Callum GrahamInterviewed July 2021
Callum Graham is head chef of Bohemia in Jersey.
Callum GrahamInterviewed July 2021
Callum Graham is head chef of Bohemia in Jersey.
Endo KatsutoshiInterviewed July 2021
Endo Katsutoshi os head chef of Endo at The Rotunda.
Adam ByattInterviewed October 2019
Adam Byatt is head chef of Michelin-starred restaurant Trinity in south London, and recently opened a restaurant at Briowns hotel in Mayfair.
Clemens RambichlerInterviewed August 2019
Clemens Rambichler is head chef of three star Michelin Waldhotel Sonnora in Germany.
Torsten MichelInterviewed August 2018
Torsten Michel is head chef of the legendary Schwarzwaldstube restaurant in the Black Forest.
Peter GoossensInterviewed October 2014
Peter Goossens is head chef of three Michelin star restaurant Hof van Cleve in Flanders
Philippe MilleInterviewed August 2014
Philippe Mille is the head of chef of Les Crayeres in Reims.
Heinz WinklerInterviewed July 2014
Heinz Winkler is the chef and owner of Residenz Heinz Winkler, at the base of the Alps not far from Munich. He was the youngest chef ever to be awarded three Michelin stars in 1982 at the age of 32.
Yoshiharu KakinumaInterviewed May 2014
Yoshiharu Kakinuma is head chef of Sushi Shikon in Hong Kong, awarded three stars in the 2014 Michelin guide.
Harald WohlfahrtInterviewed May 2014
Harald Wohlfahrt was head chef of Schwarzwaltstube for many years prior to handing over to Torsten Michel in 2017. Six chefs that he trained have gained three Michelin stars in their own right.
Tong Chee HweeInterviewed October 2013
Tong Chee Hwee is head chef of HKK, and overall executive chef of the large Hakkasan group. He was the original head chef of the Hanway Place branch of the London Hakkasan, the first one of the group.
Seiji YamamotoInterviewed August 2013
Seiji Yamamoto is the chef and owner of 3 star Michelin restaurant Ryugin in Tokyo.
Jonnie BoerInterviewed July 2013
Mark JordanInterviewed July 2013
Mark Jordan is the head chef of Michelin-starred Ocean on the island of Jersey.
Steve SmithInterviewed July 2013
Steve Smith is the head chef of Michelin-starred Bohemia in Jersey
Dominique CrennInterviewed June 2013
Dominique is chef/owner of two Michelin star Atelier Crenn in San Francisco.
Eneko AtxaInterviewed June 2013
Mr Atxa is chef/owner of Azurmendi, which was promoted to three Michelin stars in the 2013 guide.
Guy SavoyInterviewed April 2013
Guy Savoy is one of the iconic chefs of France.
Benoit Violier RIPInterviewed September 2012
Benoit was the head chef of 3 star Michelin restaurant Hotel de Ville in Crissier until his tragic death in January 2016.
Thomas BuhnerInterviewed August 2012
Thomas is owner and head chef of La Vie in Osnabruck, awarded three Michelin stars in the 2012 Guide.
Massimiliano AlajmoInterviewed June 2012
Massimiliano Alajmo is the youngest chef ever to have been awarded three Michelin stars.
Massimo BotturaInterviewed May 2012
Massimo Bottura is chef/patron of Osteria Francescana, which in 2012 was awarded its third Michelin star.
Andrew McCleishInterviewed January 2012
Head chef for over a decade at Michelin-starred Chapter One in Farnborough
Christophe SantaigneInterviewed January 2012
Christophe was head chef of the Alain Ducasse flagship restaurant Plaza Athenee in Paris, a 3 star Michelin restaurant.
Alfonso IaccarinoInterviewed November 2011
Alfonso Iaccarino is head chef of Don Alfonso 1890 on the Amalfi coast. Much of the produce used in the restaurant is grown on a family-owned farm.
Tetsuya WasudaInterviewed September 2011
Chef and patron of Tetsuya in Sydney and also the excellent Waku Ghin in Singapore.
Mark BestInterviewed September 2011
Mark Best was the chef/owner of the late lamented Marque, a restaurant in Sydney serving cutting edge cuisine.
Shannon BennettInterviewed August 2011
Shannon is executive chef of Vue de Monde in Melbourne. He trained classically yet is also influenced by the latest cooking trends.
Gunther HubrechsonInterviewed August 2011
Gunther's is one of the top restaurants in Singapore, with classical French food.
Grant AchatzInterviewed July 2011
Grant Achatz is chef/owner of Alinea in Chicago. Thanks to Lara Kastner for permission to use her portrait of Mr Achatz.
Steve TerryInterviewed July 2011
Steve Terry is head chef of The Hardwick in Wales, settling there after a distinguished career in London kitchens, including the legendary Harveys.
Bryan WebbInterviewed June 2011
Bryan Webb is chef/patron of the Michelin starred Tyddyn Llan in north Wales, after establishing his reputation at Hilaire in London in the 1990s.
Shaun HillInterviewed June 2011
Shaun Hill is head chef of The Walnut Tree in Wales. He has a distinguished career in which he established the reputation of Gidleigh Park.
Danny GrantInterviewed June 2011
Danny Grant is head chef of RIA, the main restaurant at the excellent Elysian hotel in Chicago.
Francis BrennanInterviewed June 2011
Francis Brennan is the head chef at L20, one of two restaurants granted three stars by Michelin in their inaugural Chicago edition.
