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

Yuma Hashemi The Drunken Butler

Flash-grilled: Yuma Hashemi

By Joe Lutrario

Yuma Hashemi is the chef patron of The Drunken Butler, a Clerkenwell restaurant that combines French and Persian influences.

Jonny Boud The Rum Kitchen

How I Got Here: Jonny Boud

By Joe Lutrario

The co-founder of GLP Hospitality (The Rum Kitchen, Passo) on what motivates him, the importance of decent legals and accounts and why councils should relax planning laws.

Flash-grilled: Lovaine Humphrey

Flash-grilled: Lovaine Humphrey

By Stefan Chomka

The chef and sommelier is the owner (with husband Adam) of fine dining restaurant Arras in York. Prior to opening its doors 18 months ago the couple lived in Sydney where they owned and ran a restaurant for 10 years.

Lee DeSanges Baked in Brick

How I Got Here: Lee DeSanges

By Joe Lutrario

Baked In Brick has had great success on street food circuit in Birmingham and further afield with its eclectic pizzas. Founder Lee DeSanges recently opened his first restaurant at The Custard Factory in Digbeth.

Chef Masterclass: Pickled Herrings by Ekte's Robin Freeman

Chef Masterclass: Pickled Herrings by Ekte's Robin Freeman

By Bill Knott

Magnus Nilsson’s magisterial The Nordic Cookbook contains 39 recipes for herring. This does not overstate the importance of the humble herring to the various peoples of northern Europe: the fish has, for thousands of years, been a major part of their...

Mark Lloyd Pomona’s

Flash-grilled: Mark Lloyd

By Joe Lutrario

The chef and TV presenter was recently appointed executive chef at Notting Hill restaurant and bar Pomona’s.

Marcos Fernandez Pardo Iberica

How I Got Here: Marcos Fernandez Pardo

By Joe Lutrario

Marcos Fernandez Pardo launched Spanish restaurant Iberica in 2008. He now operates seven restaurants in London, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow and will soon help bring Quique Dacosta's InPaella to the capital.

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