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Executive chef and Great British Menu finalist Kerth Gumbs parts ways with Ormer Mayfair

Kerth Gumbs parts ways with Ormer Mayfair

By James McAllister

Kerth Gumbs has left his role as executive chef at Ormer Mayfair, saying the time had come for him 'to start a new chapter' in his professional life.

How I Got Here with Matthew O’Connor restaurant director of Kerridge’s Bar & Grill Corinthia Hotel London

How I Got Here: Matthew O’Connor

By James McAllister

The restaurant director of Kerridge’s Bar & Grill on his love of restaurants, and why more needs to be done in schools to emphasise the importance of the hospitality.

Flash-grilled Dorian Janmaat head chef at The Idle Rocks and St Mawes Hotel in Cornwall

Flash-grilled: Dorian Janmaat

By James McAllister

The head chef at The Idle Rocks and St Mawes Hotel in Cornwall on his admiration of Raymond Blanc, the importance of chef development, and pairing oysters with Bloody Marys.

Callum Graham chef Bohemia Jersey

Flash-grilled: Callum Graham

By Joe Lutrario

The head chef of Jersey fine dining restaurant Bohemia on his pet hate in the kitchen and the industry figure he most admires.

How I Got Here with MexGrocer CEO Katya Torres de la Rocha

How I Got Here: Katya Torres de la Rocha

By James McAllister

Former restaurateur Katya Torres de la Rocha, who now runs online retailed MexGrocer, on the importance of planning ahead, and why front-of-house should be a career to aspire to.

Flash-grilled with Joanna's head chef Stephen Simon

Flash-grilled: Stephen Simon

By James McAllister

The head chef of Joanna's in London's Crystal Palace on the importance of patience, memories of his mum's cooking, and his dislike of plant-based meat alternatives.

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