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Chefs challenged to grow tastebuds at Birmingham festival

Chefs challenged to grow tastebuds at Birmingham festival

By Becky Paskin

Luke Tipping, executive chef of Simpsons, and Aktar Islam, head chef of Lasan, have been challenged to create inventive gourmet dishes designed specifically for children at this year’s Taste of Birmingham

Heston Blumenthal to open London restaurant

Heston Blumenthal to open London restaurant

By Emma Eversham

The Fat Duck chef will open his first London restaurant in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel next year with food heavily influenced by his interest in historic British gastronomy

Aubergine announces new head chef

Aubergine announces new head chef

By Becky Paskin

The London Fine Dining Group has announced Christophe Renou as the new head chef of Aubergine in Chelsea, after William Drabble’s departure last week

William Drabble leaves Aubergine

William Drabble leaves Aubergine

By Becky Paskin

William Drabble, head chef of Michelin-starred Aubergine, has left his position after almost a decade to ‘pursue a new challenge’

Alimentum and Fitzwilliam Hotel appointments

Alimentum and Fitzwilliam Hotel appointments

By Emma Eversham

Mark Poynton joins Alimentum restaurant in Cambridge as head chef and Penny Thornberry joins the Fitzwilliam Hotel in Belfast as director of sales and marketing