will go on a unique “stage” to any of the 3 star Michelin restaurants in the world

    This year the finalists challenge was to create a recipe to serve four people using one whole fresh Pollock and 600g live whole cockles accompanied by two garnishes (one of which had to include button mushrooms) and a sauce to accompany the dish. Competitors have two and a half hours to cook their dish, along with a dessert from a mystery box of ingredients provided on the day.

    The six finalists will go through to the national final in London on 4 April. Adam is the first reserve chef, placed 7th out of the 18 finalists who competed at the regional finals


    Posted by on 21. March 2016
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  6. Max visits Hong Kong

    In October last year Max received an invitation from the Institute in Hong Kong for Hotel and Tourism/Chinese and International Culinary Arts

    He was of course delighted to accept and after many months of communication and planning flew out there on Friday 26th February.

    Max demonstrated British dishes to students and enjoyed overseeing a number of events designed to showcase our food, including a British Themed dinner for 60 guests on Friday 4th March.  He very much enjoyed the hospitality In Hong Kong and whilst staying in the Institute’s ‘T’ Hotel overlooking Hong Kong harbour, was treated to the sights and traditional Chinese cooking.

    See below for pictures of Max’s visit!

    British Theme Dinner Menu Friday 4 March 2016 

    Pan Fried Scottish Scallops
    Jerusalem artichoke, black pudding

    Smoked Haddock Kedgeree
    poached eggs

    Oxtail Ravioli


    Butternut Squash Soup 


    Seven Hour Braised Lamb Shoulder with Herb Crust 
    roasted root vegetables, boulangere potatoes

    Cod Fillet with Hazelnut Topping 
    wilted spinach, new potatoes

    Spicy Aubergine Wrapped in Potatoes
    carrot sauce


    Sticky Toffee Pudding 
    toffee sauce

    Bread & Butter Pudding 

    Baked Yorkshire Rhubarb Crumble 


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    Posted by on 19. March 2016
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  7. Fischer’s on Instagram

    You can now join us on Instagram: FischersBaslow

    Click here to visit our page. Tag you pictures  #FischersBaslow #BaslowHall for a repost. We look forward to seeing your pictures!


    Posted by on 16. February 2016
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  8. 2016 Fundraising Project for Macmillan

    The Chesterfield Royal Macmillan CancMacmillaner Centre Appeal is aiming to raise £2.5 million to help build a new cancer centre at the hospital.

    We are proud to be supporting the Macmillan Chesterfield Appeal and hope to raise £5,000 towards this goal.

    During 2016 we are asking our guests to make a voluntary contribution of £5 (or any amount they choose) when paying their Fischer’s bill. This contribution will be transferred immediately and in full to ‘Macmillan Cancer Support’ and restricted for use on the ‘Chesterfield Appeal’.

    Please speak to a member of staff during your visit for further information. Updates of our progress will be posted on our website.

    We would like to thank you in advance for supporting this local cause.

    So far our guests have helped us raise £4643.23

    Registered charity number 261017

    Posted by on 16. December 2015
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  9. “Romance Packages at Fischer’s”

    Are you visiting us for a birthday or anniversary and wondering how to make the occasion more special?

    We will place our Forget-Brimont House Champagne and a box of sumptuous chocolates in your room ready for your arrival for an additional cost of £60. Alternatively, for £45 we can offer a bottle of our popular Prosecco and a box of chocolates. Please quote “Romance Package” at the time of booking.

    For the finishing touch, a beautiful arrangement of flowers can be ordered from a local florist. Prices start from £40.

    Posted by on 3. June 2015
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  10. Fischer’s Kitchen Tasting Bench

    The Kitchen Tasting Bench provides the ultimate front-row seat of a busy, professional working kitchen. Situated in the centre of the new bespoke kitchen and accommodating up to 4 guests, the Kitchen Bench provides a fantastic opportunity to observe the chefs creating their award winning dishes.

    Guests will dine from a special Taste of Britain menu. At lunchtime, this menu is priced at £65 per person or £105 with wine pairings, and £90 per person or £138 wine pairings in the evening.

    The bench can seat 2 – 4 guests and to fully appreciate the experience we recommend arriving for lunch at 12.00 pm and at 7.00 pm for dinner for pre-meal drinks in the lounge or garden.

    For more information or to make a booking, please contact 01246 583259 or email reservations@fischers-baslowhall.co.uk.

    Terms & Conditions

    The Kitchen Tasting Bench is available at limited times only and can accommodate up to 4 people. At the time of booking, we will ask for debit/credit card details to secure the booking.

    As we are a small establishment, we respectfully ask for 48 hours notice should you wish to cancel. Failure to notify us within this time will result in a fixed charge of £65 per person for lunch and £90 per person for dinner being made to your debit/credit card. However, if we are able to re let the Tasting Bench to another party we will be happy to refund the full amount.

    Posted by on 18. March 2015
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