Le Gavroche

The top 5 stories in hospitality – 12/12-16/12

The top 5 stories in hospitality – 12/12-16/12

By Hannah Thompson

From service charge controversy at Le Gavroche, and Gary Usher's crowdfunding, to a £403m deal for Punch pubs, we round up the industry's biggest stories this week

Jun Tanaka to open first solo restaurant

Jun Tanaka to open first solo restaurant

By Sophie Witts

Former Pearl executive chef Jun Tanaka is to launch his first solo restaurant - The Ninth - on London’s Charlotte Street in November.

MasterChef: The Professionals judge Monica Galetti says TV work can be both a blessing and a curse for a chef

Monica Galetti: Pearls of Wisdom

By Luke Nicholls

She’s the Samoan-born Le Gavroche sous chef that has become known as the tough-talking MasterChef: The Professionals judge. But how much do we really know about Michel Roux Jr’s right-hand woman, Monica Galetti?

Michelle Roux Jr's French restaurant tops the London list from Harden's

Roux rules Harden’s survey as Ramsay comes up short

By Luke Nicholls

Michel Roux Jr’s legendary Mayfair restaurant Le Gavroche offers ‘the top gastronomic experience’ in London, according to a survey of over 9,000 diners by revered restaurant guide Harden’s.

Emmanuel Landre, general manager of Le Gavroche

Emmanuel Landre: Career Profile

By Emma Eversham

Le Gavroche's Emmanuel Landre had some big shoes to fill when he took over from Silvano Giraldin as the restaurant's general manager in 2008, but the Frenchman said he learnt well from the 'master of service' and is helping to steer...

Martin Wishart plans to expand The Honours concept to Glasgow next

Pearls of Wisdom: Martin Wishart

By Joe Lutrario

Michelin-starred Scottish chef Martin Wishart is behind two fine-dining restaurants in Leith and Loch Lomond, as well as the recently opened The Honours in central Edinburgh.