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Read the latest celebrity chef news, interviews and profile pieces. We chat to some of the world’s best chefs about their food, philosophy, inspiration and plans for the future.

Meet the chef: Talking food with Stevie McLaughlin of Restaurant Andrew Fairlie

Head chef of the acclaimed Restaurant Andrew Fairlie, Scotland’s only two Michelin Star restaurant, Stevie McLaughlin is one of the UK’s most respected chefs and has worked in the industry...

Occupying a beautiful Grade II listed building, L’Ortolan is Reading’s only Michelin-starred restaurant. On September 11th, it will be celebrating its 18th birthday and for two nights only, Head Chef...

When chef Tom Cenci announced late last year that he would be stepping down from his post as Executive Chef of London favourite Duck & Waffle, he said he would be taking the time off to spend with...

The rising trend of sustainable cooking and going back to our roots is not so much a trend as it is a way of life in the Nordic region. “Pickling and smoking are pillars of Nordic cooking which really...

Just under two hours away from bustling Barcelona lies the luxurious gated community of S’Agaró. One of the stunning properties within this Costa Brava resort town is the Alàbriga Hotel & Home...

Wagamamas and a Wispa may be what it takes to please this inspiring chef on a personal level but don’t be fooled into thinking you’ll be getting anything but fine, fresh delicacies at The Angel....

Entrepreneurial duo Aaron Webster and Remi Williams are the chefs behind the popular Brixton based restaurant, Smoke & Salt. Focusing on traditional cooking and ancient preservation techniques, the...

A rising star on London’s hospitality dining scene, Andrew Cole was born in Kingston not far from the Bingham Riverhouse. He’s loved food since childhood, when he watched his grandmother in the kitchen....

Kuba Winkowski showed an interest in cooking from an early age in his native Poland. However, he found the culinary scene was not thriving and decided to pursue a career in finance. Kuba quickly realised...

Nose-to-tail cooking has been in the spotlight in the past year or so as customers flock towards restaurants that provide a more sustainable dining experience. In the London food scene, Native has stood...

Born in Tanzania, Sandeep Bhagwatwas was appointed Executive Chef at the Four Seasons Resort Langkawi in August of last year. An accomplished chef, he brings a fresh gastronomic perspective and innovative...

Masterchef finalist, Chef of the Year, and the youngest person chosen by Caterer magazine as one of their “30 under 30 to watch” are just some of the awards Adam Handling has received throughout his...

Following success in New Delhi and New York, ‘India’s Best Restaurant’ Indian Accent landed in Mayfair at the end of 2017, quickly winning acclaim for its refined and inventive dishes. With Corporate...

Mark Jarvis is not a stranger to pressure or hard work. With a restaurant career that started when he was just 16 years old, he is used to the competitive nature and often gruelling hours that the industry...

Ben Wright is the co-founder of Porta, a place for all those who love tapas. Focussing on simple, authentic ingredients to give fresh and vibrant Spanish tastes, Porta has a buzzing atmosphere that’ll...

Tom Sellers was once called the rising star of the London dining scene. In just a few short years, that title has been tossed away as the Michelin-starred chef stakes his claim as one of the leaders in...

Richard Allen is head chef of the Herb Garden Brasserie at Ye Olde Bell Spa in Retford, Nottinghamshire. Allen joined Ye Olde Bell in 2014, where he worked as head chef for Restaurant Bar 1650, achieving...

From honing an impeccable reputation across 28 years of culinary experience, award-winning chef Dayashankar Sharma has become recognised for pairing time-honoured tradition with contemporary ideas and...

‘When you love something, it’s easy’ – What a three-Michelin star awarded chef has to say about his craft. It isn’t often I get the chance to chat with a three-Michelin star awarded chef,...

Shilpa Dandekar has developed a reputation as one of London’s leading female chefs. She honed her skills as a trainee chef with India’s famed Taj hotel group. Having arrived in the UK, Shilpa immediately...

