Flash-grilled: Gavin Edney

Flash-grilled: Gavin Edney

By James McAllister

The group head chef for The Elder in Bath and The Woodsman in Stratford upon Avon on starting out in kitchens at 15 and his love of wild British ingredients.

Flash-grilled with former Gordon Ramsay Group alumnus and Fenchurch Restaurant at Sky Garden head chef Michael Carr

Flash-grilled: Michael Carr

By James McAllister

The former Gordon Ramsay Group alumnus, who now oversees the stoves of Fenchurch Restaurant at Sky Garden, on childhood Christmas dinners, working in pubs, and his love of Sunday Brunch.

Flash-grilled: chef Marwa Alkhalaf co-owner Nutshell Iranian restaurant London Covent Garden

Flash-grilled: Marwa Alkhalaf

By James McAllister

The co-owner of Iranian restaurant Nutshell in London on what it means to be a good chef, and why she regrets not pursuing it as career from a younger age.

Flash grilled with Masterchef: The Professionals finalist and Bob Bob Ricard head chef Tom Peters

Flash-grilled: Tom Peters

By James McAllister

The former Masterchef: The Professionals finalist, who took over the stoves at Bob Bob Ricard last year, on how he got his start in the industry and his long-held admiration of Thomas Keller.

Flash-grilled with Great British Menu Champion of Champions Lorna McNew head chef of Glasgow’s Cail Bruich

Flash-grilled: Lorna McNee

By James McAllister

The Great British Menu 'Champion of Champions', who took over as head chef of Glasgow’s Cail Bruich restaurant last year, on working with Andrew Fairlie and her dream dinner party guest list.

Flash-grilled with Pali Hill head chef Avinash Shashidhara London Indian restaurant

Flash-grilled: Avinash Shashidhara

By James McAllister

The head chef of recently launched Fitzrovia restaurant Pali Hill on dining at Italy's Trattoria Caprini, and why he'd be a surgeon if he wasn't in kitchens.

Flash-grilled with The Silver Birch head chef Kimberley Hernandez formerly at XU in London’s Chinatown and Kym’s in the City

Flash-grilled: Kimberley Hernandez

By James McAllister

Chef Kimberley Hernandez, who previously oversaw the stoves at XU in London’s Chinatown and Kym’s in the City, now heads up the kitchen of Chiswick's recently opened The Silver Birch.

Opening of the month: Robin Wylde Great British Menu chef Lyme Regis

Opening of the month: Robin Wylde

By James McAllister

West Country-born chef Harriet Mansell has relaunched her Lyme Regis pop-up Robin Wylde as a permanent restaurant that shines a light on the region’s local ingredients.

Adrian Hernandez Farina Coal Rooms head chef

Flash-grilled: Adrian Hernandez Farina

By James McAllister

New York-born chef Adrian Hernandez Farina has previously cooked at Hawksmoor, Smokestak and Chiltern Firehouse. He previously took over the stoves at the Coal Rooms in London's Peckham.

How I Got Here chief executive Crockers Luke Garnsworthy former chef de partie at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

How I Got Here: Luke Garnsworthy

By James McAllister

Luke Garnsworthy, previously chef de partie at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, is the founder of fine dining group Crockers, which operates restaurants in Tring and Henley.


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