Peter Hauser's food is
an interesting blend of classic French and English cuisine highlighted with an
underlying influence of his native Austrian upbringing. Peter trained in Austria
at the Hotel Schwechaterhof in Linz. He is an innovative, creative chef
who enjoys experimenting with unusual combinations that tingle the taste buds.
Many of his Austrian influenced dishes appear on the daily changing menu.
The result is both original and different. His kitchen philosophy is to prepare
dishes using the simplest, freshest ingredients, including fine local produce,
such as game and meat from the surrounding countryside, freshly caught fish and
shellfish from the nearby Dorset coast along with home grown vegetables and
herbs from his walled kitchen garden. Peter's refreshing view on his
culinary skill is, "I don't cook like anyone else, I cook like me". When
you have visited Stock Hill you will understand just what this means.
a look at Peter's
recipes and you'll see
what he means. To complement the food,
Stock Hill's restaurant features fine wines and the sort of immaculate service
would expect from a highly acclaimed, award winning Country House Hotel; but there is a
difference, there's anticipation in the atmosphere and an air of excitement as the food
There are no particular events that bring about this ambience - it's simply
there; the staff, the eclectic decor, the house, the views of the landscaped gardens, the atmosphere
of calm and true relaxation, coupled with friendly people with the knowledge of
how to make your visit really enjoyable. If you are looking for a special
restaurant for Ladies who lunch or a business event then Stock Hill offers
the ambience and service that makes all the difference.