All posts tagged: Fernando Perez Arellano

Seven tried-and-tested hotels on Mallorca (part one)

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Eat / Hoteliers / Hotels / Sleep

My name is Jan and I’m a hotel-aholic. It started even before I began as in-house PR for a large chain of business and leisure hotels in the UK. Although I later became a full-time radio broadcaster (before I moved to Mallorca), my interest in hotels has never waned. If anything, it’s grown – probably because Mallorca has more than its fair share of great hotels. A night away in a hotel here is always a special treat for us, as we […]

MasterChef: The Professionals’ finalist on Mallorca

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Chefs / Eat / Michelin / Restaurants

The following is a heavily abridged version of my article, published in the Majorca Daily Bulletin on March 2nd, 2014, and based on an interview I did with Claire Hutchings – finalist in the 2011 series of ‘MasterChef: The Professionals’ – now working at Zaranda restaurant. Claire also featured in the news section of the ‘abcMallorca Restaurant Guide 2014/15’. From Moseley to Mallorca for MasterChef finalist The pretty petite blonde from the Birmingham suburb of Moseley has […]

Review of dinner at Olivera

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Eat / Hotels / Michelin / Restaurants / Sleep

This time last week we were packing our overnight bags to take advantage of a Mallorca residents’ deal on offer this month from Castell Son Claret – the country house hotel that opened in the spring of last year, with the marketing strapline ‘The Luxury of Silence’. The hotel has two restaurants – Zaranda (which went from one star to two Michelin stars for 2016 and 2017) and Olivera. Both are overseen by award-winning chef Fernando Pérez Arellano, […]