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Steven Smith on Freemasons at Wiswell and Mr Smith's restaurant

Steven Smith on Mr Smith's

By James McAllister

Lancashire's Steven Smith already runs one of the UK's most ambitious pubs but is upping the ante with Mr Smith's, a 10-cover communal table that offers a more top-end and involved experience.

Flash-grilled with chef Lee Westcott

Flash-grilled: Lee Westcott

By James McAllister

Lee Westcott, who closed his well-regarded London restaurant Typing Room last year, announced earlier this week that he is to step down as head chef of Pensons on the Netherwood Estate after just a year in the role.

How I Got Here with Gary Robinson, executive chef of The Balmoral hotel in Edinburgh

How I Got Here: Gary Robinson

By James McAllister

Gary Robinson, who was previously head chef to HRH the Prince of Wales and executive chef at the British Embassy in Washington D.C., joined The Balmoral hotel in Edinburgh as executive chef earlier this year.

Lee Westcott to leave Pensons restaurant with rooms on the historic Netherwood Estate

Lee Westcott to leave Pensons

By James McAllister

Chef Lee Westcott is to step down from his role as head chef of Pensons restaurant with rooms on the historic Netherwood Estate just a year after it launched.

Flash-grilled with Eneko Basque Kitchen & Bar head chef Javi Blanco

Flash-grilled: Javi Blanco

By James McAllister

Javi Blanco is head chef at Eneko Atxa's Eneko Basque Kitchen & Bar in London's One Aldwych hotel.

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