Michael Caines will cook for the last time at Gidleigh Park this weekend, bringing to an end 21 years as head chef at the fine dining hotel near Chagford.
The celebrity chef will continue to look after his other restaurants before opening his own hotel at Lympstone in 2017.
"Devon's my county.
I was born in Exeter so having the opportunity to practice at the top end of my industry and to be regarded as one of Britain's top chefs here in my home county using local produce and championing the cause has been a fantastic journey and a wonderful experience."
Tourism bosses in Cornwall say 2015 has been one of the best years on record.
Visitor numbers are up on previous years by 5%. Part of the increase is due to terrorism attacks abroad but also the county being showcased in series like ITV's Doc Martin.
Attractions like Newquay Zoo have benefitted and so have many of Cornwall's hotels. Stephen Baker, Managing Director at Carbis Bay Hotel, says the BBC series Poldark has also brought in the crowds.
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A row about a colony of protected birds could ruin plans for a £10 million hotel on Drake's Island.
The area is home to a colony of Egrets - a white coloured bird similar to a heron.
A report to Plymouth City Council's planning committee has found the egrets would be disturbed if the hotel is built.
Councillors are expected to make a decision this afternoon.
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West Country MPs will discuss the impact of changes to term-time holiday rules in Westminster today - after securing a special Parliamentary debate on the issue.
A report found that the introduction of fines for parents who take their children out of school during term-time has caused businesses to lose up to 30% of their income since 2013.
100,000 people from the region signed a petition against the law.
Camborne MP and Fisheries Minister George Eustice will be unveiling plans today to help fishermen prepare for the discard ban.
In January, it will be against the law for them to throw back species like haddock, sole and plaice. The plans include access to funding for new equipment, increased catches and more flexibility over quotas.
Dairy farmers are to lose an average of almost 3p per litre in the next year, according to a new report.
One of the reasons is lower feed prices. It comes after a spate of protest across the West by farmers during the summer.
More than a third of all visits to Cornwall have been triggered by television dramas like Doc Martin or Poldark.
The research by Visit Cornwall said the series had a significant influence on decisions to visit the county.
94% of those who took part in the survey said they wanted to visit the landscape and scenery showcased in the productions.