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Flash-grilled: John Chantarasak

Flash-grilled: John Chantarasak

By James McAllister

The Anglo Thai chef and co-founder on his favourite restaurants in Bangkok, cooking with Irish beef, and being told on Great British Menu that his food's too spicy.

Kian Samyani Berenjak

How I Got Here: Kian Samyani

By Joe Lutrario

The chef behind Persian restaurant Berenjak Kian Samyani on snowboarding, the person that influenced him the most and staying up all night playing computer games.

Executive chef and Great British Menu finalist Kerth Gumbs parts ways with Ormer Mayfair

Kerth Gumbs parts ways with Ormer Mayfair

By James McAllister

Kerth Gumbs has left his role as executive chef at Ormer Mayfair, saying the time had come for him 'to start a new chapter' in his professional life.

Flash-grilled Dorian Janmaat head chef at The Idle Rocks and St Mawes Hotel in Cornwall

Flash-grilled: Dorian Janmaat

By James McAllister

The head chef at The Idle Rocks and St Mawes Hotel in Cornwall on his admiration of Raymond Blanc, the importance of chef development, and pairing oysters with Bloody Marys.

Callum Graham chef Bohemia Jersey

Flash-grilled: Callum Graham

By Joe Lutrario

The head chef of Jersey fine dining restaurant Bohemia on his pet hate in the kitchen and the industry figure he most admires.

Flash-grilled with Joanna's head chef Stephen Simon

Flash-grilled: Stephen Simon

By James McAllister

The head chef of Joanna's in London's Crystal Palace on the importance of patience, memories of his mum's cooking, and his dislike of plant-based meat alternatives.

Root bristol restaurant cookbook review

Book review: Root

By Joe Lutrario

Bristol-based chef Rob Howell’s debut book is a masterclass in extracting maximum flavour from vegetables.

Flash-grilled with Kansas City-born restaurateur and pit master, who owns London barbecue joint Prairie Fire, Michael Gratz

Flash-grilled: Michael Gratz

By James McAllister

The Kansas City-born restaurateur and pit master, who owns London barbecue joint Prairie Fire, on memories of White Castle burgers, and starting out as a prep chef at just 13.

Flash-grilled Amy Elles  chef patron of The Harbour Café in Elie Fife Scotland

Flash-grilled: Amy Elles

By James McAllister

The chef patron of The Harbour Café in Elie, Fife, on dining at The French Laundry, cooking for Raymond Blanc, and the importance of working in a restaurant you enjoy.

Rockfish fish restaurant group secures Salcombe site

Rockfish secures Salcombe site

By Joe Lutrario

Mitch Tonk’s Rockfish restaurant chain has secured a location in Salcombe, Devon, that will take its total number of sites up to nine when it opens next spring.

Flash-grilled with Rose Ashby head chef of Spring restaurant at Somerset House

Flash-grilled: Rose Ashby

By James McAllister

The head chef of Spring at Somerset House on her love of Christmas dinner, childhood aspirations of being a PE teacher, and struggling to impress her six-year-old niece with pasta.

California Walnuts plant-based recipes

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Walnuts: a key ingredient for plant-based

By California Walnuts

With health foods on the rise and meat-replacement recipes more in demand, now is the time to get cracking on plant-based dishes.

Flash-grilled with co-owner of all-day café Gastrono-me in Bury St Edmunds Gemma Simmonite

Flash-grilled: Gemma Simmonite

By James McAllister

The co-owner of all-day café Gastrono-me in Bury St Edmunds on her admiration of Asma Khan, watching MasterChef Australia, and why there's no place for machismo in her kitchen.

Will food festivals be allowed to take place this summer?

Festivals are go as chefs sign up in droves

By Joe Lutrario

UK festival organisers are hoping to put on events as early as May and have already signed some of the biggest names in the industry to provide food and drink.

Today’s Special Phaidon restaurant cookbook

Book review: Today’s Special

By Joe Lutrario

Phaidon’s latest cookbook sees 20 leading chefs choose 100 emerging chefs to present a menu.

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Community project Curry Club extends crowdfund campaign

By BigHospitality

A not-for-profit cook to community project supported by chefs including Stevie Pale, Meera Sodha and Anna Jones, has extended its crowdfunding campaign to raise money to provide free meals for the people of Islington.

Flash-grilled with The Ivy's executive chef Gary Lee

Flash-grilled: Gary Lee

By James McAllister

The Ivy's executive chef on his love of boxing, memories of eating at Alain Ducasse's Benoit in Paris, and watching Mark Hix on Great British Menu.

Flash-grilled with Shay Cooper chef-patron of Julie’s in London's Holland Park

Flash-grilled: Shay Cooper

By James McAllister

The chef-patron of Julie’s in London's Holland Park on his admiration for Joël Robuchon, being reviewed by Jan Moir, and nearly choking to death on a piece of bacon.

Flash-grilled: Masaki Sugisaki executive chef and co-founder of Dinings SW3

Flash-grilled: Masaki Sugisaki

By James McAllister

The executive chef and co-founder of Dinings SW3 on his admiration of Nobu Matsuhisa, his love of Instagram, and why he can't stand whistling in his kitchen.

Ocado to sell Hawksmoor steaks

Ocado to sell Hawksmoor steaks

By Joe Lutrario

Hawksmoor’s steaks will be available to buy from online supermarket Ocado and the steak restaurant group’s own website from next week.

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