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Chefs mark International Women’s Day

Chefs mark International Women’s Day

By James McAllister

Chefs and restaurateurs across the country are marking International Women’s Day (8 March) with a range of one-off events, masterclasses and specially curated menus.

How I Got Here with chef/restaurateur and former Gordon Ramsay Group CEO Stuart Gillies

How I Got Here: Stuart Gillies

By James McAllister

The chef/restaurateur and former Gordon Ramsay Group CEO, who recently launched Number Eight in Sevenoaks, Kent, on working for Corbin & King, his travels in Italy, and what motivates him.

Ashley Tinoco head chef Sam's Riverside

Flash-grilled: Ashley Tinoco

By Joe Lutrario

The head chef of Sam’s Riverside in Hammersmith on growing up in Goa, Gordon Ramsay and The Fat Duck.

Flash-grilled: Regis Cursan Nobu London's executive pastry chef

Flash-grilled: Regis Cursan

By James McAllister

Nobu London's executive pastry chef on his problem with 'posh' doughnuts, and why reading about the history of food is crucial for any chef starting out in the industry.

Flash-grilled: Ximena Gayosso Gonzalez  Mexican-born head chef at Madera at Treehouse London

Flash-grilled: Ximena Gayosso Gonzalez

By James McAllister

The Mexican-born chef, who is currently overseeing the stoves at Madera at Treehouse London, on her first industry job, her cooking style, and the best restaurant she's ever eaten in.

Flash-grilled Tom Booton The Grill at The Dorchester's head chef Chef to Watch Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards

Flash-grilled: Tom Booton

By James McAllister

The Grill at The Dorchester's head chef, who was named Chef to Watch at last year's Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards, tells us about his career to date.

Flash-grilled with Ami Ellis co-chef proprietor of The Bailiwick Free House in Egham Surrey

Flash-grilled: Ami Ellis

By James McAllister

The co-chef proprietor of The Bailiwick Free House in Egham, Surrey, on the industry friends that inspire her and why she'd choose fish and chips as her last meal.

Flash-grilled Sam Carter chef-patron of Restaurant Twenty-Two in Cambridge

Flash-grilled: Sam Carter

By James McAllister

The chef-patron of Restaurant Twenty-Two in Cambridge on memories of his first fine-dining experience, why he chose a career behind the stoves, and why he despises avocado.

Flash-grilled: Paolo Vernetti  head chef and co-founder of community-centred restaurant and bar Morso London

Flash-grilled: Paolo Vernetti

By James McAllister

The head chef and co-founder of community-centred restaurant and bar Morso, which has sites in St John's Wood and Kensal Rise in London, reflects on his career to date.

Flash-grilled: Marco Pierre White

Flash-grilled: Marco Pierre White

By James McAllister

The acclaimed chef, who is currently offering a vegetarian cooking course through BBC Maestro, discusses his career and gives us his recipe for baked celeriac with cheese and truffle

Chef Niall Keating to leave Whatley Manor to focus on his Lunar restaurant

Niall Keating to leave Whatley Manor

By Joe Lutrario

Chef Niall Keating is to leave Whatley Manor at the end of the year to focus on his other business ventures, including his recently launched Lunar restaurant in Staffordshire.

Flash-grilled with Sanjeev Kapoor renowned Indian chef who runs Yellow Chilli in London's Wembley,

Flash-grilled: Sanjeev Kapoor

By James McAllister

The renowned Indian chef, who runs Yellow Chilli in London's Wembley, on his first industry job, memories of making roti with his parents, and the importance of understanding your strengths.

Flash-grilled with American chef and 'pizza czar' Anthony Falco

Flash-grilled: Anthony Falco

By James McAllister

The American chef and 'pizza czar', who recently launched Detroit-style square pizza concept Four Corners at The Hoxton, Holborn's rotating residency restaurant Rondo La Cave, tells us about his career.

Shaulan Steenson executive chef Temaki

Flash-grilled: Shaulan Steenson

By Joe Lutrario

The executive chef of Brixton's Temaki on the importance of a sustainable approach and why there's nowhere to hide when it comes to sushi.

Flash-grilled with Lucy Timm head chef of  Provençal-rooted London restaurant Royale

Flash-grilled: Lucy Timm

By James McAllister

The head chef of Provençal-rooted London restaurant Royale on her love of music and how it complements her cooking, and the time she was nearly caught up in a tornado.

Flash-grilled with Where The Light Gets In chef Sam Buckley

Flash-grilled: Sam Buckley

By James McAllister

The Where The Light Gets In chef, who is set to launch a multifaceted restaurant space called Yellowhammer in Stockport’s old town next month, tells us about his career.

Tes Ryu sushi counter head chef at Alexis Gauthier’s vegan restaurant 123V

Flash-grilled: Tes Ryu

By James McAllister

The sushi counter head chef at Alexis Gauthier’s vegan restaurant 123V on simplicity in cooking and why her knives are so precious.

MasterChef: The Professionals finalist Oli Martin to relaunch 263 fine-dining restaurant in Preston

Oli Martin to relaunch 263 in Preston

By James McAllister

MasterChef: The Professionals finalist Oli Martin is to takeover the reins at 263 in Preston, Lancashire, having left his role as head chef at Hipping Hall in the Lake District.

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