Chefs & Restaurateurs

conran1Pushing the Boundary

After more than 50 years in the business Sir Terence Conran shows no signs of slowing down. He and business partner Peter Prescott tell Sarah Butler how they’re planning more recession-beating restaurants

Angela HartnettWoman on Top - Angela Hartnett

Britain’s most famous female chef and Ramsay protégée, Angela Hartnett is set to open not one, but two new London restaurants this year. She tells Ben McCormack what it’s like to be a woman in a man’s world, and how she tries not to mix business with pleasure

Des Gunewardena and David LoewiThe Dynamic Duo - Conran Restaurants New Management

The company formerly known as Conran Restaurants has just been renamed D&D London, signalling its new management and fresh approach. The men at the top, Des Gunewardena and David Loewi, tell Gaby Huddart what the future holds for the group

2008 Marco PierreChef biogs

From Tom Aikens to Marco Pierre White... find out more about the UK's leading chefs, find out where they started out and how they ended up shaking the pans in the country's hottest kitchens

BMW Square Meal Award - Philip HowardPhilip Howard - The Square

It’s no mean feat remaining at the pinnacle of excellence. But since The Square opened in 1991, this polished and effortlessly confident operation has kept its place among the capital’s very best dining rooms, year in and year out.

Tom Aikens in  the kitchenThe Comeback Kid - Tom Aikens

He had Michelin-star glory by the age of 26, blew it all spectacularly three years later, then clawed his way back to the top again. Now Tom Aikens tells Ben McCormack about his new challenge

Heston BlumenthalJust For The Taste Of It - Heston Blumenthal, chef-proprietor of The Fat Duck

Heston Blumenthal, chef-proprietor of The Fat Duck and star of the small screen, talks to Gaby Huddart about his continuing drive to innovate and reveals his gastronomic visions for the future