David KinchInterviewed June 2011
David Kinch is chef and owner of Manresa in Silicon Valley, awarded two Michelin stars
Jason AthertonInterviewed May 2011
Jason Atherton is chef/patron of Pollen Street Social. He was previously head chef at Maze, and also Verre in Dubai.
Alexandre BourdasInterviewed April 2011
Alexandre is the chef/patron of Sa Qua Na in Honfleur, which gained a Michelin star within months of opening, then a second star the following year.
Daniel HummInterviewed February 2011
Daniel Humm is head chef of Eleven Madison Park in New York, one of the very few New York restaurants to have a four star review in the New York Times.
John WilliamsInterviewed December 2010
John Williams MBE is the head chef of the Ritz Hotel in London.
Bjorn and DanielInterviewed November 2010
Bjorn and Daniel (pictured) are the joint head chefs of the two Michelin star restaurant that bears their names in Stockholm.
Michael HoffmannInterviewed November 2010
Michael Hoffmann is chef/patron of Margaux in Berlin, which he runs with his wife Kathrin. He has earned a Michelin star for Margaux.
Helmut ThieltgesInterviewed October 2010
Helmut Thieltges is chef/patron of Sonnora, a 3 star Michelin restaurant in Germany with superb classical cooking. He died in Juy 2017.
Brett GrahamInterviewed August 2010
Brett Graham is the chef/patron of The Ledbury. He is also part owner of the gastropub The Harwood Arms.
Dominic ChapmanInterviewed August 2010
Dominic Chapman is head chef and owner of The Beehive, and was previously head chef at the Royal Oak, a pub near Maidenhead which achieved a Michelin star for its simple yet beautifully executed British food.
Michel GuerardInterviewed October 2009
Michel Guerard is one of the most famous cooks in France, having three Michelin stars for decades and being the prime influence of nouvelle cuisine.
Antonin BonnetInterviewed October 2009
Antonin Bonnet was head chef of the Greenhouse in London. He now runs Le Sergent Recruteur in Paris.
Marc HaeberlinInterviewed August 2009
Marc Haeberlin is head chef of the Auberge de l'Ill, one of the prettiest three-star restaurants, on the bank of a river in a village in Alsace.
Michael CainesInterviewed August 2009
Michael Caines is head chef of two-star Michelin restaurant Gidleigh Park, prettily set on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon.
Claus-Peter LumppInterviewed August 2009
Claus-Peter Lumpp is head chef of the 3 Michelin star Bareiss, a lovely restaurant tucked away in a beautiful corner of the Black Forest.
Sven ElverfeldInterviewed August 2009
Sven Elverfeld is head chef at Aqua, located in the unlikely setting of Wolfsburg and in 2009 was awarded a third Michelin star.
Martin BurgeInterviewed July 2009
Martin Burge is head chef of Whatley Manor, which in 2009 received its second Michelin star.
Michel TroisgrosInterviewed July 2009
Michel Troisgros is chef/patron of Troisgros, founded in 1930. Three generations of the same family have cooked at the restaurant.
Stevey WilliamsInterviewed May 2009
Stevey Williams was the first head chef of the Harwood Arms, the gastropub in Fulham, gaining it a Michelin star.
Aimo MoroniInterviewed April 2009
Aimo Moroni is chef/patron of the long established Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia in Milan, which currently has two Michelin stars.
Phil HowardInterviewed March 2009
Phil Howard is chef and owner of The Square, which has long been one of London's top restaurants, holding two Michelin stars in 2009.
Jun TanakaInterviewed February 2009
Jun Tanaka is the talented chef at The Ninth, after having been head chef of Pearl in Holborn. He has had a long career in some of the most prestigious kitchens in London, and is a regular on TV these days.
Stephen HarrisInterviewed January 2009
Stephen Harris is chef/patron of The Sportsman in Kent, which has some of the most exciting food in the UK and has a well deserved Michelin star.
Omno KokmeijerInterviewed December 2008
Omno is head chef of the Ciel Bleu, which in 2009 was the only two star restaurant in Amsterdam.
Christian BauInterviewed October 2008
Gifted 3 star chef cooking in Germany near the Luxembourg border. I had dazzling food there in 2008, one of my best ever 3 star meals.
Heinz BeckInterviewed October 2008
Heinz Beck is the chef at the 3 star restaurant in Rome: Pergola.
Jean-Christophe Ansanay-AlexInterviewed July 2008
Jean-Christophe has for some time been a highly respected two Michelin star chef in Lyon at Auberge de l'Ile.
Lionel RigoletInterviewed April 2008
Lionel Rigolet is the head chef at Comme Chez Soi, the iconic restaurant in Brussels with a history dating back to 1926.
Shane OsbornInterviewed April 2008
Shane was the head chef at Pied a Terre, and in 2012 moved to St Betty in Hong Kong.
Aiden ByrneInterviewed February 2008
Aiden was head chef at Tom Aikens before moving to The Dorchester. He now runs his own restaurant, The Church Green in Cheshire.
Bruce PooleInterviewed December 2007
Bruce Poole is head chef of Chez Bruce, which in 2007 was voted London's favourite restaurant in the annual Hardens Guide poll.
Luisa VallazzaInterviewed December 2007
Luisa Vallazza is that rarity, a female chef who gained 3 Michelin stars.
Joachim WisslerInterviewed November 2007
Joachim Wissler is the chef of the 3 star Michelin Vendome in Bergisch Gladbach.
Tom AikensInterviewed November 2007
Tom Aikens shot to fame when he became the youngest UK chef to earn two Michelin stars at Pied a Terre. He now has his own establishment Tom Aikens.