The latest news and interviews from the movers and shakers in the industry, including appointments, promotions, insights and achievements.

Robin Freeman Ekte

Flash-grilled: Robin Freeman

By Helen Salter

The Gothenburg-born Ekte chef on his pet hates in the kitchen and which industry figure he most admires.

Lee Streeton head chef of Art Yard Bar & Kitchen restaurant London

How I Got Here: Lee Streeton

By Stefan Chomka

Lee Streeton’s cooking CV includes Caprice Holdings and Hix Mayfair. He is currently head chef of Art Yard Bar & Kitchen

Yuma Hashemi The Drunken Butler

Flash-grilled: Yuma Hashemi

By Joe Lutrario

Yuma Hashemi is the chef patron of The Drunken Butler, a Clerkenwell restaurant that combines French and Persian influences.

Jonny Boud The Rum Kitchen

How I Got Here: Jonny Boud

By Joe Lutrario

The co-founder of GLP Hospitality (The Rum Kitchen, Passo) on what motivates him, the importance of decent legals and accounts and why councils should relax planning laws.

Flash-grilled: Lovaine Humphrey

Flash-grilled: Lovaine Humphrey

By Stefan Chomka

The chef and sommelier is the owner (with husband Adam) of fine dining restaurant Arras in York. Prior to opening its doors 18 months ago the couple lived in Sydney where they owned and ran a restaurant for 10 years.

Lee DeSanges Baked in Brick

How I Got Here: Lee DeSanges

By Joe Lutrario

Baked In Brick has had great success on street food circuit in Birmingham and further afield with its eclectic pizzas. Founder Lee DeSanges recently opened his first restaurant at The Custard Factory in Digbeth.


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