From some of the best talents making the London restaurant scene so vibrant to internationally renowned stars, the line-up of guest chefs is truly impressive for Taste of London: The Festive Edition, at Tobacco Dock this November.
Tom Aikens – an exciting young British talent, Aikens is one of the brightest stars working today, with five restaurants to his name already.
Pascal Aussignac – Toulouse-born Aussignac is classically trained and his skill really shows in his dishes at Club Gascon, where he’s also never afraid to be adventurous.
Monica Galetti – a television star and a great talent in the kitchen at Michel Roux Jr’s Le Gavroche, Galetti has also had publishing success with her book ‘Monica’s Kitchen’.
Scott Hallsworth – Hallsworth refined his talent for pan-Asian cooking in Australia and here in London before opening his excellent Japanese restaurant Kurobuta.
Anna Haugh – head chef at London House, she is a Michelin-starred talent who credits her childhood in Ireland as a major influence on her cooking.
Mark Hix (pictured) – with a series of highly individual restaurants across London, Mark Hix is a champion of well-sourced regional produce cooked to perfection.
Tom Kerridge – this much-loved chef has made a name for himself with his two-Michelin-star gastropub the Hand and Flowers in Marlow, and through his TV work and hugely popular books.
Sophie Michell – working at some of London’s most celebrated and glamorous restaurants, Michell is praised for her eclectic and innovative work at Pont St.
Jeremy Pang – following in the footsteps two generations of Chinese chefs, Jeremy Pang is a skilful master of flavour whose School of Wok in Covent Garden is a real treasure.
José Pizarro – bringing his passion for Spanish cooking to the UK 15 years ago, Pizarro has forged a stellar solo career after a first-class background with Eyre Brothers, Brindisa and Gaudi.
Owen Sullivan – heading up the kitchen at both maze Grill locations, at Park Walk and Royal Hospital Road, Sullivan is an exciting young talent in the Gordon Ramsay Group.
Cyrus Todiwala – this celebrated ‘chef of genius’ has a reputation that reaches far beyond the devotion of diners to his restaurant Café Spice Namaste.
Marcus Wareing – having earned his first Michelin star at 25, this celebrated British chef is one of the most respected names in contemporary cooking.