Former Petersham Nurseries chef Chris Leach launched the recently reopened Manteca with Smokestak’s David Carter late last year, having established the concept during a four-month residency at 10 Heddon Street.
Atul Kochhar has doubled his presence in the affluent Buckinghamshire town of Marlow with the opening of Vaasu today (10 July) in the site that was once home to veteran Italian restaurant Villa D’Este.
Some of the countries most vaunted restaurants are gearing up for re-opening despite a lack of clarity from Government on when the industry can re-open for eat-in and what safety measures will need to be in place.
Chef Alex Jackson's Sardine in London's Hoxton will not reopen once the Coronavirus lockdown is lifted, as it says it 'doesn't have the resources to trade through the inevitably difficult times ahead'.
The respected West London restaurateur behind Elystan Street, Kitchen W8 and the recently launched Church Road on the dangerous lack of clarity from Government and why landlords should be using rent deposits to cover rent arrears.