exec chef

Chef Michael Lecouteur

Profile – Michael Lecouteur [Mews Of Mayfair]

We share some words with the laconic (but no less talented) Michael Leconteur, the man behind the excellent food offerings at the rapidly expanding empire that is Mews of Mayfair (which includes The Mayfair Pizza Co, La Cave and Cartizze). The recurring theme? Inventive food
Read More
Michel Roux Jr. Le Gavroche - Michel standing

Profile – Michel Roux Jr.

Michel Roux Jr. probably doesn’t need that much of an introduction so we’ll keep it brief. We managed to get this Marathon running, TV presenting, Michelin Star wielding fella to sit down for just a little a bit and answer us a few questions about
Read More

Review: Brasserie Joel [Westminster Bridge]

Rating   Cuisine: French, with Japanese touches? Appeals to: Flavour flâneurs and gustatory aesthetes Metropolitan diners and people opting for the high class version of the ‘Westminster experience’ Romancers of the stove or high powered business types Those who
Read More
Iberica Exec Chef Nacho Manzano in Kitchen

Profile – Nacho Manzano [Ibérica]

We run a short interview with Nacho Manzano, a man with not one, but two Michelin Stars, and the executive chef at the Iberica chain of restaurants (Ibérica Canary Wharf, Ibérica Marylebone and Ibérica La Terraza) – which are doing something of a PR job for
Read More
Le Pont De La Tour Head Chef Tom Cook

Profile – Tom Cook [Le Pont De La Tour]

We chat with Tom Cook, Head Chef at London’s prestigious Le Pont De La Tour and a man who started out cooking at age 15, before eventually apprenticing under the likes of Gary Rhodes and Michel Roux Jr.   This man knows French food! Having worked all
Read More
Pescatori Restaurants Head Chef Chris O'Nielll In Kitchen

Profile – Chris O’Niell [Pescatori]

Jack sits down with Chris O’Niell, a man with a wealth of experience in the food business, a passion for locally sourced produce and for ‘old style’ Italian seafood. Here’s a man who really wants you to appreciate your dinner – an advocate for the
Read More