The 2012 MasterChef: The Professionals champion is launching his first solo venture, an ambitious ticket-only restaurant called Röski, in Liverpool later this year. And he’s gunning for at least one Michelin star for it.
The extraordinary thing,” writes Fergus Henderson in his classic Nose to Tail Eating: A Kind of British Cooking, “is that however full you’re feeling, when it comes to treacle tart you can always manage to find space for it.”
Clare Smyth became the first British woman to hold three Michelin stars at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay. Now she’s striking out alone with her Notting Hill restaurant Core, and she’s on a mission to make fine dining cool again.