Charismatic chef Eric Chavot returned to the UK from his two-year stint in America to launch his own restaurant this month. Brasserie Chavot, adjacent to the Westbury Hotel in Mayfair, opened on 11 March.
"I’ve got a family and my two boys, so I’m glad to be back here, but I didn’t miss the weather,” said Chavot. “The work ethic is completely different in America and I had to adapt myself, but I’m glad I did it.
“I’m already thinking of tweaking this into something slightly different. I want to plan more than one, I’ve got a couple of plans. My main concern right now is to fill the restaurant and once I’ve done that, I will see what else comes my way," he said.