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Chef Andre Rhone to head up Soane's Kitchen within Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery in London's Ealing

Andre Rhone to head up Soane's Kitchen

By James McAllister

Andre Rhone is to take on his first head chef role overseeing the stoves at Soane's Kitchen within Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery in London's Ealing.

How I Got Here with London-based French traiteur and delicatessen Colette founder Dimitri Plaquet

How I Got Here: Dimitri Plaquet

By James McAllister

The co-founder of London-based French traiteur and delicatessen Colette on building his gourmet delicatessen business, what motivates him, and his favourite places to eat in London.

Chef Chris Shaw takes the reins at Townsend at Whitechapel Gallery

Chris Shaw takes the reins at Townsend

By James McAllister

Chef Chris Shaw, whose CV includes stints at Petersham Nurseries and BAO Soho, is to take over the stoves at Townsend, the modern-British restaurant and café at Whitechapel Gallery.

Flash-grilled with Pied à Terre executive chef Asimakis Chaniotis

Flash-grilled: Asimakis Chaniotis

By James McAllister

The Pied à Terre executive chef on his first industry job, the industry figure he most admires, and the oddest thing a customer has ever said to him.

Pía León named World’s Best Female Chef 2021 ahead of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony in Antwerp, Flanders in October

Pía León named World’s Best Female Chef

By James McAllister

Peruvian Pía León, chef-patron of Lima’s Kjollel, has been named The World’s Best Female Chef 2021 ahead of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony in Antwerp, Flanders in October.

How I Got Here with Raquel de Oliveira managing director of of Peruvian restaurants Andina in London's Spitalfields and Ceviche in Soho

How I Got Here: Raquel de Oliveira

By James McAllister

The managing director of Peruvian restaurants Andina in London's Spitalfields and Ceviche in Soho on struggles with staffing, not being fixated on roll outs, and the importance of kindness.

Sommelier Honey Spencer Evelyn’s Table The Palomar

Uncorked: Honey Spencer

By Joe Lutrario

The sommelier behind the lists at restaurants including The Palomar and Evelyn’s Table on knocking over a bottle of Clos Rougeard and her top three restaurant wine lists.

Flash-grilled with Harriet Mansell chef behind Robin Wylde and low-intervention wine bar Lilac in Lyme Regis

Flash-grilled: Harriet Mansell

By James McAllister

The West Country-born chef behind Robin Wylde and recently-launched, low-intervention wine bar Lilac in Lyme Regis on her cooking style, Massimo Bottura, and the greatest pizza she's ever eaten.

How I Got Here with Provenance Meat Company co-owner Struan Robertson

How I Got Here: Struan Robertson

By James McAllister

The co-owner of The Provenance Meat Company on becoming a butcher, his best and worst business decisions, and why there needs to be more routes to market for small-scale farmers.

Flash-grilled: Daniel Calvert British chef who recently launched his new restaurant Sézanne at the Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi

Flash-grilled: Daniel Calvert

By James McAllister

The British chef, who recently launched his new restaurant Sézanne at the Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi, on the industry figure he most admires, and the worst review he's ever had.

Photo credit: Bricco e Bacco website

How I Got Here: Roberto Bergamotti

By James McAllister

The co-founder and business director at Fitzrovia-based Sicilian steak restaurant Bricco e Bacco on visits to Sake no Hana, and the importance of believing in and respecting your staff.

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