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Development chef Philli Armitage-Mattin pop-up at Number One Park Lane

Flash-grilled: Philli Armitage-Mattin

By Joe Lutrario

The MasterChef: The Professionals finalist has just begun a two-month pop-up at Number One Park Lane restaurant at InterContinental London Park Lane.

Flash-grilled: Tom Tsappis head chef at Kiliecrankie House in Highland Perthshire, Scotland

Flash-grilled: Tom Tsappis

By James McAllister

The head chef at Kiliecrankie House in Highland Perthshire, Scotland, on his favourite fast food burger, the importance of making time to eat and travel, and a decadent signature dish.

How I Got Here with  Australian chef and restaurateur Scott Hallsworth Freak Scene Souble Dragon

How I Got Here: Scott Hallsworth

By James McAllister

The Australian chef and restaurateur, who previously ran Freak Scene in London's Soho and recently launched Double Dragon on Rosebery Avenue in Clerkenwell, on his colourful career.

Flash-grilled with Jake Leach The Harwood Arms head chef

Flash-grilled: Jake Leach

By James McAllister

The Harwood Arms head chef on his career, what he'd be doing if he wasn't in kitchens, and childhood memories of fish and chips.

Flash-grilled: Henrik Ritzén  Swedish chef who runs the stove at the Double Red Duke in the Cotswolds

Flash-grilled: Henrik Ritzén

By James McAllister

The Swedish chef, who runs the stove at the Double Red Duke in the Cotswolds, on making his peace with a bad review, Thomas Keller, and memories of Racine.

Flash-grilled: Manu Buffara

Flash-grilled: Manu Buffara

By James McAllister

The internationally-acclaimed Brazilian chef, who recently came to the UK to run a residency at Amazonico London, tells us about her career to date.

Only Food and Courses founder Robbie Lorraine to lead the kitchen at Boys Hall

Robbie Lorraine to lead the kitchen at Boys Hall

By James McAllister

Robbie Lorraine, the chef behind nostalgic restaurant Only Food and Courses, is to lead the kitchen at the soon-to-launch Boys Hall restaurant with rooms in Kent.

Flash-grilled with Ben Hobson head chef at Bob Bob Ricard City in London

Flash-grilled: Ben Hobson

By James McAllister

The head chef at Bob Bob Ricard City in London on a troubling Michelin memory, what he'd be doing if he wasn't in kitchens, and his dream dinner party guests.

L'Enclume Simon Rogan named chef of the year National Restaurant Awards three Michelin stars

Cartmel king: Chef of the Year Simon Rogan

By BigHospitality

L'Enclume's promotion to three-star status this year was just one of a number of reasons why Simon Rogan was named Chef of the Year at the Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2022.

Santiago Lastra named in 50 Next list

Santiago Lastra named in 50 Next list

By James McAllister

Santiago Lastra has been named a 'Hospitality Pioneer' in the second edition of The World's 50 Best group's 50 Next list.

Flash-grilled: Emilia Strazzanti chef and co-founder of Sicilian ingredient supplier, meal kit and supper club brand Strazzanti

Flash-grilled: Emilia Strazzanti

By James McAllister

The chef and co-founder of Sicilian ingredient supplier, meal kit and supper club brand Strazzanti on her career, from training at culinary school at 16 to running her own business.

How I Got Here: Rosalind Rathouse South African-born founder of London’s Cookery School at Little Portland Street

How I Got Here: Rosalind Rathouse

By James McAllister

The South African-born founder of London’s Cookery School at Little Portland Street on realising her dream of becoming a cook, the need to treat staff fairly, and sustainability.

Flash-grilled: Tom De Keyser head chef at The Hand and Flowers Marlow Tom Kerridge

Flash-grilled: Tom De Keyser

By James McAllister

The Hand and Flowers head chef tells us what his favourite food and drink pairing is, what he'd do if he wasn't in kitchens, and his top restaurant meals.

Credit: Charlie McKay

Flash-grilled: James Harrison

By James McAllister

The head chef at The Engine Rooms on the Great North Road in London's Finchley on his first industry job, favorite food and drink pairing, and what his signature dish is.

Flash-grilled: Jessica Prealpato  former World’s Best Pastry Chef

Flash-grilled: Jessica Préalpato

By James McAllister

The former World’s Best Pastry Chef, who recently collaborated with The Carlton Tower Jumeirah in London's Knightsbridge to create a 'unique afternoon tea experience', tells us about her career.

Credit: Aubrie Pick

Flash-grilled: Kris Yenbamroong

By James McAllister

The LA-based chef behind Night + Market, who is overseeing the menu for Chet’s that has just launched at Rondo La Cave in London's Holborn, tell us about his career.

Flash-grilled: Sean Garrett head chef at The Pig & Butcher pub in Islington

Flash-grilled: Sean Garrett

By James McAllister

The head chef at The Pig & Butcher pub in Islington on where to get the best chicken wings in west London, and a dangerous scuba diving escapade in Mexico.

Matt Weedon head chef at The Feathered Nest in the Cotswolds

Flash-grilled: Matt Weedon

By BigHospitality

The head chef at The Feathered Nest in the Cotswolds reveals which quartet he'd have cook him his last meal and his early food memories of his nan's sandwiches.

Nathan Davies Great British Menu chef on winning a michelin star

Nathan Davies: “I contemplated giving up cooking”

By Stefan Chomka

With his debut restaurant winning a Michelin star and also being named Opening of the Year, Nathan Davies has the cooking world at his feet. But it took a life-changing experience to get him there

Flash-grilled: Simon Shand head chef of the Michelin-starred Leroy in London's Shoreditch

Flash-grilled: Simon Shand

By James McAllister

The head chef of the Michelin-starred Leroy in London's Shoreditch on working as a fish monger, his dream dinner party guests, and what he'd do if he wasn't in kitchens.

Credit: Ed Schofield

Flash-grilled: Ana Ortiz

By James McAllister

The Galapagos-born chef director at the newly-launched The Mess restaurant at Messums Wiltshire on the delights of fritada, her earliest food memory, and the importance of a work life balance.

Flash-grilled: Giovann Attard newly-promoted head chef at Norma in London's Fitzrovia

Flash-grilled: Giovann Attard

By James McAllister

The newly-promoted executive head chef at Norma in London's Fitzrovia on his love of gardening, early food memories with his grandparents, and the challenge of working in restaurants

Flash-grilled: Sarah Hayward

Flash-grilled: Sarah Hayward

By James McAllister

The head chef at Tom Kerridge's The Coach in Marlow on admiration for her boss, a love of Wagamamas and overly green peas.

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