Great British Menu

This business is all about making the customer happy because without customers, we don’t have anything - Mark Poynton

Mark Poynton: Pearls of Wisdom

By Carina Perkins

The British chef-patron of the Michelin-starred Alimentum and star of Great British Menu Mark Poynton talks about being on TV, the importance of customer satisfaction, and his belief in simple, seasonal food.

Great British Menu is back for 2013 with chefs and judges helping to raise funds for Comic Relief ahead of Red Nose Day

Great British Menu returns as chefs cook for Comic Relief

By Peter Ruddick

Aiden Byrne, Tom Aikens and Daniel Clifford are among chefs confirmed to be taking part in the eighth series of Great British Menu which will see 24 chefs compete for the chance to cook at a special Comic Relief banquet.

Chef Paul Ainsworth took sole occupancy of Number 6 in Padstow in 2009, earning his first Michelin star for the restaurant last year

Paul Ainsworth: Career Profile

By Luke Nicholls

Paul Ainsworth recently picked up his first Michelin star at Number 6 in Padstow. Having worked under the likes of Gordon Ramsay, Gary Rhodes and Marcus Wareing, the chef has gone from strength to strength on his own; also running the Italian restaurant,...

Daniel Clifford says he would rather support other chefs in opening their own restaurants than open more under his name

Daniel Clifford: "I still have a love affair with Midsummer House"

By Emma Eversham

Michelin-starred chef Daniel Clifford says he would prefer to support his chefs in opening their own restaurants rather than launch another business under his name because he would not want his two Michelin-starred restaurant Midsummer House to suffer.

Identita London will see international chefs showcase their latest dishes and ideas

Identita chefs congress returns to London

By Becky Paskin

Ashley Palmer-Watts, Jason Atherton and Heinz Beck are just some of the chefs exploring the theme of ‘The Luxury of Simplicity’ at this year’s Identita London chefs congress

Henry Herbert will appear on Great British Menu next week

After hours with... Henry Herbert

By Emma Eversham

Henry Herbert, head chef at the Coach & Horses in Clerkenwell, London, talks about his fast track to success, appearing on Great British Menu and his future plans

The fifth series of Great British Menu starts tonight

24 chefs line up for fifth series of Great British Menu

By Emma Eversham

The fifth series of chefs' competition Great British Menu starts on BBC Two tonight with 24 chefs from eight UK regions set to battle it out for the chance to cook at a banquet hosted by HRH the Prince of Wales

Great British Menu 2009 winners named

Great British Menu 2009 winners named

By Emma Eversham

The four chefs who will cook the dishes for a homecoming banquet for troops fighting in Afghanistan later this month are named in the final of the BBC Two series

Marco Pierre White sells his pants

Marco Pierre White sells his pants

By Emma Eversham

The chef auctions off a pair of signed pants for charity while members of the industry are urged to wear their pants over their trousers tomorrow for Hospitality Action Heroes Day