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

Joel Braham The Good Egg

How I Got Here: Joel Braham

By Joe Lutrario

The Good Egg's Joel Braham has cracked the London brunch market with his Jewish deli and Israeli-inspired dishes.

Paul Foster Salt

Flash-grilled Paul Foster

By Joe Lutrario

Paul Foster rose to prominence as head chef at Tuddenham Mill and Mallory Court but struck out on his own with Salt. The Stratford-upon-Avon restaurant has been a significant success, winning a star in Michelin’s 2019 guide.

Richard O'Connell Tom's Kitchen

How I Got Here: Richard O'Connell

By Joe Lutrario

Born and trained in rural Ireland, Richard O'Connell came to England in 1992 and has cooked for a string of top chefs. He currently oversees the food at Tom's Kitchen as executive chef.

Tommy Heaney Heaney’s

Flash-grilled: Tommy Heaney

By Joe Lutrario

The Irish chef left The Great House in Laleston earlier this year to focus on his eponymous restaurant in Cardiff.

Mark Lilley Abokado

How I Got Here: Mark Lilley

By Joe Lutrario

Mark Lilley founded healthy eating chain Abokado in 2004 with his wife Lindsay. The company has grown to 23 locations across London with further growth planned for next year.

 Stephen Tozer Maison Bab

Flash-grilled: Stephen Tozer

By Joe Lutrario

Stephen Tozer founded Le Bab with Ed Brunet in Soho back in 2015. Earlier this year the pair launched a larger upmarket kebab restaurant in Covent Garden called Maison Bab.


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