Heston Blumenthal

Owner of Heston Blumenthal's The Fat Duck three Michelin-starred restaurant returns to profit

Fat Duck owner returns to profit

By James McAllister

The parent company of Heston Blumenthal's The Fat Duck restaurant in Berkshire has returned to profit with turnover having more than doubled in 2022 compared to the year before.

 Jamie Oliver Gordon Ramsay James Martin among chefs contributing to Chefs at Home cookbook raising funds foir Hospitality Action.

Books

Book review: Chefs at Home

By Stefan Chomka

54 of the UK's best chefs have contributed to a cookbook raising funds for industry charity Hospitality Action.

Fred Sirieix, Heston Blumenthal Tom Kerridge charity Hospitality Action Invisible Chips

Top industry names back Hospitality Action's Invisible Chips campaign

By Restaurant

Fred Sirieix, Heston Blumenthal and Tom Kerridge are the faces of a new campaign by Hospitality Action asking owners and customers of restaurants, bars, hotels and takeaways to sell and buy ‘Invisible Chips’ to raise money for people in the sector.

Great British Bake Off judge and restaurateur Prue Leith to advise on hospital food review announced by government

Prue Leith to advise on hospital food review

By James McAllister

Great British Bake Off judge and restaurateur Prue Leith is to advise on a review announced by the government today (23 August) into hospital food.

The return of Ready Steady Cook

The Lowdown: the return of Ready Steady Cook

By James McAllister

Ainsley Harriott has announced that he’s in talks with chef James Martin to bring back popular teatime cooking show Ready Steady Cook nearly 10 years after it was axed from BBC2.

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal chef stagiaire

The secret stagiaire: Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

By The secret stagiaire

Our saucing stagiaire learns by degrees at Heston Blumenthal and Ashley Palmer-Watt’s recently reopened restaurant, and resists the temptation to jot down any of the kitchen’s ‘top secret’ recipes.

The Good Food Guide 2018 Nathan Outlaw beats Simon Rogan

Outlaw robs Rogan of top spot in The Good Food Guide 2018

By Joe Lutrario

Nathan Outlaw’s eponymous seafood restaurant has been awarded the top spot in the 2018 Good Food Guide, pushing Simon Rogan’s L’Enclume into second place after four years as the reader-reviews based guide’s most highly rated place to eat. 

Chefs’ Secrets of Success: Jonny Glass

Chefs’ Secrets of Success: Jonny Glass

By Hannah Thompson

The head chef at the two Michelin starred Dinner by Heston Blumenthal - and Ashley Palmer-Watts' right hand man - explains the advice that got him where he is today

Rhubarb's contracts include the Sky Garden restaurant at the Walkie Talkie

Rhubarb sold to Pho investor

By Sophie Witts

Private equity firm Livingbridge has bought ECI Partners’ (ECI) stake in high-end catering firm Rhubarb for an undisclosed sum.

Mark Rosati on how fine dining inspires the menus at Shake Shack

Small Talk

Mark Rosati on how fine dining inspires the menus at Shake Shack

By Sophie Witts

Mark Rosati began his career at New York's Gramercy Tavern before moving on to Danny Meyer's then-fledgling burger chain Shake Shack. As culinary director he is tasked with eating his way around the globe to create a series of locally-inspired...

Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2014 semi-finalists announced

Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2014 semi-finalists announced

By Carina Perkins

The Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS) has announced the 12 semi-finalists in the Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2014 awards, with staff from the from The Fat Duck, Pollen Street Social and Northcote among those on the list.

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