Interviews

Jonathan Kaye

Business profile: Jonathan Kaye of Prezzo

By Paul Wootton

Belonging to one of the UK's great restaurant dynasties has set the bar high for Prezzo chief executive Jonathan Kaye. He's learned to move with the times - including giving his first media interview

Michel Roux

Pearls of Wisdom: Michel Roux

By Joe Lutrario

Among the most influential chefs in the world, Michel Roux set up Le Gavroche with brother Albert in 1967. Five years later, he left London for the Waterside Inn, Bray, which has now held three stars for 25 years

Henry Herbert will appear on Great British Menu next week

After hours with... Henry Herbert

By Emma Eversham

Henry Herbert, head chef at the Coach & Horses in Clerkenwell, London, talks about his fast track to success, appearing on Great British Menu and his future plans

Massimo Tebaldi, executive chef of Renaissance Pubs

Pearls of Wisdom: Massimo Tebaldi

By Becky Paskin

Massimo Tebaldi has been executive chef for Renaissance Pubs for 10 years. Having once worked with John Torode and Canadian singer Bryan Adams, he is now working to transform The White Hart into a fish and chips gastropub called The Tommyfield

Nicolas Clerc: Head sommelier and Wine Store manager at Le Pont de la Tour

After hours with...Nicolas Clerc

By Emma Eversham

Nicolas Clerc joined Le Pont de la Tour last May as head sommelier and manager of the Wine Store. He talks about his career and shares his top tips for success in his field

David Niven values Nando's  social culture

Business profile: David Niven of Nando's

By Paul Wootton

David Niven has led Nando's through the recession by emphasising the company's commitment to its workforce, an act of faith which has paid off handsomely

John Campbell

Pearls of Wisdom: John Campbell

By Joe Lutrario

John Campbell is executive chef at Coworth Park, set to open in September. He left the Vineyard at Stockcross last year, where he held two Michelin stars

Jillian MacLean, managing director of Drake & Morgan

After hours with… Jillian MacLean

By Becky Paskin

Jillian MacLean launched bar and restaurant group Drake & Morgan in 2008, and is about to launch her third London site, The Anthologist,  near St. Paul's Cathedral next month

Patrick Stapleton

Pearls of Wisdom: Patrick Stapleton

By Emma Eversham

Dublin-born Patrick Stapleton has worked at hotels all over the UK and Ireland for the past 30 years. He is currently general manager of the Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Jamie Stevens

After hours with... Jamie Stevens

By Emma Eversham

Jamie Stevens recently joined Abode Manchester as general manager. He started as a graduate trainee with Malmaison before joining Abode as operations manager and then moving up to GM of the group's Glasgow hotel

Jason Atherton

Pearls of Wisdom: Jason Atherton

By Joe Lutrario

Jason Atherton is chef/patron at Maze, part of Gordon Ramsay Holdings. There are four Maze restaurants in London, New York and Capetown, but three more outposts are planned for Australia and the Middle East

Nick Holmes, managing director of Rockliffe Hall in Co Durham

After hours with… Nick Holmes

By Becky Paskin

Nick Holmes joined Rockliffe Hall hotel in County Durham at the end of last year to oversee its long-awaited launch in November. Just months on and the managing director has ambitions to see the multi million pound hotel and spa join the top ten properties...

Neil Kirby worked at the  Grosvenor for 28 years

Pearls of Wisdom: Neil Kirby

By Emma Eversham

Neil Kirby worked his way up from pot washer to general manager at London's Grosvenor House before opening his own hotel, The Langham, in Eastbourne in 2005. He has just published his first book, Celebrity Hotel

Sam Harrison

After hours with...Sam Harrison

By Emma Eversham

Restaurateur Sam Harrison talks about his achievements, tips for running a restaurant and his future plans

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