Tom Aikens

Meal kit business Finish & Feast founders on working with chefs Tom Aikens, Ruth Hansom and Marianne Lumb

Table for three: Ross McPhail and Alex Pennington

By BigHospitality

The duo behind new restaurant meal kit business Finish & Feast, which is working with chefs including Tom Aikens, Ruth Hansom and Marianne Lumb, on making the makeaway market work and why it’s here to stay post lockdown.

Credit: James McDonald

Latest opening: Muse

By BigHospitality

Tom Aikens' return to fine dining is a singular restaurant that channels an Austin Powers meets art deco vibe.

Tom Aikens' Tom's Kitchen restaurant group is no more following closure of final restaurant

Tom Aikens closes final Tom's Kitchen site

By James McAllister

Tom’s Kitchen, the casual dining group founded by chef Tom Aikens, is no more following the closure of its single remaining UK location in London’s Chelsea earlier this month.

Richard O'Connell Tom's Kitchen

How I Got Here: Richard O'Connell

By Joe Lutrario

Born and trained in rural Ireland, Richard O'Connell came to England in 1992 and has cooked for a string of top chefs. He currently oversees the food at Tom's Kitchen as executive chef.

Chris Underwood became the pastry chef at Five Fields when it opened in May

Chris Underwood: Career Profile

By Luke Nicholls

Pastry chefs are few and far between in UK restaurants, but Chris Underwood has been in the pastry department for all of his working life. Gaining experience with an array of big-name chefs including Tom Aikens, Michael Caines and Alan Murchison, Underwood...

Julien Maisonneuve, executive chef at the Marriott St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

Career Profile: Julien Maisonneuve

By Becky Paskin

Formerly head chef at Restaurant Tom Aikens, Julien Maisonneuve is now the new executive chef of the Booking Office bar and restaurant in Marriott’s latest London hotel opening, the St Pancras Renaissance, where he will work alongside Marcus Wareing’s...

Tom Aikens

Pearls of Wisdom: Tom Aikens

By Stefan Chomka

Tom Aikens was the youngest British chef to win two Michelin stars and is chef patron at Tom Aikens in Chelsea

Tom Aikens forced to close restaurant

Tom Aikens forced to close restaurant

By Becky Paskin

The Michelin starred chef has been forced to close Toms Place in Chelsea after relentless complaints from neighbours about the restaurant’s odour


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