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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.

Peter Knogl of Cheval Blanc in Basel

Talking food & wine with three-Michelin star chef Peter Knogl of Cheval Blanc in Basel

‘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...

The Michelin-starred Treby Arms in Sparkwell, Devon, has appointed Luke Fearon as head chef following the departure of Anton Piotrowski. Luke, 28, was head-hunted by Anton to join the team at the Treby...

An iconic restaurant hidden within historic and stylish St James’s in London, Quaglino’s is known for its style and glamour, which are in huge doses. Serving thoroughly delicious contemporary European...

The fresh, inventive menus at Talland Bay Hotel’s Terrace Restaurant are testament to the skill and imagination of head chef Nick Hawke. Having learned his trade under some of Britain’s finest...

The recently revamped The Swan at Hay Hotel is a privately owned, independent hotel just minutes from the bustling centre of the world reknowned ‘Town of Books’, Hay-on-Wye, on the edge of...

Andrew Dudley is the head chef at The Elephant Bar & Brasserie at The Cornwall Hotel, Spa & Estate in St Austell. Born in the Welsh town of Llandeilo, Andrew always wanted to be a chef after...

Fleet Street restaurant Lutyens has announced the appointment of head chef Daniel Mertl, whose career to date has been an exceptional one, despite his relative youth. Cutting his teeth at The Savoy and...

Double Michelin starred chef Claude Bosi has ambitiously decided to close down his Hibiscus restaurant in Mayfair after sixteen successful years. However, Claude has kept busy. As well as working towards...

Alberto Rossetti, the new Head Chef at Baglioni Hotel London’s Brunello Bar and Restaurant, brings to the fore extensive experience and a love for Italian food inspired by his mother while growing...

Sean Melville is Executive Head Chef at the 2AA Rosette Squires restaurant based in Newmarket’s Bedford Lodge Hotel and Spa. The only 4 Red Star hotel in Newmarket, Suffolk, Bedford Lodge Hotel and...

Culinary heavyweight Nick Brodie has built his name with a career that has spanned Hong Kong to London before making the UK his home and working his way up the kitchen system in many of the world’s...

‘Eat. Sleep. And drink wine.’ This is The Vineyard Hotel’s motto which fully invites guests to indulge the palate whilst refreshing the spirit. Robby Jenks, the hotel’s Head Chef,...

Sergi Sanz Blanco is head chef at Ametsa with Arzak Instruction based in London’s The Halkin hotel. The Spanish restaurant opened in 2013 and holds one coveted Michelin star. Sergi grew up in Barcelona...

Middlethorpe Hall is a 10-minute drive from the medieval city of York with its 13th-century defensive walls (the longest and best preserved in England), narrow streets, gothic minster and bookshops specialising...

Having spent four years at Bodysgallen Hall in North Wales, John Williams knew his way around the hotel’s kitchen when he returned in April 2015 to the award-winning hotel as head chef. During his...

2016 has been a truly award-winning year for Hampton Manor, which has become one of the UK’s most exciting foodie country house hotels. Located in the picturesque village of Hampton-in-Arden served by...

Before he was even out of the classroom it was clear Shay Cooper had potential to be amongst the most ultra-talented chefs with Michelin pedigree. A rich and dynamic background in some of England’s finest...

Howard Webb, an award winning top chef, has joined The Royal Hotel, one of Southend’s most historic buildings, which opened this year as an exclusive restaurant and bar. As Head Chef, he has already...

Chef Ollie Dabbous and mixologist Oskar Kinberg, co-owners of the Michelin-starred Dabbous, are to introduce their inimitable skills to India’s vibrant capital as they head off for a four day residency...