The 2012 MasterChef: The Professionals champion is launching his first solo venture, an ambitious ticket-only restaurant called Röski, in Liverpool later this year. And he’s gunning for at least one Michelin star for it.
Tak Tokumine opened his first restaurant in 1980 within the Brewer Street building that now houses Mark Hix’s Soho flagship. Located below his Japanese grocer and bookshop, it was to be as inauspicious a debut as they come.
Clare Smyth became the first British woman to hold three Michelin stars at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay. Now she’s striking out alone with her Notting Hill restaurant Core, and she’s on a mission to make fine dining cool again.
The zero waste chef on trying to move his Brighton restaurant to London, setting up a small plates restaurant with cocktail maestro Ryan Chetiyawardana and his ambition to run one of the world’s best restaurants. Silo opened on a quiet street within the...