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How I Got Here with restaurateur and 1 Lombard Street owner Soren Jessen

How I Got Here: Soren Jessen

By James McAllister

Previously a banker, Danish-born restaurateur Soren Jessen owns fine dining restaurant 1 Lombard Street, as well as the more causal Ekte Nordic Kitchen in the Bloomberg Arcade.

Flash-grilled with L'oscar executive chef Tony Fleming

Flash-grilled: Tony Fleming

By James McAllister

Former D&D London chef Tony Fleming is food and beverage director at the L'oscar hotel in London.

How I Got Here with Moxon's Fresh Fish director and Next Door restaurant owner Robin Moxon

How I Got Here: Robin Moxon

By James McAllister

Robin Moxon is the owner of the Next Door fish restaurant in East Dulwich, which he operates as part of his London-based fishmongers business Moxon's Fresh Fish.

Ben McKellar Brighton chef at The Gingerman

Flash-grilled: Ben McKellar

By Joe Lutrario

Largely Brighton and Hove-based chef restaurateur Ben McKellar runs a total of five venues including fine dining restaurant the Gingerman and recently launched small plates restaurant The Flint House.

Ben Tish discusses Fitzrovia restaurant Norma, part of the Stafford Collection London hotel

Ben Tish discusses Norma

By James McAllister

Salt Yard's former chef director Ben Tish has returned to Fitzrovia with Norma; the first in a potential series of standalone restaurant openings he will oversee in his new role with The Stafford London hotel.

How I Got Here with Yard Sale Pizza co-founder and chef Nick Buckland

How I Got Here: Nick Buckland

By James McAllister

Nick Buckland is co-founder and chef at Yard Sale Pizza, which this week opened its fifth London restaurant on Hackney Road complete with a new, dedicated calzone menu.

Flash-grilled with chef Felipe Preece

Flash-grilled: Felipe Preece

By James McAllister

Chef Felipe Preece is behind Japanese-Latin street food brand Sugoi JPN. His second concept, Just Yuca, recently launched at Old Street Brewery in Bethnal Green.

The secret stagiaire: Restaurant Coworth Park

The secret stagiaire: Restaurant Coworth Park

By The secret stagiaire

Our surreptitious stage finds the busy Ascot hotel in full wedding and polo season swing, where he juggles multiple menus, marigolds and a visit from the Dubai royal family.

How I Got Here with chef director Akira Shimizu

How I Got Here: Akira Shimizu

By James McAllister

Akira Shimizu is chef director for his eponymous restaurant Akira at Japan House in Kensington, and Engawa in Soho.

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