CODE’s annual roll-call of young talent is bigger and better than ever. All around Britain there are people making waves in every sector of hospitality and we want to celebrate them here. Plus, on page 20, is the list of fresh faces that are definitely ‘ones to watch’.
In this week's Q&A we hear from Lucien Green, Director of Food Operations at Casa Do Frango. With their rapid success in the short time they've been open, the team are expanding ahead of site two due in 2019.
As Clarence Court celebrates its 90th birthday, Kate Woodcock caught up with Adrian Gott at the company’s Wiltshire HQ to talk about why this speciality egg producer is the leading choice for chefs and restaurateurs.
In this week's Q&A we hear from Liam Davy, General Manager of the newly opened Gridiron by COMO. Liam previously ran Bad Sports, the taqueria/dive bar/Hackney institution and cut his teeth at Hawksmoor.
We work in an industry in thrall to the new, so sometimes old-school restaurants get neglected. Loyd Grossman returns to the north London landmark Harry Morgan.
As agave-based drinks have grown in popularity, a deluge of brands have exploded on the market. While tequila has been remodelling its image into a luxury product, mezcal has made a headway onto cocktail lists and mezcallerias in London, paving the way for other agave drinks to follow suit. Faced with all this choice, Ophelia Keane picks the ones worth sipping on right now.
In each edition we ask two industry figures to face off on a subject exercising the food world. This season we ask a restaurateur and chef why they have such different approaches to kitchen equipment.
Shaun Searley is known for his refined cooking at Quality Chop House (those confit potatoes, that olive oil ice cream!) but occasionally he swaps cheffing for butchery. Here he tells Lisa Markwell why. Photographs by Harriet Raper.
If you think cider is a pint-in the-pub drink, think again. Felix Nash, owner of the Fine Cider Company, explains the nuanced quality that occurs when apples are treated well by creative makers.
Costs are up, competition is relentless and then there’s Deliveroo but, as successful publican Nick Gibson knows, with good food and a warm welcome, it’s possible to succeed. He discusses the pros and cons with three notable chefs opening their own places.
He’s the powerhouse behind Kiln and Smoking Goat, a self-taught chef and acutely focused businessman. His restaurants are widely acclaimed, so why does he want to spend his time on a farm? Lisa Markwell finds out. Portraits by Harriet Raper.
In this week's Q&A we hear from Robert Clark, Restaurant Manager at The Scran and Scallie in Edinburgh.
In this week's Q&A we hear from Budgie Montoya, owner of Sarap, who is making great waves in the London restaurant scene with his innovative Filipino cooking. You can catch him at Coffee Is My Cup Of Tea in Dalston until 23 December.
If you run more than one restaurant, chances are you’ll spend a lot of time travelling. Lisa Markwell asks restaurant industry leaders about their wheels – from those on a suitcase to those on a bus... Photographs by Joe Sarah and Shin-Hye Lee.