Based in Levens just outside Kendal, Cumbria.


Julian Ankers is passionate about food and flavours. He always strives for perfection and consistently delivers delicious, memorable food.

Specialising in relaxed, authentic fine dining,


Julian uses ideas gathered over three decades of experience to create menus for a range of special occasions, parties and events or just a unique meal prepared in your home

What do I offer?

I offer a unique & truly special experience brought directly to your home or holiday let. 

Combining a personal chef hire service with fine dining restaurant quality cuisine, designed to be affordable, accessible & simple for you.

The service of a private chef I offer is to take care of everything, purchasing the ingredients, preparing the dishes, then I complete the plated service in your kitchen, tidy up the kitchen before leaving. Allowing you to entertain your friends or family which has never been so simple and stress-free.

Meet The Chef


Who am I?

Chef Julian is a classically trained personal chef, who has been living in beautiful Cumbria for the last 15 years with his wife, two children and the family border collie. His years of experience and knowledge in his own fine dining restaurants, experience within a local wedding catering company, and cooking at many private homes have been a solid foundation for his growing personal chef business.

Julian have been a qualified chef for over 30 years and he loves to emphasize and get inspired by the North West's amazing seasonal, local, ingredients/products in his creations and is attentive to those extra details that make an ordinary meal, an extraordinary one.