Our Story

Our People

At Wild Carrot, our team is just as important to us as the food we serve. We are proud to be part of a team of local and international food and drink enthusiasts and culinary professionals, trained to the highest standard to deliver welcoming, personal service, ensuring everyone feels at home in our Restaurant and Bar.

Executive Chef

Dirk Gieselmann


With over 20 years of experience working in some of the finest restaurants in the world, from France’s Cote d’Azur, to New York to Tahiti, most recently Dirk was Executive Chef at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg, South Africa, before joining Wild Carrot on Hampshire pastures.


Dirk brings to Wild Carrot signature dishes that reflect his culinary journey and experiences, harmoniously sitting alongside Chef Adam’s contemporary take on British classics.

Head Chef

Adam Fargin


Hampshire boy born and bred, Chef Adam takes a modern approach to classical cooking, embracing the fantastic local, seasonal produce readily available in Hampshire and nearby counties, transforming delicious British classics into his very own creations.

Our Team

From our hosts and waiters, our chefs, mixologists and sommeliers, our team is passionate and dedicated to delivering a seamless culinary experience to always remember. From our Bar Manager James, a Hampshire boy born and bred, who joined us as a food-runner when he was only a teenager, to Hostess Arielle, who joined us all the way from San Francisco, to charmingly welcome our guests into Wild Carrot, each one of our team members is at hand with expert knowledge to deliver an exceptional experience.

Autumn Menu at the Restaurant

As the nights draw in our Chefs have created a selection of dishes inspired by the seasonal ingredients grown and produced in and around Hampshire during the Autumn months. From hearty Cauliflower & Montgomery Cheddar Soup to Wellington of Salisbury Venison Haunch and a side of Watercress Salad, Hampshire’s very own staple ingredient.

Autumn Cocktails at the Bar

Bar Manager and Mixologist James has put together a variety of cocktails and mocktails to enjoy on our Wild Carrot, inspired by Autumn in the countryside.

The Restaurant

Nestled within 500 acres of stunning countryside, in the heart of Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire, Wild Carrot Restaurant and Bar welcomes you to try delicious British classics with a contemporary twist, made only with the finest seasonal produce found in Hampshire markets and further afield.

Our dishes are made only with fresh, local produce, and our menus change seasonally, showcasing the very best of what Hampshire has to offer. From breakfast to brunch, lunch and dinner, enjoy a selection of menus throughout the day at Wild Carrot.

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