Chefs

James Cochran 1251

Latest opening: 1251

By Joe Lutrario

Chef James Cochran - who left the restaurant which continues to bear his name in the City early this year - has opened an ambitious fine dining restaurant on Islington's Upper Street.

Richard Allen The Orangery Rockliffe Hall

Flash-grilled: Richard Allen

By Joe Lutrario

The executive head chef of The Orangery at Rockliffe Hall in County Durham on his love of fishing and his mother's cooking and his admiration of Northcote's Nigel Howarth.

Masha Rener Lina Stores

Flash-grilled: Masha Rener

By Joe Lutrario

Masha Rener was born in Umbertide – a small town in between Umbria and Tuscany - and cooked for many years in her family's restaurant there. She now cooks at specialist Soho pasta restaurant Lina Stores, which opened earlier this year.

People on the move in hospitality August 2018

People on the move: August 2018

By Sophie Witts

From a new head chef at a Ramsay restaurant to a departure from a trouble-hit hotel group, we round-up who's been on the move in hospitality this month.

George Blogg Gravetye Manor

Flash-grilled: George Blogg

By Joe Lutrario

George Blogg is head chef of the recently overhauled Gravetye Manor in West Sussex. He has an impressive CV that includes two Michelin-starred restaurants The Square and Le Champignon Sauvage.