Awarded as the most celebrated Chef in U.A.E in 2016 by Ministry of Chambers of Commerce, Government of India, 30 years old Chef Akshay Nayyar is a young and energetic celebrity chef and entrepreneur who...

Chef Joseph Wright co-founded Joseph Benjamin in Chester in 2006 with his brother, Ben. Joseph Benjamin has been awarded a Michelin Guide ‘Bib Gourmand’ every year since 2012. The same year Ben and...

Nathanial Tofan, otherwise known as Nat, was born and raised in Nottingham. Growing up in his family’s restaurant, Nat knew he had found his passion and at the age of 18 he embarked on a career as a...

Barcelona-based Chef Jordi Gimeno brings with him 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry with culinary trips around Europe, America and Asia. During this long voyage he has worked in Michelin...

Imagine coming home to a freshly cooked, Michelin-star quality meal for dinner every night of the week, prepared and served to you by one of the country’s very finest chefs. Whilst having your own private...

Nathan Outlaw may just be the nicest chef in the business. The Michelin-starred restaurateur and fish expert talks to our food and drink editor Natasha Heard. Who has been your greatest inspiration? I’ve...

Chris Simpson took to the helm as executive head chef at Devon’s Gidleigh Park in January 2018, following seven years as head chef at Restaurant Nathan Outlaw, which has held two Michelin stars since...

Sanguan Parr is by no means new to the restaurant industry, despite the fact she’s only ever had one job. Head chef at one of London’s best known Thai establishments, Nipa Thai, Sanguan very much fell...

Leading food writer KASPAR CHAMBERS goes behind the scenes at Le Cordon Bleu, London’s most prestigious culinary institution. Clouds of flour billow and waft from the stainless steel work surfaces, and...

Luxury Devon hotel and fine dining restaurant Gidleigh Park has appointed a new executive head chef to replace Michael Wignall, Andrew Brownsword Hotels has announced. Chris Simpson (picture above) took...

Alyn Williams, chef of his restaurant Alyn Williams at The Westbury, Mayfair, was a judge in the recent S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 UK and Ireland local final, where 10 young chefs battled it out for...

Since Adam Reid took over as chef-patron of the French at Manchester’s Midland hotel following Simon Rogan’s departure last year, he’s been stamping his own personality on the restaurant. He’s...

TV chef Dean Edwards, and his Wild Wild West co-star, James Tanner, reunite tonight to treat guests to an evening of unforgettable locally inspired food at award-winning Bidborough gastropub, The Kentish...

Indian cuisine has enjoyed a steady rise in popularity over the last 12 months, with demand for high-end, luxury ingredients and dishes at a level not seen since its introduction to Britain some 60 years...

Are you an aspiring chef or fabulous foodie? Do you enjoy learning the finer details of your dining experience and the differences between a parfait or a pavlova? Pied à Terre, located in London’s...

‘A Taste of Cornwall’ is the ultimate celebration of the sea all set within the beautiful gardens of The Goring Hotel. It has seen the veranda transformed into a Cornish fish restaurant with a stylish...

It’s been an exciting few months at The Treby Arms, which saw previous leader Anton Piotrowski leave under a cloud of intrigue and Luke Fearon be promoted to top dog. Since his initiation in March...

Cotswold chef David Everitt-Matthias has won Chef of the Year at the Cotswold Life Food Awards 2017 just a month before he celebrates the 30th anniversary of his two Michelin star restaurant Le Champignon...

Set in one of Copenhagen’s most beautiful royal gardens is Mielcke and Hurtigkarl restaurant. The Royal Danish Horticultural Garden Society provides a stunning backdrop for some innovative cooking. The...

Twice decorated Michelin-starred Chef Atul Kochhar has announced the start of his 2017 Chef Season in which he will welcome a list of fellow chefs into the kitchens of Sindhu and Indian Essence. Once...

Dan Hunter, ranked #2 chef in Australia and chef-patron owner of Brae, is an award-winning pioneer of modern Australian cooking. The culinary superstar, named 2016 Chef of the Year in both The Age Good...