“We use local and seasonal ingredients from local suppliers, as much as possible, including fresh fish which is delivered daily.”
Elsewhere from Oxfordshire, Jerome Prigent, from the Horse and Groom in Caulcott near Bicester has been nominated.
The pair will be judged by an expert panel to decide whether they go through to the final stages where the chefs will display their cooking skills.
Ian added: “I’m flattered to have been nominated. It’s a privilege to be considered for this award that would benefit both me and our business enormously.”
Not one but two west Oxfordshire pub chefs have been nominated by Witney MP Robert Courts for a parliamentary prize.